Number of games in database: 274
Years covered: 2007 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2468 (2463 rapid)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2486
Overall record: +117 -78 =69 (57.4%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.
10 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.
NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
Y Zhou vs S Williams, 2012 1-0
J Horton vs Y Zhou, 2014 0-1
Y Zhou vs M Wood, 2008 1-0
J Hawkins vs Y Zhou, 2014 1/2-1/2
NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
100th British Championship (2013)
British Championships (2011)
Hastings Chess Congress (2012)
London Chess Classic Open (2012)
British Chess Championships (2014)
British Championships (2017)
London Chess Classic (2013)
World Youth Championship (2012)
83rd Hastings Chess Congress (2008)
Hastings Chess Congress (2009)
British Championship (2009)
World Junior Championship (2010)
London Chess Classic Open (2016)
London Chess Classic (Open) (2014)
🏆 British Championships
J Jackson vs Y Zhou (Aug-05-17) 0-1
Y Zhou vs C Hanley (Aug-05-17) 0-1
P K Wells vs Y Zhou (Aug-03-17) 1/2-1/2
Y Zhou vs C E Murphy (Aug-03-17) 1/2-1/2
Y Zhou vs J McPhillips (Aug-02-17) 1-0
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|May-31-08|| ||Megalo Convoy: http://www.guardian.co.uk/sport/200...
"The Whitgift 13-year-old recently won the Coulsdon Premier with 8.5/9, gaining nearly 100 world rating points which will make him England's highest ranked under-18 after Howell in the July Fide list."
"Lower down the tournament table [in Hastings 2008] the significant performance was by Yang-Fan Zhou. The fast-improving 13-year-old from Whitgift, Croydon, who had showed promise last year in the British championship and the world U-14, scored 5/10 against opposition including four IMs, played far above his modest rating, won a couple of nice attacks and looked a potential master."
FIDE rating card http://ratings.fide.com/card.phtml?...
ECF rating card http://grading.bcfservices.org.uk/g...
|May-31-08|| ||Megalo Convoy: Photos on flickr
|Mar-01-11|| ||The hachett man: Yang-Fan Zhou 9/9 incredible performance! congratulations! looks like you need some stronger opposition!|
|Mar-05-11|| ||ketchuplover: PR=3038 A star is born!|
|May-01-11|| ||myschkin: . . .
Yang-Fan Zhou breaks English international master drought
(by Leonard William Barden )
|May-01-11|| ||Wrong: another rising star|
|Nov-14-11|| ||GrahamClayton: <The hachett man>Yang-Fan Zhou 9/9 incredible performance! |
How does Zhou's performance compare to some the other "picket-fence" scores in tournaments?
|Jul-06-13|| ||wordfunph: 1st GM norm for Zhou
|Aug-04-13|| ||Xeroxx: Now that's a british name if I ever heard one.|
|Jan-26-14|| ||FSR: <GrahamClayton: <The hachett man>Yang-Fan Zhou 9/9 incredible performance!|
How does Zhou's performance compare to some the other "picket-fence" scores in tournaments?>
It's obviously a wonderful result (and <extremely> rare these days), but apart from the two GMs the field was pretty weak, with Zhou's other opponents all rated between 2000 and 2300. http://www.e2e4.org.uk/brighton/Feb... It certainly doesn't compare with the greatest such tournament result, Fischer's at the US Championship 1963/64 (1963). See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_... for the other contenders. I should look up Belyavsky's 13/13 result at Alicante 1978, the last significant perfect score, and work out how Zhou's result compares to it. I ran across it in Chess Informant recently. IIRC, that tournament was something like a Category V tournament, average rating 2338 or some such. Of course the average rating of Belyavsky's opponents would have been lower than that, since doubtless he was the highest-rated player.
|Jan-26-14|| ||FSR: By my calculation, the average rating of Zhou's opponents was only 2238, presumably meaning that his TPR in beating them all was only 2638. A wonderful result for a FIDE Master, no doubt, but hardly record-setting.|
|Aug-06-17|| ||BIDMONFA: Yang-Fan Zhou|
ZHOU, Yang Fan
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