Indian pro Viswanathan Anand got back to winning ways, upstaging world No 1 Magnus Carlsen in the fifth round of the Classical segment right off the bat Monday in the Norway Chess competition to move to the best position.
Subsequent to overcoming the Norwegian whiz in the Blitz occasion that went before the Classical segment, Anand guaranteed the triumph in an exhilarating Armageddon (unexpected passing game) after the ordinary match finished in a 40-move draw.
In the Armageddon, the 52-year old Anand reproduced sorcery of old when he paralyzed Carlsen to post a success in 50 maneuvers.
With 10 places in his kitty, the Indian GM drives the field with four additional rounds to go in the lofty competition which includes probably the best players in the game.
Carlsen lies in second spot with 9.5 focuses regardless of the misfortune to his long-lasting adversary.
AICF upholds Anand
The All India Chess Federation on Monday said it upholds the candidature of Viswanathan Anand for the post of FIDE representative president, explaining its stand after unknown messages asserted that previous AICF secretary Bharat Singh Chauhan was the right possibility to get everything done.
Anand will challenge for the post as a component of occupant FIDE (the game’s worldwide body) president Arkady Dvorkovich’s group.
As of late named AICF break secretary Vipnesh Bhardwaj said has consistently upheld Anand’s candidature.