Norway chess 2022: Viswanathan Anand vs Anish Giri ends in draw; Magnus Carlsen strikes into lead

Published:Mar 9, 202409:19
Norway chess 2022: Viswanathan Anand vs Anish Giri ends in draw; Magnus Carlsen strikes into lead

Viswanathan Anand prevailed over Anish Giri by drawing with black items of their Armageddon recreation earlier than Magnus Carlsen produced an excellent show to beat Shakhriyar Mamedyarov to grab the lead after six rounds of  2022 Norway Chess at Stavanger on Monday.

With Carlsen’s victory coming within the classical recreation and fetching him three factors, to Anand’s 1.5, the highest seeded Norwegian raised his tally to 12.5 factors from a most of 19. Anand slipped to second place with 11.5 factors from 20.

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Anand and Anish drew their classical recreation in 35 strikes following repetition of strikes.

Within the Armageddon recreation, Anand stayed in full management with black items and accepted a attract a successful place of their 45-move conflict.

Later, requested to touch upon Anand, Anish mentioned, “He was slowing down… and now he’s going backwards. He’s rushing up! He was getting slower and slower and slower, till sooner or later he reached the height of slowness, he was a gradual participant sooner or later, after which it went the opposite manner. He turned sooner, sooner and sooner, and now he’s super-fast once more. He’s taking part in like… I by no means performed the younger Vishy, however one thing like Ian Nepomniachtchi performs. He performs simply very quick and depends on calculation and preparation, and it’s a option to play, simply to play in a short time, and it’s one of many extra disagreeable kinds to face.”

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Carlsen, who reached a classical reside ranking of 2780 and traded locations with Anand on the factors desk regardless of dropping to the 52-year-old Indian, mentioned, “He is very spectacular, however I hope to be forward of him within the standings on the finish!”

The outcomes:

Sixth spherical: Anish Giri (Ned, 8/20) drew with Viswanathan Anand (11.5/20); Armageddon: Anish drew with Anand; (Anand adjudged winner) Magnus Carlsen (Nor, 12.5/19) bt Shakhriyar Mamedyarov (Aze, 8.5/20); Wesley So (USA, 10/20.5) drew with Aryan Tari (Nor, 7/20); Armageddon: So bt Tari; Wang Hao (Chn, 4/20) drew with Maxime Vachier-Lagrave (Fra, 8.5/20); Armageddon: Wang misplaced to Vachier; Teimour Radjabov (Aze, 4/19.5) drew with Veselin Topalov (Bul, (6/20.5); Armageddon: Radjabov drew with Topalov (Topalov adjudged winner).


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