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Zhou Jianchao
Number of games in database: 409
Years covered: 2005 to 2014
Last FIDE rating: 2590 (2645 rapid, 2569 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2669
Overall record: +111 -59 =178 (57.5%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
      Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.
      61 exhibition games, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 Slav (34) 
    D15 D11 D10 D17 D16
 King's Indian (24) 
    E99 E81 E83 E94 E92
 Queen's Gambit Declined (24) 
    D38 D37 D30 D36 D39
 English (18) 
    A17 A15 A18 A10 A13
 Nimzo Indian (16) 
    E32 E34 E31 E37 E38
 English, 1 c4 c5 (12) 
    A30 A35 A38 A34
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (79) 
    B90 B94 B50 B51 B92
 Sicilian Najdorf (38) 
    B90 B94 B92 B96 B93
 Grunfeld (22) 
    D85 D86 D76 D94 D80
 Ruy Lopez (17) 
    C67 C65
 Slav (13) 
    D10 D17 D12 D18 D11
 King's Indian (12) 
    E98 E81 E91 E90 E77
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Zhou Jianchao vs Lu Shanglei, 2012 1/2-1/2
   Zhou Jianchao vs Qun Ma, 2014 1/2-1/2
   Zhou Jianchao vs S Fedorchuk, 2005 1-0
   Zhou Jianchao vs V Fedoseev, 2011 1-0
   Ding Liren vs Zhou Jianchao, 2010 0-1
   Yang Shen vs Zhou Jianchao, 2005 0-1
   Wang Hao vs Zhou Jianchao, 2006 0-1
   A Grigoryan vs Zhou Jianchao, 2011 0-1
   A Anastasian vs Zhou Jianchao, 2007 0-1
   W So vs Zhou Jianchao, 2010 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Chinese Championship (2010)
   Lake Sevan (2008)
   Chinese Championship (2011)
   2nd Danzhou Tournament (2011)
   1st Danzhou Tournament (2010)
   3rd HD Bank Cup (2013)
   Chinese Championship (2014)
   8th Asian Continental Chess Championship (2009)
   Universiade (2013)
   Asian Individual Championship (2007)
   World Junior Championship (2006)
   Aeroflot Open (2011)
   Asian Chess Championship (2005)
   6th Aeroflot Festival (2007)
   Chess Olympiad (2010)

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ZHOU JIANCHAO
(born Jun-11-1988, 26 years old) China

[what is this?]
Zhou Juanchao was born in Shanghai. He learned to play chess at age six, and earned the GM title in 2006.

In 2009, Zhou Jianchao won the International Chess Zone Tournament (China) on tiebreak ahead of Wang Hao, qualifying for the World Cup (2009). Zhou won the first round against Rauf Mamedov, but bowed out in the second round after losing to Vugar Gashimov. He won the Chinese Championship (2010) ahead of Bu Xiangzhi and Wang Hao, came equal second (fourth on count back) in the 9th Asian Continental/Individual (Open) behind the winner Ni Hua, came =3rd-6th (4th on countback) at the Florencio Campomanes Memorial Tournament in August. He scored 5.5/9 (+4 -2 =3) in the Aeroflot Open (2011). His result in the 9th Asian Continental qualified him to play in the World Cup (2011), where he lost to Russian GM Anton Korobov in the first round. He contested the 2012 Chinese Zonal Tournament in September and came =1st with 7.5/11, but placed 4th on tiebreak. He came 3rd in the HD Bank Open in 2013 with 6.5/9.

Zhou Jianchao has represented China at a number of international team tournaments, including their runner-up showing at the World Team Championship (2005). He won individual and team gold at the 2008 Asian Team Championship. Most recently he scored 5.5/8 on board 4 for China in the Chess Olympiad (2010). In the Chinese League, he plays for Shanghai Jianqiao Academy Team, and helped it to win the 2012 season.

Wikipedia article: Zhou Jianchao


 page 1 of 17; games 1-25 of 409  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. Zhou Jianchao vs E Ghaem Maghami  ½-½36 2005 Asian Chess ChampionshipA04 Reti Opening
2. Zhou Jianchao vs Wu Wenjin  1-037 2005 Torch Real Estate Cup China Chess LeagueD42 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 7.Bd3
3. Zhou Jianchao vs S Fedorchuk 1-040 2005 7th Dubai Open Chess ChampionshipE15 Queen's Indian
4. M R Venkatesh vs Zhou Jianchao  0-148 2005 Asian Chess ChampionshipB98 Sicilian, Najdorf
5. Zhou Jianchao vs R Fontaine  ½-½68 2005 China - France Youth MatchD19 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch
6. Zhou Jianchao vs Potkin  1-036 2005 Aeroflot Open BD43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
7. Sadvakasov vs Zhou Jianchao  1-061 2005 Asian Chess ChampionshipB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
8. Zhou Jianchao vs Zhang Pengxiang  ½-½22 2005 Torch Real Estate Cup China Chess LeagueD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
9. P Kotsur vs Zhou Jianchao  ½-½40 2005 7th Dubai Open Chess ChampionshipD76 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.cd Nxd5, 7.O-O Nb6
10. Zhou Jianchao vs A Das  1-050 2005 Asian Chess ChampionshipD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
11. J Nogueiras vs Zhou Jianchao  0-138 2005 World Team ChampionshipD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
12. A Goloshchapov vs Zhou Jianchao  0-148 2005 Aeroflot Open BB22 Sicilian, Alapin
13. Wang Yue vs Zhou Jianchao  1-065 2005 7th Dubai Open Chess ChampionshipD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
14. Zhou Jianchao vs Ni Hua  ½-½50 2005 Asian Chess ChampionshipD85 Grunfeld
15. Zhou Jianchao vs M Vachier-Lagrave  ½-½30 2005 China - France Youth MatchD85 Grunfeld
16. Zhou Jianchao vs E Ghaem Maghami  1-051 2005 7th Dubai Open Chess ChampionshipA59 Benko Gambit
17. S Suvrajit vs Zhou Jianchao  ½-½58 2005 Asian Chess ChampionshipE98 King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 9.Ne1
18. Yang Shen vs Zhou Jianchao 0-1114 2005 World Team ChampionshipB92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
19. Zhou Jianchao vs Cherniaev  1-046 2005 Aeroflot Open BA80 Dutch
20. Zhou Jianchao vs Zhang Pengxiang  ½-½7 2005 7th Dubai Open Chess ChampionshipD27 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
21. M Kazhgaleyev vs Zhou Jianchao  ½-½39 2005 Asian Chess ChampionshipE71 King's Indian, Makagonov System (5.h3)
22. R Fontaine vs Zhou Jianchao  ½-½48 2005 China - France Youth MatchB52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
23. G Kacheishvili vs Zhou Jianchao  0-159 2005 Torch Real Estate Cup China Chess LeagueD17 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
24. Xu Jun vs Zhou Jianchao  1-026 2005 Asian Chess ChampionshipE97 King's Indian
25. Zhao Jun vs Zhou Jianchao  ½-½29 2005 Torch Real Estate Cup China Chess LeagueB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
 page 1 of 17; games 1-25 of 409  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Sep-25-07  BIDMONFA: Zhou Jianchao

ZHOU, Jianchao
http://www.bidmonfa.com/zhou_jianch...
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Feb-22-08  jonnymalk: Aeroflot 2008:

Final position, 21
TPR, 2669

Jul-13-08  Zitaxis: http://www.armchess.am/ by the Armenian Chess Academy

The "Lake Sevan" international tournament held from July 10 to 20, 2008, in Martuni, Armenia. GMs Pantsulaia (Georgia), Zhou Jianchao (China), Zhigalko (Belarus), Meier (Germany), Amin (Egypt), Pashikian, A. Grigoryan, Z. Andriasian, IM Melkumyan, FM Ter-Sahakyan (Armenia) compete in this round-robin event organized by the Armenian Chess Academy.

http://www.sevan.chessacademy.am/in... (live)

Jul-13-08  Zitaxis: Biographical details of Zhou Jianchao

born June 11, 1988 in Shanghai

He achieved his first GM norm at the 2005 Aeroflot Open (A2 Group) having scored 6/9 (Elo rating perf. of 2727). His second GM norm was achieved at the 2005 Dubai Open having scored 6/9 (Elo rating perf. of 2664), and third GM norm was achieved at the 2006 Aeroflot Open (A2 Group) having scored 6.5/9 (Elo rating perf. of 2616).

Zhou qualified for the Chess World Cup 2007 (held in Khanty-Mansiysk) where he reached Round Three. He eventually lost to Michael Adams after having upset Emil Sutovsky and Andrei Volokitin in the first two rounds. In this tournament he achieved a performance rating of 2687.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zhou_J...

Feb-22-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  notyetagm: Here's hoping he wins 2009 Aeroflot.

Go China!

Feb-22-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  notyetagm: Aeroflot Open (2009)/Zhou Jianchao
Mar-06-09  Newmark: incredible. <Zhou Jianchao> is ranked 2612. he came third in the main open having been seeded 34th and he came sixth in the blitz event where he was seeded 42nd -- so he managed to qualify as a total outsider for the World Blitz Championship '09 to be held this November. also untitled <Yu Yangyi> came 13th ahead of a whole host of top players(!)

http://www.chessbase.com/newsdetail...
http://www.chessbase.de/nachrichten...
http://russiachess.org/content/view...

he will keep <WangY Ni Bu WangH Li> on their toes.... :)

Mar-06-09  Ladolcevita: ==http://www.chessbase.com/newsdetail... that chinese miss is GuXiaoBing,not JuWenJun.....
Mar-06-09  Ladolcevita: I heard from a chinese chess player that ZhouJianchao is the most diligent chess player in Chinese National Team,but not very much of a genius.Hmmm,I kinda like this style,diligence>talent.
Nov-04-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: After Aeroflot, in April 2009 he won the Chinese Zonal Tournament:

http://www.chess-results.com/tnr214...

Nov-15-09  kurtrichards: Zhou Jianchao is competing/participating at World Blitz Championship 2009 in Moscow,Russia 16-18 Nov., with 21 other grandmasters including Kramnik,Carlsen,Aronian,Anand,Judith Polgar,Karpov,Kosteniuk,Karjakin,Gashimov,Leko, among others,to see who is the best at 5-minute chess. Good luck!
Nov-15-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  alexmagnus: Looks like he won't play - apparently because of schedule problems. Was replaced by Naiditsch.
Apr-29-10
Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: 4th place in Asian Continental/Individual Ch (Subic Bay, Philippines) 21-29 April 2010:

http://www.chess-results.com/tnr331...

Sep-04-10
Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: Placed 4th in Campomanes Memorial (Philippines) 28 Aug. - 3 Sept. 2010:

http://www.chess-results.com/tnr375...

Jul-07-11  plimko: Zhou Jianchao is the first National Rapid Chess Champion of the history. He defeated Ding Liren in the Final of the 1st Chinese Rapid Championship (rapid 1-0 and 0-1, blitz draw and draw, armageddon 1-0. Congrats

http://biker60.wordpress.com/2011/0...

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