The Indian Humpy Koneru won the Women’s Grand Prix edition in Tashkent. Standing 3rd in the current FIDE World Rankings, Koneru performed confidently in Uzbekistan.
At the Women’s Chess Grand Prix in Tashkent, Koneru (Elo 2607) was able to cialis online obtain 8.0 points out of 11 rounds at a performance of 2637. The Indian won 6 duels, achieved 4 birth defects accutane draws, and lost only to Bela Kotenashvili. The number 12 in worldwide standings from Georgia played outstandingly at the event as well and in the end ranked
2nd at 7.0 point out of 11 rounds. Kotenashvili (Elo 2514) therefore played a 2572 performance and ranked ahead of Kateryna Lagno (Elo 2532), with whom she was equal in score. The Ukrainian, as the world’s number 8, won 4 duels, played 6 draws, and lost only to Xue Zhao from China. Kotenashvili secured 6 victories – like Humpy Koneru – but obtained only 2 draws and lost points to Dronavalli Harika, Wenjun Ju, and Alexandra Kostenjuk.
Dronavalli Harika from India lost opportunity on 2nd place
In the final round of the chess event in Tashkent, Dronavalli Harika gambled away a much better and foremost surprising placement. As number 26 in world rankings (Elo 2475), Harika was aiming for 2nd place at 6.5 points, when she was defeated in the duel against Zhao Xue from China, who was then equal in score. While Harika ended up on 4th rank, Xue (Elo 2579) at also side effects of plavix and alcohol 6.5 points, ranked 5th.
Humpy Koneru takes overall lead in Grand Prix Rating
With her second victory in the Grand Prix Series of Women, Humpy Koneru is now the head of the overall standings. As the Indian won in Dilijan (Armenia) and now in Tashkent (Uzbekistan), she holds a total score of 320 points. Bela Kotenashvili follows in 2nd
place. The Georgian won the tournament edition in Geneva in May 2013 and is runner-up in Tashkent. She also scored 10 points for the bottom rank in Dilijan. Ranks 3 and 4 of the overall standings of the Women’s Chess Grand Prix 2013 / 2014 are taken by two players who were not present in Tashkent. The Slovenian Anna plavix ppi Myzychuk has 250 points after two 2nd places in Geneva and Dilijan, while Nana Dzagnidze from Gerogia has 220 points after ranks 4 and 3 at the first two editions of the tournament.
written by Michael, translated by Birthe