Shen Yang (chess Player)
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Shen Yang Chess Player
Shen Yang
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Full nameShen Yang
Country China
Born (1989-01-23) January 23, 1989 (age 30)
Nanjing, Jiangsu, China
TitleInternational master (2013)
Woman Grand Master (2006)
FIDE rating2410 (July 2019)
Peak rating2479 (September 2016)

Shen Yang (simplified Chinese: ; traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: Sh?n Yáng; born January 23, 1989[1] in Nanjing, Jiangsu) is a Chinese chess player who holds the titles of International master and Woman Grandmaster.

Shen Yang plays for Jiangsu chess club in the China Chess League (CCL).[2]


In 2001, she won the U-12 Girls section of the World Youth Chess Championship in Spain.

A notable game occurred in the World Team Chess Championship, held in Beersheba, Israel on October-November 2005, where Shen - then rated 2326 - managed to defeat 2652-rated Russian GM Sergei Rublevsky.[3]

In the May-June 2006 37th Chess Olympiad in Turin she was part of the Chinese team that came third in the women's section.

In October 2006, she won the Girls' World Junior Championship in Yerevan, Armenia.[4]

In May 2007, she was part of the Chinese team that won the first Women's World Team Chess Championship in Yekaterinburg, Russia.[5]

In the Russian Team Championship Shen plays for the women's team of ACADEMY Tomsk on Board 2.[6]

In August-September 2008 at the Women's World Chess Championship in Nalchik she was knocked out in the fourth round 0.0-2.0 by Humpy Koneru.

In September 2008, she competed in the 5th China-Russia Match in Ningbo where she scored the highest in the women's category with 4.0/5 and had a performance rating of 2706.[7]

On 6 June 2009, she won the women's Chinese Chess Championship in Xinghua with 9 points out of 11 games.

In March 2014 she came second in the women's Chinese Chess Championship, behind Ju Wenjun.[8]

She competed in the Women's World Chess Championship 2015, in which she was knocked out in the second round by Alexandra Kosteniuk, after defeating Alina Kashlinskaya in the first one.

In March 2015 she was part of the Chinese team that came third in the Women's World Team Chess Championship in Chengdu, China.[9]

In May 2015 she came second in the women's Chinese Chess Championship, behind Tan Zhongyi.[10]

In July 2015 she was the top scorer with 4/5 in the women's section of the 9th China-Russia Match in Ningbo, China.[11]

See also


  1. ^ Archived 2013-11-12 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-10-28. Retrieved .CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ WCTC - China loses but retains the lead ChessBase News. 10.11.2005
  4. ^ Shen Yang and Zaven Andriasian World Junior Champions ChessBase News. 17.10.2006.
  5. ^ China wins Women's Team Championship by two points ChessBase News. 30.05.2007.
  6. ^ Tomsk leads in the Russian Team Championships ChessBase News. 06.05.2007.
  7. ^ Fifth China vs Russia Match in Ningpo
  8. ^ Yu Yangyi & Ju Wenjun Chinese Champs ChessBase News 29.03.2014
  9. ^ World Women's Yeam Chess Championship 2015 Chess-Results
  10. ^ Wei Yi youngest Chinese Champion ChessBase News. 30.05.2015
  11. ^ 2015 "Yin Zhou" Cup China-Russia Chess Match Women Chess-Results

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Preceded by
Hou Yifan
Women's Chinese Chess Champion
Succeeded by
Ju Wenjun

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