There are indeed six more rounds to go, but if Harikrishna continues to play in such lackadaisical manner, he will definitely find it difficult to reach the top of the charts.
Gujrathi is not somebody who would be smug at having escaped with a draw against Carlsen, but one who would search out his errors that let the world champion escape and find a way to banish them.
Planting his knights in the centre, Anand made a temporary pawn sacrifice on move 26 while also opening up lines for his rooks. By the 46th move, the 'Madras Tiger' had wrapped the game up in style.
FIDE World Cup 2017: Viswanathan Anand faces threat of exit after shock defeat to Canada's Anton Kovalyov
Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand suffered a shocking defeat at the hands of Canadian Grandmaster Anton Kovalyov and now faces the threat of an ouster from the World Chess Cup in Tbilisi.
As the biggest chess festival of 2017 begins in Tbilisi, here’s a look at the seven Indians, including Anand, and their chances at the 128-player event.