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Viswanathan Anand, Veselin Topalov, Fabiano Caruana and Levon Aronian tied for second place with 5 each

Devangshu Datta  |  New Delhi 

Wesley So held onto his narrow lead to win the Sinquefield ahead of four pursuers who were just a half point behind. So (Elo rating 2771) scored 5.5 from 9 games with two wins and seven draws - this would be enough to gain 11 Elo in a field with an average of 2779. So takes home $75,000 for his efforts.

Viswanathan Anand, Veselin Topalov, Fabiano Caruana and Levon Aronian tied for second place with 5 each. Topalov came with an ace of tying for first place but he botched a winning endgame, against Aronian in the last round. The World #2 Maxime Vachier-Lagrave and Hikaru Nakamura (both 4.5 ...

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First Published: Sat, August 20 2016. 00:01 IST