Peng Xiaomin

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Peng Xiaomin
Full name Peng Xiaomin
Country China
Born (1973-04-08) April 8, 1973 (age 44)
Title Grandmaster (1997)
FIDE rating 2591 (June 2017)
Peak rating 2657 (Jul 2000)

Peng Xiaomin (Chinese: 彭小民; pinyin: Péng Xiǎomín; born April 8, 1973)[1] is a Chinese chess grandmaster. In 1997, he became China's 6th Grandmaster. Peng Xiaomin is married to WGM Qin Kanying.[2]


Peng has been a grandmaster since 1997. In 1998, he became the Chinese National Chess Champion.

He played for the China national Olympiad team for 1994-2000.[3]

Peng competed in the FIDE World Chess Championship in 2000 in New Delhi, where he reached the third round having been beaten by Peter Svidler 2.5-1.5.

Peng was a World Top 100 Chess Player according to the FIDE ratings[4] from July 2000 to October 2002, while also at the same time was the third ranked Chinese player.

Although today he is still officially in the Top 10 in China, he has limited his activities to playing for and coaching his club team in the domestic Chinese chess league.

Recently, he has moved to Canada with his wife and son. He is teaching Kelly Wang, Qiuyu Huang, Robert Liu, Zhong Wen Xuan, and other young Canadians.

China Chess League[edit]

Peng Xiaomin plays for Hebei chess club in the China Chess League (CCL).[5]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "中国国际象棋运动员等级分数据库". Retrieved 2011-12-04. 
  2. ^ "Relatives of Chessplayers". Archived from the original on October 25, 2009. Retrieved 2011-12-04. 
  3. ^ Wojciech Bartelski. "Men's national team career for Peng Xiaomin". Retrieved 2011-12-04. 
  4. ^ Peng, Xiaomin CHN FIDE World Top Chess Player Archived November 4, 2005, at the Wayback Machine.
  5. ^ "雅戈尔杯中国国际象棋甲级联赛官方网站". Retrieved 2011-12-04. 

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Preceded by
Lin Weiguo
Men's Chinese Chess Champion
Succeeded by
Wang Zili