After to quick draws to open the World Championship, the players followed suit with four consecutive exciting games. Now, they are back to their old tricks as the second straight lifeless game occurred in round eight. This time Anand borrows Carlsen's favorite defense for himself. That's right, another Berlin, but with symmetrical pawns, everything left the board in a hurry. The pawn endgame even a child could draw, but now Anand is running out of games to catch up!