Viswanathan Anand draws again, Magnus Carlsen ahead

With Anand, Aronian and Nakamura on 6.5 points, Hungarian Peter Leko joined Karjakin in fifth spot a full point behind while P Harikrishna slipped to joint seventh on five points, after suffering a shock defeat at the hands of Yifan Hou of China.

updated: January 24, 2013 15:02 IST
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Wijk Aan Zee (The Netherlands): World champion Viswanathan Anand could not breach the solid defenses of Sergey Karjakin of Russia and played out a draw while world number one Magnus Carlsen continued with his winning streak in the 75th Tata Steel chess tournament here.

In the tenth round, the Indian ace's efforts proved little to break Karjakin's solid defense right till the end of a rather simplified game.

Anand was joined in second spot by Levon Aronian of Armenia and Hikaru Nakamura of United States after they scored victories in contrasting fashion against Wang Hao of China and Fabiano Caruana of Italy respectively.

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