Li Ruofan

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Li Ruofan
Full name Li Ruofan
Country  China
Born (1978-04-30) April 30, 1978 (age 37)[1]
Suzhou, Jiangsu, China
Title International Master
Woman Grandmaster
FIDE rating 2394
(No. 70 ranked woman in the November 2012 FIDE World Rankings)
Peak rating 2433 (January 2003)
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Li.

Li Ruofan (Chinese: 李若凡; pinyin: Lǐ Ruòfán; born April 30, 1978[2] in Suzhou, Jiangsu) is a Chinese chess player who holds the FIDE titles of International Master and Woman Grandmaster.

Notable title victories include the 2001 Asian Women's Chess Championship in Chennai,[3] and the 2006 Chinese Women's Chess Championship in Wuxi with a result of 8.5/12.[4]

She played for the China national chess "B" team at the 1999 Women's Asian Team Chess Championship with an overall record of 3 games played (+0, =2, -1).[5]

Today, she plays for Singapore and lives in Shenzhen with her husband and coach, GM Zhang Zhong. Her favorite chess player is Alexander Alekhine.[6]

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Preceded by
Wang Yu
Women's Chinese Chess Champion
Succeeded by
Hou Yifan