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)
2818 World #2, Peak 2836 (Jan 2020)
2787 World #8 (all players), Peak 2875 (Apr 2016)
24 Oct 1992
Wenzhou, Zhejiang Province
FIDE ID 8603677

Active Years:
2004 - 2024
Total Games:
508 (34%)
225 (16%)
740 (50%)
Total score:
Performance :
Performance for the last active 12 months:
D37 Queen's Gambit Declined (37 games)
E11 Bogo-Indian Defense (31 games)
D38 Queen's Gambit Declined (25 games)
C54 Italian Game (36 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 
1Ding, Liren2780Ju, Wenjun25491/2-1/230Wijk aan Zee28 Jan 2024
2Warmerdam, Max2625Ding, Liren27800-164Wijk aan Zee27 Jan 2024
3Ding, Liren2780Van Foreest, Jorden26821/2-1/225Wijk aan Zee26 Jan 2024
4Nepomniachtchi, Ian2769Ding, Liren27801-036Wijk aan Zee24 Jan 2024
5Ding, Liren2780Giri, Anish27491/2-1/234Wijk aan Zee23 Jan 2024
6Firouzja, Alireza2759Ding, Liren27801-043Wijk aan Zee21 Jan 2024
7Wei, Yi2740Ding, Liren27801/2-1/232Wijk aan Zee20 Jan 2024
8Ding, Liren2780Abdusattorov, Nodirbek27271/2-1/230Wijk aan Zee19 Jan 2024
9Maghsoodloo, Parham2740Ding, Liren27801/2-1/231Wijk aan Zee18 Jan 2024
10Ding, Liren2780Praggnanandhaa, Rameshbabu27430-162Wijk aan Zee16 Jan 2024
11Gukesh, Dommaraju2725Ding, Liren27800-137Wijk aan Zee15 Jan 2024
12Ding, Liren2780Donchenko, Alexander26431/2-1/237Wijk aan Zee14 Jan 2024
13Vidit, Santosh Gujrathi2742Ding, Liren27801/2-1/238Wijk aan Zee13 Jan 2024
14Ding, Liren2780Wei, Yi27400-148Chengdu7 Jan 2024
15Wei, Yi2740Ding, Liren27801-027Chengdu7 Jan 2024
16Ding, Liren2780Wei, Yi27401/2-1/223Chengdu7 Jan 2024
17Wei, Yi2740Ding, Liren27801/2-1/225Chengdu7 Jan 2024
18Wang, Hao2702Ding, Liren27801-046Chengdu7 Jan 2024
19Ding, Liren2780Wang, Hao27021/2-1/249Chengdu7 Jan 2024
20Ding, Liren2780Bai, Jinshi25861-047Chengdu6 Jan 2024
21Bai, Jinshi2586Ding, Liren27801/2-1/222Chengdu6 Jan 2024
22Deac, Bogdan Daniel2700Ding, Liren27880-148Bucharest15 May 2023
23Ding, Liren2788Rapport, Richard27451/2-1/230Bucharest14 May 2023
24Giri, Anish2768Ding, Liren27881-036Bucharest13 May 2023
25Ding, Liren2788So, Wesley27601/2-1/240Bucharest12 May 2023
26Firouzja, Alireza2785Ding, Liren27881-052Bucharest10 May 2023
27Ding, Liren2788Duda, Jan Krzysztof27241/2-1/238Bucharest9 May 2023
28Nepomniachtchi, Ian2795Ding, Liren27881/2-1/254Bucharest8 May 2023
29Ding, Liren2788Caruana, Fabiano27641/2-1/221Bucharest7 May 2023
30Ding, Liren2788Vachier Lagrave, Maxime27411/2-1/234Bucharest6 May 2023
31Nepomniachtchi, Ian2795Ding, Liren27880-168Astana30 Apr 2023
32Ding, Liren2788Nepomniachtchi, Ian27951/2-1/233Astana30 Apr 2023
33Nepomniachtchi, Ian2795Ding, Liren27881/2-1/247Astana30 Apr 2023
34Ding, Liren2788Nepomniachtchi, Ian27951/2-1/235Astana30 Apr 2023
35Ding, Liren2788Nepomniachtchi, Ian27951/2-1/290Astana29 Apr 2023
36Nepomniachtchi, Ian2795Ding, Liren27881/2-1/240Astana27 Apr 2023
37Ding, Liren2788Nepomniachtchi, Ian27951-038Astana26 Apr 2023
38Nepomniachtchi, Ian2795Ding, Liren27881/2-1/239Astana24 Apr 2023
39Ding, Liren2788Nepomniachtchi, Ian27951/2-1/245Astana23 Apr 2023
40Nepomniachtchi, Ian2795Ding, Liren27881/2-1/282Astana21 Apr 2023
41Ding, Liren2788Nepomniachtchi, Ian27951/2-1/245Astana20 Apr 2023
42Nepomniachtchi, Ian2795Ding, Liren27881-037Astana18 Apr 2023
43Ding, Liren2788Nepomniachtchi, Ian27951-044Astana16 Apr 2023
44Nepomniachtchi, Ian2795Ding, Liren27881-048Astana15 Apr 2023
45Ding, Liren2788Nepomniachtchi, Ian27951-047Astana13 Apr 2023
46Nepomniachtchi, Ian2795Ding, Liren27881/2-1/230Astana12 Apr 2023
47Ding, Liren2788Nepomniachtchi, Ian27950-129Astana10 Apr 2023
48Nepomniachtchi, Ian2795Ding, Liren27881/2-1/249Astana9 Apr 2023
49Ding, Liren2811Caruana, Fabiano27661/2-1/219Wijk aan Zee29 Jan 2023
50Rapport, Richard2740Ding, Liren28111-042Wijk aan Zee28 Jan 2023