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Nana Dzagnidze
N Dzagnidze 
Number of games in database: 1,961
Years covered: 1995 to 2021
Last FIDE rating: 2524 (2447 rapid, 2391 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2573

Overall record: +664 -293 =436 (63.3%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 568 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Queen's Pawn Game (150) 
    A46 D02 A45 A40 E10
 English (125) 
    A15 A13 A12 A10 A14
 Slav (76) 
    D10 D15 D11 D17 D14
 King's Indian (62) 
    E73 E61 E62 E63 E64
 Reti System (61) 
    A04 A06 A05
 Nimzo Indian (55) 
    E32 E46 E30 E34 E31
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (335) 
    B90 B22 B51 B42 B40
 Nimzo Indian (98) 
    E32 E20 E42 E38 E46
 Sicilian Najdorf (94) 
    B90 B92 B91 B94 B93
 Queen's Pawn Game (92) 
    A46 D02 E00 A45 D00
 Queen's Indian (66) 
    E15 E12 E17 E14 E18
 Sicilian Kan (44) 
    B42 B41 B43
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Fier vs N Dzagnidze, 2012 0-1
   E Cosma vs N Dzagnidze, 2009 0-1
   N Dzagnidze vs S Guramishvili, 2013 1-0
   N Dzagnidze vs Kosteniuk, 2014 1-0
   N Dzagnidze vs Y Benitah, 2010 1-0
   B Khotenashvili vs N Dzagnidze, 2014 0-1
   A Ushenina vs N Dzagnidze, 2012 0-1
   N Dzagnidze vs Korbut, 2001 1-0
   A Muzychuk vs N Dzagnidze, 2014 1/2-1/2
   N Dzagnidze vs N Zhukova, 2008 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Wch U16 Girls (2001)
   Women Grand Prix Jermuk (2010)
   European Championship (Women) (2018)
   Chinese Chess League (2016)
   European Championship (Women) (2004)
   Calvia Olympiad (Women) (2004)
   World Cup (Women) (2021)
   World Junior Championship (Girls) (2005)
   Turkish Team Championship (2011)
   Wch U20 Girls (2001)
   Tromso Olympiad (Women) (2014)
   European Championship (Women) (2009)
   Lindores Abbey Tal Mem (2021)
   Turin Olympiad (Women) (2006)
   European Championship (Women) (2005)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   Georgia Women Chess Players by wanabe2000

   🏆 FIDE Women's Grand Prix
   Z Tan vs N Dzagnidze (May-27-23) 1/2-1/2
   N Dzagnidze vs G Mammadzada (May-26-23) 1/2-1/2
   P Shuvalova vs N Dzagnidze (May-25-23) 1/2-1/2
   N Dzagnidze vs Lagno (May-24-23) 1/2-1/2
   O Kiolbasa vs N Dzagnidze (May-23-23) 0-1

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(born Jan-01-1987, 36 years old) Georgia
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Dzagnidze was a member of the gold medal-winning Georgian team in the Women's Chess Olympiad in 2008 and European women's individual champion in 2017.

Dzagnidze won the Girls Under 12 section of the World Youth Chess Championships in 1999. She also won the gold medal at the World Girls Under 20 Championship in 2003, scoring 2 points ahead of the field.

In September 2005 she took part in the sixth Lausanne Young Masters tournament, finishing seventh. Andrei Volokitin won the tournament. At the Gibraltar Chess Festival, Dzagnidze won the prize for the best female player in 2009 and 2011.

At the Dresden Olympiad
In July 2010 she won in Jermuk the fourth leg of the FIDE Women's Grand Prix series, which was part of the Women's World Chess Championship cycle for 2011. She won seven games and drew four, in the eleven-round round-robin tournament. She finished 1½ points ahead of second-place finisher Tatiana Kosintseva.

In 2017, she won the European Women's Individual Championship in Riga and the Women's World Blitz Chess Championship in Riyadh.

Hand-over of the Women's Chess Award of Caissa to Nana Dzagnidze Hand-over of the Women's Chess Award of Caissa to Nana Dzagnidze The winner of the honorary FIDE award of Caissa as the best female player of the year (2017). Chess Award of Caissa, designed and executed by artisans of the Lobortas Classic Jewelry House, was solemnly presented on December 31, 2018 during the closing ceremony of the 2018 World Rapid & Blitz Chess Championship in Saint Petersburg.

In March 2020, Dzagnidze shared 1st place in the 3rd leg of the FIDE Women's Grand Prix 2019–20 in Lausanne.

Team competitions
Dzagnidze has played for the Georgian national team in the Women's Chess Olympiad, the Women's World Team Chess Championship and the Women's European Team Chess Championship. Her team won the gold medal at Dresden in 2008; she scored scoring a 7/10 points. In 2014, at the Women's Chess Olympiad in Tromsø, Norway, Dzanidze won the individual gold medal as the best player on board one, ahead of Hou Yifan. In the Women's World Team Championship, she won the team bronze medal in 2011 and 2017. In the Women's European Team Championship, Georgia won the silver medal in 2005, 2009 and 2017. Dzagnidze an individual board four gold medal in 2007.

Dzagnidze also won several gold medals in the European Club Cup for Women.

Live rating:

Wikipedia article: Nana Dzagnidze

Last updated: 2022-01-21 03:43:35

 page 1 of 82; games 1-25 of 2,032  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. A Sharevich vs N Dzagnidze  1-0441995EU-ch U10 GirlsB33 Sicilian
2. C Ciobanu vs N Dzagnidze  ½-½381995EU-ch U10 GirlsD02 Queen's Pawn Game
3. S Brion vs N Dzagnidze  ½-½161995EU-ch U10 GirlsA03 Bird's Opening
4. N Dzagnidze vs E Paehtz  ½-½331995EU-ch U10 GirlsA07 King's Indian Attack
5. N Dzagnidze vs M Sebag  0-1441995EU-ch U10 GirlsB23 Sicilian, Closed
6. N Dzagnidze vs Z Stricova  ½-½311995EU-ch U10 GirlsC70 Ruy Lopez
7. N Dzagnidze vs K Haeusl  1-0311995EU-ch U10 GirlsC65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense
8. E de la Torre vs N Dzagnidze  0-1551996Wch U10 GirlsB13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
9. S Vega Gutierrez vs N Dzagnidze  1-0231996Wch U10 GirlsB13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
10. Baisakhi Das vs N Dzagnidze  0-1461996Wch U10 GirlsB12 Caro-Kann Defense
11. N Dzagnidze vs Nhung Khuong Thi Hong  ½-½241996Wch U10 GirlsA06 Reti Opening
12. M Kursova vs N Dzagnidze  0-1461996Wch U10 GirlsB12 Caro-Kann Defense
13. N Dzagnidze vs T Chistiakova  1-0461996Wch U10 GirlsD46 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
14. N Dzagnidze vs G Shapoval  1-0521996Wch U10 GirlsA45 Queen's Pawn Game
15. N Dzagnidze vs Zarkhanum Mamedova  0-1521996Wch U10 GirlsD05 Queen's Pawn Game
16. N Dzagnidze vs J Zhang  1-0181996Wch U10 GirlsA43 Old Benoni
17. E Machalova vs N Dzagnidze  0-1321997Wch U10 GirlsA10 English
18. N Dzagnidze vs A Kubikova  1-0361997Wch U10 GirlsA20 English
19. Koneru vs N Dzagnidze  ½-½211997Wch U10 GirlsA06 Reti Opening
20. Hoang Thi Bao Tram vs N Dzagnidze  1-0301997Wch U10 GirlsB17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation
21. N Dzagnidze vs S Vega Gutierrez  1-0321997Wch U10 GirlsA17 English
22. N Dzagnidze vs Tatevik Abramian  1-0471997Wch U10 GirlsD32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
23. N Dzagnidze vs A Gavasheli  1-0261997Wch U10 GirlsA45 Queen's Pawn Game
24. N Dzagnidze vs A Stojanovic  1-0491997Wch U10 GirlsA21 English
25. B Munguntuul vs N Dzagnidze  0-1291997Wch U10 GirlsB12 Caro-Kann Defense
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Kibitzer's Corner
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Aug-09-07  alexapple: any one can help me?
How to pronounce her family name?
Mar-20-08  alexapple: How to pronounce "Dzagnidze"?
Mar-20-08  Tomlinsky: Zag-Nid-Zah should be in the ballpark I believe.
Nov-17-08  whiteshark: Nana Dzagnidze @ Dresden 2008:
Dec-05-08  whiteshark: Grandmaster title (men) approved to her at the 79th FIDE Congress which was held 16-26 November 2008 in Dresden, Germany.


(She is from Georgia.)

Oct-02-09  Billy Vaughan: Carlsen's on god-mode and he's the one making the news, but Dzagnidze isn't doing bad either with 4/4 in the women's side.
Oct-04-09  Open Defence: she lost today against Sebag

Jul-02-10  nikolajewitsch: She is having quite a run at the Women's GP in Jermuk with 7.5/8, leading the field by 1.5 points - very impressive. At this point, anything else than a clear win would be a surprise, 3 draws in the last 3 rounds should suffice.
Jul-02-10  Mr Snuffleupagus: Amazing! You're wreaking havoc at the oppositions with your ferocious attack and defense!
Jul-05-10  Mr Snuffleupagus: Congratulations!

A sure-fire winner of Jermuk, 2010...

Jul-05-10  wordfunph: incredible 9/11! congrats GM Nana for winning Jermuk!
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  Tabanus: Jermuk 2010, final ranking crosstable:, congratulations!

Feb-04-11  bronkenstein: GZ Nana , almost 2700 performance @ Gibraltar =)
Feb-24-11  paavoh: Very impressive run of performances by Dzagnidze (junior WC, Jermuk, Gibraltar) and now a great start 2/2 at Grand Prix!

A future Women WC, perhaps?

Feb-28-11  paavoh: Perhaps I jinxed her: three losses since my previous post... Sorry!
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  Penguincw: Congratz to Dzagnidze, who won the ACP Women's Rapid Cup, with a nice final, black win off of Kosintseva, finishing ahead of Cramling and Lahno on tiebreaks.
Feb-22-12  wordfunph: Dzagnidze beats Cramling in tiebreak, wins ACP Cup together with the cool US $10,000 first prize.

Jul-27-13  notyetagm: Damn, Nana Dzagnidze won four (!!!!) World Youth Championship titles:

1999: Girls U-12 World Champion

2001: Girls U-16 World Champion

2003: Girls U-18 World Champion

2003: Girls U-20 World Junior Champion

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  Penguincw: Happy 27th birthday GM Nana Dzagnidze!
Dec-11-14  fisayo123: Barely any comments here? She's really underrated.
May-17-15  waustad: She's the highest rated player in this year's European Women's Championship. Many of the usual suspects are missing, such as former winners Cmilyte, Cramling, and Kosintseva.
Apr-22-17  CountryGirl: Just got into Nana's games. Am liking what I'm seeing.
Apr-26-17  sonia91: She won the European Individual Championship (Women) (2017).

Unfortunately her father passed away some days ago, but her relatives didn't let her know until she won the championship. From <"The biggest success and the most bitter loss came at the same time," Dzagnidze wrote on her Facebook page.> (via Google translate)

Jul-15-17  sonia91: She will play in the World Cup as one of the organiser's wild cards:
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  offramp: "Dzagnidze Muskie!"
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