February 08, 2021 5:06 pm
India hockey team skipper Rani Rampal will compete with chess ace Koneru Humpy and young shooter Manu Bhaker for the BBC 'Indian Sportswoman of the Year' award.
November 22, 2020 8:27 pm
Despite her achievements, Koneru Humpy has been subjected to discrimination in the chess world and believes unified tournaments are the way to go.
February 15, 2020 12:49 pm
Humpy, the Indian no.1, took on Krush in a Nimzo-Indian game and could not force a result as the American held on in 52 moves. Harika with white pieces, was up against Yip who appeared to be regaining her form after a poor start and the two signed the peace treaty after 43 moves.
February 12, 2020 2:28 pm
Koneru Humpy, after suffering defeat in the second round, returned to winning ways with a superb victory against overnight leader Nana Dzagnidze with black pieces on Tuesday.
February 11, 2020 2:55 pm
Koneru Humpy was held to a 37-move draw by Kateryna Lagno of Russia in a Grunfeld Defence game while Dronavalli Harika could not force a win against American Irina Krish.
January 08, 2020 8:29 am
Once a prodigy, by the time she was 15, she became the youngest woman to become Grandmaster (a record now broken by Hou Yifan of China, who was 12 at the time).