Koneru Humpy loses in Commonwealth Chess
Koneru Humpy loses in Commonwealth Chess

 Grandmaster Koneru Humpy had a bad day in office as she lost to International Master Himanshu Sharma from a winning position in the fourth round of Commonwealth Chess Championship here  on Thursday.

Harika wins silver, bronze for Humpy in Women's World Chess Championship
Harika wins silver, bronze for Humpy in Women's World Chess Championship

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 here.

Indian women lose to Georgia, put of contention for medal
Indian women lose to Georgia, put of contention for medal

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 here.

Indian eves beat USA 3-1 in World women teams chess championship
Indian eves beat USA 3-1 in World women teams chess championship

After missing out on several opportunities, the Indian women finally scored the much awaited victory, disposing off United States 3-1 in the fifth round of World women teams chess championship here on Thursday.

Indian women hold top seed Ukraine in world women team
Indian women hold top seed Ukraine in world women team

Aided by an excellent victory by Padmini Rout against former world champion Anna Ushenina, the Indian eves played out a draw with top seed Ukrainian women in the third round of world women team chess championship, here.

Indian eves seek glory in World Women's Team Championship
Indian eves seek glory in World Women's Team Championship

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 here.

Dronavalli Harika in semifinals; Koneru Humpy forces tiebreaker
Dronavalli Harika in semifinals; Koneru Humpy forces tiebreaker

Indian Grandmaster Dronavalli Harika scored a hard-fought victory over Meri Arabidze of Georgia to advance to the semifinals of the World Women Chess Championship here today.

World Women's Chess Championship: Humpy shocked by Muzychuk; Harika draw with Arabidze
World Women's Chess Championship: Humpy shocked by Muzychuk; Harika draw with Arabidze

Top seed Indian Grandmaster Koneru Humpy's winning streak in the World Women's Chess Championship ended as she went down to Mariya Muzychuk of Ukraine in the first game of the quarterfinals here on Friday.

After Humpy, Harika too in world championship pre-quarters
After Humpy, Harika too in world championship pre-quarters

 Grandmaster Dronavalli Harika defeated American Irina Krush in the rapid tie-break games to seal a place in the last 16 stage of the World Women's Chess Championship here.

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

Top-seeded Indian Grandmaster Koneru Humpy scored a fine positional victory over Tingjei Lei of China to close in on a pre-quarterfinals berth in the World Women's Chess Championship now underway here.

Mary Ann Gomes crashes out of World Women Chess Championship
Mary Ann Gomes crashes out of World Women Chess Championship

India's Mary Ann Gomes faltered at the last hurdle and lost to local favourite Tatiana Kosintseva to crash out of the World Women Chess championship here.

Humpy, Harika through to last-32 in world women's chess
Humpy, Harika through to last-32 in world women's chess

Indian Grandmasters Koneru Humpy and Dronavalli Harika made it to the last-32, winning the second game of the first round of the world women's chess championship, here.

Hou Yifan wins fifth leg, Humpy still tops

In spite of a disappointing eighth-place finish in the fifth and the penultimate leg of the FIDE women`s Grand Prix chess tournament, India`s Koneru Humpy is in the top spot, ahead of the winner, Hou Yifan of China, reports Xinhua.

Humpy crashes out of World women championship

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.

Humpy shocked by Zhukova in world women`s chess c`ship

Koneru Humpy suffered a shock defeat at the hands of Natalia Zhukova of Ukraine in the first game of the second round of world women`s chess championship.

Humpy, Harika in second round of World Championship

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, here.

Easy draw for Humpy in the opener

Grandmaster Koneru Humpy will take on Denise Frick of South Africa in the first round of the World Women`s chess championship here on Saturday.

Humpy leads at women`s chess meet

Koneru Humpy kept her unbeaten record intact after day two and six rounds of play at the 2012 women`s World Chess Rapid and Blitz Championships.

Humpy holds Laznicka; Sasikiran, Negi also play draw games

Grandmaster Koneru Humpy held higher rated GM Viktor Laznicka of Czech republic to an easy draw in the third round of Tradewise Gibraltar chess congress here.

After GM title Babu aims to become world champion

Having achieved the Grandmaster title at the age of 19, M R Lalith Babu is now aiming to improve his ranking and be a world chess champion.