Chess: Viswanathan Anand finishes second at Isle of Man Championship at Douglas

Chess: Viswanathan Anand finishes second at Isle of Man Championship at Douglas

Five-time World Champion Viswanathan Anand finished second at the Isle of Man Chess Championship at Douglas. He defeated the Chinese grandmaster Hou Yifan in the 9th and final round. He took 53 moves to overpower Yifan to finish with 7 points. Anand shares second position with America’s Nakamura Hikaru.

World Champion Magnus Carlsen won the title with 7.5 points after a short draw against Nakamura.
Vidit Santosh Gujrathi and Swapnil S Dhopade finished at the joint third position with 6.5 points after playing out draws against Hungarian Rapport Richard and Ukraine’s Eljanov Pavel respectively.

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