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Player info - Richard Zhu
School:Wellington College
Age:17 (as of 31-Aug-2017)
Grade(s):1566 (Berkshire Junior grade)   (see more about grading)
Summary:
2015-16: 2 tournaments
2014-15: 7 tournaments
Berks grade: start: 1536, end: 1566, max: 1566
Ranking(s): Under 18: 4
2013-14: 9 tournaments, 2 county team matches
Berks grade: start: 1417, end: 1536, max: 1536
Ranking(s): Under 18: 6
2012-13: 8 tournaments, 2 county team matches
Berks grade: start: 1397, end: 1417, max: 1417
Ranking(s): Under 18: 8
2011-12: 12 tournaments, 1 county team match
Berks grade: start: 1352, end: 1397, max: 1416
Ranking(s): Under 18: 12
2010-11: 13 tournaments, 8 county team matches
Berks grade: start: 1064, end: 1352, max: 1352
Ranking(s): Under 11: 4, Under 18: 19, Improvers: +288
2009-10: 11 tournaments, 3 county team matches
Berks grade: start: 793, end: 1064, max: 1064
Ranking(s): Under 11: 8, Improvers: +342


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All results
Date Event
    2009-10 season ... Position Board Score Grade
11-Oct-09 Under 11 Trial 10=3/ 6793(+71)
15-Nov-09 Berkshire Junior Congress (Under 10) 44/ 6861(+68)Qualified for Minor
21-Nov-09 9th Claires Court Chess Festival (Under 10) 6=/ 294/ 6887(+26)Qualified for London U10 Minor
12-Dec-09 London Junior Championships: Under 10 & 14
 (Under 10 minor)
2nd=/ 116/ 7
30-Jan-10 Yateley Manor Congress (Under 11 Open)10=/ 183/ 5
13-Feb-10 West of England Junior Congress
 (Under 12 Championship)
/ 6
21-Feb-10 Under 11 Team event: Berks, Oxford, Sussex12/ 3 897(+10)
20-Mar-10 Under 11 EPSCA Zone113/ 3 907(+10)
27-Mar-10 UK Chess Challenge Qualifier at St. Michael's 4=/ 1616/ 21989(+82)Qualified for MegaFinal
14-Apr-10 Maidenhead Junior Congress (Under 11) 3rd/ 14/ 91022(+33)
03-May-10 UK Chess Challenge Berkshire MegaFinal
 (Under 10 Boys)
4/ 395/ 61054(+32)Qualified
08-May-10 Under 11 EPSCA Final83/ 3 1064(+10)
22-May-10 Lightning Tournament 2nd=/ 12/ 7
03-Jul-10 UK Chess Challenge Southern Gigafinal
 (Under 10 Boys B)
7/ 6


    2010-11 season ... Position Board Score Grade
10-Oct-10 Under 11 Trial 2=5/ 61110(+46)
24-Oct-10 Chiltern League U125 Match61
13-Nov-10 NYCA Under 122/ 4 1120(+10)
20-Nov-10 10th Claires Court Chess Festival (Under 12) 1st/ 16/ 61191(+71)
05-Dec-10 Under 9 and Under 11 Team v. Bucks22/ 3 1201(+10)
28-Dec-10 London Junior Championships: Under 8, 12, 16, 18 & 21
 (Under 12 Major)
24=/ 75/ 9
29-Jan-11 Yateley Manor Congress (Under 11 Open)5=/ 13/ 5
19-Feb-11 UK Chess Challenge Qualifying Event 417/ 211278(+77)Qualified for MegaFinal
20-Feb-11 Under 11 Team event: Berks, Bucks, Oxford, Sussex2/ 3 1293(+15)
26-Feb-11 West of England Junior Congress (Under 12)4/ 6
13-Mar-11 Chiltern League U125 Match61
19-Mar-11 Under 11 EPSCA Zone3/ 3 1303(+10)
26-Mar-11 Chiltern League U125 Division Final111
02-Apr-11 England Under 11 Trial4/ 6
13-Apr-11 Maidenhead Junior Congress (Under 12) 2nd=/ 135/ 71330(+27)
02-May-11 UK Chess Challenge Berkshire MegaFinal
 (Under 11 Boys)
2nd=/ 295/ 61342(+12)Qualified for GigaFinal
07-May-11 Under 11 EPSCA Final33/ 3 1352(+10)
09-Jul-11 UK Chess Challenge Southern Gigafinal
 (Under 11 Boys A)
1st/ 52/ 6 Ultimo
24-Jul-11 British Chess Championships 2011 (Under 11)6=/ 7
24-Jul-11 British Chess Championships 2011 (Under 12)5=4/ 7
20-Aug-11 UK Chess Challenge Terafinal (TeraFinal)21=9/ 18


    2011-12 season ... Position Board Score Grade
12-Nov-11 Berkshire Junior Congress (Under 12) 1st/ 206/ 61383(+31)U12 trophy winner & London U12 major qualifier
28-Dec-11 London Junior Championships: Under 8, 12, 16, 18 & 21
 (Under 12 Major)
13=/ 11/ 9
28-Jan-12 Yateley Manor Congress (Under 12 Closed)20/ 17½/ 5
24-Mar-12 UK Chess Challenge Qualifier at St Michael's, Sandhurst 1st/ 2821/ 211416(+33)Qualified for MegaFinal
11-Apr-12 Maidenhead Junior Congress (Under 18) 7/ 123/ 61392(-24)
14-Apr-12 National Chess Junior Squad Championship
 (Under 12)
4=4/ 5
28-Apr-12 World School Individual Chess 2012 (Under 13)44=4/ 9
30-Jun-12 ECF U13 Championships (Open)3/ 3 1397(+5)
14-Jul-12 UK Chess Challenge Southern Gigafinal
 (Under 12 Boys A)
1st=/ 495/ 6 Qualified for TeraFinal Challengers
22-Jul-12 British Chess Championships 2012 (Under 13)4=/ 16/ 7
22-Jul-12 British Chess Championships 2012 (Under 160)29=/ 162/ 5
18-Aug-12 UK Chess Challenge Terafinal (Challengers B)6=12/ 21
25-Aug-12 48th Berks and Bucks Chess Congress (Reserves A)3rd=/ 44/ 6


    2012-13 season ... Position Board Score Grade
23-Sep-12 NYCA Under 141/ 3
15-Dec-12 London Junior Championships: Under 10 & 14
 (Under 14 Major)
24=/ 9/ 6
26-Jan-13 Yateley Manor Congress (Under 14 Closed)7=/ 163/ 5
16-Feb-13 West of England Junior Congress (Under 14)2nd=/ 204/ 5
23-Feb-13 UK Chess Challenge Qualifying Event 1st20/ 211412(+15)Qualified for MegaFinal
30-Jun-13 ECF U18 Championships5/ 2 1417(+5)
06-Jul-13 UK Chess Challenge Southern Gigafinal
 (Under 13 Boys)
2nd=5/ 6 Qualified for TeraFinal Challengers
28-Jul-13 100th British Chess Championships
 (Under 13 Championship)
2nd/ 155/ 7
17-Aug-13 UK Chess Challenge Terafinal (Challengers A)3rd/ 715/ 18
24-Aug-13 49th Berks and Bucks Chess Congress
 (Challengers)
9=/ 52/ 6


    2013-14 season ... Position Board Score Grade
20-Oct-13 Berkshire Junior Congress (Under 18) 1st/ 145/ 51465(+48)U15
14-Dec-13 London Junior Championships: Under 10 & 14
 (Under 14 Major)
1st5/ 6 SCCU U/14 Boys Champion
22-Feb-14 West of England Junior Congress (Under 14)7=/ 123/ 5
09-Mar-14 SCCU U/18 (major) Jamboree42/ 3 1470(+5)
29-Mar-14 UK Chess Challenge Qualifier at St Michael's, Sandhurst 1st/ 3121/ 211503(+33)Qualified for MegaFinal
05-May-14 UK Chess Challenge Berkshire MegaFinal
 (Under 13-14 Boys and Girls)
1st/ 186/ 61531(+28)Supremo
29-Jun-14 ECF U18 Championships2/ 2 1536(+5)
12-Jul-14 UK Chess Challenge Southern Gigafinal
 (Under 14 Boys)
2nd=/ 465/ 6 Qualified for TeraFinal Challengers
19-Jul-14 101st British Chess Championships (Under 14)1st/ 12/ 7
19-Jul-14 101st British Chess Championships (Under 16)6=/ 124/ 7
16-Aug-14 UK Chess Challenge Terafinal (Challengers B)1st/ 716/ 18


    2014-15 season ... Position Board Score Grade
19-Oct-14 European Youth Chess Championship (Under 14)564/ 9
31-Jan-15 South of England Junior Chess Championships
 (Under 16 Closed)
1st/ 154/ 5
21-Feb-15 West of England Junior Congress (Major)3rd/ 83/ 5
04-May-15 UK Chess Challenge Berkshire MegaFinal
 (Under 14-18 Boys)
1/ 15/ 61566(+30)Under 15 Supremo
04-Jul-15 UK Chess Challenge Southern Gigafinal (Under 15)3rd=/ 374/ 6
25-Jul-15 102nd British Chess Championships (Championship)60=/ 164/ 11
15-Aug-15 UK Chess Challenge Terafinal (Challengers A)5=/ 913/ 18


    2015-16 season ... Position Board Score Grade
27-Dec-15 London Junior Championships: Under 8, 12, 16, 18 & 21
 (Under 16)
20=/ 8/ 4
30-Jul-16 103rd British Chess Championships (Championship)36=/ 17/ 11