A below-par performance in Blitz-2, in which he managed only three points from nine rounds, saw Indian Grandmaster P Harikrishna finish joint seventh in the Saint Louis Rapid and Blitz online chess tournament.
World No. 1 Magnus Carlsen and American Wesley So finished joint winners.
Harikrishna’s solitary win on the final day of the tournament came against American Jeffrey Xiong, the lowest-rated player in the field, as he suffered four losses to go with three draws. He was tied for seventh place with Xiong.
The India No. 2, who had pulled off an upset win over Carlsen in Blitz-1, could not reproduce the good form and went down to the Norwegian world champion in the sixth round of Blitz-2 in a 47-move encounter.
He had started well in the Rapid, securing nine points but could win only 3.5 and 3 points in Blitz-1 and Blitz-2, respectively.
Carlsen, who was not in his usual…