Humpy wins women’s World Rapid Chess C’ship

Moscow, Dec 29  India’s Koneru Humpy has won the women’s World Rapid Chess championship beating Lei Tingjie in the Armageddon after the winner was determined through a playoff. Chess world champion Magnus Carlsen won the men’s title. Humpy was returning to the game after a two-year break during 2016-2018 as she became a mother.