Wang Zili

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Wang Zili
Full name Wang Zili
Country China
Born (1968-06-14) June 14, 1968 (age 48)[1]
China
Title Grandmaster (1995)
FIDE rating 2488 (May 2017)
Peak rating 2603 (July 2000)

Wang Zili (Chinese: 汪自力; born June 14, 1968)[2] is a retired Chinese chess Grandmaster.

In 1995, he became China's 5th Grandmaster.

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He gained the GM title in 1995. He was twice National Champion in 1988 and 1999. He participated for the China national chess team in five Chess Olympiads (1988–1996) with an overall record of 52 games played (+23, =18, -11);[3] one World Men's Team Chess Championship (1989) with an overall record of 9 games played (+3, =2, -4);[4] and three Men's Asian Team Chess Championships (1991–1995) with an overall record of 24 games played (+14, =8, -2).[5] In 1997 he managed to qualify for the FIDE World Chess Championship Knockout Tournament in Groningen, but was beaten in the first round by Utut Adianto.[6]

He reached his highest FIDE rating of 2603 in July 2000 when he was ranked world wide at 86th.[7]

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Preceded by
Ye Jiangchuan
Men's Chinese Chess Champion
1988
Succeeded by
Ye Jiangchuan
Preceded by
Peng Xiaomin
Men's Chinese Chess Champion
1999
Succeeded by
Liang Jinrong