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Holder Anand keeps lead

India’s defending champion Viswanathan Anand maintained his overall lead on Friday after drawing against Bulgaria's Veselin Topalov in the fifth game of their 12-game duel for the world chess title.

other Updated: May 01, 2010 01:42 IST

India’s defending champion Viswanathan Anand maintained his overall lead on Friday after drawing against Bulgaria's Veselin Topalov in the fifth game of their 12-game duel for the world chess title.

Anand and Topalov negotiated a draw on the 44th move, leaving Anand with a 3-2 overall lead.