Anand finishes joint-second

5 time world champion Viswanathan Anand defeated Chinese grandmaster Hou Yifan in the 9th and final round to sign off joint 2nd at the Isle Of Man Chess Championship. He shared the second spot with America’s Hikaru Nakamura. Anand took 53 moves to overpower Yifan to finish with 7 points. World Champion Magnus Carlsen won the title with 7.5 points after a short draw against Nakamura.

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