Anand wins at Mainz

Updated: 25 February 2007 09:08 IST

Viswanathan Anand has won the Chess Classic of Mainz for the fourth consecutive time.

Mainz:

Viswanathan Anand has won the Chess Classic of Mainz for the fourth consecutive time. Anand took an unbeatable lead against Alexey Shirov of Spain with a comfortable draw in the seventh of the eight-game match today. The draw came in 27 moves of a Ruy Lopez Close against Shirov, giving Anand a lead of 4.5-2.5 with one game to go. This is Anand third big title of the year. He had won the Dortmund title in Germany last month.

Topics : Chess
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