Viswanathan Anand held by Georg Meier again; Fabiano Caruana stretches lead

Caruana with 5.5 points seems far ahead of second placed Anand, who has inched to 4.5 points. Naiditsch slipped to third spot again on four points but remained the most entertaining player in the tournament with his sixth decisive game out of a possible eight.

updated: February 16, 2013 10:51 IST
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Baden-Baden (Germany): World champion Viswanathan Anand was held to a draw by Georg Meier of Germany for the second time in the Grenke Chess classic now underway.

Desperately seeking victory with the white pieces, Anand yet again came close but could not continue the momentum to let his advantage slip.

Lucky Fabiano Caruana yet again salvaged a lost position and turned the tables on Arkadij Naiditsch of Germany to stretch his lead to a full point with just two more rounds to go in the category-19 super tournament between six players.

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