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Liang Chong

Full name Liang Chong
Country China
Born January 29, 1980
Guangzhou, Guangdong, China
Title Grandmaster (2004)
Peak rating 2588 (October 2000)

Liang Chong (Chinese: 梁充; born January 29, 1980 in Guangzhou, Guangdong) is a Chinese chess Grandmaster.

In 2004, he became China's 16th Grandmaster.

Grandmaster title

Chong gained the GM title in July 2004.

He achieved his first GM norm at the 3rd S.T. Lee Cup Open Tournament in September 1996 scoring 6/10. His second GM norm wasn't achieved until another 5 years in April 2001 at the World Championship Zonal 3.3 in Handan with a score 8/13. His third norm was achieved in September 2003 at the Chinese Team Chess Championship in Tianjin with a score of 6.5/10.

National team

He participated for the China national chess team at the 34th Chess Olympiad (2000) with an overall record of 3 games played (+1, =1, -1); one World Men's Team Chess Championship (2005) with an overall record of 1 game played (+1, =0, -0); and one Men's Asian Team Chess Championships (1999) with an overall record of 5 games played (+2, =2, -1) for the China B team.

World Championship

In 1999 he managed to qualify for the FIDE World Chess Championship Knockout Tournament in Las Vegas, but was beaten in the first round by Goran Dizdar. At the 2001-2 WCC Knockout Tournament in Moscow, he was again defeated in the first round (by Alexander Motylev).


In March 2008 he competed at the 10th World University Chess Championship tournament in Novokuznetsk where he came 8th.

China Chess League

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

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