Koneru Humpy: Padmashree Recipient Ready for World Chess Championship 2024

#Introducing Koneru Humpy, Padmashree awardee, poised to make waves at the 2024 World Candidates Chess Championship.

New Delhi : The realm of chess is undergoing a significant evolution, with India leading the charge. India boasts a rich lineage of exceptional chess players, and there’s a burgeoning interest in the sport, particularly among women who are forging remarkable paths. Recently, India’s dominance in chess was reaffirmed as five female Indian players secured coveted positions in the esteemed FIDE World Candidates Chess Championship 2024, with Koneru Humpy clinching a spot in the Women’s Candidates Chess Tournament.

Koneru Humpy is a highly accomplished Indian chess player celebrated for her triumph in the FIDE Women’s Rapid Chess Championship in 2019. Born on March 31, 1987, in Andhra Pradesh, she etched her name in history by becoming the youngest woman to achieve the title of Grandmaster (GM) in 2002, at the tender age of 15.

Who is Koneru Humpy?
Koneru Humpy’s father, Ashok Koneru, is a chemistry lecturer and a skilled chess player himself, having won the South India open championship in 1985. Humpy’s passion for chess ignited at the age of five, and upon recognizing her extraordinary talent, her father began training her.

Shruti Suman

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