Merab Gagunashvili

[Russian: Мераб Гагунашвилий]

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Fide Id13601652
USCF Id13471073
TitleGrand Master
FederationGeorgia fed
FIDE Elo2576 
Highest 2625 (April 2007)
Live Rating2574 
URS Rating2610 
Born 03.Jan.1985 (in Tbilisi)
 Ranking: World #325, Europe #249, Georgia #7
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Play Style

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Queen's gambit (23%): D15 D17 D30 D31 D24 D14Pirc defence (21%): B07 B09 B07 B09 B07 B07
Queen's pawn (13%): D05 E10 A40 E10 A40 A40Sicilian defence (17%): B20 B20 B23 B47 B42 B42
King's Indian (13%): E60 A48 E60 E60 E91 E61Queen's gambit (15%): D31 D27 D10 D20 D17 D15
Nimzo-Indian (13%): E32 E51 E33 E21 E33 E20Queen's pawn (13%): A46 E10 A46 A40 A40 D02
Reti (7%): A06 A04 A05 A09 A07English (7%): A20 A13 A22 A15 A30 A12
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Move #33 (details)
Blunders (): Explore blunders Optimal play:   97.87%  [what is this?]
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate:   44.87%  [what is this?]
Exchange tendencies: +0.807 (details) Endgame blunders: Explore blunders
Stockfish first line: Not available [calculate] Strength:         
Quality of play:  88.58 (games[what is this?] Exploitive analysis: Not available
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Live Games

Merab Gagunashvili currently plays in:
6th IRAQ INTERNATIONAL Chess Championship OPEN Baghdad, Iraq
2018.03.14 to 2018.03.19
Website | Standings & Results | Live broadcast | Games | Photos/Video | Reports

Gagunashvili | Tarlev | Malakhatko | Mirzoev | Karpatchev | Gholami | Khodashenas | Amir Zaibi | Al-Saffar | Noah A | Al-Ali | Sadek | Mohammed | Abdulwahhab | Salih | Bayarmaa | Alzaim | Koniahli | Lim Zhuo | Gharagyozyan | Adil Ali | ... and 43 more.

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Tournament History

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Tournament (Click on name for details) VenueDate
Georgian Cup Rapid Tbilisi, Georgia2015.12.051960
European Team Chess Championship - Open Section Reykjavik, Iceland2015.11.132560
Georgian Clubs Team Championship Ureki, Georgia2015.10.052300
Iraq Cup for Clubs Baghdad, Iraq2015.09.111830
5th th International Chess Festival RIGA TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OPEN E Riga, Latvia2015.08.161850
5th th International Chess Festival RIGA TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OPEN Riga, Latvia2015.08.102250
Ardebil International Blitz Cup Ardebil, Iran2015.07.301900
1st International Sardaran E Shahid Azarbayjan Blitz Cup D Urmya, Iran2015.07.251850
4th International Sardaran E Shahid Azarbayjan Cup A + 2100 Urmia, Iran2015.07.222240
8th Mumbai Mayors cup - Category A Mumbai, India2015.06.022150
8th KIIT International GM Tournamnet for Players and Above Elite Category Bhubaneswar, India2015.05.232240
First Baghdad International Chess Championship Blitz Late Al-Isawi, Mohammed Jaber Kadhim Baghdad, Iraq2015.04.081960
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