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Anand finishes 9th in London Classic, Carlsen wins

Former world champion Viswanathan Anand played out a draw with Anish Giri of Holland to finish ninth in the London Classic while Magnus Carlsen of Norway won the event. Reigning world champion Carlsen also won the Grand Chess Tour after winning the Classic on a lucky final day for him. Anand ended the Classic on 3.5 points out of a possible nine, winning one, losing three and drawing the remaining five games in the 10-player round-robin tournament. In the Grand Chess Tour standings, Anand finished on the eighth spot overall with 14 points.
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