Steely Harika joins Humpy in quarterfinals

Grandmaster norm holder D
Harika showed steely nerves to beat Mariya Muzychuk of Ukraine
and storm into the quarterfinals of the World Women`s Chess
Championship here.

Humpy, Harika in pre-quarters of World Championship

Koneru Humpy and D Harika moved into the pre-quarterfinals of the World Women’s chess championship after eliminating Jovanka Houska of England and Titiana Shardina of Russia respectively in the second round here.

Meenakshi maintains lead; Harika at second spot

Grandmaster S Meenakshi maintained her slender half point lead over top seed D Harika as both their respective matches ended in draw in the ninth round of the 36th National Women`s chess championship.

Harika, Meenakshi settle for draw

Top seed D Harika and WGM Meenakshi were locked in an intense tussle for supremacy but settled for a draw in the third round of the 36th National Women Premier Chess Championship.