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Chess: Koneru Humpy remains in joint lead with world champion Wenjun Ju at Cairns Cup


Humpy, the world rapid chess champion, had to settle for a draw with Irina Krush while Dronvalli Harika was held to a draw by Carissa Yip in the seventh round.

India’s Koneru Humpy remained in joint lead with world champion Wenjun Ju with 4.5 points after a drawn game in the seventh round of the second Cairns Cup in St Louis.

Humpy, the world rapid chess champion, had to settle for a draw with American Irina Krush in the seventh round late on Friday.

Dronvalli Harika, the other Indian in the fray, was held to a draw by ...


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