Yu Zhiying

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Yu Zhiying (於之莹 Yϊ Zhīyνng) is a female professional 8 dan from China, who was born on 1997-11-23 in Wuxi, Jiangsu, China.[1] As of 2024-01-02, she is China’s top female professional, and the [ext] #2 ranked female in the world, behind only Choi Jung, and rated #129 overall.

Promoted to:

  • 1 dan in 2010-07-24
  • 2 dan in 2011-07
  • 4 dan in 2013-04-09 (six wins in the 3rd Huang Longshi Shuang Deng Cup)
  • 5 dan in 2014
  • 6 dan in 2017-09
  • 7 dan in (data needed)
  • 8 dan in 2023-11

Member of the Chinese Team in the 2nd Huang Longshi Shuang Deng Cup and winner of the last game, beating Xie Yimin. In the 3rd Huang Longshi Shuang Deng Cup, in 2013, she won six games, losing by time against Choi Jung.

Head-to-head scores against current female rivals

(Based on [ext] Yu Zhiying, Go Ratings and game list), as of 22 Dec 2023

  • Choi Jung, 9p, current Korean and World #1 female: 19–21
  • Kim Eunji, 8p, #3 female and #1 female teenager in world, #2 female in South Korea: 0–1
  • Zhou Hongyu, 7p, #4 female in world, #2 female in China: 17–8
  • Ueno Asami, 5p, #5 female in world, #1 female in Japan: 1–1
  • Lu Minquan, 6p, #6 female in world, #3 female in China: 12–4
  • O Yujin, 9p, #7 female in world, #3 female in South Korea: 9–9
  • Kim Chaeyeong, 8p, #8 female in world, #4 female in South Korea: 4–2
  • Fujisawa Rina, 6p, #9 female in world, #2 female in Japan: 10–3
  • Li He, 5p, #10 female in world, #4 female in China: 12–6
  • Wu Yiming, 4p, #11 female and #2 female teenager in world, #5 female in China: 6–1
  • Cho Seunga, 6p, #12 ranked female player and #304 overall, and #5 ranked player in Korea: 0–0
  • Tang Jiawen, 5p, #13 female in world, and #6 female in China: 2–3
  • Wang Chenxing, 5p, #16 female in world, #8 female in China: 9–5
  • Rui Naiwei, 9p, #18 female in world, many years #1 female in world: 10–8
  • Cho Hyeyeon, 9p, #20 female in world, once #1 and many years #2 female in world: 0–0
  • Ueno Risa, 2p, #21 female and #3 female teenager in world, #3 female in Japan: 2–0
  • Nakamura Sumire, 3p, #22 ranked female in the world, #4 ranked female in Japan: 0–0
  • Kim Hye-min, 9p, #25 female in the world, #8 female player in Korea: 1–1
  • Xie Yimin, 7p, #30 ranked female in the world, #5 ranked female in Japan (#1 for many years): 8–0
  • Suzuki Ayumi, 7p, #7 female in Japan, #33 in world, twice Female Strongest, once Female Kisei: 1–0
  • Joanne Missingham aka Hei Jiajia, 7p, #39 female in world, #1 ranked female player in Taiwan: 16–3

Videos

Pictures

Yu Zhiying
Yu Zhiying in May 2018

yu zhiying li xiaoxi female mingren aug2023 (Image credit: 0)
yu zhiying li xiaoxi female mingren aug2023 (Image credit: Foxwq.com)

yu zhiying li he jianqiao 2023 (Image credit: 2)
yu zhiying li he jianqiao 2023 (Image credit: Foxwq.com)

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yu zhiying jianqiao 2023 (Image credit: Foxwq.com)

yu zhiying gao xing female mingren 2023 (Image credit: 6)
yu zhiying gao xing female mingren 2023 (Image credit: Foxwq.com)

yu zhiying motoki katsuya mlily 2023 (Image credit: 8)
yu zhiying motoki katsuya mlily 2023 (Image credit: Foxwq.com)

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yu zhiying mlily 2023 (Image credit: Foxwq.com)

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yu zhiying mlily 2023 (Image credit: Foxwq.com)

ida atsushi yu zhiying mlily 2023 (Image credit: 14)
ida atsushi yu zhiying mlily 2023 (Image credit: Foxwq.com)

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yu zhiying mlily 2023 (Image credit: Foxwq.com)

xu jiayang yu zhiying mlily 2023 (Image credit: 18)
xu jiayang yu zhiying mlily 2023 (Image credit: Foxwq.com)

yu zhiying ueno risa asian games 2023 (Image credit: 20)
yu zhiying ueno risa asian games 2023 (Image credit: Foxwq.com)

Notes

[1] [ext] ''Yu Zhiying’s 2015 Samsung Cup breakthrough'' (2015)

[2] [ext] ''Go Commentary: Yu Zhiying vs Li Qincheng – 21st Xinren Wang'' (2015)


Yu Zhiying last edited by Jono64a on March 1, 2024 - 19:59
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