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Shilan Liu
Number of games in database: 42
Years covered: 1980 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2083
Highest rating achieved in database: 2255
Overall record: +8 -17 =17 (39.3%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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B22 Sicilian, Alapin (3 games)
B92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation (3 games)
B65 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...Be7 Defense, 9...Nxd4 (2 games)
B83 Sicilian (2 games)
E11 Bogo-Indian Defense (2 games)

   🏆 Chinese Chess League
   S Liu vs Lagno (Aug-21-17) 0-1
   Lanlin Zhang vs S Liu (Aug-20-17) 1-0
   S Liu vs Mo Zhai (Aug-19-17) 0-1
   Qi Guo vs S Liu (Aug-18-17) 1-0
   Tan Zhongyi vs S Liu (Jul-27-17) 1-0

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(born Jan-24-1962, 56 years old) China

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Liu Shilan, born in Chengdu, Sichuan Province was the first Chinese player to gain (awarded 1982) the WGM title. She has played in five Olympiads and been Chinese Women's Chess Champion nine times.

Wikipedia article: Liu Shilan

 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 42  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Chiburdanidze vs S Liu  ½-½171980Chess Olympiad (Women)C77 Ruy Lopez
2. M Muresan vs S Liu  ½-½541982Chess Olympiad (Women)E11 Bogo-Indian Defense
3. N Ioseliani vs S Liu  0-1401983Candidates (Women)B65 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...Be7 Defense, 9...Nxd4
4. S Liu vs N Ioseliani  0-1341983Candidates (Women)B92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
5. N Ioseliani vs S Liu  ½-½401983Candidates (Women)C97 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin
6. S Liu vs N Ioseliani  ½-½351983Candidates (Women)B95 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6...e6
7. N Ioseliani vs S Liu  ½-½491983Candidates (Women)B65 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...Be7 Defense, 9...Nxd4
8. S Liu vs N Ioseliani  0-1491983Candidates (Women)B92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
9. S Liu vs N Ioseliani  ½-½261983Candidates (Women)C93 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Smyslov Defense
10. N Ioseliani vs S Liu  1-0381983Candidates (Women)A20 English
11. N Ioseliani vs S Liu  1-0231983Candidates (Women)E20 Nimzo-Indian
12. J Bellin vs S Liu  0-1461984Chess Olympiad (Women)E15 Queen's Indian
13. S Liu vs Chiburdanidze  ½-½171984Chess Olympiad (Women)B83 Sicilian
14. S Liu vs M Muresan  ½-½181984Chess Olympiad (Women)B10 Caro-Kann
15. Chiburdanidze vs S Liu  ½-½151986Chess Olympiad (Women)E06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
16. S Liu vs M Muresan  1-0471986Chess Olympiad (Women)B22 Sicilian, Alapin
17. J Bellin vs S Liu  0-1631986Chess Olympiad (Women)E18 Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 7.Nc3
18. Zsuzsa Polgar vs S Liu 1-0391988Chess Olympiad (Women)D05 Queen's Pawn Game
19. S Liu vs Chiburdanidze  0-1391988Chess Olympiad (Women)C92 Ruy Lopez, Closed
20. M Muresan vs S Liu  1-0401988Chess Olympiad (Women)A30 English, Symmetrical
21. Xia Lichao vs S Liu  ½-½502001TCh-CHN WomenC41 Philidor Defense
22. S Liu vs Gu Xiaobing  1-0452001TCh-CHN WomenB22 Sicilian, Alapin
23. Wang Lei vs S Liu  1-0422001TCh-CHN WomenE48 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3 d5
24. S Liu vs Yu Ting  ½-½442001TCh-CHN WomenC42 Petrov Defense
25. Zhao Dindin vs S Liu  0-1322001TCh-CHN WomenC79 Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jun-29-07  Karpova: Anthony Miles

<Of course it can lead to players growing to hate chess - I well remember one of the top Chinese players describing the country as a giant prison camp, which is probably not an entirely inaccurate assessment. However, some people actually enjoy playing chess and thrive on the lifestyle. My own first encounter with a Chinese player was at the Vidmar Memorial in then Yugoslavia in 1979. Chi Ching Hsuan (or Qi Jing Xuan , as he is now spelt, as the west makes further attempts to come to terms with the Chinese alphabet), then clearly the top Chinese player, made a promising debut on the international stage. A lesser known fact, though, is that his delegation included a 14-year-old girl called Liu Shi Lan. During the course of the tournament she asked my then wife, an experienced international with a rating of about 2200, if she would play a few games to gain experience. They did, at various time limits.

Of course with a seasoned international against a 14-year-old child the result was an unholy massacre. Such an unholy massacre that my wife threatened to divorce me if I ever divulged the details. However, since she did that some time ago anyway, I guess I am safe now! I do not recall the precise score, but my wife barely scored a point, and I received an advance warning of what was to come.>
Download "The Miles Report". You'll find this paragraph in <Miles05>

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  whiteshark: Liu Shilan (born January 24, 1962) is a Chinese female chess player who holds the WGM title, which she received in 1982.

She was the first Chinese woman who received this title from FIDE. She was nine-time China National Women's Champion.

In 1982, Liu came third at the World Chess Championship Interzonal Tournament in Tbilisi with a final score of 9/14. In 1983, she qualified for the Candidates Tournament in Velden, but lost in the quarterfinals to Nana Ioseliani.

Liu competed for China women's national chess team for five times at the Chess Olympiads (19801988) with an overall record of 68 total games played (+25, =27, -16). She had the second best Rating Performance and won a bronze medal at the first board at the 27th Chess Olympiad in Dubai, 1986.

She reached her highest FIDE rating of 2260 in July 1990.

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  perfidious: Tony Miles was a canny one, only revealing his ex-wife's fate against that teenage girl after being shown the door.
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  FSR: Strange. You'd think an experienced player rated about 2200 would be able to do better against a 14-year-old whose peak rating (some 11 years later) was only 2260.
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  TheFocus: Happy birthday, Shilan Liu!!
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