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Huang Qian

Huang Qian, 2012 in Istanbul
Country China
Born July 18, 1986
Chongqing, China
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 Qian is married to Chinese Grandmaster Bu Xiangzhi.

China Chess League

Huang Qian plays for China Mobile Group Chongqing Company Ltd chess club in the China Chess League (CCL).

National team

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).

WGM title

She gained the Woman Grandmaster title in March 2008. Her three WGM norms were achieved at:

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