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Nino Batsiashvili and Mangus Carlsen at Qatar Masters 2015

Georgian Chess Player’s Sensational Performance at Qatar Masters Open 2015

Georgian chess player Nino Batsiashvili beat World’s number one chess player Magnus Carlsen with a draw, at Qatar Masters Open 2015.

Sven Magnus Øen Carlsen is a Norwegian chess grandmaster, No. 1 ranked player in the world and reigning World Chess Champion in classical and rapid. His peak rating is 2882, the highest in history.

Nino Batsiashvili is a Georgian chess player who holds the titles of International master and Woman grandmaster.

In 2015 she won the Women’s Georgian Chess Championship and the silver medal in the Women’s European Individual Chess Championship.

She was a member of the Georgian team that won the gold medal in the Women’s World Team Chess Championship of 2015, held in Chengdu, China. Batsiashvili also won the bronze medal on board four.

Round 1 of the 2015 Qatar Masters had everything we could ask for. World Champion Magnus Carlsen failed to beat the world no. 785 Nino Batsiashvili.