Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand is drawing joint sixth place with Vladislav Kovalev of Belarus within the 12th spherical of the Tata Steel Masters chess match.
America's Fabiano Caruana defeated Poland's Yan Christoph Duda to safe the primary title with one spherical remaining. Anand, taking part in with white items for the final time within the match, agreed to attract the guess after solely 20 strikes.
Caruana defeated Duda to register his sixth and third consecutive win within the match and received the Tata Steel Masters title for the primary time. Caruana has 9 factors. World champion Magnus Karlsson of Norway drew from Russia's Vladislav Artemiev and is in second place with 7.5 factors.
America's Wesley So is third with seven factors, defeating Jordan Van Forrist of the Netherlands. <! –
Anand and Duda each have six digits. India's title hopes ended with the defeat of Surya Shekhar Ganguly towards Pavel Eljanov of Ukraine within the Challengers class.