Dinara is originally from Elista, Russia, but now live and study in Moscow. She won the Russian youth championship among girls 5 times in different age groups (U10, U12, U16, U20) and was a bronze medalist at the U16 team Olympiad in Mongolia in 2015. In 2016, she took 3rd place in the World Junior Championship in India at the age of 17. Recently, one month ago, Dordzhieva shared 1-2 places in Russian Women Rapid Championship in Sochi, taking the silver medal by Buchholz. At the same time, she won the bronze medal in Women Blitz Championship. In the team section (I was playing for 'SHSM Legacy Square Capita'), her team took 1 place in blitz, 2 place in rapid. At the 2018 Saint Louis Invitational, Dordzhieva hopes to get her last WGM norm.