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Dronavalli Harika won bronze in World Women's chess championship

Apr 8, 2015 14:00 IST

Indian Grandmaster Dronavalli Harika on 6 April 2015 won Bronze medal along with Swedish Grandmaster Pia Cramling in the World Women’s chess championships held at Sochi, Russia.

In the semi-final clash, Harika lost to Mariya Muzychuk of Ukraine. She got 20000 US dollars for the Bronze medal finish.

The last-four finish helped Harika a place in the Women's Grand-prix for the next World championship cycle.

World Women Chess Championship was won by Mariya Muzychuk of Ukraine. She defeated Russian Natalija Pogonina by 2.5 to 1.5 points in the four-game final. While Muzychuk won 60000 US dollars, Pogonina bagged 30000 US dollars.

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