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Li Ruofan
Number of games in database: 147
Years covered: 2001 to 2015
Last FIDE rating: 2353 (2397 rapid, 2394 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2396
Overall record: +43 -26 =38 (57.9%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
      Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.
      40 exhibition games, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Nimzo Indian (11) 
    E29 E40 E43 E38 E32
 Sicilian (9) 
    B78 B51 B30 B50 B81
 Orthodox Defense (8) 
    D63 D50 D55 D58 D52
 King's Indian (5) 
    E63 E62 E81 E91
 Ruy Lopez (5) 
    C77 C90 C84 C73
 Queen's Gambit Declined (4) 
    D38 D30
With the Black pieces:
 Ruy Lopez (15) 
    C65 C64 C88 C68 C90
 Sicilian (13) 
    B43 B42 B40 B22 B25
 Queen's Indian (9) 
    E16 E15 E12
 Sicilian Kan (9) 
    B43 B42
 Queen's Pawn Game (8) 
    A46 A40 E10 E00 D00
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (7) 
    C88 C90 C86 C91 C92
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   K Rybenko vs Li Ruofan, 2002 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Japfa WGM (2008)
   Chess Olympiad (2012)
   Qatar Masters (2015)

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(born Apr-30-1978, 38 years old) China (federation/nationality Singapore)

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IM and WGM Li Ruofan grew up in the Jiangsu province but lives in Senzhen, China together with her husband and trainer GM Zhong Zhang. Her favorite chessplayer is Alexander Alekhine.

She contested the FIDE Knock-Out Women's World Championship (2012), but lost in the third set of tiebreakers of the first round to US IM Irina Krush.


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 page 1 of 6; games 1-25 of 147  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. Wang Pin vs Li Ruofan  1-069 2001 zt3.3 WomenC90 Ruy Lopez, Closed
2. A Zatonskih vs Li Ruofan  ½-½57 2001 FIDE WCh Women KOA07 King's Indian Attack
3. Zhu Chen vs Li Ruofan  1-053 2001 zt3.3 WomenD58 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst
4. Li Ruofan vs Y Xu  0-128 2001 TCh-CHN WomenB50 Sicilian
5. Li Ruofan vs S Vijayalakshmi  1-058 2001 9th Asian WomenC90 Ruy Lopez, Closed
6. Li Ruofan vs Ruan Lufei  1-024 2001 zt3.3 WomenC77 Ruy Lopez
7. Li Ruofan vs Wang Yu  ½-½42 2001 TCh-CHN WomenC55 Two Knights Defense
8. Li Ruofan vs B Thipsay  1-035 2001 9th Asian WomenB12 Caro-Kann Defense
9. Li Ruofan vs Xu Yuanyuan  1-037 2001 zt3.3 WomenB40 Sicilian
10. Li Ruofan vs A Zatonskih 0-112 2001 FIDE WCh Women KOC07 French, Tarrasch
11. Li Ruofan vs Wang Yu  1-047 2001 zt3.3 WomenC73 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
12. Wang Lei vs Li Ruofan  ½-½5 2001 TCh-CHN WomenD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
13. N Mohota vs Li Ruofan  0-148 2001 9th Asian WomenA58 Benko Gambit
14. Tan Zhongyi vs Li Ruofan  ½-½34 2001 zt3.3 WomenE81 King's Indian, Samisch
15. Qin Kanying vs Li Ruofan  0-156 2001 TCh-CHN WomenB40 Sicilian
16. A Khegai vs Li Ruofan  1-038 2001 9th Asian WomenA57 Benko Gambit
17. Gong Qianyun vs Li Ruofan  ½-½52 2001 zt3.3 WomenD00 Queen's Pawn Game
18. Li Ruofan vs G Swathi  1-026 2001 9th Asian WomenC77 Ruy Lopez
19. Huang Qian vs Li Ruofan  1-040 2001 zt3.3 WomenE60 King's Indian Defense
20. Wang Pin vs Li Ruofan  ½-½49 2001 TCh-CHN WomenC65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense
21. Gu Xiaobing vs Li Ruofan  0-124 2001 9th Asian WomenC45 Scotch Game
22. Li Ruofan vs Zhou Guijue  1-049 2001 zt3.3 WomenB78 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long
23. Li Ruofan vs Yan Zhong  1-034 2001 TCh-CHN WomenB81 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack
24. Li Ruofan vs R Hamid  1-033 2001 9th Asian WomenB47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation
25. Li Ruofan vs Wang Yu  ½-½6 2001 9th Asian WomenC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
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Kibitzer's Corner
Sep-23-04  alexapple: Chinese beauty!!
Oct-13-07  pawnofdoom: WGM rated 2417, born in 1978. She is married to Zhong Zhang and now lives in Singapore
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  whiteshark: One rose among the men.
Dec-14-08  alexapple: <pawnofdoom>Li Ruofan and Zhang Zhong now play for Singapore, but they still live in China.
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  wordfunph: WGM Li Ruofan of Singapore topped the Zone 3.3 Zonal Championships Women's division and qualified for 2011 World Cup..

Jan-05-13  BIDMONFA: Li Ruofan

LI, Ruofan

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