Viswanathan Anand completes joint third in London Chess Classic

Viswanathan Anand completes joint third in London Chess Classic
By: Author
20 December 2016

The previous world No. 1 played out a draw with Vladimir Kramnik in the last round. 

Indian Grandmaster Viswanathan Anand played out a draw with Russia's Vladimir Kramnik to end the London Chess Classic with a tied third outcome after the last round, reported the Times of India. Anand, Hikaru Nakamura of the United States and Kramnik were tied for the third spot on five focuses each. With the complete, Anand most likely will recover a call one year from now of the Grand Chess Tour, an additional occasion to the current four. 

"I'm certainly going to play in the World Cup, that is my fundamental opportunity to fit the bill for the Candidates'. Meanwhile, I'm extremely eager to be in the Tour so certainly my desire are very high. Will play a great deal of chess, and will appreciate it also," said Anand. 

Anand's had a better than average keep running in London with the low being a misfortune to Nakamura in the third round. Wesley So of the United States won the competition with a simple draw with white pieces against Maxime Vachier-Lagrave of France in the last round. The Filipino-turned-American wound up with six calls attention to of a conceivable nine. Second spot had a place with Fabiano Caruana.

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