Chess

00:54 | 04.10

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Zuram Azmaiparashvili Is President of European Chess Union Again

In the 89th Congress of FIDE in Batumi, besides the presidential election, the presidential elections of Regional Federations were held.

10:39 | 28.09

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Nana Aleksandria: "Today Is Nino Khurtsidze's Birthday and Setting up Her Memorial Prize Is Very Important"

Three prizes were set up for Chess Olympiad and their presentation was held today. Worldsport.ge talked to famous Georgian chess player, international grandmaster and 6-time champion of Chess Olympiad (1969-86) Nana Aleksandria about this event.

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02:18 | 18.04

0Ilyumzhinov's Visit in Tbilisi

The meeting of FIDE’s president Kirsan Ilyumzhinov and Georgian Chess Federation’s president Giorgi Giorgadze took place at Tbilisi Chess Palace named after Nona Gaprindashvili.

18:04 | 13.04

0Nigalidze Faces a Ban

Georgian chess player Gaioz Nigalidze faces 15-year disqualification. The reason is an incident at the Dubai Open. Nigadze was caught cheating. Gaioz was playing Tigran Petrosian of Armenia.

08:45 | 27.03

0Arabidze Drew the First Game of Quarter-Final

Quarter-finals are under way at Women’s World Championship in Sochi. Meri Arabidze (2374) drew with Dronavalli Harika of India (2492). Tomorrow the Georgian chess player will play with black pieces. ...

21:40 | 25.03

0Arabidze Is in Quarter-Final!

Georgian chess player Meri Arabidze (2374) made through to ¼ final of Women’s World Championship. In 1/8 final Arabidze beat Viktorija Cmilyte of Lithuania (2530) 2.5:1.5. In ¼ final the Georgian ...

11:06 | 22.03

0Javakhishvili and Arabidze Playing in 1/8 Final

Lela Javakhishvili and Meri Arabidze went through to 1/8 final of Women’s World Championship. Both of them won 1.5:0.5. In 1/8 final Lela Javakhishvili will play Anna Muzychuk (Ukraine, 2551) and Meri ...

12:35 | 20.03

04 Georgians Playing in the Second Round

Tie-breaks turned out to be successful for almost all Georgian chess players at Women’s World Championship! In the first round Salome Melia beat Inne Kharisma Sukander of Indonesia 1.5:0.5.

10:26 | 11.02

0For the First Time in History of the Georgian Chess

On 14-28 February FIDE Men’s Grand Prix will take place in Tbilisi for the first time in history of the Georgian chess. The Tbilisi tournament is one of the stages of 2014-2015 FIDE Grand Prix. World’s ...

10:21 | 06.02

0Unsuccessful Finish in Gibraltar

Hikaru Nakamura of the USA (2776) won the Gibraltar tournament. He earned 8.5 points in 10 rounds and won 20 000 GBP. Nakamura was 0.5 point ahead of second-place David Howell of England (2670). Yifan ...

19:34 | 24.01

0Levan Pantsulaia Champion of Georgia

Georgian 74th chess championship in men ended with the victory of Levan Pantsulaia. Mikheil Mchedlishvili occupied the 2nd place and Davit Jojua – the 3rd.

23:11 | 17.01

0Khotenashvili and Batsiashvili Significantly Ahead of Nearest Rivals

Two rounds before the end of Georgian 72th national chess Championship among women Bela Khotenashvili and Nino Batsiashvili have a good chance of taking the first place. They have 5,5-5,5 points and are ...

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