On the afternoon of July 7, the 2019 National Chess Championship (Personal Group B) was sent to the Ming Dynasty in the Shitang Relex Hotel in Gongshu District, Hangzhou. Two Shandong players, Huang Renjie and Yan Tianqi, played well and won the men's and women's championships with 9 points and 8.5 points respectively. Lin Yi and Hu Yu were runners-up in the men and women. All four of them have qualified for the National Individual Team A competition next year.
Men's Team Champion Huang Renjie
In the men's group competition with 133 participants, Huang Renjie, who played at the Shandong Chess Sports Management Center, played well and won 8 wins, 2 losses and 1 loss in 11 rounds.
Huang Renjie went high and went high throughout the game. Although there were small twists and turns, the overall situation was very smooth. In the first half of the game, he led by 5 wins and 1 horse. In the second half of the game, he lost to Zou Chen in the eighth round and lost his lead. In the last three rounds, Huang Renjie ended in a three-game winning streak. Especially in the final round, Huang Renjie defeated the former national hand Lin Weiguo who won the national championship three times.
Runner-up Lin Yi and the third runner-up Zou Chen
Lin Yi and Zou Chen from the Chinese branch of the Chinese chess house shared 8.5 points. After comparing the small points, Lin Yi won the runner-up and Zou Chen ranked third. In this way, Huang Renjie and Lin Yi obtained the qualification to participate in the national individual competition in Group A next year.
In other chess players, Xiang Zeyu and Wang Shizhen scored 8 points, ranking fourth and fifth. Ten players, including Wang Wei, Lin Weiguo, Peng Hongyu and Jia Yuxiang, had 7.5 points.
Women's Team Champion Yan Tianqi