Nino Khurtsidze

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Khurtsidze in 2013

Nino Khurtsidze (28 September 1975 – 22 April 2018) was a Georgian chess player. She was born in the Soviet Union. She held the FIDE titles of International Master (IM) and Woman Grandmaster (WGM). She won the World Junior Girls Chess Championship in 1993 and 1995.

In 2004, she came second behind Evgeny Shaposhnikov in the Essen Open tournament.[1]

Khurtsidze died of cancer in Tbilisi on 22 April 2018 at the age of 42.[2][3]

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  1. "Schach-Ticker: Osteropen des SC WDB Essen" (in German). Chess-International.de. Retrieved 25 May 2010.
  2. "Нино Хурцидзе. 1975 - 2018". chess-news.ru (in Russian). 2018-04-22. Retrieved 2018-04-22.
  3. "ChessBase India". www.facebook.com. 2018-04-22. Retrieved 2018-04-22.

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