Yu Yangyi

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This is a Chinese name; the family name is Yu.
Yu Yangyi
Yu Yangyi.jpg
Full name Yu Yangyi
Country  China
Born (1994-06-08) June 8, 1994 (age 20)
Huangshi, Hubei
Title Grandmaster (2009)[1]
FIDE rating 2670 (July 2014)
Peak rating 2696
(March 2013)

Yu Yangyi (Chinese: 余泱漪; born 8 June 1994) is a top junior chess player, who in October 2009 at the age of 15, became China's 29th Grandmaster.[2][3][4]

Tournaments[edit]

  • November 3–14, 2004: World Youth Chess Championship (Under-10) in Heraklio, Crete, Greece. He scored 9/11 coming equal first with Jules Moussard, Raymond Song and Hou Yifan (the current Women's World Champion).[6][7]
  • February 2007: Aeroflot Open Group C in Moscow. He scored 7.5/9 coming second
  • February 2008: Aeroflot Open Group B in Moscow. He scored 7.0/9 coming third
  • February 2009: Aeroflot Open Group A2 (and Blitz Tournament) in Moscow.[11][12] He scored 5.5/9 coming 20th
  • 25–31 May 2009: 2nd Subic International Open in Subic Bay Free Port. He scored 6.0/9 (+3=6-0) with a 2653 performance finishing in 9th place[15] This was his second GM norm
  • March 2014: He competed in the Chinese Chess Championship and finished first on tiebrakes with 7/11 (+3=7-0) over his fellow country man Ding Liren 7/11 (+4=6-1). He scored impressive wins over fellow players Liu Qingnan, Wei Yi and Zeng Chonsheng.
  • April 2014: He competed in the Asian Chess Championship and finished overall first 7/9 (+5=4-0) over Ni Hua, Rustam Kasimdzhanov and Adhiban B. With the win, he won $6,000 US. As of April 2014, he has a classical rating of 2667, a rapid rating of 2668 and a blitz rating of 2753.

China Chess League[edit]

Yu Yangyi plays for Beijing chess club in the China Chess League (CCL).[24]

Ranking[edit]

 April 2014
  • World Rank: 78
  • National Rank: 6
  • Top 100 Juniors: 3

Rating[edit]

  • Period, Rating, Games
  • Jan 2009, 2398, 8
  • Apr 2009, 2433, 11
  • Jul 2009, 2510, 31
  • Sep 2009, 2509, 10
  • Nov 2009, 2527, 13
  • Apr 2014 2667 11

Opening repertoire[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "FIDE Title Applications (GM, IM, WGM, WIM, IA, FA, IO)". Ratings.fide.com. 2009-10-18. Retrieved 2012-01-22. 
  2. ^ "Titles approved at the 80th FIDE Congress". Fide.com. 2009-10-19. Retrieved 2012-01-22. 
  3. ^ "新科国象男子特级大师余泱漪学棋八载终成正果". Games.sports.cn. 2009-06-15. Retrieved 2012-01-22. 
  4. ^ "积跬步至高远的余泱漪和屡战不败的赵南". Xsjy.com.cn. Retrieved 2012-01-22. 
  5. ^ "The Week in Chess 469". Chess.co.uk. Retrieved 2012-01-22. 
  6. ^ "World Youth Chess Championships 2004 :: Heraklio, Crete GREECE". Greekchess.com. 2004-11-14. Retrieved 2012-01-22. 
  7. ^ "The Week in Chess 522". Chess.co.uk. Retrieved 2012-01-22. 
  8. ^ "Scandinavian Chess Tournament (2007)". Chessgames.com. Retrieved 2012-01-22. 
  9. ^ "The Week in Chess 666". Chess.co.uk. Retrieved 2012-01-22. 
  10. ^ [1][dead link]
  11. ^ "Chess News - Sergey Karjakin wins Aeroflot Blitz Qualifier". ChessBase.com. 2009-02-27. Retrieved 2012-01-22. 
  12. ^ "The Week in Chess 747". Chess.co.uk. Retrieved 2012-01-22. 
  13. ^ "Chess News - Ganguly, Zhang win Asian Championships". ChessBase.com. 2009-05-31. Retrieved 2012-01-22. 
  14. ^ "Chessdom - GM Ganguly wins the Asian Continental Chess Championship". Reports.chessdom.com. 2008-11-26. Retrieved 2012-01-22. 
  15. ^ "The Week in Chess 760". Chess.co.uk. Retrieved 2012-01-22. 
  16. ^ "The Week in Chess 774". Chess.co.uk. Retrieved 2012-01-22. 
  17. ^ "Malaysian Chess Festival 2011 - Dato Arthur Tan Malaysian Open & Malaysian Chess Fesstival". Datmo.net. 2011-09-07. Retrieved 2012-01-22. 
  18. ^ "Chess-Results Server Chess-results.com - Tournament-Database". Chess-results.com. 2009-10-13. Retrieved 2012-01-22. 
  19. ^ "Federación Argentina De Ajedrez". Ajedrez.com.ar. Retrieved 2012-01-22. 
  20. ^ [2][dead link]
  21. ^ "Chess in Khanty-Mansiysk". Cup2009.fide.com. Retrieved 2012-01-22. 
  22. ^ "Aeroflot open 2011 A March 2011 Russia". FIDE. Retrieved 22 January 2012. 
  23. ^ Gu Xiaobing (2011-05-24). "2nd Dangzhou GM 16-year-old Yu Yangyi wins with 2880 performance". ChessBase.com. Retrieved 25 May 2011. 
  24. ^ "雅戈尔杯中国国际象棋甲级联赛官方网站". Ccl.sports.cn. Retrieved 2012-01-22. 

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