Number of games in database: 175
Years covered: 1998 to 2014
Last FIDE rating: 2457 (2443 rapid, 2469 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2476
Overall record: +85 -37 =51 (63.9%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.
2 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.
NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
L McLaren vs P Wang, 2004 0-1
G Spain vs P Wang, 2007 0-1
T Reilly vs P Wang, 2007 0-1
A Diamant vs P Wang, 2000 0-1
NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
New Zealand Championship (2014)
Euwe Stimulans (2007)
39th World Open (2011)
38th World Open (2010)
36th Olympiad (2004)
37th Chess Olympiad (2006)
Queenstown Classic (2006)
Chess Olympiad (2014)
GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
2000 WYCC (open) U-10 by gauer
🏆 41st North Shore Open-A
P Garbett vs P Wang (Sep-06-14) 0-1
P Wang vs A Huang (Sep-06-14) 1-0
J McCrone vs P Wang (Sep-06-14) 0-1
P Wang vs P Kurukulasuriya (Aug-14-14) 1-0
M Hamal vs P Wang (Aug-12-14) 0-1
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| page 1 of 7; games 1-25 of 175
|1. P Wang vs A Dunn
|| ||0-1||33||1998||NZ Junior Ch||B06 Robatsch|
|2. P Wang vs C Hartigan
|| ||1-0||27||1998||NZ Junior Ch||B90 Sicilian, Najdorf|
|3. I Bjelobrk vs P Wang
|| ||1-0||56||1998||NZ Junior Ch||D37 Queen's Gambit Declined|
|4. P Wang vs A Kulashko
|| ||½-½||30||1999||Birkenhead Licensing Trust Open||B21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4|
|5. A Krstev vs P Wang
|| ||1-0||29||1999||Birkenhead Licensing Trust Open||D45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav|
|6. P Wang vs V Georgiev
|| ||1-0||53||2000||World Under 10 Ch||B40 Sicilian|
|7. H Van Riemsdijk vs P Wang
|| ||1-0||28||2000||Simultaneous Display||C12 French, McCutcheon|
|8. P Wang vs S Dasari
|| ||1-0||38||2000||World Under 10 Ch||B57 Sicilian|
|9. P Wang vs H Hayrapetyan
|| ||1-0||42||2000||World Under 10 Ch||C42 Petrov Defense|
|10. N Nguyen vs P Wang
|| ||½-½||49||2000||World Under 10 Ch||A07 King's Indian Attack|
|11. A Diamant vs P Wang
|| ||0-1||28||2000||World Under 10 Ch||B23 Sicilian, Closed|
|12. P Wang vs S Fandler
|| ||½-½||39||2000||World Under 10 Ch||C42 Petrov Defense|
|13. H Van Riemsdijk vs P Wang
|| ||1-0||24||2000||Simultaneous Display||B22 Sicilian, Alapin|
|14. P Wang vs D Berczes
|| ||1-0||37||2000||World Under 10 Ch||B96 Sicilian, Najdorf|
|15. P Wang vs M McNabb
|| ||0-1||35||2000||NZ Major Open||B07 Pirc|
|16. P Wang vs M Vachier-Lagrave
|| ||0-1||46||2000||Wch U10||A38 English, Symmetrical|
|17. P Wang vs H Vital
|| ||1-0||39||2001||NZ Major Open||C97 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin|
|18. B Giles vs P Wang
|| ||1-0||38||2001||NZ Major Open||A57 Benko Gambit|
|19. P Wang vs D Wood
|| ||1-0||25||2001||NZ Major Open||B96 Sicilian, Najdorf|
|20. J Blinn vs P Wang
||0-1||33||2001||NZ Major Open||B30 Sicilian|
|21. P Wang vs J Wojnar
|| ||1-0||56||2001||NZ Major Open||C40 King's Knight Opening|
|22. B Latimer vs P Wang
|| ||0-1||42||2001||Auckland Chess Centre A-Grade||D17 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav|
|23. B Wheeler vs P Wang
|| ||1-0||43||2002||29th North Shore Open||C13 French|
|24. P Wang vs B Martin-Buss
|| ||0-1||37||2002||North Island Ch||A10 English|
|25. A Kulashko vs P Wang
|| ||1-0||41||2002||25th Waitakere Licensing Trust Open||A04 Reti Opening|
| page 1 of 7; games 1-25 of 175
|Oct-30-04|| ||Benzol: He's heading off to the World Juniors after the Olympiad. It will be interesting to see how he goes. |
|Nov-28-04|| ||Benzol: He won the MIT Tournament today ahead of Robert W Smith, Paul Garbett and Leonard McLaren amongst others.
Not a bad result for a 12-13 year old. |
|May-30-06|| ||Benzol: He's having a good run at Turin. See the NZ chess website at
|Jan-12-07|| ||Benzol: Puchen has just become NZ champion. Congratulations. See
|Jan-20-08|| ||Benzol: Happy Birthday Puchen.
|Jan-29-08|| ||Benzol: He gave a simul tonight at the HPCC and cleaned up everyone (including yours truly). He's trying to gain the GM title this year so he'll have a very full tournament schedule. Good luck Puchen.|
|Jan-29-08|| ||jonnymalk: DId he not play in the New Zealand Championship (2008) ?|
|Jan-30-08|| ||Benzol: <jonnymalk> I was suprised he didn't participate as he was the defending champion but as he's got a fairly intense year ahead I can see why he didn't.|
|Feb-25-08|| ||Stanley Yee: <Benzol><jonnymalk>He was due to sit an exam, see http://www.hpchessclub.org.nz/|
|Mar-08-08|| ||jonnymalk: What's puchen's playing schedule for this year? Is it quite busy? - I've noticed he's playing in Budapest at the moment.|
|Mar-08-08|| ||Benzol: <jonnymalk: What's puchen's playing schedule for this year? Is it quite busy? - I've noticed he's playing in Budapest at the moment.>|
He's going to be very busy.
Other events this year he'll be playing in include :
10th Dubai Open and an Intl Open in Spain during April. In May he plays at the Kaupthing Open in Luxemberg and at Zalakaros in Budapest. In June he's at the Pula Open in Croatia. An Open Intl Tt and an Open Tt in Barcelona in July. The World Juniors are on in August in Turkey and the Open de Santa in Barcelona. Then he'll play in the World Youth Tt in Vietnam in October. The Olympiad is in Germany in November and in January 2009 he'll be back in this part of the world for the Australian Ch and then onto the Queenstown Classic in NZ.
That's a good amount of international chess for anybody. Good thing he's young.
|Mar-21-08|| ||CFMEU: He is down to play in the Sydney International Open in a week. Currently playing against Zhong Zhang in the Doeberl Cup in Canberra|
|May-03-08|| ||CFMEU: He finished 24th out of 106 in Sydney with 5.5 points from nine rounds. +3 =5 -1.
Does anyone know where he's playing at the moment?|
|Nov-30-09|| ||Benzol: Is it Puchen who is smoking the Cuban cigar here?
|May-29-12|| ||wordfunph: IM Puchen Wang to man board 1 for NZ in the Istanbul Chess Olympiad..|
|Jan-12-14|| ||Penguincw: Congratulations to Puchen Wang for winning the New Zealand Championship (2014). He finished with 7.5/9 (+7, -1, =1), half a point ahead of Russell John Dive, who also gave him his only loss (see R J Dive vs P Wang, 2014). The only other non-win game for Wang was against Ben Hague (B Hague vs P Wang, 2014).|
I see Wang is currently an IM, so (assuming it's "strong" enough), the tournament win should count as a GM norm.
|Jan-12-14|| ||twinlark: <Penguincw> Not unless he played 3 GMs in the event.|
|Jan-13-14|| ||Penguincw: < twinlark: <Penguincw> Not unless he played 3 GMs in the event. >|
I don't think there were any GMs at the tournament. Wang is the highest rated player (at least one of the highest) and he's an IM.
Good performance nevertheless.
|Jan-20-16|| ||TheFocus: Happy birthday, Puchen Wang.|
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