LOGO SATOn February 18th, the III International Open rapid chess tournament of the chess club “Nona” was held at the Batumi Sports Palace named after Mukhran Vakhtangadze.



Organizer: Batumi Chess Club “Nona”

The tournament was held in 7 rounds Swiss system, according to FIDE rules.

About 50 chess players from 6 countries (Georgia, Ukraine, Israel, Kazakhstan, FIDE) took part in the tournament.

Time control: 10 minutes for each player, plus 5 seconds per move starting from move one.


Batumi Rapid Rated 3 1 Batumi Rapid Rated 3 2 Batumi Rapid Rated 3 3


The international FIDE rapid chess rating is calculated in the tournament.

An annual series of rating tournaments was introduced by the Nona chess club in 2023.

Every quarter, one or two tournaments will be held among unrated players, as well as one open tournament with the calculation of the international rating.


   Batumi Rapid Rated 3 4

                             Prize-winning places went to:


I place – Emin Khachaturian (6.5)     FIDE

II place - Ksenia Bodnaruk (6)           FIDE

III place – Rati Diasamidze (6)  



The first place winner was awarded a trophy.  

The winners were awarded medals, diplomas and cash prizes.




Results:     https://chess-results.com/tnr895334.aspx?lan=1&art=1&rd=7&turdet=YES&flag=30