Internationally-ranked women's chess Grandmaster who became one of the top players from her native India.
When she was a small child, she learned the rules of chess from her father.
At the height of her career, she had won more Chess Olympiad medals than had any other Indian player in the history of the game.
She married fellow Indian chess Grandmaster Sriram Jha.
She and Humpy Koneru became two of the top female chess players in India.