Aarthie Ramaswamy becomes WGM

Updated: 25 February 2007 08:28 IST

Former World Under-18 girls champion Aarthie Ramaswamy has become the country's third Woman Grandmaster after a draw with FIDE Master Zeev Dub of Israel in the

Budapest:

Former World Under-18 girls champion Aarthie Ramaswamy has become the country's third Woman Grandmaster after a quick draw with FIDE Master Zeev Dub of Israel in the ninth round of the First Saturday International Masters group 'B' tournament in Hungary. Aarthie, aware that she needed just a draw for the long awaited WGM title, signed peace with Dub in just eight moves and now joins S Vijayalakshmi and Koneru Humpy in the elite group of Indian WGMs. (PTI)

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