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Humpy Koneru victorious in Dilijan Grand Prix

The second tournament of the FIDE Women’s Grand-Prix 2013-2014 took place from 16th to 28th June in Dilijan, Armenia.

Indian Grandmaster and former World Championship challenger Humpy Koneru took a clear first place with 8,0/11 points, leaving the nearest followers a full point behind.

Anna Muzychuk was in contention for the first place but Koneru always maintained a slight edge and even extended the margin with a last round victory against Batchimeg Tuvshintugs.

Humpy Koneru

Humpy Koneru

Meanwhile, Muzychuk drew Elina Danielian.

Nana Dzagnidze defeated Olga Girya to catch Muzychuk on the shared second place.

World Champion Anna Ushenina finished on 50% score, while the winner of the previous Grand Prix in Geneva, Bela Khotenashvili, finished last with 4 points.

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Dilijan Grand Prix r11

Round 11 results:
GM Kosintseva Tatiana 2526 – GM Cmilyte Viktorija 2511 1 – 0
IM Khotenashvili Bela 2531 – GM Ushenina Anna 2499 ½​ – ½​
GM Muzychuk Anna 2593 – GM Danielian Elina 2475 ½​ – ½​
GM Stefanova Antoaneta 2531 – GM Harika Dronavalli 2492 ½​ – ½​
GM Koneru Humpy 2597 – WGM Batchimeg Tuvshintugs 2316 1 – 0
GM Dzagnidze Nana 2550 – WGM Girya Olga 2436 1 – 0

Final standings:
1. GM Koneru Humpy 2597 IND – 8
2-3. GM Muzychuk Anna 2593 SLO and GM Dzagnidze Nana 2550 GEO – 7
4. GM Kosintseva Tatiana 2526 RUS – 6
5. GM Ushenina Anna 2499 UKR – 5½​
6-8. GM Stefanova Antoaneta 2531 BUL, WGM Batchimeg Tuvshintugs 2316 MGL and GM Harika Dronavalli 2492 IND – 5
9-11. WGM Girya Olga 2436 RUS, GM Cmilyte Viktorija 2511 LTU and GM Danielian Elina 2475 ARM – 4½​
12. IM Khotenashvili Bela 2531 GEO – 4

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