Top 20 Chess Player celebrities in China
Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Chess Player celebrities [Updated May 26, 2022].
Zhao Zong-Yuan was born
on June 26, 1986
He won the Australian Open in 2007.
Li Chao was born
on April 21, 1989
He is a former chess prodigy and in 2007, he became China's 23rd Grandmaster at the age of 18.
Shen Yang was born
on January 23, 1989
She won the Girl's World Junior Chess Championship in 2006 and the women's Chinese Chess Championship in Xinghua in 2009.
Wang Yue was born
on March 31, 1987
In 2005, he became the youngest National men's Champion of China and from March to December 2008 he went 85 consecutive games without a loss, one of the longest streaks in chess history.
Wen Yang was born
on July 7, 1988
He became a Grandmaster at the young age of 19.
Wang Hao was born
on August 4, 1989
Chinese chess master who is one of the most highly ranked players world wide.
In August 2012, Wang Hao won the Biel Chess Festival in Bienne, Switzerland and in 2013 he was ranked the 14th best player in the world.
Bu Xiangzhi was born
on December 10, 1985
He won the World University Chess Championship, held in Guimarães, Portugal in 2012.
Ni Hua was born
on May 31, 1983
in Shanghai, China.
He played in his first Chess Olympiad in 2000 and he won the Chinese National Chess Championship twice consecutively in 2006 and 2007.
Ye Jiangchuan was born
on November 20, 1960
He won the Chinese Chess Championship at the age of 20, only three years after learning how to play.
Ye Rongguang was born
on October 3, 1963
He was the first ever Grandmaster from the nation of China.
Zhao Xue was born
on April 6, 1985
In 2013, she was the fifth ranked woman in the world.
Zhu Chen was born
on March 16, 1976
She twice won the World Junior Girls Chess Championship in 1994 and 1996.
Ruan Lufei was born
on October 2, 1987
She became a Grandmaster in 2007 and she reached the finals in the 2010 Women's World Championship.
Zhou Weiqi was born
on October 1, 1986
He was first at the 8th Asian Continental Chess Championship in 2009.
Zhang Pengxiang was born
on June 29, 1980