Viswanathan Anand Loses 5 On The Trot In Legends Of Chess Tournament

This is Viswanathan Anand’s maiden appearance on the Magnus Carlsen Chess Tour.© AFP




Indian Grandmaster Viswanathan Anand suffered his fifth straight defeat in the USD 150,000 Legends of Chess online tournament, going down 2-3 to Peter Leko of Hungary. The former world champion got off to a good start and won the first game of the best-of-four contest. The next two games were drawn before Leko levelled by winning the fourth. The Hungarian then claimed the Armageddon (a tie-breaker) to ensure Anand remain winless and at the bottom of the points table.

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