Ding, Liren Age 31

Source: bilbaochess2015.com

Live Rating
Live Rank
FIDE Rating
World Rank
China Rank
FIDE Peak Rating
2816 - Nov 2018 (Age 26)
FIDE Peak Rank
#2 (2799) - Nov 2021 (Age 29)
2775 World #2, Peak 2836 (Jan 2020)
2787 World #7 (all players), Peak 2875 (Apr 2016)
24 Oct 1992
Wenzhou, Zhejiang Province
FIDE ID 8603677

Active Years:
2004 - 2024
Total Games:
511 (34%)
232 (16%)
753 (50%)
Total score:
Performance :
Performance for the last active 12 months:
D37 Queen's Gambit Declined (37 games)
E11 Bogo-Indian Defense (32 games)
D38 Queen's Gambit Declined (25 games)
C54 Italian Game (39 games)
C84 Ruy Lopez (24 games)
C11 French Defense (23 games)

17th undisputed Champion of the World: Ding Liren qualified as a World Championship Challenger against fellow World Championship Challenger Ian Nepomniachtchi for the 2023 World Championship match after Magnus Carlsen announced his retirement from the World Championship cycle. Nepomniachtchi and Ding had qualified for the match by placing first and second in the Candidates tournament of 2021-2022.

The World Championship match was held in April 2023 in Astana, Kazakhstan and was won by Ding Liren in the fourth and final game of the rapid game tiebreaker after the classical portion of the match had been drawn 7-7 (+3-3=8).

Champion of China 2009, 2011 & 2012.

World Cup 2011 & 2015.

Represented China at:

- the Olympiads of 2012 and 2014, in the latter winning individual bronze for board two and team gold.

- the World Team Championships in 2011 (winning team silver), 2013 (team silver, individual bronze board two) & 2015 (team gold, individual silver board two)

- Asian Team Championships of 2012 (team gold, individual silver board four) & 2014 (team gold and individual gold board one) and

- Summit Matches vs Russia 2009 & 2012 (team was second in both), vs India 2015 (won), and in the Russia-China Challenge Match 2015 (team was second).

Ding Liren's best tournament win was Danzhou (2013), and he was equal first at Danzhou (2014). He was equal second at Tata 2015.

In the world's top 100 ranked players since May 2011.

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#White PlayerRatingBlack PlayerRatingResultMovesSiteDate 
51Ding, Liren2780Wang, Hao27021/2-1/249Chengdu7 Jan 2024
52Ding, Liren2780Bai, Jinshi25861-047Chengdu6 Jan 2024
53Bai, Jinshi2586Ding, Liren27801/2-1/222Chengdu6 Jan 2024
54Deac, Bogdan Daniel2700Ding, Liren27880-148Bucharest15 May 2023
55Ding, Liren2788Rapport, Richard27451/2-1/230Bucharest14 May 2023
56Giri, Anish2768Ding, Liren27881-036Bucharest13 May 2023
57Ding, Liren2788So, Wesley27601/2-1/240Bucharest12 May 2023
58Firouzja, Alireza2785Ding, Liren27881-052Bucharest10 May 2023
59Ding, Liren2788Duda, Jan Krzysztof27241/2-1/238Bucharest9 May 2023
60Nepomniachtchi, Ian2795Ding, Liren27881/2-1/254Bucharest8 May 2023
61Ding, Liren2788Caruana, Fabiano27641/2-1/221Bucharest7 May 2023
62Ding, Liren2788Vachier Lagrave, Maxime27411/2-1/234Bucharest6 May 2023
63Nepomniachtchi, Ian2795Ding, Liren27880-168Astana30 Apr 2023
64Ding, Liren2788Nepomniachtchi, Ian27951/2-1/233Astana30 Apr 2023
65Nepomniachtchi, Ian2795Ding, Liren27881/2-1/247Astana30 Apr 2023
66Ding, Liren2788Nepomniachtchi, Ian27951/2-1/235Astana30 Apr 2023
67Ding, Liren2788Nepomniachtchi, Ian27951/2-1/290Astana29 Apr 2023
68Nepomniachtchi, Ian2795Ding, Liren27881/2-1/240Astana27 Apr 2023
69Ding, Liren2788Nepomniachtchi, Ian27951-038Astana26 Apr 2023
70Nepomniachtchi, Ian2795Ding, Liren27881/2-1/239Astana24 Apr 2023
71Ding, Liren2788Nepomniachtchi, Ian27951/2-1/245Astana23 Apr 2023
72Nepomniachtchi, Ian2795Ding, Liren27881/2-1/282Astana21 Apr 2023
73Ding, Liren2788Nepomniachtchi, Ian27951/2-1/245Astana20 Apr 2023
74Nepomniachtchi, Ian2795Ding, Liren27881-037Astana18 Apr 2023
75Ding, Liren2788Nepomniachtchi, Ian27951-044Astana16 Apr 2023
76Nepomniachtchi, Ian2795Ding, Liren27881-048Astana15 Apr 2023
77Ding, Liren2788Nepomniachtchi, Ian27951-047Astana13 Apr 2023
78Nepomniachtchi, Ian2795Ding, Liren27881/2-1/230Astana12 Apr 2023
79Ding, Liren2788Nepomniachtchi, Ian27950-129Astana10 Apr 2023
80Nepomniachtchi, Ian2795Ding, Liren27881/2-1/249Astana9 Apr 2023
81Ding, Liren2811Caruana, Fabiano27661/2-1/219Wijk aan Zee29 Jan 2023
82Rapport, Richard2740Ding, Liren28111-042Wijk aan Zee28 Jan 2023
83Ding, Liren2811Van Foreest, Jorden26811/2-1/233Wijk aan Zee27 Jan 2023
84Abdusattorov, Nodirbek2713Ding, Liren28111/2-1/227Wijk aan Zee25 Jan 2023
85Ding, Liren2811Giri, Anish27640-137Wijk aan Zee24 Jan 2023
86So, Wesley2760Ding, Liren28111/2-1/242Wijk aan Zee22 Jan 2023
87Keymer, Vincent2696Ding, Liren28111/2-1/258Wijk aan Zee21 Jan 2023
88Ding, Liren2811Aronian, Levon27351/2-1/248Wijk aan Zee20 Jan 2023
89Erigaisi, Arjun Kumar2722Ding, Liren28111/2-1/237Wijk aan Zee19 Jan 2023
90Ding, Liren2811Praggnanandhaa, Rameshbabu26840-173Wijk aan Zee17 Jan 2023
91Carlsen, Magnus2859Ding, Liren28111/2-1/237Wijk aan Zee16 Jan 2023
92Ding, Liren2811Maghsoodloo, Parham27191/2-1/279Wijk aan Zee15 Jan 2023
93Gukesh, Dommaraju2725Ding, Liren28110-138Wijk aan Zee14 Jan 2023
94Ding, Liren2811Andreikin, Dmitry27291-040Danzhou14 Dec 2022
95Bu, Xiangzhi2698Ding, Liren28111/2-1/223Danzhou14 Dec 2022
96Ding, Liren2811Giri, Anish27640-177Danzhou14 Dec 2022
97Ju, Wenjun2555Ding, Liren28111/2-1/231Danzhou13 Dec 2022
98Ding, Liren2811Erigaisi, Arjun Kumar27221/2-1/248Danzhou13 Dec 2022
99Rapport, Richard2740Ding, Liren28111/2-1/240Danzhou12 Dec 2022
100Vachier Lagrave, Maxime2737Ding, Liren28111/2-1/295Danzhou12 Dec 2022