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Humpy Koneru wins Tashkent Grand Prix
Thursday, October 03, 2013 12:55
Humpy Koneru won the FIDE Women's Grand Prix in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. The Indian grandmaster finished on 8/11 (just like three months ago in Dilijan, Armenia), a full point ahead of Bela Khotenashvili and Kateryna Lagno. Humpy is leading the GP overall standings; she's 30 points ahead of Bela Khotenashvili. All photos © Maria Emelianova courtesy...
Friday, June 28, 2013 18:22
On Friday Humpy Koneru won the Grand Prix in Dilijan, Armenia. The Indian grandmaster scored 8/11 and finished a full point ahead of Anna Muzychuk and Nana Dzagnidze. After two of the six tournaments, Muzychuk is leading the overall Grand Prix standings. All photos courtesy of FIDE After four rounds, Nana Dzagnidze, Humpy Koneru and Anna Muzychuk...
Thursday, June 20, 2013 16:45
Nana Dzagnidze, Humpy Koneru and Anna Muzychuk are sharing first place after four rounds at the FIDE Women's Grand Prix in Dilijan, Armenia. The three grandmasters scored 3/4, and are half a point ahead of Antoaneta Stefanova and Tuvshintugs Batchimeg.  The second tournament in the FIDE Women Grand Prix series 2013-2014 is currently under way in...
Tuesday, April 16, 2013 19:47
After four rounds of play, IM Roy Saptarshi and GMs Mark Paragua and Zhao Zong-Yuan are tied for first place at the 13th Bangkok Chess Club Open. Especially for Saptarshi, who defeated Nigel Short in round 3, this is an excellent start. The beautiful Dusit Thani Hotel in Pattaya, location of the Bangkok Open Peter Darby sent us the following...
View of the playing hall in Khanty-Mansiysk
Thursday, November 15, 2012 16:38
Khanty-Mansiysk - The Women's World Championship is taking place from 11th November to 3rd December. The strongest 64 female chess players are playing in a World Cup (knock-out) format to determine who will unseat Hou Yifan as World Champion. The winner will face Hou in a World Championship match next year. (If Hou herself wins, she will face the...
Humpy Koneru
Friday, September 28, 2012 17:33
Humpy Koneru won the sixth and last FIDE Women's Grand Prix on Friday in Ankara, Turkey. The Indian grandmaster scored 8/11, half a point more than Anna Muzychuk. Humpy finished second in the overall Grand Prix series behind Hou Yifan. The Chinese had already clinched the first place at the previous GP in Jermuk.  Humpy Koneru | Photo © Anastasiya...
Carlsen tops May FIDE ratings, Aronian 10 points behind
Tuesday, May 01, 2012 8:19
Magnus Carlsen tops the May 1st FIDE rating list with the same rating as two months ago: 2835. Howevever, his lead has decreased to 10 points as Levon Aronian of Armenia won 5 points to get to 2825. There were few changes in the world's top 10 in the past two months. At the moment of writing, Aronian's live rating is in fact 2826 so just 9 points...
March FIDE ratings: Caruana enters the top 10
Wednesday, February 29, 2012 17:39
For the first time in his career, Fabiano Caruana (Italy) entered the world's top 10. On the March 1 FIDE rating list, the 19-year-old Italian grandmaster occupies the 7th spot with a 2767 rating. Hikaru Nakamura (USA) re-entered the top 10 and is 6th, with 2771. Magnus Carlsen (Norway) still tops the list with a rating of 2835. Levon Aronian's...
Carlsen tops January FIDE rating list with 2835
Sunday, January 01, 2012 20:30
For the third year in a row Magnus Carlsen tops the FIDE rating list at the start of the new year. The Norwegian reached his career's highest Elo: 2835 - only 16 points below Garry Kasparov's peak rating of 2851 which the 13th World Champion reached in July 1999. On the previous list (November 2011) Carlsen equaled his earlier highest rating of...
Mikhail Gorbachev closes Women's World Championship
Thursday, December 01, 2011 9:51
Mikhail Gorbachev closed the Women's World Championship match between Hou Yifan and Humpy Konery on Wednesday. The closing ceremony was held in the Presidential Palace in the capital of Albania on the evening of the 30th of November. Report & photos © FIDE by Anna Burtasova & Anastasiya Karlovich The ceremony was attended by Mikhail...