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Harika Dronavalli won bronze in women Grand Prix chess

Sep 8, 2014 17:15 IST

Harika Dronavalli on 6 September 2014 won bronze at the women Grand Prix chess at the Asian Games.

Chinese top seed Hou Yifan won the gold, while compatriot Zhao Xue got the silver.

Harika scored 6.5 points with five wins, three draws and one loss.

Grand Master Yifan won eight rounds and drew one to score 8.5 points. And Xue won seven matches, drew one and lost one to finish with 7.5 points. She is also a grand master.

Harika tied with Tuvshintugs Zhao Xue of China and Anna Ushenina of Ukraine on points but came ahead on account of her superior tie-break score.

Meanwhile, another Indian women's player Tania Sachdev could earn only 5.5 points with five wins, one draw and three losses, to finish on sixth position.

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