Friday, Dec 02, 2022

Koneru Humpy


World Blitz chess: Humpy takes 5th spot, Vaishali ends up 14th

December 31, 2021 1:00 pm

Humpy scored 11.5 points from 17 rounds to take the fifth place after finishing equal on points with two others,

Rani Rampal, Koneru Humpy, Manu Bhaker nominated for BBC 'Indian Sportswoman of the Year' honour

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.

Humpy's Gambit: How Koneru disturbed the male-dominated status quo in chess

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.

Koneru Humpy, Dronvalli Harika held to draws in Cairns Cup chess

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.

Koneru Humpy wins, D Harika loses in Cairns Cup

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.

Koneru Humpy, Dronavalli Harika held to draws in Cairns Cup

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.

Triumph will push Koneru Humpy to greater heights: Viswanathan Anand

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).