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2015 Women's World Chess Championship round 4: Harika vs. Arabidze


Meri Arabidze (Georgian: მერი არაბიძე; born 25 February 1994 in Samtredia, Georgia) is a Georgian chess player who holds the titles of International Master (IM) and Woman Grandmaster (WGM). She won three titles at the World Youth Chess Championship: girls under-10 in 2004, girls under-12 in 2005, and girls under-18 in 2011. Arabidze also won three times at the European Youth Chess Championship, in the categories girls under-10 in 2004, girls under-12 in 2006, and girls under-14 in 2008.

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In 2014, at the Moscow Open, she won the tournament G, a round-robin event for female students.

Arabidze reached the quarterfinals of the Women's World Chess Championship 2015, after sequentially knocking out Elisabeth Pähtz, Yaniet Marrero Lopez and Viktorija Cmilyte. Then she lost to Harika Dronavalli.

Arabidze was part of the Georgian team which won the Women's World Team Chess Championship 2015. In this competition she also won the individual gold medal for board 3. She played for the Georgian national team also in the Women's European Team Chess Championship in 2013 and 2015, winning a team bronze medal in 2015.

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Meri Arabidze Wikipedia