World Rapid Chess Championship Current Affairs, GK & News

Koneru Humpy wins Cairns Cup chess tournament

India’s top-rated Chess player and World Rapid chess champion- Koneru Humpy recently clinched the title at the Cairns Cup chess tournament. In the second edition of the tournament, Humpy won the title with six points from nine rounds, ahead of the reigning world champion Ju Wenjun, who finished at the second place. Last year, Koneru ..

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Koneru Humpy bags 2019 World Rapid Chess title

Indian Grandmaster Koneru Humpy claimed the 2019 Women’s World Rapid Chess Champion tiltle. The winner of Women’s World Rapid Championship was decided in a playoff that ended with Humpy beating China’s Lei Tingjie in a dramatic final in Moscow, Russia. Key Highlights Humpy, who is India’s best-ever women’s chess player, was crowned world women’s rapid ..

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Viswanathan Anand wins 2017 World Rapid Chess Championship in Riyadh

Indian chess ace Viswanathan Anand has won the 2017 World Rapid Chess Championship by beating Russia’s Vladimir Fedoseev 2-0 in a two-game tie-break in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on December 28, 2017. The Indian master remained unbeaten throughout the tournament and also beat World Champion Magnus Carlsen in the 9th round to settle some old debts ..

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