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GM Yangyi Yu and GM Zhongyi Tan win Chinese Chess Championships 2021

Chinese Open and Women’s Chess Championships 2021 took place simultaneously in Xinghua Jiangsu from May 7- May 15. Both events were played in a single round-robin format, within 11 rounds and time control 90′ + 30″.

GM Yu Yangyi, GM Wei Yi and GM Li Di scored 7 points each in the Open section. On tiebreak, Yu Yangyi claimed the title of the Chinese National Champion 2021. Wei Yi came second, while Li Di was third.

GM Yu Yangyi
GM Yu Yangyi

Final rankings Open section:

Rk. NameRtgPts. 
1GMYu Yangyi 27097
2GMWei Yi 27327
3GMLi Di 25617
4GMLu Shanglei 26156
5GMXu Yinglun 25545
6GMLiu Yan 25245
7GMXu Xiangyu 25735
8GMZhao Jun 26385
9GMJu Wenjun 25605
10IMXu Zhihang 25065
11GMBai Jinshi 26184.5
12GMXu Yi 25274.5

GM Tan Zhongyi emerged a clear winner in the Women’s championship with 8,5/11 points. She was followed by WIM Ning Kaiyu and WGM Zhu Jiner, sharing second place with 8 points.

Tan Zhongyi
Tan Zhongyi

Final rankings Women’s section:

Rk. NameRtgPts. 
1GMTan Zhongyi 25108.5
2WIMNing Kaiyu 23278
3WGMZhu Jiner 24598
4WIMSong Yuxin 22906.5
5WGMXiao Yiyi 23016
6WGMZhai Mo 23666
7WGMLi Xueyi 23284.5
8IMWang Yu A. 22944.5
9WIMGu Tianlu 22674.5
10 Yuan Ye 20813.5
11WIMRen Xiaoyi 22673.5
12WGMGu Xiaobing 22632.5

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