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World Rapid: Koneru Humpy clinches a Silver medal, Vidit finishes fourth


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Published: 2023-12-28 16:15:24.0

Indian veteran Chess player Koneru Humpy takes a Silver medal at the Women World Rapid Championship. She finishes at the tied top position after 11 rounds with 8.5 points.

She played a tie-breaker against Anastasia Bodnaruk for the title but lost 1.5-2.5 to earn the precious Silver medal from the event. This is her third medal from these championships after a Gold in 2019 and a bronze in 2012.

In men's rapid, Vidit Gujrathi finished with the fourth position after winning 9 points in 13 rounds and just missed out on a medal.

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