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Shen Yang
Number of games in database: 402
Years covered: 2001 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2473 (2450 rapid, 2311 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2479

Overall record: +120 -87 =153 (54.6%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 42 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Nimzo Indian (32) 
    E32 E34 E38 E48 E39
 King's Indian (28) 
    E97 E94 E92 E90
 Slav (20) 
    D11 D12 D15 D17 D18
 Sicilian (18) 
    B92 B84 B42 B30 B23
 Queen's Gambit Declined (17) 
    D38 D35 D30 D37 D39
 Ruy Lopez (9) 
    C65 C78 C88 C60 C89
With the Black pieces:
 Ruy Lopez (64) 
    C78 C65 C92 C90 C93
 Slav (37) 
    D10 D16 D17 D15 D11
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (27) 
    C92 C90 C93 C84 C91
 Queen's Pawn Game (10) 
    D02 D04 E10 A46 D01
 Giuoco Piano (10) 
    C53 C50 C54
 English, 1 c4 e5 (7) 
    A28 A23 A20 A29
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Shen Yang vs Rublevsky, 2005 1-0
   S Foisor vs Shen Yang, 2013 0-1
   Shen Yang vs E Karavade, 2006 1-0
   T Kosintseva vs Shen Yang, 2008 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   World Junior Championship (Girls) (2006)
   Chinese Championship (Women) (2009)
   Chinese League (2011)
   Russia - China Match (2008)
   Chinese Championship (Women) (2015)
   Women's World Team Championship (2007)
   Chinese Championships (Women) (2013)
   Russia - China Match (2007)
   European Club Cup (Women) (2015)
   Women Grand Prix Jermuk (2010)
   Nanjing Women's FIDE Grand Prix (2009)
   Women's World Team Championship (2015)
   37th Chess Olympiad: Women (2006)
   Yinzhou Cup Women World Teams (2009)
   Gibraltar Chess Festival (2008)

   Shen Yang vs N Dzagnidze (Feb-18-17) 1/2-1/2
   N Dzagnidze vs Shen Yang (Feb-17-17) 1-0
   A Savina vs Shen Yang (Feb-15-17) 1/2-1/2
   Shen Yang vs A Savina (Feb-14-17) 1-0
   M Arribas vs Shen Yang (Feb-13-17) 0-1, rapid

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(born Jan-23-1989, 28 years old) China
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Yang Shen (沈陽) is a WGM and an IM. She won the World Women U-20 Championship in 2006 and the Chinese Women's Chess Championship in 2009. She played in the FIDE Knock-out Women's World Championship (2012) but lost in the first round to compatriot WGM Huang Qian.

Wikipedia article: Shen Yang (chess player)

Last updated: 2017-01-23 03:20:04

 page 1 of 17; games 1-25 of 402  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. Lahno vs Shen Yang ½-½25 2001 Wch U12 GirlsC50 Giuoco Piano
2. Yifan Hou vs Shen Yang  0-160 2005 St Lorrain op 7thC78 Ruy Lopez
3. Shen Yang vs Yifan Hou  1-078 2005 Beijing zt 3.3 (Women)C03 French, Tarrasch
4. Shen Yang vs Zhou Jianchao 0-1114 2005 World Team ChampionshipB92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
5. S Erenburg vs Shen Yang  0-161 2005 World Team ChampionshipC93 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Smyslov Defense
6. Shen Yang vs M Gagunashvili  ½-½42 2005 World Team ChampionshipB44 Sicilian
7. Karjakin vs Shen Yang 1-050 2005 World Team ChampionshipC93 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Smyslov Defense
8. I Ibragimov vs Shen Yang  1-075 2005 World Team ChampionshipC26 Vienna
9. A Anastasian vs Shen Yang  ½-½104 2005 World Team ChampionshipA07 King's Indian Attack
10. Shen Yang vs Rublevsky 1-047 2005 World Team ChampionshipB42 Sicilian, Kan
11. N Zhukova vs Shen Yang  ½-½23 2006 FIDE Women's World ChampionshipB10 Caro-Kann
12. Shen Yang vs N Zhukova  ½-½52 2006 FIDE Women's World ChampionshipC65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense
13. Shen Yang vs N Zhukova  ½-½101 2006 FIDE Women's World ChampionshipC65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense
14. N Zhukova vs Shen Yang  1-052 2006 FIDE Women's World ChampionshipC45 Scotch Game
15. N Zhukova vs Shen Yang  0-137 2006 FIDE Women's World ChampionshipA28 English
16. Shen Yang vs N Zhukova  0-131 2006 FIDE Women's World ChampionshipC50 Giuoco Piano
17. Shen Yang vs Khye Theng Wan 1-061 2006 37th Chess Olympiad: WomenC06 French, Tarrasch
18. J Gilbert vs Shen Yang  0-152 2006 37th Chess Olympiad: WomenD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
19. Shen Yang vs I Madl  0-140 2006 37th Chess Olympiad: WomenB30 Sicilian
20. M Bartel vs Shen Yang  ½-½66 2006 37th Chess Olympiad: WomenD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
21. L Rogule vs Shen Yang  0-170 2006 37th Chess Olympiad: WomenC93 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Smyslov Defense
22. T Kosintseva vs Shen Yang 1-046 2006 37th Chess Olympiad: WomenC91 Ruy Lopez, Closed
23. M Makropoulou vs Shen Yang  0-135 2006 37th Chess Olympiad: WomenC45 Scotch Game
24. Shen Yang vs I Krush  0-142 2006 37th Chess Olympiad: WomenB63 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack
25. N Popova vs Shen Yang  ½-½26 2006 37th Chess Olympiad: WomenC88 Ruy Lopez
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Jul-09-13  waustad: She is crushing Ana Vitoria de Paula Rothebarth at the University Games in Kazan.
Jan-23-14  waustad: Happy 25th b'day!
Mar-11-14  waustad: The Chinese Championship begins today. In the first round Yang Shen drew with Lei Tingjie, who seems to have ended her European sojourn after playing in tournaments in Austria and France.
Mar-21-14  waustad: Starting the penultimate round, Yang Shen is almost out of contention for the Chinese Women's championship being behind both Lei Tingjie and Ju Wenjun. In this round she'll be white against Tan Zhongyi, her last oponent who out-rates her. The results of the game between the leaders will be quite interesting with Ju Wenjun certainly going for a win with white.
Mar-22-14  waustad: She came in second with +5 at the Chinese Championships (women), helf a point behind Ju Wenjun.
Mar-23-14  waustad: If the wiki page is right her family name is Shen not Yang, so by Chinese convention she really is Shen Yang, not Yang Shen.
May-13-14  waustad: She's playing Ju Wenjun right now: or on chessdom. chess-results has a cross talbe and such, but as usual for Chinese events, much of the usual data is missing.
May-22-14  waustad: In the Asian Nations Cup, being played in Iran, it is interesting seeing the Chinese and Indian women wearing head scarves. China won the rapid event, with excellent results by Shen Yang with 3/4 and especially by Guo Qi who had a perfect 4/4. The official site with pictures can be found here: and results can be found here:
Jul-21-14  waustad: It is telling that a player of her strength can be left off the team for the olympiad without noticably weakening it. Few countries have that much depth on the women's side. Other than China, only Georgia and Russia come to mind. India without Humpy Koneru is already well below full strength.
Jul-27-14  waustad: SAhe has had an outstanding performance in the Chinese Chess League going 9/10 so far:
Jul-27-14  waustad: With another win in the final round, she netted 25.4 elo for the tournament. This change would put her at #25 in this month's ratings list, a personal best.
Jul-27-14  waustad: Here is a pic from there (as far as I can tell - I don't read Chinese).
Jul-27-14  waustad: Here is an article I can't read at all too:
Jul-28-14  waustad: I wonder if she isn't on the olympic team this year because of the photo work done of her and Denise Frick at the last olympiad. It was totally innocent, but it emphasized how good these women look as women and not as chess robots. In the West the worst that can happen is some twit complains. In China, I have no how that is received.
Aug-24-14  waustad: She's playing in Germany starting tomorrow: http://www.frauenschachfestival-erf...
Aug-28-14  waustad: With her win today, after 5 rounds her performance rating is 2648, so she is on track for a GM norm.
Aug-30-14  waustad: With 5.5/8 after her win today against Lela Javakhishvili, Shen Yang is one win away from her covetted GM norm. If my calculations are right, 6.5 points should do it (somebody posting on chessbomb used a different method and came up with the same result). Tomorrow morning she'll be black against Anastasia Bodnaruk.
Dec-12-14  waustad: Her team Jiangsu won in the Chinese League. She scored 17/22 on the women's board:
Jan-23-15  waustad: Happy b'day! Her results in Las Vegas, where she went 5.5/9 in the Northamerican Open there during December, haven't made it to the FIDE site yet. doesn't yet keep up with the whole list of top 100 men or top 50 women like they do the 2700+ and 2500+ groups, so Wesley So's result is included in the live rating, but Shen Yang's is not from the same tournament.
May-24-15  waustad: After 6 rounds she leads the Chinese Women's Championship. She's played 4 blacks so far, though it should be noted that none of the female GMs is playing in either championship. Hou Yifan usually plays against the men, but she isn't playing at all this year.
May-29-15  waustad: For the second year in a row she came in second, 1/2 point back in the Chinese Women's Championship.
Jul-20-15  sonia91: She had the best individual result in the China-Russia Match (Women) (2015) with 4/5 and a rating performance of 2723.
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  TheFocus: Happy birthday, Shen Yang.
Jan-23-16  waustad: Happy b'day!
Jan-23-17  waustad: Happy d'day!
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