Wang Yue

Wang Yue (Chinese王 玥, Pinyin Wang Yue, born March 31, 1987 in Taiyuan, Shanxi Province) is a Chinese chess player.


The chess games he learned at the age of six years. He studied at Nankai University in Tianjin.


Chess team

2000 and 2002 he took part with the Chinese national team at Under-16 Chess Olympiads. 2002 in Kuala Lumpur, he won the team gold medal and received an individual gold medal for his score of 8.5 points over 10 games on the first board. In the Asian Games 2006 in Doha, the Chinese team won with Wang on board 2 the silver medal. At the Chess Olympiad in Turin in 2006 he took on board 4 with the national team the silver medal. For his score of 10 points from 12 games, he received an individual gold medal and an individual silver medal for his Elo performance of 2837th On China's top board he was the Asian Team Championships 2008 in Visakhapatnam and 2010 in Guangzhou win. In Russia, he plays for the club Economist - SGSEU -1 Saratov, in China Tianjin.

Individual successes

1999 Wang was U12 world champion Spanish Oropesa del Mar. In the U14 World Cup a year later at the same place he finished second. The Chinese Individual Championship he won in December 2005 in Beijing. At the Aeroflot Open in February 2007 in Moscow, he landed on the shared second place. The Open in Cappelle- la -Grande in March 2007, he won the tie-break. His biggest success achieved Wang in May 2008, when he shared in common with Vugar Gashimov and Magnus Carlsen 's victory in the first tournament of the FIDE Grand Prix 2008-2010 in Baku. In August 2008, he was with 8.5 points over 10 games the best player in the NH Chess Tournament. In September 2010 he was in Zurich with 8.5 points from 9 games students world champion. At the turn of 2011/2012 he became the first Chinese player the Hastings Premier with 7.5 points from 9 games. The Chinese individual championship he could secure in Xinghua in April 2013 for the second time.


With its highest ever Elo rating of 2752 he was in May 2010, on the eighth of the FIDE world ranking list and led to the Chinese Elo ranking. As he crossed the 2700 player limit in October 2007 at his Elo rating, this was at that time the highest Elo rating, which is a Chinese chess player since the introduction of the rating of the 1970 ever had.

In 2000, he was FIDE Master and Grand Master in 2004.