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Tan Zhongyi

Country China
Born 29 May 1991
Chongqing, China
Title Woman Grandmaster (2009)
Peak rating 2512 (August 2015)
Tan Zhongyi
Medal record
Competitor for China
Women's Chess
Summer Universiade
  2011 Shenzhen Individual
  2011 Shenzhen Mixed team
  2013 Kazan Mixed team
  2013 Kazan Individual

Tan Zhongyi (Chinese: 谭中怡; born 29 May 1991 in Chongqing) is a Chinese chess player, who holds the FIDE title of Woman Grandmaster (WGM).


Tan won the World Youth U10 Girls Chess Championship twice, in 2000 and 2001, both held in Oropesa del Mar. In 2002, she won the World Youth U12 Girls Chess Championship in Heraklion.

She was the 5th ranked girl chess player in the world on the January 2010 Top 20 Girls FIDE rating list.

In August-September 2008 at the Women's World Chess Championship she was knocked out in the second round by Pia Cramling by 0.5-1.5.

In 2011 she won the women's chess tournament at the 2011 Summer Universiade in Shenzen, contributing to China's team gold medal. Tan won the Women's World University Chess Championship of 2012 in Guimarães. In 2013 she won the 3rd China Women Masters Tournament in Wuxi with a score of 6.5/9 points, 1.5 points ahead of runners-up Valentina Gunina and Huang Qian.

In May 2015 she won the Chinese Women's Chess Championship in Xinghua. The following month, Tan won the 5th China Women Masters Tournament with 7/9, a full point ahead of second-placed Lei Tingjie.

China Chess League

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

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