India’s 1st female chess Grandmaster Humpy moves to 3rd rank in the latest rankings by FIDE

भारत की पहली महिला शतरंज ग्रैंडमास्टर हम्पी FIDE द्वारा नवीनतम रैंकिंग में 3 वें स्थान पर है

Points to Remember:

  • India’s first female Grandmaster Koneru Humpy gained 17 Elo points and has climbed to the third spot with a global rating of 2,577 in women’s chess.
  • The 32-year-old recently won the Women’s Grand Prix in Skolkovo, Russia.
  • In 2007, Humpy had crossed the Elo 2,600 mark and became the second woman to achieve the feat after Hungary’s Judit Polgar.
  • Chinese players Hou Yifan (2,659 points) and Ju Wenjun (2,586 points) occupied the first and second spots in the latest ranking.

About FIDE:

  • Formation: July 20, 1924
  • Headquarters: Lausanne, Switzerland
  • President: Arkady Dvorkovich
Important Possible questions based on above News:
  1. Which Indian woman chess player has moved to the third spot in the latest rankings released by the International Chess Federation (FIDE)? Koneru Humpy
  2. Name the female Grandmaster, who has occupied the first spot in the latest rankings released by the International Chess Federation (FIDE)? Hou Yifan

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