Huang Qian, 2012 in Istanbul
|Born|| July 18, 1986
|Title||Woman Grandmaster (WGM)|
|Peak rating||2494 (May 2014)|
Huang Qian (Chinese: 黄茜; born July 18, 1986 in Chongqing) is a Chinese chess player who holds the title of Woman Grandmaster. She won the Chinese Women's Chess Championship in 2012 and the Asian Women's Chess Championship in 2013.
Huang reached a peak ranking of ninth position in the April 2006 FIDE Top 20 Girls rating list.
In 2013 she won the Zhonghai Huashan Cup for Women Stars, a rapid women's round-robin tournament held in Huayin, on tiebreak over Viktorija Cmilyte with a score of 4.5/7, half point ahead of Tatiana Kosintseva and Women's World Champion Anna Ushenina.
Huang was a member of the gold medal-winning Chinese team at the 2004 Women's Chess Olympiad in Calvià. In 2007, along with Zhao Xue, Hou Yifan, Ruan Lufei and Shen Yang, she also won with the Chinese team the first Women's World Team Chess Championship in Yekaterinburg. She scored of 4/4 (despite this 100% result she did not win reserve board prize due to the limited number of games played).
She gained the Woman Grandmaster title in March 2008. Her three WGM norms were achieved at: