Maia Chiburdanidze

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Maia Chiburdanidze (Georgian: მაია ჩიბურდანიძე; born 17 January 1961) is a Georgian chess Grandmaster. She is the sixth Women's World Chess Champion, a title she held from 1978 to 1991, and was the youngest one until 2010, when this record was broken by Hou Yifan. Chiburdanidze is the second woman to be awarded the title of Grandmaster by FIDE, which took place in 1984. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Maia Chiburdanidze has received more than 199,074 page views. Her biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Maia Chiburdanidze is the 69th most popular chess player (up from 123rd in 2019), the 107th most popular biography from Georgia (up from 150th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Chess Player.

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Among chess players, Maia Chiburdanidze ranks 69 out of 374Before her are Rudolf Spielmann, Lionel Kieseritzky, Szymon Winawer, Alexander Kotov, Semyon Alapin, and Isidor Gunsberg. After her are Isaac Boleslavsky, Luděk Pachman, Alessandro Salvio, István Csom, Alexander Petrov, and Gideon Ståhlberg.

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Among people born in 1961, Maia Chiburdanidze ranks 103Before her are Ghislaine Maxwell, Kim Tok-hun, Jennifer Coolidge, Rob Hall, Virginia Madsen, and Vince Neil. After her are Eric Allin Cornell, Liam Cunningham, Bernard Werber, Ferenc Gyurcsány, Victoria Nuland, and Toby Keith.

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In Georgia

Among people born in Georgia, Maia Chiburdanidze ranks 107 out of 342Before her are Teimuraz II of Kakheti (1700), Teimuraz I of Kakheti (1589), Mikheil Meskhi (1937), Robert Shavlakadze (1933), Alimardan Topchubashov (1862), and Hovhannes Kajaznuni (1868). After her are Anthim the Iberian (1650), Sauromaces I of Iberia (-250), Leila Abashidze (1929), Zhores Medvedev (1925), Ivane Javakhishvili (1876), and Nino Burjanadze (1964).

Among CHESS PLAYERS In Georgia

Among chess players born in Georgia, Maia Chiburdanidze ranks 3Before her are Nona Gaprindashvili (1941) and Tigran Petrosian (1929). After her are Nana Alexandria (1949), Genrikh Kasparyan (1910), Nana Ioseliani (1962), Zurab Azmaiparashvili (1960), Sergei Movsesian (1978), Nana Dzagnidze (1987), Salome Melia (1987), Bela Khotenashvili (1988), and Sopiko Guramishvili (1991).

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