Zurich Chess: Viswanathan Anand plays out draw with Magnus Carlsen in fifth round

India's Viswanathan Anand and Hikaru Nakamura of the United States share the fourth spot on four points each at the end of the classical section and will not look to finish in the top bracket after the rapid games.

updated: February 04, 2014 23:26 IST
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Zurich: Viswanathan Anand mantained his composure and played out an easy draw against reigning world champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway in the fifth and final round of classical section at the Zurich Chess challenge in Zurich.

Former world champion Anand finished the classical section on four points with one win, two draws and two losses and the Indian will have to do some recovery act in the rapid section that follows.

Carlsen continued to lead the tables handsomely as his nearest rival Levon Aronian suffered a defeat at the hands of Fabiano Caruana of Italy. Carlsen, on eight points, enjoys two points lead over Aronian who remained on six points.

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