(Last Updated on : 10/03/2015)
Ivana Maria Furtado is an Indian chess
prodigy. She was born on March 16, 1999 and hails from Goa state of India
. Ivana is a Woman FIDE Master. She bagged the Under-8 World Youth Chess Championship twice in a row in 2006 and 2007. She also won second place in the 2009 Under-10. As of January 2012, her FIDE Elo rating is 2065.
Career of Ivana Maria Furtado
In 2006, at the age of seven, Ivana won the World Youth Chess Championship which held at Batuumi, Georgia. Then in 2009, she earned gold in the Under 12 category at the Commonwealth Chess Championship which held in Singapore. In 2011, she became Woman FIDE Master. In 2012, Ivana grabbed her first Woman Grandmaster norm by winning the Girls title at the Asian Junior Chess Championship, Tashkent.
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