Yifan Hou

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Fide Id8602980
ECF Id271941B
TitleGrand Master
FederationChina fed
FIDE Elo2658 
Highest 2686 (March 2015)
Live Rating2658 
URS Rating2639 
Born 1994  (Age 24)
 Ranking: World #1, Asia #1, China #1
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Opening (White) Realtime (beta)Opening (Black) Realtime (beta)
Sicilian defence (34%): B90 B60 B48 B43 B41 B28Sicilian defence (28%): B20 B58 B90 B20 B50 B51
Ruy Lopez (21%): C92 C84 C89 C76 C67 C79Queen's pawn (28%): E10 D05 A40 A40 A50 A40
French defence (10%): C14 C12 C15 C07 C10 C14Reti (9%): A06 A05 A04 A07
Caro-Kann defence (9%): B11 B14 B10 B10 B19 B18Nimzo-Indian (7%): E21 E20 E46 E20 E47 E30
Bishop's opening (3%): C24 C23 C24 C24English (7%): A10 A15 A18 A13 A14 A30
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Move #46 (details)
Blunders (): Explore blunders Optimal play:   98.99%  [what is this?]
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate:   100%  [what is this?]
Exchange tendencies: -1.492 (details) Endgame blunders: Explore blunders
Stockfish first line:   56.24(details) Strength:         
Quality of play:  86.62 (games[what is this?] Exploitive analysis: Not available
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Tournament History

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Tournament (Click on name for details) VenueDate
Qatar Masters Doha, Qatar2015.12.202530
Chinese Chess League Division A 19-22 Guangdong, China2015.12.072400
Chinese Chess League Division A 16-18 Hangzhou, China2015.10.272390
Women FIDE Grand Prix, Monte-Carlo Monte Carlo, Monaco2015.10.022520
FIDE World Cup Rapid TB Baku, Azerbaijan2015.09.112640
FIDE World Cup Blitz TB Baku, Azerbaijan2015.09.112640
FIDE World Cup Baku, Azerbaijan2015.09.112640
Chinese Chess League Division A 12-15 Zhe Jiang, China2015.08.192390
Dortmunder Sparkassen Chess Meeting GM-Turnier Dortmund, Germany2015.06.272720
Nakhchivan Open- Group A Nakhchivan, Azerbaijan2015.05.022430
TRADEWISE GIBRALTAR Chess FESTIVAL MASTERS Gibraltar, England2015.01.272270
Tata Steel Chess Tournament - Masters Wijk Aan Zee, Netherlands2015.01.092740
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