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Wang Yue and Hou Yifan are China King and Queen

Two 8-player tournaments held on 17-24th September in Jinzhou, China

Chinese Chess Queen and Chinese Chess King were two 8-player round robin tournaments held on 17-24th September in Jinzhou, China. Women and men top Chinese players took participation in this prestigious festival.

Hou Yifan clinched the first place in women’s event only after the final round with with Black against WGM Shen Yang. In the meantime, Ju Wenjun signed a draw and remained second, half a point behind the winner.

Wang Yue did not have to fear about the King’s crown, as not even a last minute win by Wang Hao could endanger the leader. Both Hou Yifan and Wang Yue have collected five points on the scoreboard. More information on Gujuan Tzu’s blog.

Wang Yue sq

Wang Yue

WWCC Wenjun Ju

Ju Wenjun

Chess Queen final standings:

1. GM Hou Yifan 2585 – 5.5

2. Ju Wenjun 2443 – 5.0

3. GM Zhao Xue 2542 – 4.0

4. Tan Zhongyi 2435 – 3.5

5. WGM Huang Qian 2424 – 3.0

6. WGM Ruan Lufei 2486 – 2.5

7. GM Xu Yuhua 2485 – 2.5

8. WGM Shen Yang 2453 – 2.0

Chess King final standings:

1. GM Wang Yue 2736 – 5.0

2. GM Wang Hao 2690 – 4.5

3. GM Ni Hua 2692 – 4.0

4. Ding Liren 2530 – 3.5

5. GM Li Chao B 2617 – 3.0

6. GM Zhou Jianchao 2623 – 3.0

7. GM Bu Xiangzhi 2702 – 2.5

8. GM Zhang Pengxiang 2616 – 2.5

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