Riyadh [Saudi Arabia], December 28 (ANI): Former World Champion Viswanathan Anand outclassed World No. 1 Magnus Carlsen in the ninth round of the World Rapid Championship (WRC), here on Wednesday.Also Read - International Flights: Air India Reopens Bookings For Flights to Saudi Arabia. Details Here

Taking the revenge of his 2013 World Championship loss, Anand defeated Norway’ Magnus in 34 moves. Also Read - Jeddah, a 7th Century Historic Site to be Revived by Saudi Arabia

Anand, by far, has been unbeaten in the tournament with five wins and four draws from the nine encounters. Also Read - THIS Country Has World's Toughest Vaccine Rules Amid COVID Fear | Check Details Here

The Indian Grandmaster currently is in lead with Vladimir Kramnik and Wang Hao at the ongoing Championship. (ANI)

This is published unedited from the ANI feed.