12 February 1962|
Tbilisi, Georgian SSR, Soviet Union
International Master (1993)|
Woman Grandmaster (1980)
|FIDE rating||2475 (October 2018)|
|Peak rating||2520 (July 1997)|
She has twice won the candidate's tournament to play for the Women's World Chess Championship. In 1988 she challenged defending champion Maia Chiburdanidze, and lost by 8½ to 9½ (+2, =11, -3). In 1993 she played Xie Jun, and lost by 2½ to 8½.
She has won the Women's Soviet Chess Championship four times. She played in eight Women's Chess Olympiads between 1980 and 2002, winning team gold 5 times in total, twice with Soviet Union (in 1980 and 1982) and three times with Georgia (1992, 1994 and 1996). Her individual score was 65 points from 88 games (+49, =32, -7).
Since 2003, Ioseliani has taken a break from chess playing, and is an entrepreneur in Prague.
- Nana Ioseliani FIDE rating history, 1977-2001 at Olimpbase.org
- Mark Weeks. "1988 Women's World Championship". Retrieved 4 December 2009.
- Mark Weeks. "1993 Women's World Championship". Retrieved 4 December 2009.
- Olimpbase. "Women's Olympiad scorecard". Retrieved 4 December 2009.
- Olimpbase. "1997 World Men's Team Championship". Retrieved 4 December 2009.
- Nana Ioseliani rating card at FIDE
- Nana Ioseliani player profile and games at Chessgames.com
- Nana Ioseliani chess games at 365Chess.com
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