Humpy downs Ju, takes lead - The New Indian Express

Humpy downs Ju, takes lead

Published: 25th September 2012 11:21 AM

Last Updated: 25th September 2012 11:21 AM

Second seed Ko­n­e­ru Humpy (6 points) ju­m­p­ed into lead with an emphatic victory over Ju Wenjun in t­he se­v­enth round of the FIDE Wo­­men’s GP in Ankara here on­ Sunday.  The Indian’s  fifth vi­ctory gave her half a point le­ad over her nearest rival An­n­a Muzychuk. After gaining advantage in the opening from the white si­de of Kings Indian Defence (g3 system), Humpy won an ex­change on the 19th move. Humpy converted the ma­terial advantage to victory af­ter 72 moves.

Results (7th round): Koneru Humpy (Ind, 6) bt Ju Wenjun (Chn, 4);  Zhao Xue (Chn, 4.5) drew A Muzychuk (Slo, 5.5); M Socko (Pol, 1.5) lost to T Kosintseva (Rus, 3.5);  B Yildiz (Tur, 2) drew K Ozturk (Tur, 1.5); V Cmilyte (Ltu, 4) drew Ruan Lufei (Chn, 4.5), A Stefanova (Bul, 1.5) drew B Munguntuul (Mon, 3.5).

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