Nona Gaprindaschwili

Nona Gaprindaschwili (Georgian ნონაგაფრინდაშვილი; Russian НонаГаприндашвили; * 3. May 1941 in Sugdidi) is a Georgian Schachspielerin.

She was from 1962 to 1978 chess world champion. It won the title with a match victory (9-2) against Jelisaweta Iwanowna Bykowa and defendedit in four matches against Alla Kuschnir (1965 with 10-6, 1969 with 12-7 and 1972 with 12-11) and Nana Alexandria (1975 with 9-4). It lost the title finally against Maia Tschiburdanidse.

As a first woman she achieved 1976 the large master title of the men.

In view of their play strengtheach woman can give commentated ex world champions Mikhail Tal the statement Bobby Fischer, it a figure, with Fischer is Fischer, but figure is figure.

Gaprindaschwili studied English at the national university low-read. 1975 were it delegates in the highest Soviet of Georgian CSSR. Itit was so popular in Georgien that even a perfume was designated after it.

Gaprindaschwili participates further occasionally in chess competitions, 2005 won it a master tournament in Haarlem.

Their current Elo number amounts to 2318 (conditions July 2005).

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