Koneru Humpy

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World Chess Team Championships: Humpy makes glaring error as Indian women lose to Russia
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World Chess Team Championships: Humpy makes glaring error as Indian women lose to Russia

Humpy outplayed top rated Russian Valentina Gunina but it was sheer bad luck when the Indian blundered after attaining a completely winning position.

Harika wins bronze in World Women's Chess Championship
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Harika wins bronze in World Women's Chess Championship

While both Humpy and Harika got excellent chances to beat Muzychuk, the Ukrainian prevailed over them, thanks to some steely nerves.

Women's World Chess Championship: Harika in semifinals, Humpy forces tiebreaker
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Women's World Chess Championship: Harika in semifinals, Humpy forces tiebreaker

Humpy was in a must win situation and she did not disappoint her fans by outclassing Mariya Muzychuk to force the match into the tiebreaker.

World Chess Championship: Humpy shocked by Mariya Muzychuk; Harika draws with Arabidze
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World Chess Championship: Humpy shocked by Mariya Muzychuk; Harika draws with Arabidze

After winning six games in a row, Humpy committed a blunder from a seemingly harmless position to lose the game.

World Chess Championships: Humpy cruises to quarterfinals, Harika loses to Kostenuik
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World Chess Championships: Humpy cruises to quarterfinals, Harika loses to Kostenuik

Humpy just needed a draw in the second game to proceed further in the championship, but the Indian did not take things likely and scored what turned out to be her sixth win in a row.

Women's World Chess Championship: Humpy beats Tingjei Lei, in sight of last 16
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Women's World Chess Championship: Humpy beats Tingjei Lei, in sight of last 16

After two easy victories in the first match against Ayah Moaatz of Egypt, Humpy started off from where she had left and her technical prowess proved too much for the Lei.

Chess: Humpy, Harika take lead in World Championship opener
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Chess: Humpy, Harika take lead in World Championship opener

Seeded number one in the absence of defending champion Yifan Hao of China, Humpy had no problems crushing Ayah Moaataz of Egypt

Modi Govt nominates VVS Laxman, Balasubrahmanyan for Swachh Bharat
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Modi Govt nominates VVS Laxman, Balasubrahmanyan for Swachh Bharat

The Centre on Monday nominated former cricketer VVS Laxman, badminton chief national coach Pullela Gopichand, chess player Koneru Humpy, eminent playback singer S P Balasubrahmanyam and other icons as brand ambassadors for the 'Swachh Bharat' campaign.

Where does Anand's defeat leave Indian chess?
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Where does Anand's defeat leave Indian chess?

It was Anand who broke through to the higher echelons of the game and so far he remains the only Indian to do so.

Humpy finishes joint first at Kazan Grand Prix chess
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Humpy finishes joint first at Kazan Grand Prix chess

Humpy and Muzychuk were the only unbeaten players in the tournament and both had four wins and seven draws each for a total of seven and a half points each.

India lose to China, finish fourth in World Team Chess
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India lose to China, finish fourth in World Team Chess

The Indian team met another nemesis in China and went down 1.5-2.5 to miss out on a medal and sign off fourth in the World Women's Team Chess Championship in Mardin, Turkey.

Harika helps India get past Greece, stay in medal hunt
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Harika helps India get past Greece, stay in medal hunt

Grandmaster D Harika scored the only win of the day for the side as India edged past Greece 2.5-1.5 in the seventh round to stay in medal contention in the World Women Team Chess Championship.

Indian women rout Vietnam 4-0 in world team chess
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Indian women rout Vietnam 4-0 in world team chess

With the win, the Indians maintained the sole second position after the end of the fifth round and trail leaders China by a point.

Indians beat Armenia in close World Team Event tie
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Indians beat Armenia in close World Team Event tie

With this win, the Indians moved to sole second spot behind China that had another good day at the expense of Vietnamese girls.

Humpy guides team to emphatic win over Turkey
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Humpy guides team to emphatic win over Turkey

Led by Koneru Humpy, the Indian women's team cruised to an emphatic 3.5-0.5 victory over Turkey and jumped to fourth spot after the end of the second round of the World Women Team Chess Championship.

Humpy helps India draw with Ukraine in World Team event
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Humpy helps India draw with Ukraine in World Team event

Grandmaster Koneru Humpy's crucial victory helped the Indian women's team settle for a 2-2 draw with Ukraine in the first round of the World Women Team Championship.

Humpy draws, Yifan is world champion again
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Humpy draws, Yifan is world champion again

Grandmaster Koneru Humpy settled for a draw in the must-win eighth-round game as defending champion Yifan Hou became the women's world champion by triumphing 5.5-2.5 against the Indian.

'Out of form' Humpy loses again, title chances bleak
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'Out of form' Humpy loses again, title chances bleak

Grandmaster Koneru Humpy's title prospects suffered a near decisive blow when she lost the seventh-round game against Yifan Hou of China in the World Women's Chess Championship. Humpy now trails 2-5 n the 10-game match.

Humpy suffers second defeat; trails Yifan 2-4
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Humpy suffers second defeat; trails Yifan 2-4

What turned out to be worse for Humpy is the fact that Yifan had spent several hours in the hospital the previous night of the match and yet won.

Yet another draw for Humpy, trails Yifan 2-3
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Yet another draw for Humpy, trails Yifan 2-3

Victory continues to elude Koneru Humpy who had to settle for her fourth draw out of five games against defending champion Yifan Hou of China at the half way stage of the Women's World Chess Championship.