HumpyKoneru is an Indian Chess Grandmaster and current World Rapid Chess Champion. In 2002, Koneru became the youngest woman ever to become a Grandmaster at the age of 15; however, Hou Yifan broke this record in 2008.
Bagged Asia's youngest Woman International Master title in 1999
Became India's youngest Woman Grandmaster in 2001
Entiled with Arjuna Award in 2003
Clinched two gold medals in women’s individual and mixed team categories at the 2006 Asian Games
Honoured with the Padma Shri award in 2007
Tied for 1st–4th with Alexander Areshchenko, Magesh Panchanathan and Evgenij Miroshnichenko in the 2009 Mumbai Mayor Cup
Finished as a runner-up in the FIDE Women's Grand Prix series in 2011–12, 2013–14 and 2015–16 editions
Clinched the individual bronze medal at the 2015 Women's World Team Chess Championship, held in Chengdu, China
Won Skolkovo Women's Grand Prix 2019–20 edition
Bagged Monaco Women's Grand Prix 2019–20 title
Won the 2019 Women's World Rapid Chess Championship
Winner of the 2020 Cairns Cup
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