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Meri Arabidze
  
Number of games in database: 377
Years covered: 2007 to 2020
Last FIDE rating: 2428 (2434 rapid, 2432 blitz)

Overall record: +101 -59 =96 (58.2%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 121 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 King's Indian (23) 
    E60 E97 E63 E62 E91
 Slav (18) 
    D10 D17 D11 D12
 English (15) 
    A15 A10 A13 A14
 Queen's Indian (14) 
    E12 E16 E17 E15
 Queen's Gambit Declined (14) 
    D31 D38 D35 D37
 Modern Benoni (10) 
    A70 A58 A64 A62 A65
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (46) 
    B46 B43 B40 B42 B22
 Queen's Pawn Game (22) 
    D02 A46 E00 D00 D04
 Queen's Gambit Declined (15) 
    D35 D37 D30 D36 D06
 Sicilian Taimanov (15) 
    B46 B48 B49 B47
 Nimzo Indian (13) 
    E32 E42 E41 E20 E47
 Queen's Indian (11) 
    E15 E14
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   M Arabidze vs M R Nechaeva, 2012 1-0
   M Arabidze vs M Aulia, 2013 1/2-1/2
   D Saduakassova vs M Arabidze, 2013 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Women's World Team Championship (2015)
   World Junior Championship (Girls) (2012)
   World Youth Championship (Girls) (2012)
   European Team Championship (Women) (2019)
   World Junior Championship (Girls) (2014)
   World Junior Championship (Girls) (2013)
   European Individual Women's Championship (2013)
   European Individual Women's Championship (2014)
   European Championship (Women) (2018)
   European Individual Women's Championship (2012)
   10th European Individual Women's Championship (2009)
   European Individual Championship (Women) (2010)
   European Individual Women's Championship (2015)
   FIDE Online Olympiad (2020)
   European Championship (Women) (2019)

RECENT GAMES:
   🏆 FIDE Online Olympiad
   I K Sukandar vs M Arabidze (Aug-23-20) 1/2-1/2, rapid
   Koneru vs M Arabidze (Aug-23-20) 1/2-1/2, rapid
   M Arabidze vs I Gevorgyan (Aug-23-20) 1-0, rapid
   M Arabidze vs T Melamed (Aug-22-20) 1-0, rapid
   Ju Wenjun vs M Arabidze (Aug-22-20) 1/2-1/2, rapid

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MERI ARABIDZE
(born Feb-25-1994, 26 years old) Georgia

[what is this?]

Arabidze is an International Master (and a WGM) who has won three world championships in the youth divisions, including the:

- U10 (Girls) World Championship in 2004 (1)

- U12 (Girls) World Championship in 2005 and

- U18 (Girls) U18 World Championship in 2011 with 8/9, losing one game to runner up WGM Alina Kashlinskaya.

She was runner up behind Padmini Rout in the 2008 World U14 (Girls) and she came 5th with 9/13, half a point behind four co-leaders in the World Junior Championship (Girls) (2012).

She has also won three European championships in the youth division, including the:

- U10 European (Girls) Championship in 2004

- U12 European (Girls) Championship in 2005 and

- U14 European (Girls) Championship in 2008.

References: (1) http://www.greekchess.com/wycc2004/...

Wikipedia article: Meri Arabidze

Last updated: 2016-12-11 06:18:10

 page 1 of 16; games 1-25 of 377  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. M Arabidze vs N Paikidze  0-183200717th EU-ch U14 GirlsE04 Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3
2. M Arabidze vs A Froewis  1-0272008EU-ch U14 Girls 18thD55 Queen's Gambit Declined
3. H M Klek vs M Arabidze ½-½472008EU-ch U14 Girls 18thB12 Caro-Kann Defense
4. P Rout vs M Arabidze  1-0412008Girls 14-wyccB10 Caro-Kann
5. M Arabidze vs N Paikidze  ½-½442009GEO Women 66 ChD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
6. M Arabidze vs Lagno 0-143200910th European Individual Women's ChampionshipD71 Neo-Grunfeld
7. L Malinicheva vs M Arabidze  0-142200910th European Individual Women's ChampionshipB11 Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4
8. M Arabidze vs K Azimova  1-034200910th European Individual Women's ChampionshipA52 Budapest Gambit
9. A L'Ami vs M Arabidze  1-046200910th European Individual Women's ChampionshipE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
10. N Zhukova vs M Arabidze  ½-½108200910th European Individual Women's ChampionshipE15 Queen's Indian
11. M Arabidze vs L Galojan  1-083200910th European Individual Women's ChampionshipD50 Queen's Gambit Declined
12. D Charochkina vs M Arabidze  1-028200910th European Individual Women's ChampionshipB12 Caro-Kann Defense
13. M Arabidze vs S Gvetadze  1-060200910th European Individual Women's ChampionshipE10 Queen's Pawn Game
14. I Werle vs M Arabidze  1-034200910th European Individual Women's ChampionshipB11 Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4
15. M Arabidze vs S Matveeva  ½-½48200910th European Individual Women's ChampionshipA10 English
16. M Komiagina vs M Arabidze  0-147200910th European Individual Women's ChampionshipB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
17. M Arabidze vs A Stefanova  ½-½642010European Individual Championship (Women)E60 King's Indian Defense
18. N Zhukova vs M Arabidze  1-0342010European Individual Championship (Women)E01 Catalan, Closed
19. M Arabidze vs M Danelia  1-0392010European Individual Championship (Women)E60 King's Indian Defense
20. T Vasilevich vs M Arabidze  ½-½352010European Individual Championship (Women)E00 Queen's Pawn Game
21. M Arabidze vs E Pavlidou  1-0322010European Individual Championship (Women)A62 Benoni, Fianchetto Variation
22. N Bojkovic vs M Arabidze  ½-½322010European Individual Championship (Women)B13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
23. M Arabidze vs C Foisor  ½-½732010European Individual Championship (Women)E62 King's Indian, Fianchetto
24. O Girya vs M Arabidze  1-0472010European Individual Championship (Women)A46 Queen's Pawn Game
25. M Arabidze vs S Djukic  1-0372010European Individual Championship (Women)A43 Old Benoni
 page 1 of 16; games 1-25 of 377  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Nov-13-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: WIM in 2009. Now rated 2254

European U14 champion in 2008 (and 4th in U16 2009):
http://www.chess-results.com/tnr146...

Nov-13-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: 11 more games are here: M Arabidze
Nov-28-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: World 16G vice champion 2009, behind WIM Deysi Estela Cori Tello

http://wycc2009.tsf.org.tr/componen...

Nov-27-11  twinlark: Congratulations on winning the Girls U18 World Championship. This is her 4th world championship title.
Jul-29-13  notyetagm: <twinlark: Congratulations on winning the Girls U18 World Championship. This is her 4th world championship title.>

Four (!!!!) titles! Wow!

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_...

2004: Girls U-10 World Champion
2005: Girls U-12 World Champion
2007: Girls U-14 World Champion
2011: Girls U-18 World Champion

Jul-29-13  notyetagm: Meri Arabidze

Arabidze is 4th on tiebreak right now at the European Individual Women's Championship (2013), 1/2-point behind the leaders Hoang and defending champion Gunina.

Jul-29-13
Premium Chessgames Member
  nok: Told you she's great.
Jul-29-13  notyetagm: <nok: Told you she's great.>

Indeed.

I believed you but I wanted to see for myself. :-)

Jul-29-13  waustad: Another strong Georgian woman to follow the tradition.
Jul-30-13  Nerwal: Found back the articles by Dvoretsky about his training sessions with Arabidze :

http://www.chesscafe.com/text/dvore...
http://www.chesscafe.com/text/dvore...

Jul-30-13  notyetagm: <Nerwal: Found back the articles by Dvoretsky about his training sessions with Arabidze :>

Wow, good job, <nerwal>.

You are rapidly becoming one of the most useful kibitzers on this site. :-)

Aug-03-13  notyetagm: Meri Arabidze

And Arabidze qualifies for the <2014 FIDE WOMEN'S KNOCKOUT CHAMPIONSHIP> by finishing 10th on tiebreak at the European Individual Women's Championship (2013).

The top 14 finishers made it.

Sep-17-13  notyetagm: M Arabidze vs D Derakhshani, 2013

Nice combo by Arabidze.

Sep-24-13  notyetagm: World Junior Championship (Girls) (2013)

Huge battle tomorrow in Round 12 on Board 1:

Goryachkina (8 1/2) vs Arabidze (7 1/2)

Mar-22-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  Penguincw: 16 players remaining, and Meri Arabidze is the lowest rated player remaining at FIDE Women's World Chess Championship (2015), being the 45th seed rated 2374.

In Round 1 against 20th seed Elisabeth Paehtz, the first 4 games were all drawn before Arabidze won the next 2 games to knock out the only German in the tournament.

Then, in Round 2, against 52nd seed Yaniet Marrero Lopez, she beat the only Cuban in the tournament 1 1/2-1/2 to advance to the Sweet 16!

She will now have to face 4th seed Viktorija Cmilyte (who is the only Lithuanian) in the 3rd round.

FWIW: This "only" trend will end should she make it to the 4th round, as Kosteniuk is among 10 Russians and Harika is among 3 Indians in the tournament.

Mar-27-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  Penguincw: And Arabidze's cinderella run comes to an end. She actually beat 4th seed Cmilyte 2 1/2-1 1/2, winning the decisive game with black! However, she lost to 12th seed Dronavalli Harika 1 1/2-1/2 to "finally" bow out of the tournament. Still, making a run all the way to the Elite 8 is impressive (I honestly didn't think she would even make it out of the first round). Kinda a tough break, as her only lost in 14 games ends her tournament. She was the 5th highest rated Georgian out of 6 that participated, and was the last one remaining.

Despite all that, she still got a solid +7.8 rating points to rise to 2382.

Aug-07-15  sonia91: <- U14 (Girls) World Championship in 2007 in Turkey> Aradidze didn't won the U14 Girls' World Championship in 2007, the winner was Nazi Paikidze: http://chess-results.com/tnr8917.as...

It should be added in the bio that she won 3 European Youth Championships: U10 in 2004, U12 in 2006, U14 in 2008 (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meri_...).

Aug-13-20
Premium Chessgames Member
  Sally Simpson: ***

A game that I'll not submit but others may like it.

Meri Arabidze - Sopio Gvetadze, Georgian Women's Championship 2020, Round 9.

A draw, 64 moves - no captures.

Final position.


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1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 b6 3. Nc3 Bb7 4. d5 c6 5. e4 d6 6. Nf3 g6 7. Bd3 Bg7 8. O-O O-O 9. Re1 Nbd7 10. Bf1 Rc8 11. Bg5 Re8 12. h3 Qc7 13. Qd2 a6 14. Rac1 Qb8 15. Nd4 Qa8 16. b3 c5 17. Nc2 e6 18. a4 Qb8 19. Na3 Qc7 20. Rcd1 e5 21. g3 Rb8 22. Ra1 Bc8 23. Ra2 Nf8 24. Kh2 Nh5 25. Qd1 h6 26. Be3 Qe7 27. Nab1 Nh7 28. Bg2 N5f6 29. Qc1 Qf8 30. Rb2 a5 31. Nb5 Rb7 32. N1c3 Kh8 33. f3 Ng8 34. Rf2 Nhf6 35. f4 Nd7 36. f5 Qe7 37. Ref1 g5 38. g4 f6 39. Kg3 Nf8 40. Bf3 Nh7 41. Rh2 Bd7 42. Na3 Rd8 43. Rfh1 Be8 44. Qd1 Rdd7 45. Kf2 Qd8 46. Ke1 Bf8 47. Kd2 Kg7 48. Kc2 Kf7 49. Nab5 Bg7 50. Kb2 Ke7 51. Ne2 Bf7 52. Ng3 Qf8 53. Qd2 Kd8 54. Qf2 Kc8 55. Ra1 Qd8 56. Ne2 Rb8 57. Nc1 Kb7 58. Nd3 Rc8 59. h4 Bf8 60. Rah1 Be8 61. Qe2 Bf7 62. Nf2 Be8 63. Rh3 Bf7 64. Nd3

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