Dronavalli Harika

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The native form of this personal name is Harika Dronavalli. This article uses the Western name order.
Dronavalli Harika
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Full name Dronavalli Harika
Country India
Born (1991-01-12) 12 January 1991 (age 24)
Guntur district, Andhra Pradesh, India
Title Grandmaster (2011)
International Master (2007)
Woman Grand Master (2004)
FIDE rating 2492 (March 2015)
(No. 14 ranked woman in the November 2012 FIDE World Rankings)
Peak rating 2525 (November 2010)
Dronavalli Harika
Medal record
Women's Chess
Asian Games
Bronze 2010 Guangzhou Individual

Dronavalli Harika (born 12 January 1991) is an Indian chess grandmaster.

She gradually came to prominence winning the World Youth Chess Championship in the Girls' Under-14 and Under-18 categories. In 2011 she won the Asian Individual Women Chess Championship.[1] Her personal coach is N.V.S. Raju. Harika earned the Grandmaster title in July 2011. [2] Vladimir Kramnik, Judit Polgar and Viswanathan Anand are her chess heroes. [3]



  1. ^ "Asian Individual Women Chess Championship 2011". Chess-Results.com. 2011-05-10. Retrieved 10 May 2011. 
  2. ^ http://en.chessbase.com/post/harika-on-chess-life-and-more
  3. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q3a4j6Bx-78
  4. ^ Dronavalli Harika player profile and games at Chessgames.com
  5. ^ IANS (2010-11-16). "Sport / Other Sports : Harika grabs chess bronze". The Hindu. Retrieved 2011-07-27. 
  6. ^ Last Update: 05:23 PM IST. "Sport News India, Latest Sports News, Top Sports Stories". Deccan Chronicle. Retrieved 2011-07-27. 
  7. ^ "Harika Dronavalli earns Grandmaster title in chess - Sport - DNA". Dnaindia.com. Retrieved 2011-07-27. 

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