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Tingjie Lei
T Lei 
Lei Tingjie at the MetLife Warsaw Najdorf Chess Festival 2014.
Photo by Przemyslaw Jahr, via Wikimedia Commons.
Number of games in database: 498
Years covered: 2010 to 2022
Last FIDE rating: 2505 (2527 rapid, 2530 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2541

Overall record: +123 -65 =119 (59.4%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 191 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (30) 
    B90 B42 B31 B22 B80
 Catalan (24) 
    E04 E01 E06 E08 E07
 Ruy Lopez (22) 
    C78 C60 C93 C76 C65
 Queen's Pawn Game (20) 
    A41 E00 A45 A50 A46
 King's Indian (16) 
    E81 E71 E60 E73 E82
 French Defense (14) 
    C11 C10 C16 C05 C02
With the Black pieces:
 Grunfeld (27) 
    D85 D73 D79 D78 D80
 Ruy Lopez (19) 
    C67 C65 C78 C77 C70
 Caro-Kann (18) 
    B12 B18 B10 B13 B11
 Queen's Pawn Game (18) 
    D02 A45 D05 A46 D00
 Sicilian (17) 
    B47 B90 B22 B23 B49
 Petrov (16) 
    C42 C43
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Tingjie Lei vs F Peralta, 2019 1-0
   Tingjie Lei vs Iturrizaga Bonelli, 2018 1/2-1/2
   Weeramantry vs Tingjie Lei, 2016 0-1
   Tingjie Lei vs O Girya, 2018 1/2-1/2
   Tingjie Lei vs E Shachar, 2018 1-0
   Tan Zhongyi vs Tingjie Lei, 2020 0-1
   Tingjie Lei vs D E Cori Tello, 2015 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Chinese Championship (Women) (2017)
   World Team Chess Championship (Women) (2017)
   FIDE Grand Swiss (Women) (2021)
   FIDE Online Steinitz Memorial (Women) (2020)
   World Team Chess Championship (Women) (2019)
   Chinese Championship (Women) (2016)
   Chinese Chess League (2017)
   Kramnik Challenge (2021)
   Chinese Chess League (2016)
   Batumi Olympiad (Women) (2018)
   Gibraltar Masters (2018)
   FIDE Online Olympiad (2020)
   Abu Dhabi Masters (2016)
   Gibraltar Masters (2016)
   Gibraltar Masters (2019)

   🏆 Charity Cup
   J van Foreest vs T Lei (Mar-22-22) 1-0, rapid
   G Jones vs T Lei (Mar-22-22) 1-0, rapid
   T Lei vs D Anton Guijarro (Mar-22-22) 0-1, rapid
   T Lei vs Niemann (Mar-21-22) 0-1, rapid
   T Lei vs Navara (Mar-21-22) 0-1, rapid

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(born Mar-13-1997, 25 years old) China
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Woman Grandmaster (2014); Grandmaster (2017).

She scored 8/9 at the World Team Chess Championship (Women) (2017) for the 4th Chinese board(2) to assist her team in securing 2nd place.

References / Sources

(1) Wikipedia article: Lei Tingjie, (2)

Last updated: 2019-03-23 18:20:24

 page 1 of 31; games 1-25 of 757  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. T Lei vs D Saduakassova  0-1822010WYCC Girls U14B51 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
2. T Lei vs J Stocek  0-1522013Sydney International OpenA07 King's Indian Attack
3. Z Tan vs T Lei  ½-½302013Chinese Championship (Women)D10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
4. T Lei vs Shiqun Ni  0-1372013Chinese Championship (Women)A45 Queen's Pawn Game
5. Qi Guo vs T Lei  ½-½632013Chinese Championship (Women)D12 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
6. T Lei vs Mo Zhai  1-0432013Chinese Championship (Women)B52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
7. Shen Yang vs T Lei  1-0742013Chinese Championship (Women)D11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
8. Kuang Yinghui vs T Lei  ½-½722013Chinese Championship (Women)C65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense
9. T Lei vs Wang Jue  1-0802013Chinese Championship (Women)D78 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O c6
10. X Ren vs T Lei  ½-½302013Chinese Championship (Women)D14 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation
11. T Lei vs X Zhang  ½-½472013Chinese Championship (Women)A45 Queen's Pawn Game
12. Ding Yixin vs T Lei 1-0512013Chinese Championship (Women)C10 French
13. T Lei vs Xueyi Li  ½-½702013Chinese Championship (Women)E05 Catalan, Open, Classical line
14. T Lei vs Huahua Xu  1-0422013Chinese TeamsB30 Sicilian
15. T Lei vs Manli Liu  1-0592013Chinese TeamsE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
16. X Zhao vs T Lei  ½-½522013Chinese TeamsA12 English with b3
17. T Lei vs Shen Yang  1-0572013Chinese TeamsA29 English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto
18. V Artemiev vs T Lei  1-024201312th World U16 OlD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
19. Mo Zhai vs T Lei  ½-½462013Chinese TeamsB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
20. T Lei vs Ding Yixin  ½-½442013Chinese TeamsA05 Reti Opening
21. Ju Wenjun vs T Lei  1-0292013Chinese TeamsA15 English
22. Tianlu Gu vs T Lei  0-1382013Chinese TeamsD80 Grunfeld
23. B Munguntuul vs T Lei  1-0422013Chinese TeamsA48 King's Indian
24. T Lei vs Wang Jue  1-0282013Chinese TeamsE71 King's Indian, Makagonov System (5.h3)
25. Shen Yang vs T Lei  1-0512013Chinese TeamsD95 Grunfeld
 page 1 of 31; games 1-25 of 757  PGN Download
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Mar-20-14  Alien Math: <nok> Appears to find name correct, here article with picture of Lei Tingjie, 6th Chinese Individual Championship in Xinghua Notes in Chinese
May-11-14  waustad: She continues to do well and is leading The fourth Chess Women Master Tournment with 4/5 so far:

Live games at: or via chessdom

Feb-09-15  waustad: Congratulations on winning the women's section of the Moscow Open, scoring 8/9.
Mar-27-15  BIDMONFA: Tingjie Lei

LEI, Tingjie

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  Penguincw: Congrats to Tingjie Lei for her performance at the Chinese Women Championship. She scored 7.5/11 for a tie for 3rd, but was the only undefeated player.
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  WannaBe: Picture of her from last year, about 1/2 way down:

Feb-12-16  waustad: She has returned to Graz this year to play in the Graz Open. This tournament isn't played at the casino, so she doesn't have to play next door. After a win over IM Walter Wittmann in the first round her second round opponent will be FM Robert Perhinig (2315). Games can be found on, including with a live feed.
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  WannaBe: Must be very distracting to have all the slot machine noises and croupier yelling SEVEN WINNA!!!
Feb-16-16  waustad: After 6 rounds she is 1/2 point behind the leaders Markus Ragger, Li Chao b and Banusz Tamas. Ragger is certainly leading in moves played, since today he strove to win a game a pawn up in a rook and opposite colored bishop endgame, lasting 120 moves. Her opponent in round 7 is Pap Gyula. (FYI, since both Chinese and Magyar use family name first, I think I've ordered names in their local form. I make no promises that I got it right, but I try.)
Feb-18-16  waustad: Going into the 9th round a GM norm is almost sure. She's in a 3 way tie for second place with 6, half a point behind Li Chao. Her opponent tomorrow is Banusz Tamas. With a 2732 tpr so far, I think the norm is in the bag, along with some prize money. I'm not sure if she could get both the top female prize and an overall place prize in this tournament, since it is sometimes explicitly stated that only one prize can be won. If this is an only one prize tournament, Monica Socko is the most likely to win the top female, dispite her loss today to Markus Ragger.
Feb-19-16  sonia91: She finished 4th in Graz with a 2662 performance, earning her second GM norm:
Apr-03-16  sonia91: Interview:
Aug-31-16  cro777: At the 2016 Asian Nations Cup Lei Tingjie won two team gold medals.

In the women's section the Chinese team was the winner in both standard and rapid and blitz time control competition.

Aug-31-16  cro777: Lei Tinjie (2480) tops FIDE September 2016 Junior Girls rating list ahead of Aleksandra Goryachkina:

Lei Tingjie next tournament is the Chinese Chess League Division A (rounds 12-15) which starts on September 23. She plays for the Chongqing chess team.

(Lei Tingjie playing in the 2016 Chinese Chess League).

Jan-02-17  cro777: Lei Tinjie (2467) tops FIDE January 2017 Junior Girls rating list ahead of Aleksandra Goryachkina (2466).

In the Chinese Chess League (Division A) Lei Tinjie plays for the Chongqing team:

Jan-12-17  sonia91: Congratulations on becoming a GM (the 34th woman)!

She earned the 3rd norm in the Philippines in Dec 2016:

She plays in the Tata Steel (Challengers) (2017).

Mar-10-17  Gottschalk: Very Good win below

[Event "Philippine Open 2016"]
[Site "Subic Bay PHI"]
[Date "2016.12.07"]
[Round "3.7"]
[White "Lei Tingjie"]
[Black "Puranik, A."]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "A50"]
[WhiteElo "2468"]
[BlackElo "2476"]
[PlyCount "71"]

1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 b6 3. d4 Bb7 4. Nc3 g6 5. Qc2 Bxf3 6. gxf3 Bg7 7. Bg5 h6 8. Bd2 c5 9. d5 e6 10. f4 a6 11. e4 e5 12. fxe5 Ng4 13. Be2 Nxe5 14. h4 h5 15. O-O-O b5 16. f4 Ng4 17. Bxg4 hxg4 18. e5 d6 19. Ne4 dxe5 20. fxe5 Bxe5 21. Bc3 Nd7 22. Rde1 O-O 23. h5 g5 24. h6 b4 25. Bd2 Bf4 26. Bxf4 gxf4 27. Qd2 Ne5 28. Kb1 Ng6 29. Nxc5 Qf6 30. Ne4 Qe7 31. Qd4 Ne5 32. Nc5 f6 33. Ne6 Qh7+ 34. Ka1 f3 35. Rxe5 fxe5 36. Qxg4+ 1-0

Mar-17-17  waustad: Congratulations on getting the full GM title this month.
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  Stonehenge: Her birthday on the WGM application is 13.03.1997 and 03.03.1997 on the GM application.
May-04-17  AzingaBonzer: Congratulations to Lei Tingjie for winning the 2017 Chinese Women's Championship!
Jun-04-17  sonia91: The reigning Chinese women's champion just won the Women Masters in Wuxi, China, a 10-player round-robin featuring ten among the top Chinese female players and young talents. Thanks to this victory, Lei is back to 2500+ club.

Jan-24-18  cro777: Lei Tingjie won the XLIII chess open internacional "Ciudad de Sevilla" which took place from 12 to 20 January, 2018 in Sevilla, Spain.

Mar-13-19  sonia91: Today she had a great birthday: after beating Sabina Foisor, China won the match against the US and also won the World Team Chess Championship (Women) (2019) with a round to spare!

<Lei Tingjie winning the game, match and championship on her birthday! #WTCC2019>

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  Penguincw: Happy Birthday to GM Tingjie Lei .
Nov-07-21  AngeLa: 2021 wins fide grand swiss , congrats lie :-)
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