Following her groundbreaking success in winning the FIDE World Schools U17 Girls Championships, Diana Mirza has returned to Ireland to much deserved praise and interest.
President Michael D. Higgins, the ICU's Patron, tweeted "My heartfelt congratulations to Diana Mirza from Limerick on winning the World Schools Chess U17 Girls Championship." More here
The Irish Chess Union followed up adding: "The ICU are delighted for Diana on her groundbreaking success. It is a testimony to her talent, hard work and commitment over the years and to the support of her family and friends in chess."
independent.ie has published an article including an interview with Diana.
Watch Diana on RTE SixOne News - 20m 25secs in.
Read the Limerick Live95FM article
The latest congratulations were sent from the FIDE president.
And Diana has published some pictures below