World Blitz Chess C'ship; Viswanathan Anand won bronze

by Sports | 31-12-2017 | 717 views

Riyadh : Viswanathan Anand won the bronze medal in the World blitz chess championship at Riyadh on Saturday. The bronze medal follows Anand's gold-winning performance in the World Rapid Chess Championship a couple of days back. He defeated Maxim Vachier-Lagrave of France in the final round to take his tally to 14.5 points from 21 rounds. Classical World Champion Magnus Carlsen won the tournament, while Russian grandmaster Sergey Karjakin finished second in the tournament. As for the other Indians, Vidit Gujarathi  finished 22nd,Pendyala Harikrishna 25th, B.Adhiban  55th, and S.P. Sethuraman 83rd, and Surya Shekhar Ganguly 85th.

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