Koneru Humpy

Koneru Humpy

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Date of Birth March 31, 1987

Koneru Humpy News

India’s performance in Chess at Asian Games 2023 India’s performance in Chess at Asian Games 2023
India’s performance in Chess at Asian Games 2023 
Asian Games 2023 Chess Results Day 14: India's men's and women's team win silver medals Asian Games 2023 Chess Results Day 14: India's men's and women's team win silver medals
Asian Games 2023 Chess Results Day 14: India's men's and women's team win silver medals
India Chess Schedule for Asian Games 2023: Full India men’s and women’s schedule, players list, dates, timing India Chess Schedule for Asian Games 2023: Full India men’s and women’s schedule, players list, dates, timing
India Chess Schedule for Asian Games 2023: Full India men’s and women’s schedule, players list, dates, timing
Asian Games 2023 Chess: Indians with the best chance of winning a medal Asian Games 2023 Chess: Indians with the best chance of winning a medal
Asian Games 2023 Chess: Indians with the best chance of winning a medal
Koneru Humpy finishes second, Harika Dronavalli third as Ju Wenjun takes Tata Steel Chess India Blitz title Koneru Humpy finishes second, Harika Dronavalli third as Ju Wenjun takes Tata Steel Chess India Blitz title
Koneru Humpy finishes second, Harika Dronavalli third as Ju Wenjun takes Tata Steel Chess India Blitz title

Koneru Humpy: A Brief Biography

Humpy Koneru is an Indian chess Grandmaster. Her January 2010 FIDE Elo rating was 2614, placing her number two in the world for women\'s players. In 2007 she surpassed the rating of 2577 set by Susan Polgar to become the second-highest ranked female player in history. From 2002 through 2008, Humpy held the record as the youngest woman ever to become a grandmaster which she achieved at the age of 15 years, 1 month, 27 days, beating Judit Polgár\'s previous mark by three months. In 2001 she won the World Junior Girls Chess Championship. In 2006 she participated in the Women\'s World Chess Championship, but was eliminated in the second round. Humpy participated in the FIDE Women\'s Grand Prix 2009–2011 and finished in overall second position, in turn qualifying as challenger for Women\'s World Chess Championship 2011. Hou Yifan won the match, winning three games and drawing five.