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Nino Khurtsidze
Number of games in database: 425
Years covered: 1992 to 2015
Last FIDE rating: 2432 (2345 rapid, 2311 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2469
Overall record: +159 -95 =150 (57.9%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
      Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.
      21 exhibition games, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Slav (34) 
    D12 D11 D15 D10 D17
 Nimzo Indian (21) 
    E48 E32 E47 E21 E54
 Queen's Pawn Game (20) 
    A46 A40 E10 A41 D05
 King's Indian (19) 
    E62 E60 E90 E67 E99
 Queen's Gambit Declined (16) 
    D37 D30 D38 D35 D36
 Queen's Indian (11) 
    E14 E12 E15 E17
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (88) 
    B42 B40 B43 B23 B22
 Sicilian Kan (29) 
    B42 B43 B41
 Queen's Pawn Game (25) 
    A46 A50 E10 A45 A40
 Nimzo Indian (17) 
    E32 E21 E38 E39 E52
 Queen's Gambit Declined (17) 
    D38 D35 D37 D36 D31
 Caro-Kann (13) 
    B12 B19 B13 B18 B10
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   P Cramling vs Khurtsidze, 2010 0-1
   Khurtsidze vs Hoang Thanh Trang, 2010 1/2-1/2
   Yifan Hou vs Khurtsidze, 2006 0-1
   Khurtsidze vs N Kekatos, 2001 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   European Club Cup (Women) (2006)
   European Team Championship (Women) (2011)
   European Club Cup (Women) (2007)
   European Individual Women's Championship (2014)
   European Individual Championships (Women) (2010)
   6th European Individual Women's Championship (2005)
   European Individual Championships (Women) (2007)
   European Individual Women's Championship (2012)
   EU-ch 4th, Women (2003)
   European Individual Women's Championship (2015)
   FIDE Women's World Team Championship (2011)
   10th European Individual Women's Championship (2009)
   7th European Individual Championship: Women (2006)
   Chess Olympiad (Women) (2012)
   European Individual Women's Championship (2013)

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(born Sep-28-1975, 40 years old) Georgia
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In 1993, IM & WGM Nino won the World Women U-20 Chess Championship - and was the 1st to have reclaimed it 2 years later after having lost it to rival GM Zhu Chen. Previously, Ketino Kachiani-Gersinska was the 1st to repeat her claim to the World Women U-20 Championship title. She participated in the FIDE Knock-Out Women's World Championship (2012), defeating Greek IM Yelena Dembo in the first round, before losing to Chinese GM Zhao Xue in the second round tiebreaker. Georgian (absolute) champion in 1998, and women's champion in 1989, 1993, 2005 and 2006.


Wikipedia article: Nino Khurtsidze

 page 1 of 17; games 1-25 of 425  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. Khurtsidze vs S Petrenko  1-028 1992 Wch U18 GirlsB31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
2. Khurtsidze vs S Petrenko  ½-½71 1993 EU-ch U18 GirlsE67 King's Indian, Fianchetto
3. V Vepkhvishvili vs Khurtsidze  0-153 1993 Ch Georgian 53thA46 Queen's Pawn Game
4. Khurtsidze vs A Stefanova  0-146 1995 Izt (w)D15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
5. M Brodsky vs Khurtsidze  ½-½39 1996 Yerevan opB22 Sicilian, Alapin
6. Khurtsidze vs G Sargissian  0-170 1996 Yerevan opD02 Queen's Pawn Game
7. Chiburdanidze vs Khurtsidze  1-042 1996 YUG-ch1 (Women)D60 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
8. Epishin vs Khurtsidze  ½-½81 1996 Koop Tjuchem opE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
9. Nunn vs Khurtsidze  ½-½52 1997 4th World Team ChB42 Sicilian, Kan
10. Khurtsidze vs A Stefanova  ½-½28 1997 Ch Yugoslavia (team) (w)D11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
11. Khurtsidze vs Chiburdanidze  0-141 1997 YUG-chT (Women)E12 Queen's Indian
12. Kaidanov vs Khurtsidze  1-074 1997 4th World Team ChA07 King's Indian Attack
13. J Becerra Rivero vs Khurtsidze  1-046 1997 4th World Team ChB42 Sicilian, Kan
14. Khurtsidze vs Aronian  0-133 1998 Ubeda op 3rdD76 Neo-Grunfeld, Nxd5, 7.O-O Nb6
15. P Schlosser vs Khurtsidze  1-021 1998 Groningen OpenA20 English
16. Khurtsidze vs A Korotylev  1-046 1999 October GME60 King's Indian Defense
17. Khurtsidze vs Savon 1-015 1999 October GMA32 English, Symmetrical Variation
18. Savon vs Khurtsidze  ½-½13 1999 Alushta3E15 Queen's Indian
19. V Malakhatko vs Khurtsidze  ½-½36 1999 Alushta3D35 Queen's Gambit Declined
20. T Gelashvili vs Khurtsidze  0-177 1999 Athens opB40 Sicilian
21. Kosteniuk vs Khurtsidze  0-146 2000 WCCB41 Sicilian, Kan
22. P Cramling vs Khurtsidze  1-035 2000 WCCE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
23. A Solomons vs Khurtsidze  0-137 2000 WCCA46 Queen's Pawn Game
24. Khurtsidze vs Y Xu  ½-½23 2000 Women's OlympiadE48 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3 d5
25. Khurtsidze vs P Cramling  1-068 2000 WCCA57 Benko Gambit
 page 1 of 17; games 1-25 of 425  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Mar-12-06  EmperorAtahualpa: Here is a picture of her during the FIDE Women's World Chess Championships:

Mar-12-06  EmperorAtahualpa: And here's another one:
Mar-16-06  BIDMONFA: Nino Khurtsidze


Apr-06-06  EmperorAtahualpa: I've noticed that the first link doesn't work anymore, so I guess some changes were made on the website. :(

Anyway, here is a fresh photo of Nino Khurtsidze taken during the European Individual Championships:

I think she's cute!

Premium Chessgames Member
  dakgootje: At least here your last link doesnt work anymore either.

Maybe this one works:

Oct-07-07  weisyschwarz: <dakgootje>, very good pic. Should go on top of this page.
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She was Georgian vice champion in January 2009:

Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: History repeats itself: Georgian vice champion also in 2010:

Sep-28-13  Kikoman: <Player of the Day>

Happy 38th birthday IM Nino Khurtsidze! :D

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  Penguincw: Happy Birthday to the <POTD>: Nino Khurtsidze!
Premium Chessgames Member
  Penguincw: Happy Birthday to IM and WGM Nino Khurtsidze.
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