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Harikrishna beats Yifan

P Harikrishna celebrated his Arjuna award in great style, beating Chinese Women Grandmaster Hou Yifan in the fifth round to rise to the joint third spot in the Marx Gyorgy memorial International chess tournament in Paks.

other Updated: Aug 11, 2007 01:15 IST

P Harikrishna celebrated his Arjuna award in great style, beating Chinese Women Grandmaster Hou Yifan in the fifth round to rise to the joint third spot in the Marx Gyorgy memorial International chess tournament in Paks.

The defending champion cruised past Yifan to register his first victory in the category-14 double round robin tournament.