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Baadur Jobava (Georgian: ბაადურ ჯობავა; born 26 November 1983) is a Georgian chess grandmaster and three-time Georgian champion (2003,[1] 2007,[2] 2012[3]). He competed in the FIDE World Chess Championship in 2004 and in the FIDE World Cup in 2005, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2017 where he reached round of 16 after defeating Ian Nepomniachtchi in 2021. He also participated in FIDE Grand Prix 2014–15 where he finished joint 4th out of 12 participants in Tashkent Leg after beating Sergey Karjakin. He won the individual board performance gold medals in Chess Olympiad 2004 and 2016.

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Baadur Jobava
Jobava at the 2016 Chess Olympiad
Born (1983-11-26) 26 November 1983 (age 39)
Gali, Georgian SSR, Soviet Union
TitleGrandmaster (2001)
FIDE rating2581 (September 2023)
Peak rating2734 (September 2012)
Peak rankingNo. 19 (September 2012)