Ruifeng began playing chess at five years old. He placed second in the World Youth Chess Championships U-10 section in 2011 and was invited to participate in the Young Stars program, a chess training program coached by Garry Kasparov. Ruifeng received his IM title in 2015 and his Grandmaster title in 2017. Some of Ruifeng’s greatest chess accomplishments include major open tournament wins, such the 2018 and 2016 Philadelphia Opens. He also tied for first in both the 2017 and 2016 North American Opens. Additional notable victories include the 2016 North American Junior Chess Championship and 2016 National Open.