Candidates Chess: Viswanathan Anand records 4th straight draw of tournament against Peter Svidler

Viswanathan Anand conceded that he was not at his best on Friday. The Candidates Chess tournament will select the challenger for the World title later his year who will play Norway's Magnus Carlsen.

updated: March 21, 2014 21:05 IST
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Khanty Mansiysk, Russia: Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand signed peace with Peter Svidler of Russia in the seventh round to play out his fourth consecutive draw at the Candidates Chess tournament.

At the halfway stage, Anand took his tally to 4.5 points out of a possible seven and will have an easier second half wherein he has four white games lined up out of seven.

In other games, Veselin Topalov of Bulgaria was outdone by Dmitry Andreikin in the big upset of the day while Russian Vladimir Kramnik was trying to find his way out against Shakhriyar Mamedyarov.

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