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.

Indian eves bow 1-3 to Russia

The Indian eves failed at the first major hurdle as they went down 1-3 to Russia in the sixth round of the world women team chess championship.

Indian women look for podium finish in World Chess C`ships

Having done all the hard work with spectacular results, Indian players would look to hold their nerves in the final dash to finish at the podium in the World Women Chess Team Championships.

Indian girls crush Vietnam 4-0 in world team chess

Grandmaster Koneru Humpy maintained her all-win record as Indian girls blanked Vietnam 4-0 to maintain the sole second position after the end of the fifth round of the World Women Tam Chess Championship here.

Indian eves cruise to 3.5-0.5 victory over Turkey

Led by Koneru Humpy, the Indian women`s team cruised to an emphatic 3.5-0.5 victory over Turkey and jumped to fourth spot after the end of the second round of the World Women Team Chess Championship.

Humpy helps India settle for draw with Ukraine

Grandmaster Koneru Humpy`s crucial victory helped last-minute entrant Indian women`s team settle for a 2-2 draw with Ukraine in the first round of the ongoing World Women Team Chess Championship.

Humpy, Sasikiran to contest in PSPB Chess tourney

India`s top chess players, including Grandmasters Koneru Humpy and Krishnan Sasikaran, would vie for team as well as individual honours in the 23rd Petroleum Sports Promotion Board (PSPB) Inter-Unit tournament starting on Saturday.

Humpy loses another game, title chances bleak

Grandmaster Koneru Humpy`s title prospects suffered a near decisive blow when she lost the seventh-round game against Yifan Hou of China in the World Women`s Chess Championship.

Humpy suffers second defeat; trails Yifan 2-4

With two losses and four draws so far in the 10-game contest, the Indian is trailing Yifan 2-4.

Yet another draw for Humpy; trails Yifan 2-3

Victory continues to elude grandmaster Koneru Humpy who had to settle for her fourth draw out of five games against defending champion Yifan Hou of China at the half way stage of the Women`s World Chess Championship.

Humpy under pressure in World Championship

Grandmaster Koneru Humpy is facing the heat but needs just one good game to be back in hunt in the Women`s World Championship match against defending champion Yifan Hou of China.

Humpy draws with Yifan again

Indian Grandmaster Koneru Humpy recovered from a difficult position to play out a draw with defending champion Yifan Hou of China in the fourth game of the World Women`s Chess Championship.

Humpy eyes positive result in 3rd game of World C`ship

On a high after recording back-to-back draws against defending champion Yifan Hou of China, Grandmaster Koneru Humpy will be looking forward to a positive result in the third game of the Women`s World Championship.