India's Star Chase player Koneru Hampi has reached the fourth and last leg semi-finals of the Online Speed Women's Chase Championship. World No-2 Hampi defeated Russia's Valentina Gunina 6-5 in the quarterfinals. At the same time, Harika Dronavalli of India suffered a defeat and was eliminated from the quarter-finals.
World champion Hampi will take on semi-finalist World No. 1 China's Hou Yifan. This Chinese player has won the World Championship title four times. At the same time, Harika was defeated by former World Champion Alexandra Kostanyuk of Russia 9–3.
Final will be held on July 20
The championship is played with four legs. It has 21 players from all over the world. Each player has to play three legs. The super final will be played on July 20 between the two players with the most points after all three legs.