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.
Viswanathan Anand had another bad outing, drawing seven and losing two games, to remain on joint 8th place after the end of nine rounds of blitz
Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz: Viswanathan Anand suffers crushing defeat in final round, finishes joint eighth
Viswanathan Anand ended on seven points, coming through one win, five draws and two losses in the event that gave two points for a win and one for a draw