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A file photo of Koneru Humpy.(Getty Images for DAGOC)

Humpy goes from prodigy to world champion, two decades on

By B Shrikant | Mumbai
UPDATED ON DEC 29, 2019 11:02 PM IST
The second highest-ranked player in women’s chess for over a decade, Humpy struggled a bit initially when she returned to the circuit in 2018 but has found her groove this year, making a brilliant start in the FIDE Women’s Grand Prix.
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Pune’s Aarush Dolas in action in the u-7 category at the World School Chess Championships at Antalya in Turkey.(HT Photo)
Pune’s Aarush Dolas in action in the u-7 category at the World School Chess Championships at Antalya in Turkey.(HT Photo)

Pune boys Aarush Dolas, Nivaan Khandhadia win gold and bronze at World School Chess meet

By Jigar Hindocha | Hindustan Times, Pune
UPDATED ON APR 30, 2019 04:22 PM IST
For Aarush, who studies at the Bishop’s School, it is his first individual international medal. For Khandhadia, it was his toughest tournament as he faced five rated players before earning his bronze medal.
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File image of Koneru Humpy.(India Today Group/Getty Images)
File image of Koneru Humpy.(India Today Group/Getty Images)

Humpy held by Zwadaska; Harika draws with Khotenashvili

By PTI | Khanty Mansiysk
UPDATED ON NOV 07, 2018 07:58 PM IST
It turned out to be an easy day for Humpy as she played out a chanceless draw with black pieces. If her opening choice was any indication, Humpy had reasons to be pleased with the outcome as it came without much sweat.
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