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World Championship of Blitz: Indian Koneru Humpy wins the silver medal in the competition for women

In the 17th and final round, Humpy defeated Zhongyi Tan, who had just won the World Rapid title.

After a slow start, Indian professional Koneru Humpy took home the silver medal in the ladies’ section of the FIDE World Barrage Chess Title in Almaty on Friday.

She proved that she was the best by defeating Zhongyi Tan, who had just won the World Quick championship, in the seventeenth and final round.

The 35-year-old Humpy performed admirably on day two of the competition, winning seven games and drawing with Dronavalli Harika in the 14th round. As of Thursday, Humpy was ranked in the middle 40s and had won only four of the first nine rounds.

She won with 12.5 places, just one point ahead of Bibisara Balabayeva of Kazakhstan. Humpy’s victory over China’s Zhongyi Tan in the 17th and final round, which ended her opponent’s chances of winning a gold medal in the World Rapid tournament, was one of the day’s highlights.

Prior to the Blitz competition, Humpy had placed sixth in the Rapid championship. She has previously won the World Rapid title.
“It was a perfect day for me to get the first ever silver medal in the women’s world blitz chess championship with 7.5 points out of 8 games!” said the winner. The winner stated. Humpy posted a tweet about it.

Harika, who finished with 10.5 points, had to agree to move up to thirteenth place, while Padmini Defeat placed seventeenth overall. Tania Sachdev placed 21st in a serious field, and B Savitha Shri placed 33rd with 9.5 places, earning her a bronze medal for her performance in the Fast title.

In the Open competition, in which the No. Despite being the best player in the world, no Indian player made the main ten. 1 Magnus Carlsen of Norway, who has 16 core interests.

With 13 points, experienced player P Harikrishna finished 17th in the Open division, making him the best Indian. Nihal Sarin came in close second with the same number of points.

After a mixed performance that included losses in games 16, 17, and 18, India’s Arjun Erigaisi, who was the tournament’s highest seed, placed 42nd. Kinsman Vidit Santosh Gujrathi finished 90th despite having a build that was similarly erratic.

Carlsen won the world rapid and the Blitz titles on Wednesday.

Despite losing to Russian players Ian Nepomniatchi and Alexey Sarana in the fifteenth round, the Norwegian defeated Uzbek players Nodirbek Abdusattorov and Aleksandr Shimanov in the twenty-first and 21st rounds, respectively, to win 15 matches in front of Hikaru Nakamura.

Indian players did the following during the World Rush competition: Women: B Savitha Shri came in 33rd with a score of 9.5, Koneru Humpy was 12th, Harika was 13th, and Padmini Rout was 17th with a score of 10. Arjun Erigaisi came in 12th place in the 42nd ranking, B Adhiban came in 12th place in the 49th ranking, V Pranav came in 11.5th place in the 58th ranking, Aravind Chithambaram came in 11.5th place in the 60th ranking, Surya Shekhar Ganguly came in 11th place in the 72nd ranking, Raunak Sadhwani came in 10.5th place in the 83rd position, and Vidit S

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