KONERU HUMPY

  • Harika wins silver, bronze for Koneru Humpy at the World Chess Championship 4 days ago

    Chengdu, China: D Harika and Koneru Humpy came up with fine individual performances to win a silver and a bronze, respectively, even as the Indian eves finished fourth in the women's World Team Chess Championship. Harika's silver and Humpy's bronze though were a big consolation for the team, overall it was...
  • Indian women crush Poland in World Chess championship 5 days ago

    Chengdu, China: With medal out of contention, the Indian women's team came up with a superlative performance to win 3.5-0.5 against a strong Polish team in the 8th and penultimate round of World Women Team Chess Championship on Tuesday. D Harika drew on the second board while Koneru Humpy scored a...
  • Indian women lose to Georgia in World Chess Championship 6 days ago

    Chengdu, China: India's chances of a medal went up in smoke as the team crashed to a heavy loss against Georgia in the seventh round of the World Women's Team Chess Championship. In a shocking turn of events, three favourable positions were spoilt by the Indians on last three boards as...
  • Indian women seek glory in World Team Chess Championship April 18, 2015

    Chengdu: Led by world number three Koneru Humpy, the Indian women's team will look for an unprecedented medal haul when it competes in the World Team Chess Championship that gets underway in Chengdu. Humpy, who was ousted in the quarter-finals of the world women championship recently, will be the mainstay while...
  • Koneru Humpy, D Harika take lead in World championship opener March 18, 2015

    Sochi: Indian Grandmasters Koneru Humpy and D Harika got off to a flying starts, winning the first game of the first round of the world women's chess championship here today. Seeded number one in the absence of defending champion Yifan Hao of China, Humpy had no problems crushing Ayah Moaataz of...
  • Humpy crashes out of World Women's Championship November 15, 2012

    Khanty Mansiysk: Grandmaster and highest rated in the fray, Koneru Humpy crashed out of the World Women's Chess Championship after failing to capitalise on her chances against Natalia Zhukova of Ukraine in the second game of the second round that concluded here. After losing the first game of the twogame...
  • Humpy in second round of World Chess Championship November 12, 2012

    Khanty Mansiysk (Russia): Koneru Humpy effortlessly defeated Denise Frick of South Africa while D Harika outplayed compatriot Soumya Swaminathan to move to the second round of the World Women's chess championship on Tuesday. Having had to sweat a little in the first game of the first round, Humpy was terrific...
  • Koneru Humpy accuses AICF secretary of harassment October 24, 2009

    Chennai: All India Chess Federation (AICF) Secretary D V Sundar on Friday denied that he had agreed to meet world no 2 Koneru Humpy's father's expenses for the World Indoor Games or permitting the latter to accompany his daughter as her trainer. In a strong rejoinder to the charges...
  • India dominate chess in Asian Games December 15, 2006

    Doha: As expected India bagged the gold medal in chess in the mixed team classical event ending the country's campaign on a golden note. Comprising of Krishnan Sasikaran, Pentala Harikrishnan and Koneru Humpy, the Indian team had taken an invincible lead in the competition after the fifth round and the last...
  • India win chess team gold December 14, 2006

    New Delhi: The Indian chess team comprising of Krishnan Sasikaran, Pentala Harikrishnan and Koneru Humpy logged 22.5 points in the nineround Swiss league at the XVth Asian Games in Doha to win the gold medal. They drew 1.51.5 with Kazakhstan in the final round bringing India their 10th gold. Grand Master (GM)...
  • India beats Vietnam in team chess December 10, 2006

    Doha: India defeated Vietnam 2.50.5 points in the fourth round of the classical Swiss mixed team chess competition to lead the standings with 10 points in the 15th Asian Games on Saturday. Indian Grandmaster (GM) Sasikiran Krishnan defeated GM Thien Hai Dao to gain full point and GM Koneru Humpy beat...
  • Winning gold is an honour: Humpy December 5, 2006

    After three days of competition in the Doha Asian Games, India have won the first gold. And the honour of winning the medal goes to Grandmaster Koneru Humpy who won the medal in the women's rapid Swiss category. Digvijay Singh Deo: You are India's first gold medallist here. Is that sinking...
  • India's wait ends as Humpy wins gold December 4, 2006

    Doha: India's wait for a gold medal at the 15th Asian Games here finally ended late on Monday when chess Grandmaster Koneru Humpy outplayed her final opponent in the women's rapid Swiss category. Humpy, 19, defeated Dana Aketayeva of Kazhakstan, her ninth and finalround opponent, to grab the gold medal and...