Why is it in the news?
- Vaishali became the third woman from India to achieve the Grandmaster (GM) title in chess, the highest accolade for a chess player.
|Previous Indian Female GMs
· Koneru Humpy was the first Indian woman to achieve the GM title in 2002, becoming the youngest female player at the age of 15.
· Dronavalli Harika is another Indian female GM.