Viswanathan Anands Struggle Continues, Suffers 6th Straight Defeat In Legends Of Chess Tournament

Viswanathan Anand is yet to register his first win in the Legends of Chess online tournament.© AFP




Former world champion Viswanathan Anand’s struggles continued in the USD 150,000 Legends of Chess online tournament as he suffered his sixth consecutive defeat with a 2-3 loss to Ian Nepomniachtchi of Russia. Anand started the sixth round match with a draw as he came up with good defensive moves to keep the Russian at bay in a 53-move draw. However, Nepomniachtchi went ahead by pulling off a 34-move win in the second game.

The third game saw the players sign…

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