Harika Dronavalli Wiki & Biography

Harika Dronavalli (Chess Player) Height, Weight, Age, Affairs, Biography & More

In this article, you will know about Harika Dronavalli’s Wiki, Biography, Age, Height, Husband, Net Worth, News, Figure, Boyfriend, Affairs, Family, Facts, Photos, and other valuable information.

Harika Dronavalli is a professional Indian chess player and has the title of Grand Master of FIDE.

In the year 2012, 2015, and 2017, she took home three bronze medals at the Women’s World Chess Championship.

She received the Arjuna Award from the Government of India in the year 2007-08

Harika Dronavalli Birth & Family

She was born on 12th January 1991 in Gorantla, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh.

Her father is Ramesh Dronavalli, and her mother is Swarna Dronavalli. She completed her schooling at Sri Venkateswara Bala Kuteer.

Real NameHarika Dronavalli Chandra
ProfessionChess Player
Date of Birth12th January 1991
(As in 2022)
31 Years
Birth PlaceGorantla, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh
Home TownGorantla, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh
FamilyMother:- Swarna Dronavalli
Father:- Ramesh Dronavalli
Brother:- Not Available

Sister:- Anusha
Harika Dronavalli with Family
Husband:- Karteek Chandra

Harika Dronavalli with Husband
AddressMumbai, Maharashtra, India
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Harika Dronavalli Education

SchoolSri Venkateswara Bala Kuteer
CollegeNot Known
Education QualificationGraduate
Active Years1999 – Present
AwardsPadma Shri (2019)
Arjuna Award (2007)
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Harika Dronavalli Physical Stats

HeightIn Centimeters’:- 175 CM
In Meters:- 1.75 M
In Feet & Inches:- 5’9″
WeightIn Kilograms (Kgs.):- 65 Kgs
In Pounds (Lbs.):- 143 lbs
Body MeasurementChest:- 34
Waist:- 28
Hips:- 34
Body TypeSlim
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorBlack
Face ShapeOval
Nose TypePerfect
Hair LengthMedium
Shoe Size9
TattooNot Known
Bra Size/Breast Size34B

Harika Dronavalli Career

She became involved in chess early on. She earned a medal at the National U9 Championship.

She went on to win a silver medal at the World Chess Championship for girls under the age of ten.

It was at this point that she approached her NVS trainer Ramaraju, who refined her play.

Following Humpu Koneru, she became the second female Indian to become a grandmaster.

She has won various accolades like National Women Chess Championship, Commonwealth Women Chess Championship, Woman Grandmaster Title – Youngest Woman Grandmaster in Asian Continent, World Youth Championship U-18 Girls, Georgia, 2011 Women Grandmaster Chess Tournament, Hangzhou.

She has won Bronze Medal at FIDE Online Chess Olympiad 2021 and Silver Medal at 2021 FIDE Women’s World Team Championship.

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Marital Status

She tied the knot with Karteek Chandra in the year 2018.

Martial StatusMarried
BoyfriendKarteek Chandra
Harika Dronavalli with Husband
Marriage Date19th August 2018
ControversyNot Known

Salary & Net Worth

SalaryNot Known
Net WorthINR 5-20 Crore
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Social Media Accounts

Harika Dronavalli Hobbies

Watching Films

Harika Dronavalli Favorite Things

Favorite ActorNot Available
Favorite ActressNot Available
Favorite Holiday DestinationNot Available
Favorite FoodNot Available
Favorite SongNot Available
Favorite TV ShowNot Available
Favorite ColorNot Available
Favorite SportNot Available
Favorite RestaurantNot Available

Some Unknown Facts About Harika Dronavalli

  • She was born and brought up in Gorantla.
  • Her sister Anusha married to Telugu film director K. S. Ravindra.
  • She started her professional career in chess at the age of eight years.
  • He was awarded the prestigious Padma Shri by President Ram Nath Kovind on March 11, 2019.
  • Her father worked as a deputy executive engineer at a Panchayat Raj subdivision in Mangalagiri.
  • When She participated in the National Women Chess Championship for the first time in the year 2008, she claimed the 15th spot.
  • Disappointed, she vowed to win it the next year and she won the prestigious gold medal at 2009 National Women Chess Championship.


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