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🏆 Chinese Chess League (2016)

  PARTICIPANTS (sorted by highest achieved rating; click on name to see player's games)
Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, Ding Liren, Pentala Harikrishna, Yu Yangyi, Wang Yue, Wei Yi, Richard Rapport, Wang Hao, Dmitry Andreikin, Ernesto Inarkiev, Vladimir Malakhov, Bu Xiangzhi, Ni Hua, Vadim Zvjaginsev, Jeffery Xiong, Surya Shekhar Ganguly, Zhou Jianchao, Zhong Zhang, Xu Jun, Zhou Weiqi, Qun Ma, Lu Shanglei, Zhao Jun, Wen Yang, Ju Wenjun, Jinshi Bai, Xiangyu Xu, Zhao Xue, Nana Dzagnidze, Yu Ruiyuan, Gao Rui, Li Shilong, Yinglun Xu, Antoaneta Stefanova, Zeng Chongsheng, Tingjie Lei, Yi Xu, Anna Vitalyevna Zatonskih, Wang Chen, Lin Chen, Bela Khotenashvili, Tan Zhongyi, Yan Liu, Yuxiang Fang, Anna Ushenina, Lela Javakhishvili, Lou Yiping, Di Li, Shen Yang, Qi Guo, Guanchu Liu, Sarasadat Khademalsharieh, Changren Dai, Yankai Li, Mu Ke, Padmini Rout, Yiye Wang, Ding Yixin, Shiqun Ni, Yan Fang, Zhang Xiaowen, Yi Zhu, Namkhai Battulga, Qi b Chen, Wei Chao Chu, Tongsen Wang, Mo Zhai, Yuanhe Zhao, Wang Jue, Kaifeng Yu, Chang Liu, Minghui Xu, Jiner Zhu, Yiyi Xiao, Lan Yao, Ye Yuan, Tianlu Gu, Chenxi Zhao, Xiaoyi Ren, Ruotong Chu, Lin Yi, Xueyi Li, Mengjie Qiu, Zhou Guijue, Shengxin Zhao, Manli Liu, Yuze Xu, Yunshan Li, Yuxin Du, Xing Hong Chess Event Description
Chinese Chess League (2016)

Played in China 12 April - 5 December 2016. Crosstable:

 page 1 of 23; games 1-25 of 552  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Ding Yixin vs Zhao Xue  0-1462016Chinese Chess LeagueA07 King's Indian Attack
2. Wang Chen vs Zhao Jun  ½-½302016Chinese Chess LeagueB51 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
3. Yan Liu vs Wen Yang 0-1492016Chinese Chess LeagueC47 Four Knights
4. Mo Zhai vs Tan Zhongyi  0-1312016Chinese Chess LeagueE40 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3
5. Ruotong Chu vs Tingjie Lei  ½-½802016Chinese Chess LeagueD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
6. Zhou Jianchao vs Di Li 1-0652016Chinese Chess LeagueD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
7. Ni Hua vs Yuanhe Zhao 1-0232016Chinese Chess LeagueA45 Queen's Pawn Game
8. Yi Xu vs Guanchu Liu  ½-½302016Chinese Chess LeagueC42 Petrov Defense
9. X Ren vs Zhang Xiaowen  1-0542016Chinese Chess LeagueE04 Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3
10. Yunshan Li vs Ju Wenjun  0-1332016Chinese Chess LeagueE04 Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3
11. Qi b Chen vs Ding Liren  0-1342016Chinese Chess LeagueB06 Robatsch
12. Yu Yangyi vs Mamedyarov  ½-½402016Chinese Chess LeagueB09 Pirc, Austrian Attack
13. Yiye Wang vs Lu Shanglei  0-1442016Chinese Chess LeagueB50 Sicilian
14. Jiner Zhu vs Wang Jue  0-1402016Chinese Chess LeagueB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
15. Zhou Weiqi vs Bu Xiangzhi  ½-½312016Chinese Chess LeagueE04 Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3
16. Xing Hong vs Yuze Xu  1-0512016Chinese Chess LeagueB32 Sicilian
17. V Malakhov vs Li Shilong  1-0442016Chinese Chess LeagueB80 Sicilian, Scheveningen
18. Changren Dai vs Yinglun Xu  0-1602016Chinese Chess LeagueB20 Sicilian
19. Wang Yue vs Chang Liu 1-0342016Chinese Chess LeagueE71 King's Indian, Makagonov System (5.h3)
20. Xueyi Li vs B Khotenashvili  0-1602016Chinese Chess LeagueA62 Benoni, Fianchetto Variation
21. Manli Liu vs Yiyi Xiao  0-1532016Chinese Chess LeagueC65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense
22. J Bai vs Wei Yi  0-1342016Chinese Chess LeagueD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
23. Qun Ma vs Yu Ruiyuan 1-0422016Chinese Chess LeagueD16 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
24. Gao Rui vs Lin Chen  ½-½492016Chinese Chess LeagueC67 Ruy Lopez
25. Zhou Guijue vs Yuxin Du  1-0342016Chinese Chess LeagueB13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jun-29-16  Bruce Graham: Some sharp encounters are expected here. Wei Yi and the foreigners like Mamedyarov, Malakhov and Inarkiev should provide some interesting games.
Jul-02-16  ex0duz: Come on Ding, you HAVE to devastate, since i think that's the only way that he won't drop ratings here.. ah, first world problems lol

And good to see both Wang's(Yue/Hao) and the other usual suspects from their national team..

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  HeMateMe: Is Hou playing?
Jul-02-16  Alien Math: Think Hou Yifan appear at 7th Hainan Danzhou 2016, 7 - 17 Jul 2016

and 1st Silk Road Master Tournament 18 - 22 Jul 2016 after

Jul-03-16  Pedro Fernandez: It is not strange for me that <HMM> makes that kind of question (about HOU). <HeMateMe> always has been characterized as an nonconformist, but also a very good chess player. Greetings my great friend!
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  cro777: The Chinese Chess League Division A is one of the strongest and longest running leagues of its kind. Twelve teams are competing in 22 rounds (from April to December). Each team consists of three male and two female players.

After the first two legs (7 rounds out of 22) the Shanghai team (with Ni Hua and Zhou Jianchao on top boards and Ju Wenjun on woman's board) is leading with 11 match points ahead of the Chongqing team (with Zhou Weiqi on the top board, the only GM on the team) with 10 points.

(The real chess elegance - WGM Zhang Xiaowen from the Shanghai team)

The third leg (rounds 8-11) will be held from 23 to 26 of July, 2016.

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  cro777: Young players on women's boards:

Yuan Ye (Age 16), Jiangsu chess team

Yao Lan (Age 16), Qingdao chess team

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  HeMateMe: still playing through these games. The Chinese tournament always has a lot of decisive games.
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  cro777: The third leg of the league (rounds 8-11) starts on Saturday (July 23) in Jiaxing, a city in northern China well known as the hometown of silk.

Jiaxing is also known as Zuili (Drunken Plums). Drunken-plum is one of the ancient varieties of Chinese plum. Widely celebrated in Chinese poems, the plum blossoms represent endurance, virtue and longevity:

"Nothing can come close to drunken feelings and plum blossoms."

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  sonia91: Jeffery Xiong is playing in the Chinese Chess League for Zhejiang; first time that an American plays here, I think (the foreigners playing in the Chinese league are usually from Russia, other former Soviet countries like Ukraine and Georgia, and India)
Jul-25-16  Mr. V: <sonia91> I don't yet see any of his games listed in this tournament.

Xiong, interestingly enough, was also one of the first Americans to play in Cuba at the Capablanca memorial earlier this year.

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  Tabanus: This page is to be merged with Chinese Chess League (2016) (and under that name). Not to be confused with the Chinese team championship in Wuxi, 28 July - 4 August, which is here:

Correct me if I'm wrong.

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