World champion Viswanathan Anand played out an easy draw with Grandmaster Peter Leko of Hungary to remain second after the ninth round of the Tata Steel Chess tournament here. Norwegian World No.1 Magnus Carlsen defeated Yifan Hou of China to increase his lead by a full point lead over Anand. The lead position remained unchanged as the only other decisive result came in the all-Dutch duel between Ivan Sokolov and Loek Van Wely wherein the latter attested his supremacy. Levon Aronian of Armenia and Hikaru Nakamura remained in joint third spot on 5.5 points.PTI.