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Lufei Ruan

Number of games in database: 179
Years covered: 2001 to 2012
Last FIDE rating: 2491
Highest rating achieved in database: 2503
Overall record: +39 -29 =67 (53.7%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 44 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (51) 
    B84 B30 B92 B33 B41
 French Defense (12) 
    C18 C11 C15 C10
 Sicilian Scheveningen (11) 
    B84 B83 B81
 Scotch Game (9) 
 French Winawer (8) 
    C18 C15
 Sicilian Richter-Rauser (7) 
    B61 B67 B64 B69 B63
With the Black pieces:
 Ruy Lopez (30) 
    C65 C67 C77 C78 C61
 Slav (19) 
    D17 D11 D18 D10 D12
 Semi-Slav (9) 
    D45 D44 D43 D48
 Giuoco Piano (7) 
 English, 1 c4 e5 (6) 
    A22 A20 A28
 Caro-Kann (4) 
    B10 B12 B15 B17
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   L Ruan vs M Socko, 2012 1-0
   L Ruan vs X Zhang, 2010 1-0
   L Ruan vs W Ju, 2012 1/2-1/2
   L Ruan vs Y Hou, 2010 1-0
   Y Hou vs L Ruan, 2010 1/2-1/2
   L Mkrtchian vs L Ruan, 2006 0-1
   Cmilyte vs L Ruan, 2006 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Russia - China Match (2007)
   Shenzhen Women's Grand Prix (2011)
   Women Grand Prix Ankara (2012)
   Women Grand Prix Jermuk (2012)
   Women's World Team Championship (2007)
   FIDE Women's Grand Prix (2011)
   Chinese Team Championship (Women) (2001)

   🏆 Women Grand Prix Ankara
   L Ruan vs A Muzychuk (Sep-28-12) 1/2-1/2
   B Munguntuul vs L Ruan (Sep-27-12) 1/2-1/2
   B Munguntuul vs L Ruan (Sep-27-12) 1/2-1/2
   L Ruan vs W Ju (Sep-26-12) 1/2-1/2
   T Kosintseva vs L Ruan (Sep-24-12) 1/2-1/2

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(born Oct-02-1987, 36 years old) China
[what is this?]
Ruan Lufei is a WGM. She was runner up to Yifan Hou in the Women's World Chess Championship (2010); classical games were drawn 2-2, but she lost in the tiebreak 3-1. As a finalist in the championship, Lufei gains a GM norm.

Her coach is Xu Jun. She is a PhD student at the Carnegie Mellon University's Tepper School of Business and is currently living in Pittsburgh, USA.

Wikipedia article: Ruan Lufei Live rating:

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 page 1 of 8; games 1-25 of 179  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. L Ruan vs Dong Mo  1-0482001Chinese Team Championship (Women)C43 Petrov, Modern Attack
2. Y Wang vs L Ruan  ½-½422001Chinese Team Championship (Women)C53 Giuoco Piano
3. L Ruan vs H Lou  ½-½302001Chinese Team Championship (Women)C43 Petrov, Modern Attack
4. K Qin vs L Ruan  ½-½602001Chinese Team Championship (Women)C67 Ruy Lopez
5. L Ruan vs Xu Tong 1-0612001Chinese Team Championship (Women)B30 Sicilian
6. L Ruan vs C Zhu  1-0602001Chinese Team Championship (Women)B92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
7. P Wang vs L Ruan  1-0512001Chinese Team Championship (Women)C67 Ruy Lopez
8. L Ruan vs Zhao Lan  0-1492001Chinese Team Championship (Women)B83 Sicilian
9. G Zhou vs L Ruan  ½-½392001Chinese Team Championship (Women)C53 Giuoco Piano
10. L Ruan vs Liang Zhihua  0-1232001Chinese Team Championship (Women)B44 Sicilian
11. Y Wang vs L Ruan  0-1532001zt3.3 WomenC53 Giuoco Piano
12. L Ruan vs C Zhu  0-1542001zt3.3 WomenB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
13. X Gu vs L Ruan  0-1412001zt3.3 WomenD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
14. L Ruan vs Q Gong  ½-½322001zt3.3 WomenC18 French, Winawer
15. Y Xu vs L Ruan  1-0562001zt3.3 WomenD43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
16. L Ruan vs P Wang  ½-½212001zt3.3 WomenB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
17. R Li vs L Ruan  1-0242001zt3.3 WomenC77 Ruy Lopez
18. L Ruan vs G Zhou  0-1272001zt3.3 WomenB33 Sicilian
19. Z Tan vs L Ruan  ½-½302001zt3.3 WomenD44 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
20. Yu Ting vs L Ruan 1-0532001zt3.3 WomenA07 King's Indian Attack
21. L Ruan vs Y Xu  ½-½602001zt3.3 WomenB92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
22. X Zhao vs L Ruan  ½-½252001zt3.3 WomenA06 Reti Opening
23. L Ruan vs Q Huang  1-0482001zt3.3 WomenB01 Scandinavian
24. L Ruan vs S Djukic  1-0262001Wch U14 GirlsB30 Sicilian
25. L Ruan vs B Munguntuul  1-0462001Wch U14 GirlsB28 Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation
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Kibitzer's Corner
Premium Chessgames Member
  WTHarvey: Lufei has picked up an amazing 63 rating points since April and is #7 on the FIDE Girls ratings list. Here are a few puzzles from her games:
Jul-13-07  BIDMONFA: Ruan Lufei

RUAN, Lufei

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  ketchuplover: Good luck in the finals!
Dec-18-10  percyblakeney: <Highest rating achieved in database: 2199> sounds a bit low for a World Championship finalist :-)
Dec-18-10  percyblakeney: When she reached the final there had been no posts on her page for well over 3 years, and no games in the database for more than 2 before the World Championship, now that's to be under the radar...
Premium Chessgames Member
  tamar: She made a vertical ratings leap in 2007, and then stabilized.

Now another leap is in store after these results are processed.

Here FIDE chart

Dec-23-10  hellopolgar: this girl is who the chessbase report referred to as Ms. Nerves of Steel

Dec-23-10  wordfunph: good game WGM Ruan! all the best in the rapid tiebreaks against GM Hou Yifan..
Dec-24-10  hellopolgar: she lost, however, she has a bright future in Carnegie Mellon.

It's one of the best universities in the USA.

Premium Chessgames Member
  ketchuplover: good effort Ruan. go get 'em at CM :)
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Sep-21-12  rapidcitychess: Currently 4/5 in the Women's Grand Prix.

Go go go!

Oct-02-12  LoveThatJoker: Happy Birthday, WGM Ruan Lufei!


Oct-02-12  rapidcitychess: ~Happy birthday to you~

~Happy birthday to you~

~And three years ago you were twenty-two~

~Happy birthday to you~

Premium Chessgames Member
  Penguincw: Happy Birthday to WGM Ruan Lufei! Unfortunately, she just dropped out of the 2500 club, but I know she'll be back!

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