Zurab Azmaiparashvili, born March 16, 1960, is a Grandmaster (1988) from Soviet Georgia. In 1978 he became junior champion of the USSR. He was Garry Kasparov’s trainer from 1987 to 1993. In 1990 he was elected president of the Georgian chess federation. He is currently the vice president of FIDE. He is the highest rated player from Georgia.