Viswanathan Anand stopped Wang Hao in the Armageddon game and continued to lead after three rounds of Norway Chess at Stavanger on Thursday.
Anand and Wang drew their classical time-format game in 39 moves. In the tie-breaking Armageddon game, Anand played white and won in 44 games to add 1.5 points from the round.
As a result, Anand stayed ahead at 7.5 points, from 9.5. Wesley So was second at 6/10, half a point ahead of Magnus Carlsen (5.5/10).
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