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Ketino Kachiani-Gersinska
Number of games in database: 271
Years covered: 1987 to 2013
Last FIDE rating: 2342
Highest rating achieved in database: 2456
Overall record: +90 -73 =104 (53.2%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
      Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.
      4 exhibition games, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Queen's Pawn Game (29) 
    E00 A41 A40 D02 A50
 Slav (19) 
    D11 D12 D16 D13 D19
 King's Indian (17) 
    E73 E75 E74 E61 E70
 Catalan (14) 
    E04 E06 E05
 Modern Benoni (12) 
    A62 A57 A60 A63 A56
 Queen's Gambit Accepted (6) 
    D26 D20 D27
With the Black pieces:
 Caro-Kann (36) 
    B12 B18 B13 B19 B10
 King's Indian (31) 
    E63 E92 E77 E97 E81
 Ruy Lopez (11) 
    C77 C84 C95 C91 C90
 Slav (10) 
    D15 D10 D11
 Nimzo Indian (8) 
    E21 E52 E46 E32
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (7) 
    C84 C95 C91 C90 C92
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   N Bojkovic vs K Kachiani-Gersinska, 2004 0-1
   E Kovalevskaya vs K Kachiani-Gersinska, 2004 0-1
   V Macek vs K Kachiani-Gersinska, 2005 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   EU-ch 4th, Women (2003)
   European Individual Championships (Women) (2007)
   37th Chess Olympiad: Women (2006)
   7th European Individual Championship: Women (2006)
   European Individual Championships (Women) (2010)
   17th European Team Championship (Women) (2009)
   European Team Chess Championships (Women) (2007)
   European Team Championship (Women) (2013)
   6th European Individual Women's Championship (2005)
   European Individual Championship (Women) (2008)
   Italian Team Championships (2012)
   Women's Olympiad (2008)

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(born Sep-11-1971, 43 years old) Georgia (citizen of Germany)

[what is this?]
Ketino Kachiani-Gersinska was born in Mestia, Georgia. At the age of 5 she learned the rules of chess from her father. She studied journalism in Tiflis and moved to Germany in 1993 where she married Jürgen Gersinska and gave birth to two children (David, born 1995 and Michael, born 2003). In 1994 she acquired German citizenship and went on to become one of the strongest female chessplayers of her country.

In 1986 she won the U16 USSR Girls' Championship and came in second in the U16 World Girls' Championship the same year. She became Georgian Women's Champion in 1987 and won the U20 World Girls' Championship two consecutive years in 1989 and 1990. Ketino Kachiani-Gersinska became a WGM in 1990 and an IM in 1997.

 page 1 of 11; games 1-25 of 271  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. T Laesson vs K Kachiani-Gersinska 1-024 1987 Zheleznovodsk (Russia)C25 Vienna
2. K Kachiani-Gersinska vs I Chelushkina  0-139 1989 URS-ch (Women)A40 Queen's Pawn Game
3. V Misanovic vs K Kachiani-Gersinska  ½-½13 1990 Izt (w)C28 Vienna Game
4. K Kachiani-Gersinska vs N Gaprindashvili  1-033 1990 Ch Georgia (w)E00 Queen's Pawn Game
5. K Kachiani-Gersinska vs K Kokanovic  1-032 1990 Belgrade (Women)D32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
6. A Galliamova vs K Kachiani-Gersinska  ½-½26 1990 Borzhomi D37 Queen's Gambit Declined
7. N Gaprindashvili vs K Kachiani-Gersinska  1-044 1990 Pula (Croatia)E21 Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights
8. N Gaprindashvili vs K Kachiani-Gersinska  1-030 1990 Borzhomi (Georgia)E21 Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights
9. N Gaprindashvili vs K Kachiani-Gersinska  0-128 1991 It (w)E21 Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights
10. N Gaprindashvili vs K Kachiani-Gersinska  0-141 1991 It (w)E21 Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights
11. Chiburdanidze vs K Kachiani-Gersinska  ½-½23 1991 TbilisiC42 Petrov Defense
12. K Kachiani-Gersinska vs N Gaprindashvili  1-033 1991 It (cat.4)A42 Modern Defense, Averbakh System
13. N Gaprindashvili vs K Kachiani-Gersinska  ½-½19 1991 IztE21 Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights
14. K Kachiani-Gersinska vs M van Amerongen  1-036 1992 Wch U26 (Women)A52 Budapest Gambit
15. K Kachiani-Gersinska vs Chandler  0-133 1992 It (active)E00 Queen's Pawn Game
16. V Mora vs K Kachiani-Gersinska  ½-½28 1992 EU-chT (Women)C53 Giuoco Piano
17. K Kachiani-Gersinska vs M Tsiganova  ½-½51 1992 EU-chT (Women)E06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
18. K Kachiani-Gersinska vs D King  0-120 1992 Oviedo rapidA10 English
19. E Vladimirov vs K Kachiani-Gersinska  1-031 1993 Oviedo rapidA05 Reti Opening
20. S Feldman vs K Kachiani-Gersinska  0-140 1993 Groningen Chess Festival; GM openE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
21. K Kachiani-Gersinska vs Nunn 0-135 1994 Hastings Premier Hastings ENGE61 King's Indian
22. A Galliamova vs K Kachiani-Gersinska  0-131 1995 06A15 English
23. K Kachiani-Gersinska vs Uhlmann ½-½53 1996 Bundesliga /97E73 King's Indian
24. K Kachiani-Gersinska vs A Stefanova  0-151 1996 Olympiad (w)D16 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
25. Miles vs K Kachiani-Gersinska  1-063 1996 It (open)A48 King's Indian
 page 1 of 11; games 1-25 of 271  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Premium Chessgames Member
  Karpova: She's Germany's top chessplayer, followed by Elisabeth Paehtz
Aug-07-06  nummerzwei: You mean the female players, of course! Germany´s top chessplayer at all is Arkadi Naiditsch, followed by Artur Yusupov and Robert Huebner.
Premium Chessgames Member
  Karpova: yes, female chessplayers, of course.
Strong male chessplayers are Naiditch, Yusupov, Dautov, Lutz, Luther, Khenkin and Graf (former Nenashev).
Premium Chessgames Member
  Karpova: Birthday: 11-Sept-1971 in Mestia (Georgia)
Learned chess at the age of 5
Studied journalism in Tiflis (was awarded a diploma)
Moved to Germany in 1993, married and gave birth to two children. Became a WGM in 1990 and an IM in 1997
Hobbies: Music and reading
Jul-11-08  nummerzwei: I think in her biography it should be "She studied journalism...".

"Sie" is the German female personal pronoun, of course.

Premium Chessgames Member
  waustad: She's now leading in the Erfurter Frauen-GMturnier with 6/8, although she lost in the first round to Melanie Ohme. The later started off very well but is now even with 4/8.
Sep-10-14  BIDMONFA: Ketino Kachiani-Gersinska


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