Top 20 Chess Player celebrities in China

Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Chess Player celebrities [Updated January 29, 2023].

1. Zhao Zong-Yuan

Zhao Zong-Yuan net worth 2020
Zhao Zong-Yuan was born on June 26, 1986 in China.
He won the Australian Open in 2007.

2. Li Chao

Li Chao net worth 2020
Li Chao was born on April 21, 1989 in China.
He is a former chess prodigy and in 2007, he became China's 23rd Grandmaster at the age of 18.

3. Shen Yang

Shen Yang net worth 2020
Shen Yang was born on January 23, 1989 in China.
She won the Girl's World Junior Chess Championship in 2006 and the women's Chinese Chess Championship in Xinghua in 2009.

4. Wang Yue

Wang Yue net worth 2020
Wang Yue was born on March 31, 1987 in China.
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.

5. Wen Yang

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Wen Yang was born on July 7, 1988 in China.
He became a Grandmaster at the young age of 19.

6. Wang Hao

Wang Hao net worth 2020
Wang Hao was born on August 4, 1989 in China.

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.

7. Bu Xiangzhi

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Bu Xiangzhi was born on December 10, 1985 in China.
He won the World University Chess Championship, held in Guimarães, Portugal in 2012.

8. Ni Hua

Ni Hua net worth 2020
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.

9. Ye Jiangchuan

Ye Jiangchuan net worth 2020
Ye Jiangchuan was born on November 20, 1960 in China.
He won the Chinese Chess Championship at the age of 20, only three years after learning how to play.

10. Ye Rongguang

Ye Rongguang net worth 2020
Ye Rongguang was born on October 3, 1963 in China.
He was the first ever Grandmaster from the nation of China.

11. Zhao Xue

Zhao Xue net worth 2020
Zhao Xue was born on April 6, 1985 in China.
In 2013, she was the fifth ranked woman in the world.

12. Zhu Chen

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Zhu Chen was born on March 16, 1976 in China.
She twice won the World Junior Girls Chess Championship in 1994 and 1996.

13. Ruan Lufei

Ruan Lufei was born on October 2, 1987 in China.
She became a Grandmaster in 2007 and she reached the finals in the 2010 Women's World Championship.

14. Zhou Weiqi

Zhou Weiqi was born on October 1, 1986 in China.
He was first at the 8th Asian Continental Chess Championship in 2009.

15. Zhang Pengxiang

Zhang Pengxiang was born on June 29, 1980 in China.