As has been the case throughout the event, Anand has been trying to play very complicated positions and the sixth round was no different.
Carlsen had previously indicated he would not consider the record truly broken until after two more games as he was not prepared to count two wins he had in the Norwegian league
Tata Steel Masters: Viswanathan Anand plays out draw with Russia's Vladislav Artemiev in first round
Five-time World Champion Viswanathan Anand was held to a draw by Russian Grandmaster Vladislav Artemiev in the first round of Tata Steel Masters on Sunday
Tata Steel Chess Round 11: Viswanathan Anand becomes serious title contender after beating Hou Yifan
Viswanathan Anand, who was in sole third place at the start of the round, defeated the top Chinese woman, Hou Yifan and moved up to clear second.
Anish Giri took the top spot with a perfect 2.0/2 score and hot on his heels are Viswanathan Anand, Magnus Carlsen and Shakhriyar Mamedyarov who have scored 1.5/2 apiece
Tata Steel Chess Round 1: Viswanathan Anand off the mark with a win; other Indian participants held to draws
After the first round, Anand has taken the lead by winning his game against the debutant, GM Maxim Matlakov. Carlsen, on the other hand, was held to a draw in his opening game by the world number two, Fabiano Caruana
Among the top ten finishers of the event, three were Indians: Chithambaram finished joint first (third on the final standings), Praggnanandhaa was fourth and Karthikeyan finished seventh.