Norway chess: Anand beats Radjabov
Anand, 52, has 13 points after the seventh round, half a point behind Carlsen, who was shocked by Norwegian compatriot Aryan Tari
Viswanathan Anand. Pic/AFP
Indian maestro Viswanathan Anand defeated Azerbaijan’s Teimour Radjabov in the Armageddon in the seventh round of the Norway Chess tournament to remain in the second spot behind world number one Magnus Carlsen.
Anand, 52, has 13 points after the seventh round, half a point behind Carlsen, who was shocked by Norwegian compatriot Aryan Tari. Anand and Radjabov drew their Classical match in 42 moves. In the sudden death tie-break Anand needed only 25 moves to beat the Azerbaijan player.
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