Grandmaster Harika splits points with Bela in FIDE women’s GP
Khanty-Mansiysk (Russia), Nov 26 (IANS) Indian grandmaster Harika Dronavalli picked up half a point, drawing her seventh round game against Khotenashvili Bela of Georgia in the elite FIDE Womens GP here on Saturday.
Playing black, Harika tried her best to wrest a victory but Bela put up a dogged fight till the end.
Bela found herself struggling against time but managed to hold her nerve to get a draw.
With six more rounds to go, Harika, who now has 3.5 points, will aim for a win in the next game against Javakhishvili Lela, currently the lowest ranked player in the tournament.