CHENNAI, July 27: Former world champion Viswanathan Anand�s struggles continued in the USD 150,000 Legends of Chess online tournament as he suffered his sixth consecutive defeat with a 2-3 loss to Ian Nepomniachtchi of Russia.
Anand started the sixth round match with a draw as he came up with good defensive moves to keep the Russian at bay in a 53-move draw.
However, Nepomniachtchi went ahead by pulling off a 34-move win in the second game. The third saw the players sign peace after 48 moves. � PTI