Viswanathan Anand draws with Kramnik in second game of No-Castling event


Former world champion Viswanathan Anand performed out a draw towards Russian Grandmaster Vladimir Kramnik in the second game of their four-game match for the Sparkassen Trophy on Thursday.

The Indian maestro performed out a 39-move draw in an English Four Knights variation game with black items. He is forward 1.5-0.5 after Thursday”s match. Earlier in the primary game, taking part in with white items, Anand wanted 66 strikes to beat Kramnik late on Wednesday. The match is performed as half of the “No-Castling” Chess devised by the Russian GM.

Castling is just not allowed in this format in an effort to make the game extra attention-grabbing.

Castling is a particular transfer to guard the king and activate the rook?. It”s the one time in chess a participant can transfer two items in one transfer.

The Indian maestro will tackle Kramnik, additionally a former world champion, in the second game on Thursday night time.

Anand had returned to over-the-board motion in the Croatia Grand Chess Tour event in Zagreb final week.

He completed second total (Rapid and Blitz mixed) in that event.


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