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79th Georgian Women’s Chess Championship

The 79th Georgian Women’s Chess Championship takes place from 6-15 June in the Georgian Chess Palace in Tbilisi.
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The event will be played as a 10-players round-robin tournament with time control: 90 minutes for 40 moves + 30 minutes till the end of the game, with an increment of 30 seconds per move, starting from the move one.

A strong line-up is led by IM Lela Javakhishvili, GM Nino Batsiashvili and IM Meri Arabidze (scroll down for the starting rank list of players). The drawing of lots took place yesterday determining the pairings of each round.

IM Melia Salome picked starting number 4 for the 79th Georgian Women’s Chess Championship 2022

Starting rank list of players – 79th Georgian Women’s Chess Championship 2022:

No. NameFEDRtg
1IMJavakhishvili Lela GEO2477
7GMBatsiashvili Nino GEO2453
6IMArabidze Meri GEO2448
4IMMelia Salome GEO2368
8IMGvetadze Sofio GEO2306
2IMPurtseladze Maka GEO2287
5WIMVakhania Alexandra GEO2135
10 Esadze Tamari GEO1982
9WFMTsotsonava Elene GEO1915
3WFMLomaia Diana GEO1846

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