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Lela Javakhishvili is 2016 Georgian Women’s Champion

The 73rd Georgian Championship for women was held from 25th March to 5th April in Tbilisi.

Twelve players with the average elo 2348 competed in the round robin tournament.

IM Lela Javakhishvili emerged convincing winner securing the title with one round to spare. She scored 8/11 points, leaving the second-placed IM Sopiko Khukhashvili point and a half behind.

This is the fourth national title for Javakhishvili, after 2001, 2007 and 2014.

Replay games with analysis

Final standings:

1. IM Javakhishvili Lela GEO 2489 – 8
2. IM Khukhashvili Sopiko GEO 2344 – 6.5
3-6. IM Melia Salome GEO 2452, IM Lomineishvili Maia GEO 2365, IM Khurtsidze Nino GEO 2414 and IM Arabidze Meri GEO 2390 – 6
7. GM Khotenashvili Bela GEO 2493 – 5.5
8-9. WIM Khomeriki Nino GEO 2299 and IM Gvetadze Sofio GEO 2310 – 5
10-11. Vakhania Alexandra GEO 2210 and WIM Mikadze Miranda GEO 2211 – 4.5
12. WIM Gavasheli Ana GEO 2193 – 3

Javakhishvili Lela

Javakhishvili Lela

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