World Chess Championship: Anand-Carlsen draw their 8th round

World Chess Championship: Anand-Carlsen draw their 8th round

140Chennai, Nov 18 (IANS) Belying expectations of chess fans across the world for a positive result, Norwegian world chess champion Magnus Carlsen and title challenger Viswanathan Anand Tuesday decided to split points in 41 moves in the eighth round of their title match at Sochi in Russia.

At the end of this round, Carlsen leads the 12-round match with 4.5 points to Anand’s 3.5 points.

The match would resume Thursday after a day of rest.

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