Number of games in database: 301
Years covered: 2007 to 2018
Last FIDE rating: 2440 (2463 rapid, 2456 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2486
Overall record: +119 -83 =73 (56.5%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.
26 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
J Hawkins vs Y Zhou, 2014 1/2-1/2
Y Zhou vs M Wood, 2008 1-0
NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
British Championship (2011)
100th British Championship (2013)
British Chess Championship (2014)
British Championship (2017)
Hastings 2012/13 (2012)
London Chess Classic Open (2012)
World Youth Championship (2012)
London Chess Classic Open (2013)
British Championship (2009)
Hastings 2007/08 (2008)
World Junior Championship (2010)
London Chess Classic (Open) (2014)
Hastings 2008/09 (2009)
London Chess Classic Open (2016)
🏆 4NCL 2017/18
Justin Tan vs Y Zhou (May-06-18) 1/2-1/2
T Rendle vs Y Zhou (May-06-18) 1/2-1/2
Y Zhou vs P K Wells (May-05-18) 0-1
Sadler vs Y Zhou (Mar-18-18) 1-0
Y Zhou vs A Greet (Mar-17-18) 1/2-1/2
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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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