Shen Yang (chess Player) - Career

Career

In 2001, she won the U-12 Girls section of the World Youth Chess Championship in Spain.

A notable game occurred in the World Team Chess Championship, held in Beersheba, Israel on October–November 2005, where Shen - then rated 2326 - managed to defeat 2652-rated Russian GM Sergei Rublevsky.

In February 2006 she gained her second IM norm in Moscow at the Aeroflot Open.

In the May–June 2006 37th Chess Olympiad in Turin she was part of the Chinese team that came third in the Women's section.

In October 2006, she won the Girls World Junior Championship in Yerevan, Armenia.

In May 2007, she was part of the Chinese team that won the First World Women's Team Chess Championship in Yekaterinburg, Russia.

In the Russian Team Championship Shen plays for the women's team of ACADEMY Tomsk on Board 2.

In August–September 2008 at the Women's World Chess Championship in Nalchik she was knocked out in the fourth round 0.0-2.0 by Humpy Koneru of India.

In September 2008, she competed at the 5th Russia v China Match in Ningbo where she scored the highest in the women's category with 4.0/5 and had a performance rating of 2706.

On 6 June 2009, she won the women's Chinese Chess Championship in Xinghua with 9 points out of 11 games.

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