Ju Wenjun, 2013
|Full name||Ju Wenjun|
January 31, 1991 |
|Title||Woman Grandmaster (2009)|
|FIDE rating||2538 (July 2014)
(No. 17 ranked woman in the November 2012 FIDE World Rankings)
|Peak rating||2552 (Jan 2012)|
In August–September 2008 at the Women's World Chess Championship she was knocked out in the second round by Antoaneta Stefanova 1.0-3.0. Two years later in the Women's World Chess Championship 2010 she reached the quarter-finals.
In June 2010 she won the Women's Chinese Championship with 8/11.
In July 2011 she won the 1st Hangzhou Women Grand Master Chess Tournament ahead of reigning Women's World Chess Champion Hou Yifan undefeated with 6.5/9.
In October 2011 she took the second place at the Women's Grand Prix in Nalchik with 7/11, ranked only after her compatriot Zhao Xue, getting her third GM norm and thus, should be ratified as a GM.http://www.chessgames.com/perl/chessplayer?pid=102346
However, one of the GM Norms was missing the signature of the arbiter, so she played in the Fide Womens Grand Prix at the Lopota Resort, Gerogia and got another GM Norm and finished second on (+5=4-2). She also achieved 120 Grand Prix Points as she was also tied with Elina Danielian.
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