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Ruan Lufei
Number of games in database: 173
Years covered: 2001 to 2012
Last FIDE rating: 2491
Highest rating achieved in database: 2503

Overall record: +45 -33 =71 (54.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 24 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (49) 
    B84 B92 B30 B33 B83
 French Defense (11) 
    C18 C11 C10
 Sicilian Scheveningen (11) 
    B84 B83 B81
 Scotch Game (9) 
 Sicilian Najdorf (7) 
    B92 B93
 Sicilian Richter-Rauser (7) 
    B67 B61 B64 B69 B63
With the Black pieces:
 Ruy Lopez (29) 
    C65 C67 C77 C78 C61
 Slav (19) 
    D17 D18 D11 D10 D12
 Semi-Slav (9) 
    D45 D44 D43 D48
 Giuoco Piano (7) 
 English, 1 c4 e5 (6) 
    A22 A20 A28
 Caro-Kann (4) 
    B12 B10 B17 B15
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Ruan Lufei vs M Socko, 2012 1-0
   Ruan Lufei vs Ju Wenjun, 2012 1/2-1/2
   Ruan Lufei vs Yifan Hou, 2010 1-0
   V Cmilyte vs Ruan Lufei, 2006 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Russia - China Match (2007)
   Women Grand Prix Ankara (2012)
   Women Grand Prix Jermuk (2012)
   Shenzhen Women's Grand Prix (2011)
   Women's World Team Championship (2007)
   FIDE Women's Grand Prix (2011)

   🏆 Women Grand Prix Ankara
   Ruan Lufei vs A Muzychuk (Sep-28-12) 1/2-1/2
   B Munguntuul vs Ruan Lufei (Sep-27-12) 1/2-1/2
   Ruan Lufei vs Ju Wenjun (Sep-26-12) 1/2-1/2
   T Kosintseva vs Ruan Lufei (Sep-24-12) 1/2-1/2
   V Cmilyte vs Ruan Lufei (Sep-23-12) 1/2-1/2

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(born Oct-02-1987, 32 years old) China
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Ruan Lufei is a WGM. She was runner up to Yifan Hou in the Women's World Chess Championship (2010); classical games were drawn 2-2, but she lost in the tiebreak 3-1. As a finalist in the championship, Lufei gains a GM norm.

Her coach is Xu Jun. She is a PhD student at the Carnegie Mellon University's Tepper School of Business and is currently living in Pittsburgh, USA.

Wikipedia article: Ruan Lufei Live rating:

 page 1 of 7; games 1-25 of 173  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Ruan Lufei vs Dong Mo  1-0482001TCh-CHN WomenC43 Petrov, Modern Attack
2. Wang Yu vs Ruan Lufei  ½-½422001TCh-CHN WomenC53 Giuoco Piano
3. Ruan Lufei vs Lou Hongyu  ½-½302001TCh-CHN WomenC43 Petrov, Modern Attack
4. K Qin vs Ruan Lufei  ½-½602001TCh-CHN WomenC67 Ruy Lopez
5. Ruan Lufei vs Xu Tong 1-0612001TCh-CHN WomenB30 Sicilian
6. Ruan Lufei vs Zhu Chen  1-0602001TCh-CHN WomenB92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
7. Wang Pin vs Ruan Lufei  1-0512001TCh-CHN WomenC67 Ruy Lopez
8. Ruan Lufei vs Zhao Lan  0-1492001TCh-CHN WomenB83 Sicilian
9. Zhou Guijue vs Ruan Lufei  ½-½392001TCh-CHN WomenC53 Giuoco Piano
10. Ruan Lufei vs Liang Zhihua  0-1232001TCh-CHN WomenB44 Sicilian
11. Wang Yu vs Ruan Lufei  0-1532001zt3.3 WomenC53 Giuoco Piano
12. Ruan Lufei vs Zhu Chen  0-1542001zt3.3 WomenB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
13. Gu Xiaobing vs Ruan Lufei  0-1412001zt3.3 WomenD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
14. Ruan Lufei vs Gong Qianyun  ½-½322001zt3.3 WomenC18 French, Winawer
15. Xu Yuanyuan vs Ruan Lufei  1-0562001zt3.3 WomenD43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
16. Ruan Lufei vs Wang Pin  ½-½212001zt3.3 WomenB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
17. Li Ruofan vs Ruan Lufei  1-0242001zt3.3 WomenC77 Ruy Lopez
18. Ruan Lufei vs Zhou Guijue  0-1272001zt3.3 WomenB33 Sicilian
19. Tan Zhongyi vs Ruan Lufei  ½-½302001zt3.3 WomenD44 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
20. Yu Ting vs Ruan Lufei 1-0532001zt3.3 WomenA07 King's Indian Attack
21. Ruan Lufei vs Y Xu  ½-½602001zt3.3 WomenB92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
22. Zhao Xue vs Ruan Lufei  ½-½252001zt3.3 WomenA06 Reti Opening
23. Ruan Lufei vs Huang Qian  1-0482001zt3.3 WomenB01 Scandinavian
24. Ruan Lufei vs S Djukic  1-0262001Wch U14 GirlsB30 Sicilian
25. Xie Jun vs Ruan Lufei  ½-½412005Torch Real Estate Cup China Chess LeagueC65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jul-01-07  WTHarvey: Lufei has picked up an amazing 63 rating points since April and is #7 on the FIDE Girls ratings list. Here are a few puzzles from her games:
Jul-13-07  BIDMONFA: Ruan Lufei

RUAN, Lufei

Premium Chessgames Member
  ketchuplover: Good luck in the finals!
Dec-18-10  percyblakeney: <Highest rating achieved in database: 2199> sounds a bit low for a World Championship finalist :-)
Dec-18-10  percyblakeney: When she reached the final there had been no posts on her page for well over 3 years, and no games in the database for more than 2 before the World Championship, now that's to be under the radar...
Premium Chessgames Member
  tamar: She made a vertical ratings leap in 2007, and then stabilized.

Now another leap is in store after these results are processed.

Here FIDE chart

Dec-23-10  hellopolgar: this girl is who the chessbase report referred to as Ms. Nerves of Steel

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  wordfunph: good game WGM Ruan! all the best in the rapid tiebreaks against GM Hou Yifan..
Dec-24-10  hellopolgar: she lost, however, she has a bright future in Carnegie Mellon.

It's one of the best universities in the USA.

Premium Chessgames Member
  ketchuplover: good effort Ruan. go get 'em at CM :)
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Sep-21-12  rapidcitychess: Currently 4/5 in the Women's Grand Prix.

Go go go!

Oct-02-12  LoveThatJoker: Happy Birthday, WGM Ruan Lufei!


Oct-02-12  rapidcitychess: ~Happy birthday to you~

~Happy birthday to you~

~And three years ago you were twenty-two~

~Happy birthday to you~

Premium Chessgames Member
  Penguincw: Happy Birthday to WGM Ruan Lufei! Unfortunately, she just dropped out of the 2500 club, but I know she'll be back!
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