Batkhuyagiin Möngöntuul

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Batkhuyagiin Möngöntuul
Batkhuyagiin Möngöntuul at the 40th Chess Olympiad, Istanbul 2012
Country Mongolia
Born (1987-10-08) 8 October 1987 (age 32)
Ulanbaatar, Mongolia[1]
TitleInternational Master (2010)
Woman Grandmaster (2003)
FIDE rating2421 (October 2019)
Peak rating2467 (September 2011)

Batkhuyagiin Möngöntuul (Mongolian: Батхуягийн Мөнгөнтуул; born 8 October 1987) is a Mongolian chess player who holds the FIDE titles of International Master (IM) and Woman Grandmaster (WGM). She competed in the Women's World Chess Championship in 2008 and 2010.

Möngöntuul took part in the FIDE Women's Grand Prix series in 20092010 as host city nominee, and 2011–12 as FIDE president nominee. Her best results were sharing fifth place in Nalchik in 2010[2] and finishing in sixth place at Ankara in 2012.[3] She won the 2010 Women's World University Chess Championship in Zurich.[4] In 2011, she won the silver medal in the women's individual chess event at the Summer Universiade in Shenzhen.[5]

Möngöntuul has played for the Mongolian team in the Women's Chess Olympiad, the Women's Asian Nations Cup and the 2006 Asian Games.

She also competed in the FIDE Grand Swiss Tournament 2019. She started the tournament with a FIDE rating was 2421, ranking her as 145th out of the 154 players competing. She started the tournament very strong. As of the third round she was the highest ranked female player (ranked 27th overall), on two draws and a win. This placed her in elite company, with the top 30 players averaging a FIDE rating of 2663.5. As of the third round, the next highest ranked player in the tournament which had a FIDE rating below her was placed 140th.[6][7]


  1. ^ IM title application FIDE
  2. ^ "Nalchik GP: Kosintseva wins hands down". ChessBase. 2010-05-10. Archived from the original on 14 September 2010. Retrieved 20 October 2010.
  3. ^ Crowther, Mark (2012-09-28). "Ankara FIDE Women's Grand Prix 2012". The Week in Chess. Retrieved 2017-10-24.
  4. ^ "Wang Yue, World University Chess Champion". ChessBase. 2010-09-28. Retrieved 19 November 2015.
  5. ^ "WGM Tan Zhongyi wins the Women Universiade in Shenzhen". Chessdom. 2011-08-21. Retrieved 2017-10-24.
  6. ^ "FIDE Grand Swiss Tournament". Wikipedia. Retrieved 13 October 2019.
  7. ^ "FIDE Grand Swiss Tournament". Chess24. Retrieved 13 October 2019.

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