Tea Lanchava (born September 11, 1974 in Kutaisi, Georgia) is a chess player who holds the titles of International Master (2004) and Woman Grandmaster (2001). She is a former World Youth Chess Champion in the girls Under 14 (1988) and Under 16 categories (1990).
She has lived in the Netherlands since 1995 and has represented the Royal Dutch Chess Federation since 1997, playing in all Chess Olympiads and European Championships since, except for 2008 and 2009. In 2012, she became Dutch woman champion and she has been runner-up many times more, often behind GM Zhaoqin Peng. At the Dutch women's championships in 2017 she ended in a joint first place, but lost the tie break to Anne Haast. In 2018 she finished second, half a point behind Zhaoqin Peng.
In 2018 she was appointed honorary member of the Dutch chessfederation.
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