Batchimeg Tuvshintugs

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Batchimeg Tuvshintugs, Geneva 2013
Association MongoliaMongolia Mongolia (until 2005, since 2009) United States (2005 to 2009)
United StatesUnited States 
Born May 3, 1986
title International Master of Women (2006)
Grand Master of Women (2009)
International Master (2014)
Current  Elo rating 2356 (June 2020)
Best Elo rating 2412 (May to June 2016)
Tab at the FIDE (English)

Batchimeg Tuvshintugs (born as Tüwschintögsiin Battschimeg , Mongolian Түвшинтөгсийн Батчимэг ; born May 3, 1986 in Ulaanbaatar , Mongolia ) is a Mongolian chess player . Between September 13, 2005 and June 9, 2009 she played for the United States Chess Federation , before and after that for Mongolia.


She learned to play chess from her father at the age of seven. Her trainer is Tserendordschiin Batsaichan . In the USA she studied at the City College of San Francisco.


From 1998 she regularly took part in the girls' world championships in her respective age group. At the Mongolian women's individual championship in 2002 in Ulaanbaatar, she was tied for third. With seven points from ten games (+5 = 4 −1), she had the fourth-best result of all players on the third board. The Mongolian women's individual championship in Ulaanbaatar in 2003, she finished in third place. In the US Championships in 2006 she defeated in the first five rounds of three Grand Masters ( Alexander Fishbein , Boris Kreiman and Julio Becerra ) and remisierte against the grandmaster Boris Gulko . At the 2007 US Women's Championships in Stillwater, Oklahoma , she was fourth. In 2011 she was able to win the Mongolian women's individual championship in Ulaanbaatar.

In June 2006 she was awarded the title of International Women's Champion (WIM). She achieved the standards for this at the 2002 Women's Chess Olympiad in Bled , the 2004 Mark Pinto IM tournament in San Francisco and the 2006 US Championship. The 2006 US Championship standard was also one for the Women's Grandmaster title (WGM) . She achieved further WGM standards at the World Open 2006 in Philadelphia and at the Global Chess Tournament in Ulaanbaatar in 2009. The standard in Ulaanbaatar, exceeded with an Elo rating of 2534, was also one for the title of International Master (IM). She was awarded the WGM title in October 2009. The IM title was applied for after a total of five standards made in October 2013, but she had to wait until October 2014 to be allowed to use this title - only then had she reached the highest rating of more than 2400. Her highest Elo rating on the date of publication was 2409 in April 2016. This puts her behind Davaademberel Nomin-Erdene and Batchujagiin Möngöntuul in third place in the Mongolian Elo ranking of women and in seventh place in the entire Mongolian Elo ranking.

Elo development

National team

Batchimeg Tuvshintugs participated with Mongolia in the women's chess Olympiads in 2002, 2012 and 2014 and in the Asian women's team championship in 2012.

Web links

Commons : Batchimeg Tuvshintugs  - collection of images

Individual evidence

  1. ^ Association change 2005 at FIDE (English)
  2. Association change 2009 for FIDE (English)
  3. Steve Goldberg: Chimi ( Memento of March 8, 2013 in the Internet Archive ) ( PDF , English; 883 kB)
  4. WGM application to FIDE (English)
  5. IM application to FIDE (English)
  6. Numbers according to FIDE Elo lists. Data sources: (period since 2001), (period 1971 to 2001)
  7. Batchimeg Tuvshintugs' results at the women's chess Olympiads on (English)
  8. Batchimeg Tuvshintugs' results at Asian women's team championships on (English)