|Full name||Yu Shaoteng|
March 26, 1979 |
Guangzhou, Guangdong, China
|FIDE rating||2497 (December 2014)|
|Peak rating||2550 (July 2002)|
Yu Shaoteng (Chinese: 余少腾; Pinyin: Yú Shǎoténg; born March 26, 1979 in Guangzhou, Guangdong) is a Chinese chess Grandmaster, and is the personal trainer of chess prodigy Hou Yifan. He took part in the FIDE World Chess Championship 2002, but was knocked out in the first round by Zhang Zhong. In 2004, he became China's 17th Grandmaster at the age of 25.
- In February 2002, 2nd Trignac Open International; score 7/9.
- In March 2002, 6th Open Anibal in Linares; score 7/10.
- In July 2004, 2nd ASEAN Masters GM in Bangkok; score 6.5/10.
- In August 2004, 3rd ASEAN Masters GM in Bangkok; score 6/10.
Yu has competed in the China national chess team in the Chess Olympiad once at the 33rd Chess Olympiad in 1998 (games played 4: +1, =2, -1), and twice at the Asian Team Chess Championships (1999–2003) (games played 7: +2, =2, -3).
- Rating data for player Yu, Shaoteng, (CHN)
- The United States Chess Federation - Ian Rogers Blogs from Wijk. January 16, 2008.
- "World Chess Championship 2001-02 FIDE Knockout Matches". Mark-Weeks.com. Retrieved 17 April 2011.
- OlimpBase :: Men's Chess Olympiads :: Yu Shaoteng
- OlimpBase :: Men's Asian Team Chess Championship :: Yu Shaoteng