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D. Harika Biography

Dronavalli Harika is a leading Indian chess player. She came to prominence winning the World Youth Championships in the Under-14 and Under-18 categories. She has won the Commonwealth Women's Championship three times in 2006, 2007 and 2010. She is the recipient of three World Youth Chess Championship titles. In 2008, she took the Girl's title at the World Junior Chess Championship at Turkey. She was the winner of the Arjuna award in 2007. She won Bronze medal in 2010 Asian Games in Woman's individual rapid event. In 2011 she won the Asian Individual Women Chess Championship 2011. Harika earned the Grandmaster title in July 2011.  

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Harika Dronavalli to participate in Chinese Chess League
Harika Dronavalli to participate in Chinese Chess League
The Chinese Chess League is played from April to December, lasting 22 rounds in six 3-4 day sessions.
Harika Dronavalli wins best women’s player award at Eurasian Blitz Tournament in Kazakhstan
Harika Dronavalli wins best women’s player award at Eurasian Blitz Tournament in Kazakhstan
Harika Dronavalli surpassed world number one Hou Yifan in the tie-breaker to regain her position in the top 10 of the classical rankings.
D Harika, Koneru Humpy win medals as India finishes 4th in Women's World Team Chess C'ship
D Harika, Koneru Humpy win medals as India finishes 4th in Women's World Team Chess C'ship
Harika and Humpy's medals came as a source of consolation for the Indian team, which finished fourth at the Women's World Team Chess Championship.
Indian Harika Dronavalli exits World Women's Chess Championship
Indian Harika Dronavalli exits World Women's Chess Championship
Indian Harika Dronavalli exited the World Women's Chess Championship after losing the semis against Ukranian Mariya Muzychuk
World Women's Chess: Harika Dronavalli wins second tie-breaker in semis
World Women's Chess: Harika Dronavalli wins second tie-breaker in semis
Indian chess Grandmaster Harika Dronavalli kept her chances alive in the World Women's Chess Championship, underway at Sochi in Russia, by winning the second tie-break game in the semi-finals against Ukraine WGM Mariya Muzychuk
Asian Continental Blitz Championship 2014: Harikrishna and Harika finish second, claim silver
Asian Continental Blitz Championship 2014: Harikrishna and Harika finish second, claim silver
Asian Continental Blitz Championship 2014: Harikrishna and Harika finish second, claim silver
Viswanathan Anand climbs to world number 3 in latest FIDE rankings
Viswanathan Anand climbs to world number 3 in latest FIDE rankings
Viswanathan Anand climbs to world number 3 in latest FIDE rankings
Harika exits World Chess semis in Khanty Mansiysk after great show
Harika exits World Chess semis in Khanty Mansiysk after great show
KHANTY MANSIYSK (Russia): Grandmaster D Harika bowed out of the world championship after playing a draw in must-win second game with former Bulgarian world champion Antoaneta Stefanova in the semifinals, which she lost 0.5-1.5. After losing the fi...
Harika's Spectacular Entry in Women's World Chess Championship Semi-Finals!
Harika's Spectacular Entry in Women's World Chess Championship Semi-Finals!
KHANTY MANSIYSK (Russia): Grandmaster D Harika came up with a spectacular performance in the tiebreak games to beat Zhao Xue of China and enter the last four stage of the World Women Chess Championship. The Indian set the records right after a rea...
Women's World Chess Championship 2012: Harika to play Zhao Xue for quarter-final tiebreak today
Women's World Chess Championship 2012: Harika to play Zhao Xue for quarter-final tiebreak today
MANSIYSK (Russia): Grandmaster D Harika played a sensational game to survived the match against Zhao Xue of China in the Quarter Finals of the Women's World Chess Championship on Wednesday. After drawing the first round, Harika played with white a...
Women's World Chess Championship 2012: Humpy and Harika in Round 2
Women's World Chess Championship 2012: Humpy and Harika in Round 2
RUSSIA: India's GM Koneru Humpy will take on Natalia Zhukova of Ukraine in the second round of the Women's World chess championship now in progress.After winning the first round with an easy 2-0 whitewash against lower ranked Denise Frick of South Afri...
Humpy, Harika sail into Round 2 of World Chess Championship
Humpy, Harika sail into Round 2 of World Chess Championship
KHANTY MANSIYSK (RUSSIA): Koneru Humpy effortlessly defeated Denise Frick of South Africa while D Harika outplayed compatriot Soumya Swaminathan to move to the second round of the World Women's Chess Championship 2012 on Monday. Humpy scored an easy wi...
Women's World Chess Championship 2012: Humpy off to Winning Start; Harika, Soumya Draw
Women's World Chess Championship 2012: Humpy off to Winning Start; Harika, Soumya Draw
KHANTY MANSIYSK (Russia): Top rated Grandmaster Koneru Humpy has begun her campaign for the World Chess title with a win with Black over Denise Frick of South Africa in the first round on Sunday. Frick went for a crazy all-out attack on the Kingside do...
Women's World Chess Championship 2012: Humpy, Harika, Soumya lead Indian Challenge
Women's World Chess Championship 2012: Humpy, Harika, Soumya lead Indian Challenge
Reigning women's world chess champion, Hou Yifan of China, draws a white pawn at the colourful opening ceremony that took place in Khanty-Mansiysk earlier today.RUSSIA: Grandmaster Koneru Humpy will take on Denise Frick of South Africa in the first rou...
Soumya, Harika to represent India in World Chess
Soumya, Harika to represent India in World Chess
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