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Zhu Jiner achieves her final GM norm

Zhu Jiner is the newest Grandmaster from China. She achieved her final GM norm at the ongoing Grand Prix in New Delhi. This makes her the 10th woman from China to become Grandmaster, and the 41st woman to achieve the title.

Adding 17 ELO points, Zhu Jiner re-enters the 2500 ELO club and becomes 11th in the women rating list.

In 2016, Zhu Jiner won the World Youth Chess Championship in the G14 age category. In 2017, she was third in the Asian Zone 3.5 after Zhai Mo and Ni Shiqun, and qualified for the Women’s World Chess Championship 2018. That same year, she was awarded the FIDE Woman International Master (WIM) title. In 2018, Zhu Jiner won the bronze medal at the Women’s China Rapid Chess Championship.

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