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Humpy Koneru convincing in FIDE Women Grand Prix Tashkent

Grandmaster Humpy Koneru drew Olga Girya in the last round of the FIDE Women Grand Prix in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, for the convincing overall victory with 8,0/11 points.

Her closest rival Harika Dronavalli, also from India, was defeated by Zhao Xue.

Kateryna Lagno and Bela Khotenashvili used the opportunity to move ahead to the shared second place by scoring against Guliskhan Nakhbayeva and Antoaneta Stefanova respectively.

Local representative Nafisa Muminova concluded the event with a forfeit due to phone ring.

Replay games with computer analysis

Round 11 results:
Girya Olga (RUS) – Koneru Humpy (IND) ½-½
Khotenashvili Bela (GEO) – Stefanova Antoaneta (BUL) 1-0
Muminova Nafisa (UZB) – Kosteniuk Alexandra (RUS) 0-1
Nakhbayeva Guliskhan (KAZ) – Lagno Kateryna (UKR) 0-1
Wenjun Ju (CHN) – Danielian Elina (ARM) ½-½
Zhao Xue (CHN) – Dronavalli Harika (IND) 1-0

Final standings:
1. GM Koneru Humpy 2607 IND – 8,0
2-3. IM Khotenashvili Bela 2514 GEO and GM Lagno Kateryna 2532 UKR – 7,0
4-5. GM Zhao Xue 2579 CHN and GM Dronavalli Harika 2475 IND – 6½
6. WGM Ju Wenjun 2535 CHN – 6,0
7-8. WGM Girya Olga 2439 RUS and GM Kosteniuk Alexandra 2495 RUS – 5½
9. GM Danielian Elina 2470 ARM – 5,0
10. GM Stefanova Antoaneta 2496 BUL – 4½
11. WGM Muminova Nafisa 2293 UZB – 3,0
12. WGM Nakhbayeva Guliskhan 2307 KAZ – 1½

Humpy Koneru

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