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Viswanathan Anand wins Tal Memorial rapid chess title

The Tal Memorial rapid chess title was clinched by world rapid chess champion Viswanathan Anand after he registered a final round draw against Boris Gelfand of Israel. Anand beat four other opponents on his way to the tournament’s final round. His solitary loss came at the hands of Shakhriyar Mamedyarov of Azerbaijan in the third round.