44th Chess Olympiad: Harika Dronavalli bags medal while being 9 months pregnant


Indian grandmaster Harika Dronavalli won a medal while being nine months pregnant.

India ‘A’ women’s team comprising Harika Dronavalli, Vaishali, Koneru Humphy, Tania Sachdev, and Bhakti Kulkarni won the bronze medal in the women’s section.

On the other hand, India ‘B’ team also won a bronze medal in the open section. The young team comprising three 16-year-olds (D Gukesh, R Praggnanandhaa, and Raunak Sadhwani) and 18-year-old Nihal Sarin not only clinched the bronze medal but also beat the senior India ‘A’ team, that finished fourth.

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