Huang Qian

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Not to be confused with Huang Qiang.
Huang Qian
Huang Qian 2012-9-3 Istanbul.jpg
Huang Qian, 2012 in Istanbul
Full name Huang Qian
Country  China
Born (1986-07-18) July 18, 1986 (age 29)[1]
Chongqing, China
Title Woman Grandmaster (WGM)
FIDE rating 2460 (August 2015)
(No. 20 ranked woman in the September 2013 FIDE World Rankings)
Peak rating 2466 (October 2012)
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Huang.

Huang Qian (Chinese: 黄茜; born July 18, 1986 in Chongqing)[2] is a Chinese WGM-titled chess player.

She is currently the 20th ranked female chess player in the world.[3] She had previously been in the FIDE Top 20 Girls List from 2003–2006, having reached a peak of ninth position on the April 2006 list.

China Chess League[edit]

Huang Qian plays for China Mobile Group Chongqing Company Ltd chess club in the China Chess League (CCL).[4]

National team[edit]

Huang was part of the Chinese women's team (with Zhao Xue, Hou Yifan, Ruan Lufei, Shen Yang) that won the First World Women's Team Chess Championship 2007 in Yekaterinburg.[5] She scored of 4/4 (despite this 100% result she did not win Reserve board prize due to the limited number of games played).[6]

WGM title[edit]

She gained the Woman Grandmaster title in March 2008. Her three WGM norms were achieved at:[7]

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