Zurab Azmaiparashvili( chess-player)
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Biography Zurab Azmaiparashvili
Born March 16, 1960 in Tbilisi
Grandmaster since 1988, Mr..
Tournament Winner Tbilisi (1986), Havana (1988), Berlin (1989), Sydney (1990), Toledo (1991), San-Rock (1996).
Professional rating of 1 March 2002. - 2629
FIDE rating of 1 January 2002. - 2676
Name Azmaiparashvili became known masses of chess fans (at least in the USSR) in 1983. In the fiftieth anniversary national championship, . which gathered the strongest of, . little-known international master cast black world champion Karpov! Can not say, . that after this memorable championship Zurab began to rapidly break up, . But it had begun,
. Five years later, he became a grandmaster. Somehow unnoticed, nothing particularly large without winning Zurab, however, almost came close to the elite.
Azmaiparashvili one of the few players of the highest class, opening repertoire which is very narrow. And the white and black as soon as possible to seek fiankettirovat royal elephant. Of special interest is his production debut in black. Zurab is often some crooked but that is called "their" schemes, in which he perfectly oriented. Perhaps such an approach somewhat reduces its creative potential, but, as practice shows, gives excellent practical results. Speaking about Azmaiparashvili, one can not ignore its cooperation with the thirteenth world champion. In matches of 1987, 1990, 1993, Zurab was one of the trainers seconds Garry Kasparov. As you know, as a result of such cooperation assistants Harry often get much more than give.
The debut was varied repertoire Zurab. His hand was no longer runs automatically to pawn "g". Let the high-profile tournament victories, Zurab no recent wins, but the high rating (which provides him with participation in all the championships and cups FIDE) holds. Moreover, even increases. "The matter" what a wonderful speech Azmaiparashvili in the last FIDE world championship. Recently, Zurab not without success, and stands for "on the union front,. Since 1998, he headed the Georgian chess federation.