Tata Steel Masters: Draw for Adhiban, Harikrishna

B. Adhiban drew with Anish Giri while P. Harikrishna settled for a draw with Richard Rapport in the 12th and penultimate round of the Tata Steel Masters chess tournament here on Saturday.

Harikrishna

Harikrishna played out a draw with Anish Giri. (File picture)   -  V.V. Subrahmanyam

B. Adhiban drew with Anish Giri while P. Harikrishna settled for a draw with Richard Rapport in the 12th and penultimate round of the Tata Steel Masters chess tournament here on Saturday.

Late in the round, Magnus Carlsen was pressing for victory against Ukraine’s Pavel Eljanov after Levon Aronian jumped to the joint second spot after beating local hope Loek van Wely.

USA’s Wesley So inched closer to the title after splitting the point with Wei Yi.

The results:

12th round: B. Adhiban (6.5) drew with Anish Giri (Ned, 6); P. Hari Krishna (6) drew with Richard Rapport (Hun, 4.5); Wesley So (USA, 8) drew with Wei Yi (Chn, 7.5); Levon Aronian (Arm, 7.5) bt Loek van Wely (Ned, 2.5); Sergey Karjakin (Rus, 6.5) drew with Ian Nepomniachtchi (Rus, 5); Radoslaw Wojtaszek (Pol, 5) drew with Dmitry Andreikin (Rus, 5).

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