The name Chikhura derives from the name of a river in Sachkhere. The club was founded in 1938. During the World War II, the club disbanded, but re-formed after it ended.  Chikhura had some different names throughout of the history of the club, including: "Spartaki", "Kolmeurne", "Peikari". 
Their home is the 2,000-seat "Central stadium", where they have played since their establishment but for Europa League they play at 27,223-seat Mikheil Meskhi Stadium which is located 130 km. from their hometown.