Grandmaster Zhu Chen

Zhu Chen : Zhū Chén; born March 16, 1976 in WenzhouZhejiang) is a chess Grandmaster.

 In 2001, she became China's second women's world chess champion after Xie Jun, and China's 13th Grandmaster.

She today plays for Qatar.

Biography

In 1988 Zhu became the first Chinese player to win an international chess competition when she won the World Girls Under-12 Championship in Romania.

She won the World Junior Girls Chess Championship in 1994 and 1996.

At the age of 25 she defeated Alexandra Kosteniuk of Russia in a tournament for the 2001/2002 Women's World Chess Championship, by 5–3, becoming the eleventh champion.

Zhu gave up the chance to defend her world title in Georgia in May 2004 due to a jammed schedule and her pregnancy.[1]

In June 2004, Zhu played two games against the chess computer "Star of Unisplendour", which was an advanced AMD 64 bit 3400+ CPU and 2 GB RAM combined with the chess engineFritz 8. She lost both games.[2][3]

Zhu is married to Qatari Grandmaster Mohamad Al-Modiahki, and now represents Qatar.[4] She also studied for a master's degree at Tsinghua University.[5]

chess result

1988.25th July-7th August,World Girls Under 12 Championship. 1st place - Romania

1990.5th-19th September,Chinese National Women's Individual Championship "Group B".1st place - China

1991,Chinese National Women's Individual Championship. 2nd place - Chengdu China

1992.September,Chinese National Women's Individual Championship. 1st place - Beijing China

1994.1th-26th May,Chinese National Women's Individual Championship. 1st place - Beijing China 1994.June,Asian Girls Junior Chess Championship. 1st place - Shah Alam Malaysia1994.September,World Girls Junior Chess Championship. 1st place - Matinhos Brazil 1994.1st-15th December,The 15th World Women's Olympiad team championship. 3rd place -MoscowRussia   1996.14th-27th May,Chinese National Individual Championship. 1st place - Tianjin China 1996.14th September-2nd OctoberThe 16th World Women's Olympiad team championship. 2nd place - Yerevan Armenia 1996.9th-22nd November,World Girls Junior Chess Championship. 1st place - Medellin Columbia

1997.15th-26th May,Chinese National Men's Individual Championship. 2nd place - Beijing China

1998 29th September-12th October,The 17th World Women's Olympiad team championship. 1st place - Russia 

2000.28th November - 12th December,The 18th World Women's Olympiad team championship. 1st place - [Istambul]] Turkey

2001.27th November-13th DecemberWorld Women's Individual Championship. 1st place - [Moscow]] Russia 

2002.MarchFIDE Grand Prix, Zhu was able claim the win and knock Ruslan Ponomariov out of the tournament. This is possibly the only female player to ever beat the male world champion in any competitive sport. - Dubai U.A.E

2002,World Women's Olympiad team championship. 1st place - Slovenia

2005.MarchAccoona Women's World Rapid Chess Championship. 1st place - NewYork U.S.A

2006.July, The North Urals Cup. 2nd place - Krasnoturinsk Russia 2006Asian game Women's Individual. 3rd place - Doha Qatar

2007.JulyThe North Urals Cup. 1st place - Krasnoturinsk Russia 2007.NovemberAsian Indoor Games Women's Individual Rapid Championship. 1st placeAsian Indoor Games Women's Individual Blitz Championship. 2nd place -Macau

2009.NovemberAsian Indoor Games Women's Individual Rapid Championship. 2nd place - Ha Long Vietnam

2010.NovemberGuangzhou Asian game Women's Individual. 8th place - Guangzhou China

2011.DecemberArab Games Women's Individual Chess Championship. 1st placeArab Games Women's Individual Rapid Chess Championship. 1st place;Arab Games Women's Individual Blitz Chess Championship. 1st place - DohaQatar