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Zhou Weiqi
Number of games in database: 341
Years covered: 2001 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2587 (2596 rapid, 2590 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2646

Overall record: +99 -70 =168 (54.3%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 4 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Slav (22) 
    D10 D11 D15 D12 D17
 Sicilian (20) 
    B51 B50 B31 B52 B92
 Nimzo Indian (13) 
    E32 E21 E55 E37 E34
 Grunfeld (11) 
    D85 D80 D76 D94 D90
 King's Indian (9) 
    E60 E86 E62 E91 E94
 Semi-Slav (8) 
    D45 D43
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (25) 
    B32 B83 B33 B45 B30
 French Defense (19) 
    C11 C07 C01 C03 C14
 Nimzo Indian (14) 
    E21 E25 E34 E32 E20
 Caro-Kann (13) 
    B12 B18 B10 B13
 Queen's Pawn Game (10) 
    D02 E10 E00 A40 A45
 Modern Benoni (9) 
    A58 A70 A67 A56 A65
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Zhou Weiqi vs Yifan Hou, 2013 1-0
   I V Kovalenko vs Zhou Weiqi, 2009 0-1
   Lu Shanglei vs Zhou Weiqi, 2010 0-1
   Sutovsky vs Zhou Weiqi, 2009 0-1
   Zhou Weiqi vs Naiditsch, 2014 1-0
   E Ghaem Maghami vs Zhou Weiqi, 2009 0-1
   Li Shilong vs Zhou Weiqi, 2009 0-1
   Kamsky vs Zhou Weiqi, 2009 1/2-1/2
   S Nadir vs Zhou Weiqi, 2012 0-1
   Yu Lefu vs Zhou Weiqi, 2001 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Chigorin Memorial Open (2009)
   8th Asian Continental Chess Championship (2009)
   Chinese Championship (2009)
   Hainan Danzhou GM (2013)
   Chinese Championship (2016)
   3rd HD Bank Cup (2013)
   14th Dubai Open (2012)
   Chinese Championship (2013)
   10th Asian Individual Championship (2011)
   Aeroflot Open (2009)
   Dubai Open (2008)
   Chinese Chess League (2017)
   Chinese Chess League (2016)
   Asian Individual Championship (2007)
   Asian Chess Championship (2005)

   🏆 Chinese Chess League
   F Vallejo Pons vs Zhou Weiqi (Dec-05-17) 1-0
   Zhou Weiqi vs Yu Yangyi (Dec-04-17) 0-1
   Zhou Weiqi vs Liu Qingnan (Dec-03-17) 1/2-1/2
   Yuxiang Fang vs Zhou Weiqi (Dec-02-17) 1/2-1/2
   Zhou Weiqi vs V Malakhov (Nov-04-17) 1/2-1/2

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(born Oct-01-1986, 33 years old) China
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Grandmaster (2009).

Zhou was equal first in the 8th Asian Continental Chess Championship (2009) alongside Surya Shekhar Ganguly, thereby qualifying for the World Cup (2009), where he defeated Emil Sutovsky in the first round before losing to Gata Kamsky in the second. He came =3rd (9th on tiebreak) with 6.5/9 at the HD Bank Open in March 2013.

Wikipedia article: Zhou Weiqi

 page 1 of 14; games 1-25 of 341  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Zhou Weiqi vs C Wei  ½-½172001TCh-CHN MenB52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
2. Y Qu vs Zhou Weiqi 0-1252001TCh-CHN MenB32 Sicilian
3. Zhou Weiqi vs Ji Dan  ½-½242001TCh-CHN MenB50 Sicilian
4. Song Bing vs Zhou Weiqi  ½-½542001TCh-CHN MenB32 Sicilian
5. Zhou Weiqi vs Li Bo  0-1292001TCh-CHN MenB12 Caro-Kann Defense
6. Yu Lefu vs Zhou Weiqi  0-1682001TCh-CHN MenB39 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Breyer Variation
7. Zhou Weiqi vs Yuan Jun  1-0642001TCh-CHN MenA07 King's Indian Attack
8. X Cheng vs Zhou Weiqi  ½-½152001TCh-CHN MenA04 Reti Opening
9. Zhou Weiqi vs Wang Jiaquan  ½-½472001TCh-CHN MenB31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
10. Li Qun vs Zhou Weiqi  ½-½642001TCh-CHN MenB06 Robatsch
11. Zhong Zhang vs Zhou Weiqi  1-0412001zt3.3B31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
12. Zhou Weiqi vs Zhao Jun  1-0332001zt3.3B92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
13. J Ye vs Zhou Weiqi  1-0392001zt3.3B32 Sicilian
14. Zhou Weiqi vs Yu Shaoteng  ½-½602001zt3.3C00 French Defense
15. Liang Jinrong vs Zhou Weiqi  ½-½202001zt3.3B36 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto
16. Zhou Weiqi vs Xu Jun  0-1212001zt3.3B58 Sicilian
17. W Zili vs Zhou Weiqi  1-0542001zt3.3B01 Scandinavian
18. Ni Hua vs Zhou Weiqi  ½-½222001zt3.3B30 Sicilian
19. Zhou Weiqi vs C Liang  ½-½852001zt3.3B13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
20. Wu Wenjin vs Zhou Weiqi  ½-½362001zt3.3D02 Queen's Pawn Game
21. Zhou Weiqi vs X Peng 0-1632001zt3.3C84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
22. R Wang vs Zhou Weiqi  1-0322001zt3.3A44 Old Benoni Defense
23. Zhou Weiqi vs Bu Xiangzhi  0-1522001zt3.3B31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
24. Lagno vs Zhou Weiqi  0-1572002World ol U16B01 Scandinavian
25. Zhou Weiqi vs Zhang Pengxiang  ½-½552005Torch Real Estate Cup China Chess LeagueD02 Queen's Pawn Game
 page 1 of 14; games 1-25 of 341  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Feb-22-08  jonnymalk: Aeroflot 2008, (A2 group)

Final position, 2nd
TPR, 2703

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  whiteshark: Grandmaster title approved to him at the 79th FIDE Congress which was held 16-26 November 2008 in Dresden, Germany.


Feb-25-09  BIDMONFA: Zhou Weiqi

ZHOU, Weiqi

May-23-09  jon01: Zhou Weiqi seems to be another top player rising from China.
May-24-09  Ladolcevita: ZhouWeiqi is Bu Xiangzhi's second,because they are close friends.

But I think ZhouJianChao is possibly more promising than ZhouWeiqi

Oct-25-09  mnntman: Put in a 2700+ performance in Chigorin Memorial

Oct-25-09  redwhitechess: He just shared first at Chigorin Memorial. The lady Ju Wenjun now a WGM is first in female category. No CG link to this event?
Feb-15-10  tonsillolith: Wow that is just bizarre; "Weiqi" is the Chinese word for the board game Go.
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  Tabanus: Bio:

2nd place Malaysia Open 1-7 Sept. 2010:

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  wordfunph: i saw this guy playing in Philippine tourneys..

happy birthday GM Weiqi!

Oct-01-10  Ladolcevita: <tonsillolith>
But both of his Wei and Qi are different characters from the Go's.

Is October1st really his birthday?...It's also the National Day in China...anyway,Happy Birthday!

Oct-07-11  plimko: This guy was the winner of 1st Qinhuangdao Open, 7/9, unbeaten, performance 2802!

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  wordfunph: congrats GM Weiqi!

<Is October1st really his birthday?>

<Ladolce> yes..

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  wordfunph: GM Zhou Weiqi aka "Mr. Fight"..

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