Sopiko Guramishvili

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Sopiko Guramishvili
Sopiko Guramishvili 2009.jpg
Guramishvili in 2009
Born (1991-01-01) 1 January 1991 (age 29)
Tbilisi, Georgian SSR, Soviet Union (now Georgia)
Peak rating2441 (November 2013)

Sopiko Guramishvili (Georgian: სოფიკო გურამიშვილი; born 1 January 1991) is a Georgian chess player. She was awarded by FIDE the titles Woman Grandmaster (WGM) in 2009 and International Master (IM) in 2012.

She competed in the Women's World Chess Championship in 2015 and 2017.

Chess career[edit]

She won the girls U16 section of the World Youth Chess Championship in 2006.[1]

In 2004, Guramishvili won a match with Irene Kharisma Sukandar ("Enerpac Chess Match") in Jakarta by 4-2.[2]

She won the bronze medal in the women's event of the 2010 World University Chess Championship in Zurich.[3]

In January 2012, Guramishvili won the women's round-robin event of the Reggio Emilia chess tournament.[4]

In October 2015, Guramishvili won a six-game match with European U16 girls champion Anna-Maja Kazarian by a score of 5.5-0.5 at the Hoogeveen Chess Festival.[5]

Personal life[edit]

On 18 July 2015 Sopiko Guramishvili married the Dutch grandmaster Anish Giri.[6] On 3 October 2016, while Giri was playing the Tal Memorial, their son Daniel was born.[7]


  1. ^ World Youth Chess Championship 2006 Girls -16.
  2. ^ Crowther, Mark (19 July 2004). "TWIC 506: Guramishvili vs Kharisma Match". The Week in Chess. Retrieved 29 October 2015.
  3. ^ "2010 WUC Chess Update: Wang Yue and Batkhuyag Munguntuul win World University Chess Championship". FISU. 11 September 2010. Retrieved 18 November 2015.
  4. ^ "54th Reggio Emilia: The stars align for Anish Giri as he takes first!". ChessBase. 6 January 2012. Retrieved 29 October 2015.
  5. ^ Silver, Albert (25 October 2015). "Experience wins out at Hoogeveen". ChessBase. Retrieved 28 October 2015.
  6. ^ Another Chess Wedding: Anish Giri becomes a Son in Law of Georgia, and Sopiko Guramishvili Marries One of the World's Top Players -, 18 July 2015
  7. ^ Doggers, Peter (4 October 2016). "Peaceful Round In Moscow As Giri Celebrates Fatherhood". Retrieved 8 December 2016.

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