Humpy, Harika in pre-quarters of World Championship

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Hatay (Turkey): Top rated Grandmaster Koneru Humpy and D. Harika moved into the pre-quarterfinals of the World Women’s chess championship after eliminating Jovanka Houska of England and Titiana Shardina of Russia respectively in the second round.

Harika did better than Humpy when she scored her second victory in as many days against Titiana. It was an excellent performance by the former world junior girls’ champion and this time she seems determined to put up her best.

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