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GM Bela Khotenashvili

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Bela Khotenashvili
Born
May 1, 1988 (age 33)‎
Place of birth
Telavi, Georgian SSR, Soviet Union
Federation
Georgia
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Bela Khotenashvili is a Georgian grandmaster. She is one of the top-five female chess players in her country and is among the top 25 in the world (as of February 2021).

Khotenashvili won the Women's World U-16 Championship in 2004. In 2009, she won the Maia Chiburdanidze Cup, an international women's open tournament. In 2013, she came in first place in the Women's Grand Prix Geneva tournament, earning her final GM norm and completing her title requirements. She achieved her peak rating that same year, topping at 2531.

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