Ju Wenjun, 2013
|Full name||Ju Wenjun|
January 31, 1991 |
|Title||Woman Grandmaster (2009)|
|FIDE rating||2559 (August 2014)
(No. 4 ranked woman in the August 2014 FIDE World Rankings)
|Peak rating||2559 (Aug 2014)|
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, her performance enough to acquire her third GM norm and final GM norm. However, one of the GM Norms was missing the signature of the arbiter, disqualifying her for considerating for grandmaster status.
During June 18 to July 2nd, 2014 in the 5th stage of the FIDE Women's Grand Prix 2013–14 held in Lopota, Georgia she placed join second with Elina Danielian and a 7/9 score (+5 -2 =4, PTR 2622). This marks her fourth and final GM norm necessary for Grandmaster status.
She was the No. 2 ranked girl chess player (under-21) in the world on the November 2011 Top 20 Girls FIDE rating list. She had been on the FIDE Top 20 Girls list from January 2007 to November 2011.
- Rating data for player Ju, Wenjun, (CHN)
- Titles approved at the 80th FIDE Congress
- FIDE Online. Archive - Tournament report April 2005
- FIDE Online. Archive - Tournament report January 2008
- Ju, Wenjun CHN FIDE World Top Chess Player
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|Women's Chinese Chess Champion