Harika enters Rd 2 of chess World C'ships

Feb 15, 2017, 08:25 IST | PTI

Tehran (Iran): Fourth seeded Grandmaster Dronavalli Harika dumped Shamima Akter Liza of Bangladesh 1.5-0.5 in the tiebreak games and walked into the last 32 of World Women's chess championship here.

The victory helped her ease her way to the second round where only 32 players remain in the 450000 USD prize money championship.

Earlier, Padmini Rout had already made it to the next round by beating Elina Danielian of Armenia.

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