Ivana gets FIDE WFM rating

Updated: Feb 21, 2011, 14:18 PM IST

Panaji: Two-time world under-8 chess champion Ivana Furtado secured her Woman FIDE Master (WFM) title after winning a silver medal in under-12 girls category at World Youth Chess championship in Greece recently.

The 11-year-old chess prodigy from Goa had earlier became the Women Candidate Master (WCM).

Ivana`s current FIDE rating is 2001 and her rank in the U-12 girls as per the latest FIDE rating list is first in National, first in Asian and fourth in World, a press release by the Chess Association of Goa, said.