|Full name||Tian Tian|
|Born||March 25, 1983|
|Title|| Woman Grandmaster (2002)|
Woman International Master (2002)
|FIDE rating||2241 (January 2009)|
|Peak rating||2355 (July 2001)|
Tian Tian (Chinese :田甜; born March 25, 1983) is a Chinese chess Woman Grandmaster.
From 1999 to 2002 she went to Hungary to take part in tournaments and youth team championships in order to gain the Woman Grandmaster (WGM) title, which she did by gaining norms at the First Saturday IM tournament November 2001 and the First Saturday IM Group B tournament in December 2001, both held in Budapest.
Her current Elo rating is 2241 (January 2009). Her highest Elo rating was 2355 from July to December 2001. At that time she was tenth on the Chinese women's ranking list and 77th in the female world rankings.She was coached by Ji Yungi, a chess instructor and trainer of the Qingdao Chess Center.
Tian Tian has played for Chongqing chess club in the China Chess League (CCL).
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The World Chess Federation, FIDE, awards several performance-based titles to chess players, up to and including the highly prized Grandmaster (GM) title. Titles generally require a combination of Elo rating and norms. Once awarded, FIDE titles are held for life, though a title may be revoked in exceptional circumstances. Open titles may be earned by all players, while women's titles are restricted to female players. A strong female player may have a title in both systems.