In a wild penultimate round with three decisive games, Vishy Anand caught Fabiano Caruana in first place at the Grenke Chess Classic. The World Champion beat Daniel Fridman with White in a Petroff, while Caruana lost with White against Mickey Adams in a Closed Catalan. Georg Meier won against Arkadij Naiditsch in a Bogo-Indian and moved to shared third place.

The playing hall on Saturday