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Peng Zhaoqin

Peng Zhaoqin, Warsaw 2013
Country China
Netherlands
Born 8 May 1968
Guangzhou, Guangdong, China
Title Grandmaster
Peak rating 2472 (April 2002)

Peng Zhaoqin (Simplified Chinese: 彭肇勤; born 8 May 1968 in Guangzhou, Guangdong) is a Chinese-born Dutch chess player, who has the FIDE title of Grandmaster, which was awarded in October 2004.

She won three times the Chinese women's chess championship, in 1987, 1990 and 1993. She has resided in the Netherlands since 1996. Peng has won the Dutch women's championship an unprecedented thirteen times, landing her first title in 1997 and then winning twelve more in an uninterrupted sequence from 2000 to 2011. She tied for first with Alexandra Kosteniuk at the European Women's Chess Championship of 2004 in Dresden, and took the silver medal on tiebreak. Thanks to this result, Peng was awarded the title of Grandmaster.

In the 2011 Dutch women's championship, Peng won nine games out of ten, placing a full three points ahead of her closest competitor.

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