RIP Nino Khurtsidze

RIP Nino Khurtsidze (1975-2018). Our deepest condolences to her family and friends

Nino Khurtsidze (1975-2018)


Nino Khurtsidze (born 28 September 1975) is a Georgian chess player who holds the FIDE titles of International Master (IM) and Woman Grandmaster (WGM). She won the World Junior Girls Chess Championship in 1993 and 1995.

Khurtsidze also won the World Under-16 Girls Chess Championship of 1991 in Guarapuava, Brazil, the absolute Georgian Chess Championship in 1998 and five times the women’s Georgian championship (in 1989, 1993, 2005, 2006 and 2013).

In 2005, she was the number two rated woman chess player in Georgia with a FIDE rating of 2420.

In 2004, she came second behind Evgeny Shaposhnikov in the Essen Open tournament.[2]

She resides in Tbilisi.


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