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newschess5 months ago

Hat-trick of losses leave Koneru Humpy 12th in World Blitz Championship

A hat-trick of losses in the last three rounds ended Koneru Humpy's hopes at the women's Blitz Championships as she finished 12th overall in the two-day blitz competition in Moscow. Russia’s Kateryna Lagno and Norway’s Magnus Carlsen defended their titles in the respective categories.
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newschess8 months ago

Koneru Humpy bags Skolkovo Fide Women's Grand Prix title

Koneru Humpy held her closest competitor Wenjun Ju of China to a quick draw in the final round to bag the Fide World Grand Prix title in Skolkovo with eight points from 11 rounds. Humpy had won four games in a row before the final round which meant that she only needed the draw to clinch the title.
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newschess2 years ago

Harika Dronavalli lone Indian in World Chess Championship as Koneru Humpy ousted

In the second round of the World Chess Championship, Koneru Humpy drew one and lost the other of her match in the round to make an exit from the tournament. Of the other women participants from India, only Harika Dronavalli remains in the fray as she drew both her matches in the second round.
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newschess2 years ago

Koneru Humpy reaches second round of World Women Chess Championship

Grandmaster Koneru Humpy defeated her Algerian counterpart Hayat Toubal in the second game of the first round of the World Women Chess Championship on Sunday. Out of the other Indian contenders, Bhakti Kulkarni was eliminated in the first round after losing a match and tying another.
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newschess2 years ago

Chess Olympiad | Indian men’s team to take on second seed Russia

The India men’s team will face a strong Russian side in the sixth round of the 43rd Chess Olympiad being held in Batumi, Georgia. On the other hand, the women’s team which is yet to lose any round with five rounds of the competition completed, will take on the team from the United States of America.
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