Liang Chong

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Liang Chong
Full name Liang Chong
Country  China
Born (1980-01-29) January 29, 1980 (age 37)
Guangzhou, Guangdong, China
Title Grandmaster (2004)
FIDE rating 2489 (January 2018)
Peak rating 2588 (October 2000)

Liang Chong (Chinese: 梁充; born January 29, 1980 in Guangzhou, Guangdong)[1] is a Chinese chess Grandmaster.

In 2004, he became China's 16th Grandmaster.

Grandmaster title[edit]

Chong gained the GM title in July 2004.[2]

He achieved his first GM norm at the 3rd S.T. Lee Cup Open Tournament in September 1996 scoring 6/10. His second GM norm wasn't achieved until another 5 years in April 2001 at the World Championship Zonal 3.3 in Handan with a score 8/13. His third norm was achieved in September 2003 at the Chinese Team Chess Championship in Tianjin with a score of 6.5/10.[3]

National team[edit]

He participated for the China national chess team at the 34th Chess Olympiad (2000) with an overall record of 3 games played (+1, =1, -1);[4] one World Men's Team Chess Championship (2005) with an overall record of 1 game played (+1, =0, -0);[5] and one Men's Asian Team Chess Championships (1999) with an overall record of 5 games played (+2, =2, -1) for the China B team.[6]

World Championship[edit]

In 1999 he managed to qualify for the FIDE World Chess Championship Knockout Tournament in Las Vegas, but was beaten in the first round by Goran Dizdar.[7] At the 2001-2 WCC Knockout Tournament in Moscow, he was again defeated in the first round (by Alexander Motylev).[8]

University[edit]

In March 2008 he competed at the 10th World University Chess Championship tournament in Novokuznetsk where he came 8th.[9]

China Chess League[edit]

Liang Chong plays for China Mobile Group Chongqing Company Ltd chess club in the China Chess League (CCL).[10]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "中国国际象棋运动员等级分数据库". Chessinchina.net. Archived from the original on 2013-11-12. Retrieved 2012-03-02. 
  2. ^ "FIDE title application". Fide.com. Retrieved 2012-03-02. 
  3. ^ "World Chess Federation". FIDE. Retrieved 2012-03-02. 
  4. ^ Wojciech Bartelski. "Men's Chess Olympiads :: Liang Chong". OlimpBase. Retrieved 2012-03-02. 
  5. ^ Wojciech Bartelski. "World Men's Team Chess Championship :: Liang Chong". OlimpBase. Retrieved 2012-03-02. 
  6. ^ Wojciech Bartelski. "Men's Asian Team Chess Championship :: Liang Chong". OlimpBase. Retrieved 2012-03-02. 
  7. ^ "1999 FIDE Knockout Matches". Mark-weeks.com. Retrieved 2012-03-02. 
  8. ^ "2001-02 FIDE Knockout Matches". Mark-weeks.com. Retrieved 2012-03-02. 
  9. ^ "The Week in Chess 697". The Week In Chess. Mark Crowther. Retrieved 16 January 2015. 
  10. ^ "雅戈尔杯中国国际象棋甲级联赛官方网站". Ccl.sports.cn. Archived from the original on 2011-10-28. Retrieved 2012-03-02. 

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