Anand begins in style
Anand Begins In Style. Five times world champion Anand, who turned 44 on Wednesday
London: Viswanathan Anand put behind the disappointment of the world championship loss and started his campaign by turning the tables on England's Luke McShane and later drew with another Englishman Michael Adams in the preliminaries of the London Classic.
Five times world champion Anand, who turned 44 on Wednesday, did well to beat McShane who is known as the world's strongest amateur. Anand then followed it up with an easy draw against Adams to share the lead with the latter.