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Dronavalli Harika Chess

Dronavalli Harika Chess

Harika Dronavalli (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. Her personal coach is N.V.S. Raju. Harika earned the Grandmaster title in July 2011.  Vladimir Kramnik, Judit Polgar and Viswanathan Anand are her chess heroes. She was a student of Sri Venkateswara Bala Kuteer, Guntur, A.P.