Saturday, November 28, 2015

Harika Dronavalli is FIDE World Online Women Blitz Champion

FIDE World Online Women Blitz Championship final in Rome On November 26th the final tournament of the 1st FIDE World Online Women Blitz Championship was held in Rome, Italy. Eight preliminary tournaments were held before it, the winners of each of them and two specially invited players participated in the final tournament. More than 300 chess players from 39 countries took part in the preliminary tournaments. The Olympic Committee of Italy, the Italian Chess Federation, Premium Chess company and other sponsors played a significant role in the organization of the tournament. It was held in the prestigious sports club “Circolo Canottieri Aniene”. The President of the club is Mr. Giovanni Malago, President of the Italian National Olympic Committee. The FIDE World Online Women Blitz Champion is GM Harika Dronavalli.
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