Koneru Humpy Loses 2nd Game In North Urals Cup

Koneru Humpy Loses 2nd Game In North Urals Cup

SonofPearl
SonofPearl
Jul 28, 2008, 12:19 PM |
3 | Chess Event Coverage

All Games End Decisively In Round 2

Women's chess has a reputation for lively attacking play and this was borne out today in the second round in Krasnoturinsk as this women's super tournament produced a grand total of 0 draws.

Top seeded Koneru Humpy (pictured) lost again after being the only casualty in the first round to leave her reeling at the bottom of the table on 0/2.  By contrast, the Bulgarian second seed, Anoaneta Stefanova won her second game to lead the tournament on 2/2.

 Name  Fed.  Title  Rating 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Score
 Stefanova Antoaneta  BUL  GM  2550     1 1         2
 Xu Yuhua  CHN  GM  2483 1           ½  
 Ushenina Anna  UKR  IM  2476       ½       1
 Sebag Marie  FRA  IM  2529   ½ 1          
 Pogonina Natalya  RUS  WGM  2469         ½ 0     ½
 Cramling Pia  SWE  GM  2544   0           ½ ½
 Muzychuk Anna   SLO  IM  2504 ½       0       ½
 Koneru Humpy  IND  GM

 2622

          0 0   0

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