Chinese Female Chess Players

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Hou Yifan
(Chinese Chess Grandmaster and Second Highest Rated Female Player of All Time)
Hou Yifan
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Birthdate: February 27, 1994
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Xinghua, China

Hou Yifan is a Chinese chess player who won two gold medals at the 2010 Asian Games. Hou, who achieved the grandmaster title in 2008, is the second-highest-rated female chess player ever. Hou is also the youngest ever player to win the Women's World Chess Championship title. She is also regarded as the greatest female chess player of her generation.

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Qiyu Zhou
(Chess player)
Qiyu Zhou
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Birthdate: January 6, 2000
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Jingzhou, China

Chinese-born Canadian chess sensation Qiyu Zhou grew up in countries such as France and Finland and began learning chess at age 3. She won the Finnish U-10 championship at 5 and won the World Youth Chess Championship at 14. Known for her Twitch livestreams as akaNemsko, she is also Canada’s first woman grandmaster.

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Ju Wenjun
(Chess player)
Ju Wenjun
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Birthdate: January 31, 1991
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Shanghai, China

Chinese chess Grandmaster and Woman Grandmaster Ju Wenjun is the reigning Women's World Chess Champion. The Shanghai-born chess sensation won secured the second place in the Asian Women’s Chess Championship at 13 and later also won an Asian Games gold. She became the Chinese women’s champion for the first time at 19.

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Tan Zhongyi
(Chess player)
Tan Zhongyi
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Birthdate: May 29, 1991
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chongqing, China

Chinese chess grandmaster Tan Zhongyi has many titles in her kitty, such as the Chinese Women’s Championship and the Women’s World Chess Championship titles. She also aced the 2016 Chess Olympiad and the 2020 Gibraltar Masters. She represents China Mobile in the China Chess League.

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Lei Tingjie
(Chess player)
Lei Tingjie
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Birthdate: March 13, 1997
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Fuling District, Chongqing, China
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Zhu Chen
(Chess player)
Zhu Chen
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Birthdate: March 16, 1976
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Wenzhou, China
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Xie Jun
(Chess Grandmaster)
Xie Jun
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Birthdate: October 30, 1970
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Baoding, China
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Zhao Xue
(Chess player)
Zhao Xue
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Birthdate: April 6, 1985
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Jinan, Shandong, China
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Xu Yuhua
(Chess Grandmaster)
Xu Yuhua
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Birthdate: October 29, 1976
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Jinhua, China