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Tamas Georgadze
Number of games in database: 197
Years covered: 1966 to 1998
Last FIDE rating: 2499
Highest rating achieved in database: 2540

Overall record: +49 -44 =104 (51.3%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (15) 
    B40 B67 B45 B81 B77
 Nimzo Indian (9) 
    E21 E55 E52 E53 E54
 King's Indian (7) 
    E80 E92 E63
 Ruy Lopez (7) 
    C77 C62 C69 C65 C76
 English (6) 
    A16 A13 A17 A14 A15
 Queen's Gambit Declined (6) 
    D35 D37 D38
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (29) 
    B33 B32 B90 B92 B36
 Queen's Gambit Declined (13) 
    D37 D31 D36 D35
 Orthodox Defense (11) 
    D58 D55 D50
 Philidor's Defense (8) 
 English, 1 c4 c5 (6) 
    A34 A30 A31 A32
 Sicilian Najdorf (6) 
    B90 B92 B97
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Geller vs T Georgadze, 1979 1/2-1/2
   Alburt vs T Georgadze, 1971 1/2-1/2
   Tal vs T Georgadze, 1979 0-1
   T Georgadze vs Sveshnikov, 1979 1/2-1/2
   Gulko vs T Georgadze, 1969 0-1
   V Vepkhvishvili vs T Georgadze, 1980 0-1
   Balashov vs T Georgadze, 1979 1/2-1/2
   T Georgadze vs Tal, 1978 1/2-1/2

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(born Nov-09-1947, 72 years old) Georgia

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Tamas Vasilyevich Georgadze was born in Tbilisi, Georgia (formerly USSR). Awarded the IM title in 1975 and the GM title in 1977, he has 1st placings at Dortmund 1979 and Costa del Sol 1986. He is also a FIDE Senior Trainer.

 page 1 of 8; games 1-25 of 197  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. T Georgadze vs V Vepkhvishvili  0-1331966Ch Tbilisi Schools TeamB40 Sicilian
2. Kupreichik vs T Georgadze 0-1531967MoscowB32 Sicilian
3. T Georgadze vs Balashov  ½-½291967URSC77 Ruy Lopez
4. V Vepkhvishvili vs T Georgadze  0-1251968Ch TbilisiB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
5. F Blatny vs T Georgadze  0-1301968HavirovB06 Robatsch
6. Gulko vs T Georgadze 0-1241969URSD50 Queen's Gambit Declined
7. T Georgadze vs Razuvaev  1-0631969URS-ch Young MastersB04 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
8. Savon vs T Georgadze  1-0541969URS-ch sfA30 English, Symmetrical
9. Tal vs T Georgadze 1-0451970GEO-chD29 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
10. Alburt vs T Georgadze ½-½511971USSRB36 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto
11. Timman vs T Georgadze  0-1411971Goglidze MemorialA30 English, Symmetrical
12. Romanishin vs T Georgadze 0-1551972URSA04 Reti Opening
13. Anikaev vs T Georgadze  1-0311972URS-ch sfA32 English, Symmetrical Variation
14. Gipslis vs T Georgadze  1-0411972USSRB32 Sicilian
15. T Georgadze vs Alburt  0-1351972Lublin Festival 8thB05 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
16. T Georgadze vs Kupreichik  1-0411973URSC69 Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation
17. T Georgadze vs A Kuindzhy 0-1481973TbilisiB27 Sicilian
18. T Georgadze vs Tseshkovsky  ½-½41197341st URS-ch First LeagueC62 Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense
19. Dzindzichashvili vs T Georgadze  ½-½43197341st URS-ch First LeagueA22 English
20. T Georgadze vs Bagirov  1-037197341st URS-ch First LeagueB04 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
21. Vasiukov vs T Georgadze  ½-½64197341st URS-ch First LeagueB74 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical
22. Bronstein vs T Georgadze  1-045197341st URS-ch First LeagueA28 English
23. T Georgadze vs Razuvaev  ½-½43197341st URS-ch First LeagueC62 Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense
24. T Georgadze vs V Osnos  ½-½33197341st URS-ch First LeagueB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
25. Tal vs T Georgadze 1-0181974LublinA28 English
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  Benzol: Tamaz Vasilyevich Georgadze
Born 9th November 1947 in Tbilisi
Awarded the IM title in 1975 and GM title in 1979.
Nov-09-06  Eastfrisian: He currently resigned from active chess and serves now as a trainer. I read this somewhere, but don't know for sure.
Nov-09-06  BIDMONFA: Tamas Georgadze


Oct-21-08  biglo: The 1946 game is wrongly dated or wrongly attributed to him
Premium Chessgames Member
  brankat: Happy Birthday GM. Georgadze!
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  brankat: It's almost certain that the first 23 games listed here were played by some other T.Georgadze.

- the first one was played 1 year before Tamas Georgadze was born.

- the following 22, when he was 9 and/or 12. They were all either USSR Ch. semi-finals, or finals. Since Georgadze only won the IM title in 1975, at the age of 28, it would seem highly unlikely that he participated in such prestigious events some 20 years earlier.

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  mike1: funny thing with his FIDE-Card....
No titles mentioned!
Apr-14-14  zanzibar: <mike1> and biographers...

There are several Georgadze's, and Giorgadze's for that matter.

Have to be careful here, but I think this is the FIDE card that matches this GM:

I have an English language (1977) book which uses <GEORGADZE>, but when I tried to find the game in RUSbase the name was <GIORGADZE, TAMAZ>, which led me to the FIDE card link above.

Q- What reference was used to determine the years he was awarded his FIDE titles?

Or rather, why doesn't FIDE clearly show this on the player's card.

Not clear even if FIDE makes this available - I don't think it's on the card, where it might be expected.

("I" before "E" he said with much glee).

Sep-04-18  Bumbelbee: He could be easily confused with Tengiz Giorgadze, so best to check multiple sources.
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