|Birth Day:||November 20, 1960|
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He did not begin learning to play chess until he was 17 years of age, which is very late for a professional player.
Ye has represented his country at numerous Chess Olympiads and Asian Team Chess Championships. He has been four times member of the Asia Team champions, a 12 times Olympiad participant. In his first appearance, in 1982, Ye won the individual silver medal on board four. His best team result in an Olympiad was in 1998 in Elista, where he was on the first board as the national team finished in fifth place.
Ye was 1995 and 1999 Champion of Dato' Tan Chin Nam Cup, and 2001 co-champion of same cup. He reached the 4th round (9–16th place) in the 2001 FIDE World Championship, where he was eliminated by Vassily Ivanchuk by ½–1½. He also reached the quarter-finals in the 2000 and 2002 FIDE World Cup.
Ye has played less frequently after becoming the chief coach of the Chinese national teams (men and women) in 2000. He was awarded the title of FIDE Senior Trainer in 2005. Ye's highest world ranking was 17th in October 2000 and he had been consistently in the top 25 from 2000–04.
Ye Jiangchuan was born and raised in Jiansu, China.
Currently, Ye Jiangchuan is 61 years, 7 months and 5 days old. Ye Jiangchuan will celebrate 62nd birthday on a Sunday 20th of November 2022. Below we countdown to Ye Jiangchuan upcoming birthday.