Women's Speed Chess Championships: Koneru Humpy, D Harika bow out in quarter-finals as Indian challenge ends
Humpy was no match for Alexandra Kosteniuk of Russia, going down 2-9 while Harika was ousted by World No 1 Hou Yifan of China 3-7 in her last-eight clash.
Vaishali, who had finished fourth in the first leg, came back from 2-4 down to oust the experienced Ukrainian by winning the last two bullet games
FIDE Women's Grand Prix: India's Harika Dronavalli draws with Ukraine's Anna Muzychuk to remain in 7th position
Indian grandmaster Harika Dronavalli drew with Ukraine's Anna Muzychuk in the 10th round to remain seventh on the points table of the FIDE Women's Grand Prix chess tournament.
FIDE Women's Grand Prix: Indian Grandmaster Harika Dronavalli goes down to Antoaneta Stefanova in eighth round
Harika, World No 9, faces Russian Alina Kashlinskaya in the ninth round later on Wednesday
FIDE Women's Grand Prix: India's Dronavalli Harika loses to Alexandra Kosteniuk, slips to third spot
Indian Grandmaster Dronavalli Harika went down to former world champion Kosteniuk in the sixth round of the FIDE Women's Grand Prix chess tournament to slip to third spot.
FIDE Women's Grand Prix: India's Dronavalli Harika draws with Russia's Alexandra Goryachkina in fifth round
Indian grandmaster Dronavalli Harika settled for a draw with Alexandra Goryachkina of Russia in the fifth round to remain in joint lead with 3.5 points at the FIDE Women's Grand Prix chess tournament
FIDE Women's Grand Prix: India's Dronavalli Harika overcomes Nana Dzagnidze to register second straight win
Indian grandmaster Dronavalli Harika posted a second straight win, beating Nana Dzagnidze in the fourth round to remain in joint lead at the FIDE Women's Grand Prix chess tournament.
Cairns Cup Chess: India's Koneru Humpy claims second title in two months, will move to No 2 in world rankings
Humpy received USD 45,000 for winning the title in what is considered one of the strongest tournaments ever
Cairns Cup Chess: India's Koneru Humpy overcomes Russia's Alexandra Kosteniuk, shares joint lead with Chinese Wenjun Ju
India's Koneru Humpy defeated former world champion Alexandra Kosteniuk of Russia in 61 moves in the sixth round of the Cairns Cup chess tournament to move into joint lead with Chinese ace Wenjun Ju.
Cairns Cup Chess: India's Harika Dronavalli beats former world champion Alexandra Kosteniuk in Round 3
Harika who is unbeaten after three rounds, is joint second with two points along with former world champ Mariya Muzychuk (Ukraine) and Kateryna Lagno (Russia)
World Rapid Chess Championship: Magnus Carlsen suffers early upsets; Viswanathan Anand undefeated after day one
In the inaugural round, before Carlsen had faced any real 'usurpers' like Nakamura, Mamedyarov or the reigning champion Anand, he suffered a shocking defeat at the hands of Ukrainian GM Adam Tukhaev.
World Women Chess Championship: Harika Dronavalli bows out after defeat to Alexandra Kosteniuk as Indian challenge ends
Indian challenge ended at the World Women Chess Championship with grandmaster Harika Dronavalli bowing out following a defeat against former champion Alexandra Kosteniuk of Russia in the second set of tie-break games in Khanty Mansiysk.