Mongolian chess master beats World No.1 Koneru Humpy

10:13, April 29, 2010      

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Mongolia chess player Mongontuul Batkhuyag defeated current world number one Koneru Humpy from India in the second round of a third stage of the Grand Prix of World Chess Federation (FIDE) in Nalchik city, Russia, the MONTSAME said on Wednesday.

The Grand Prix of FIDE involves leading women players such as GMs Koneru Humpy from India, Hou Yifan from China, Kosintseva Tatiana from Russia.

The FIDE Women Grand Prix is a new series of elite tournaments organized by the FIDE and Global Chess. There will be six legs over two years around the world with three tournaments every year.

The next series will be held in Jermuk, Armenia from June 23 to July 6, followed by Ulan Bator, Mongolia from July 29 to August 12, and Santiago, Chile from October 27 to November 9.



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