Story ProgressBack to home Woman Chess Player Ganga Bai Dead Ganga Bai, a retired school headmistress, had won the Tamil Nadu State Women's Championship three times in 1970, 1974 and 1977, said the Tamil Nadu Chess Association. Written by Indo-Asian News Service Updated: May 14, 2015 08:36 PM IST Read Time: 1 min Chennai: Image for representational use only. Tamil Nadu's pioneering woman chess player L.K. Ganga Bai died here on Thursday. She was 92.Bai, a retired school headmistress, had won the Tamil Nadu State Women's Championship three times in 1970, 1974 and 1977, said the Tamil Nadu Chess Association.She played in several National Women's championships including one hosted in then Madras for the first time in March 1979 at the Integral Coach Factory.PromotedListen to the latest songs, only on JioSaavn.comHer brother L.K. Ramachandran was also a prominent chess players of the 1960s and 1970s."She was a strong player and was senior to us in those days," R. Raghunathan, a former National player, told IANS. Comments Topics mentioned in this article Chess Get the latest Cricket news, check out the India cricket schedule, Cricket live score . Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for more sports updates. You can also download the NDTV Cricket app for Android or iOS.