Members · Prefs · Laboratory · Collections · Openings · Endgames · Sacrifices · History · Search Kibitzing · Kibitzer's Café · Chessforums · Tournament Index · Players · Kibitzing

Zhou Weiqi
Number of games in database: 341
Years covered: 2001 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2591 (2596 rapid, 2590 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2646

Overall record: +99 -70 =168 (54.3%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 4 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Slav (22) 
    D10 D15 D11 D12 D17
 Sicilian (20) 
    B51 B50 B92 B31 B52
 Nimzo Indian (13) 
    E32 E21 E50 E54 E39
 Grunfeld (11) 
    D94 D80 D76 D85 D78
 King's Indian (9) 
    E60 E71 E86 E90 E62
 Queen's Pawn Game (8) 
    D02 A41 E00 A50 A45
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (25) 
    B83 B32 B33 B30 B45
 French Defense (19) 
    C11 C07 C01 C03 C14
 Nimzo Indian (14) 
    E21 E25 E32 E34 E20
 Caro-Kann (13) 
    B12 B18 B10 B13
 Queen's Pawn Game (10) 
    D02 E10 E00 A40 A45
 Modern Benoni (9) 
    A58 A70 A65 A56 A57
Repertoire Explorer

NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Zhou Weiqi vs Yifan Hou, 2013 1-0
   I V Kovalenko vs Zhou Weiqi, 2009 0-1
   Lu Shanglei vs Zhou Weiqi, 2010 0-1
   Sutovsky vs Zhou Weiqi, 2009 0-1
   Zhou Weiqi vs Naiditsch, 2014 1-0
   S Nadir vs Zhou Weiqi, 2012 0-1
   Li Shilong vs Zhou Weiqi, 2009 0-1
   Kamsky vs Zhou Weiqi, 2009 1/2-1/2
   Y Kryvoruchko vs Zhou Weiqi, 2017 1/2-1/2
   Zhou Weiqi vs Yinglun Xu, 2016 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Chigorin Memorial Open (2009)
   8th Asian Continental Chess Championship (2009)
   4th Danzhou Tournament (2013)
   Chinese Championship (2009)
   Chinese Championship (2016)
   3rd HD Bank Cup (2013)
   14th Dubai Open (2012)
   10th Asian Individual Championship (2011)
   Chinese Championship (2010)
   Dubai Open (2008)
   Asian Individual Championship (2007)
   Aeroflot Open (2009)
   Chinese Chess League (2016)
   Chinese Chess League (2017)
   Asian Chess Championship (2005)

   🏆 Chinese Chess League
   F Vallejo Pons vs Zhou Weiqi (Dec-05-17) 1-0
   Zhou Weiqi vs Yu Yangyi (Dec-04-17) 0-1
   Zhou Weiqi vs Liu Qingnan (Dec-03-17) 1/2-1/2
   Yuxiang Fang vs Zhou Weiqi (Dec-02-17) 1/2-1/2
   Zhou Weiqi vs V Malakhov (Nov-04-17) 1/2-1/2

Search Sacrifice Explorer for Zhou Weiqi
Search Google for Zhou Weiqi
FIDE player card for Zhou Weiqi

(born Oct-01-1986, 32 years old) China
[what is this?]
Grandmaster (2009).

Zhou was equal first in the 8th Asian Continental Chess Championship (2009) alongside Surya Shekhar Ganguly, thereby qualifying for the World Cup (2009), where he defeated Emil Sutovsky in the first round before losing to Gata Kamsky in the second. He came =3rd (9th on tiebreak) with 6.5/9 at the HD Bank Open in March 2013.

Wikipedia article: Zhou Weiqi

 page 1 of 14; games 1-25 of 341  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Zhou Weiqi vs C Wei  ½-½172001TCh-CHN MenB52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
2. Y Qu vs Zhou Weiqi 0-1252001TCh-CHN MenB32 Sicilian
3. Zhou Weiqi vs Ji Dan  ½-½242001TCh-CHN MenB50 Sicilian
4. Song Bing vs Zhou Weiqi  ½-½542001TCh-CHN MenB32 Sicilian
5. Zhou Weiqi vs Li Bo  0-1292001TCh-CHN MenB12 Caro-Kann Defense
6. Yu Lefu vs Zhou Weiqi  0-1682001TCh-CHN MenB39 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Breyer Variation
7. Zhou Weiqi vs Yuan Jun  1-0642001TCh-CHN MenA07 King's Indian Attack
8. X Cheng vs Zhou Weiqi  ½-½152001TCh-CHN MenA04 Reti Opening
9. Zhou Weiqi vs Wang Jiaquan  ½-½472001TCh-CHN MenB31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
10. Li Qun vs Zhou Weiqi  ½-½642001TCh-CHN MenB06 Robatsch
11. Zhong Zhang vs Zhou Weiqi  1-0412001zt3.3B31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
12. Zhou Weiqi vs Zhao Jun  1-0332001zt3.3B92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
13. J Ye vs Zhou Weiqi  1-0392001zt3.3B32 Sicilian
14. Zhou Weiqi vs Yu Shaoteng  ½-½602001zt3.3C00 French Defense
15. Liang Jinrong vs Zhou Weiqi  ½-½202001zt3.3B36 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto
16. Zhou Weiqi vs Xu Jun  0-1212001zt3.3B58 Sicilian
17. W Zili vs Zhou Weiqi  1-0542001zt3.3B01 Scandinavian
18. Ni Hua vs Zhou Weiqi  ½-½222001zt3.3B30 Sicilian
19. Zhou Weiqi vs C Liang  ½-½852001zt3.3B13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
20. Wu Wenjin vs Zhou Weiqi  ½-½362001zt3.3D02 Queen's Pawn Game
21. Zhou Weiqi vs X Peng 0-1632001zt3.3C84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
22. R Wang vs Zhou Weiqi  1-0322001zt3.3A44 Old Benoni Defense
23. Zhou Weiqi vs Bu Xiangzhi  0-1522001zt3.3B31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
24. Lahno vs Zhou Weiqi  0-1572002World ol U16B01 Scandinavian
25. Zhou Weiqi vs Zhang Pengxiang  ½-½552005Torch Real Estate Cup China Chess LeagueD02 Queen's Pawn Game
 page 1 of 14; games 1-25 of 341  PGN Download
  REFINE SEARCH:   White wins (1-0) | Black wins (0-1) | Draws (1/2-1/2) | Zhou Weiqi wins | Zhou Weiqi loses  

Kibitzer's Corner
Feb-22-08  jonnymalk: Aeroflot 2008, (A2 group)

Final position, 2nd
TPR, 2703

Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: Grandmaster title approved to him at the 79th FIDE Congress which was held 16-26 November 2008 in Dresden, Germany.


Feb-25-09  BIDMONFA: Zhou Weiqi

ZHOU, Weiqi

May-23-09  jon01: Zhou Weiqi seems to be another top player rising from China.
May-24-09  Ladolcevita: ZhouWeiqi is Bu Xiangzhi's second,because they are close friends.

But I think ZhouJianChao is possibly more promising than ZhouWeiqi

Oct-25-09  mnntman: Put in a 2700+ performance in Chigorin Memorial

Oct-25-09  redwhitechess: He just shared first at Chigorin Memorial. The lady Ju Wenjun now a WGM is first in female category. No CG link to this event?
Feb-15-10  tonsillolith: Wow that is just bizarre; "Weiqi" is the Chinese word for the board game Go.
Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: Bio:

2nd place Malaysia Open 1-7 Sept. 2010:

Premium Chessgames Member
  wordfunph: i saw this guy playing in Philippine tourneys..

happy birthday GM Weiqi!

Oct-01-10  Ladolcevita: <tonsillolith>
But both of his Wei and Qi are different characters from the Go's.

Is October1st really his birthday?...It's also the National Day in China...anyway,Happy Birthday!

Oct-07-11  plimko: This guy was the winner of 1st Qinhuangdao Open, 7/9, unbeaten, performance 2802!

Premium Chessgames Member
  wordfunph: congrats GM Weiqi!

<Is October1st really his birthday?>

<Ladolce> yes..

Premium Chessgames Member
  wordfunph: GM Zhou Weiqi aka "Mr. Fight"..

NOTE: You need to pick a username and password to post a reply. Getting your account takes less than a minute, totally anonymous, and 100% free--plus, it entitles you to features otherwise unavailable. Pick your username now and join the chessgames community!
If you already have an account, you should login now.
Please observe our posting guidelines:
  1. No obscene, racist, sexist, or profane language.
  2. No spamming, advertising, or duplicating posts.
  3. No personal attacks against other members.
  4. Nothing in violation of United States law.
  5. No posting personal information of members.
Blow the Whistle See something that violates our rules? Blow the whistle and inform an administrator.

NOTE: Keep all discussion on the topic of this page. This forum is for this specific player and nothing else. If you want to discuss chess in general, or this site, you might try the Kibitzer's Café.
Messages posted by Chessgames members do not necessarily represent the views of, its employees, or sponsors.
Spot an error? Please suggest your correction and help us eliminate database mistakes!

home | about | login | logout | F.A.Q. | your profile | preferences | Premium Membership | Kibitzer's Café | Biographer's Bistro | new kibitzing | chessforums | Tournament Index | Player Directory | Notable Games | World Chess Championships | Opening Explorer | Guess the Move | Game Collections | ChessBookie Game | Chessgames Challenge | Store | privacy notice | contact us
Copyright 2001-2018, Chessgames Services LLC