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Humpy out of World Championship

Koneru Humpy crashed out of the World Women's chess championship after drawing the second game of the semifinal match against nemesis Yifan Hao of China. Having lost the first game of the semis, Humpy needed a victory in the return game to stay afloat in the championship but, missing out on her chances, the Indian [...]

By |December 18th, 2010|news|Comments Off on Humpy out of World Championship

Harika bows out of World Championship

Former world junior girls' champion D Harika was eliminated from the World Chess Championship after losing to Chinese Ruan Lufei in the rapid tiebreak games of the pre-quarterfinals in Hatay, Turkey. After putting up her best ever effort in the World Women's championship, the pressure eventually got to the Andhra-based Grandmaster. The Indian lost the [...]

By |December 16th, 2010|news|Comments Off on Harika bows out of World Championship