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GM Zhu Jin'er

Zhu Jin'er
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Zhu Jiner
Nov 16, 2002 (age 21)‎
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Zhu Jiner is a Chinese grandmaster and former girls under-14 world champion. She qualified for the Women's World Chess Championship in 2018, making it to the second round, and the same year won bronze at the Women's China Rapid Chess Championship. From June 2019 to time of publication in February 2021, Zhu has been ranked among the top-two girls (under 20) players in the world.

Zhu tied for first place in the third leg of the 2023 Women's Grand Prix, crossing the 2500 rating threshold to become China's 39th grandmaster. She officially earned the title in August 2023, the 41st woman in history to do so.

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