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)
2830 World #1, 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 - 2023
Total Games:
505 (35%)
219 (15%)
728 (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 (35 games)
C84 Ruy Lopez (23 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 
1Deac, Bogdan Daniel2700Ding, Liren27880-148Bucharest15 May 2023
2Ding, Liren2788Rapport, Richard27451/2-1/230Bucharest14 May 2023
3Giri, Anish2768Ding, Liren27881-036Bucharest13 May 2023
4Ding, Liren2788So, Wesley27601/2-1/240Bucharest12 May 2023
5Firouzja, Alireza2785Ding, Liren27881-052Bucharest10 May 2023
6Ding, Liren2788Duda, Jan Krzysztof27241/2-1/238Bucharest9 May 2023
7Nepomniachtchi, Ian2795Ding, Liren27881/2-1/254Bucharest8 May 2023
8Ding, Liren2788Caruana, Fabiano27641/2-1/221Bucharest7 May 2023
9Ding, Liren2788Vachier Lagrave, Maxime27411/2-1/234Bucharest6 May 2023
10Nepomniachtchi, Ian2795Ding, Liren27880-168Astana30 Apr 2023
11Ding, Liren2788Nepomniachtchi, Ian27951/2-1/233Astana30 Apr 2023
12Nepomniachtchi, Ian2795Ding, Liren27881/2-1/247Astana30 Apr 2023
13Ding, Liren2788Nepomniachtchi, Ian27951/2-1/235Astana30 Apr 2023
14Ding, Liren2788Nepomniachtchi, Ian27951/2-1/290Astana29 Apr 2023
15Nepomniachtchi, Ian2795Ding, Liren27881/2-1/240Astana27 Apr 2023
16Ding, Liren2788Nepomniachtchi, Ian27951-038Astana26 Apr 2023
17Nepomniachtchi, Ian2795Ding, Liren27881/2-1/239Astana24 Apr 2023
18Ding, Liren2788Nepomniachtchi, Ian27951/2-1/245Astana23 Apr 2023
19Nepomniachtchi, Ian2795Ding, Liren27881/2-1/282Astana21 Apr 2023
20Ding, Liren2788Nepomniachtchi, Ian27951/2-1/245Astana20 Apr 2023
21Nepomniachtchi, Ian2795Ding, Liren27881-037Astana18 Apr 2023
22Ding, Liren2788Nepomniachtchi, Ian27951-044Astana16 Apr 2023
23Nepomniachtchi, Ian2795Ding, Liren27881-048Astana15 Apr 2023
24Ding, Liren2788Nepomniachtchi, Ian27951-047Astana13 Apr 2023
25Nepomniachtchi, Ian2795Ding, Liren27881/2-1/230Astana12 Apr 2023
26Ding, Liren2788Nepomniachtchi, Ian27950-129Astana10 Apr 2023
27Nepomniachtchi, Ian2795Ding, Liren27881/2-1/249Astana9 Apr 2023
28Ding, Liren2811Caruana, Fabiano27661/2-1/219Wijk aan Zee29 Jan 2023
29Rapport, Richard2740Ding, Liren28111-042Wijk aan Zee28 Jan 2023
30Ding, Liren2811Van Foreest, Jorden26811/2-1/233Wijk aan Zee27 Jan 2023
31Abdusattorov, Nodirbek2713Ding, Liren28111/2-1/227Wijk aan Zee25 Jan 2023
32Ding, Liren2811Giri, Anish27640-137Wijk aan Zee24 Jan 2023
33So, Wesley2760Ding, Liren28111/2-1/242Wijk aan Zee22 Jan 2023
34Keymer, Vincent2696Ding, Liren28111/2-1/258Wijk aan Zee21 Jan 2023
35Ding, Liren2811Aronian, Levon27351/2-1/248Wijk aan Zee20 Jan 2023
36Erigaisi, Arjun Kumar2722Ding, Liren28111/2-1/237Wijk aan Zee19 Jan 2023
37Ding, Liren2811Praggnanandhaa, Rameshbabu26840-173Wijk aan Zee17 Jan 2023
38Carlsen, Magnus2859Ding, Liren28111/2-1/237Wijk aan Zee16 Jan 2023
39Ding, Liren2811Maghsoodloo, Parham27191/2-1/279Wijk aan Zee15 Jan 2023
40Gukesh, Dommaraju2725Ding, Liren28110-138Wijk aan Zee14 Jan 2023
41Ding, Liren2811Andreikin, Dmitry27291-040Danzhou14 Dec 2022
42Bu, Xiangzhi2698Ding, Liren28111/2-1/223Danzhou14 Dec 2022
43Ding, Liren2811Giri, Anish27640-177Danzhou14 Dec 2022
44Ju, Wenjun2555Ding, Liren28111/2-1/231Danzhou13 Dec 2022
45Ding, Liren2811Erigaisi, Arjun Kumar27221/2-1/248Danzhou13 Dec 2022
46Rapport, Richard2740Ding, Liren28111/2-1/240Danzhou12 Dec 2022
47Vachier Lagrave, Maxime2737Ding, Liren28111/2-1/295Danzhou12 Dec 2022
48Li, Di2575Ding, Liren28080-122Fuling19 Sep 2022
49Zhao, Jun2619Ding, Liren28081/2-1/245Fuling18 Sep 2022
50Ding, Liren2808Xiao, Tong20271/2-1/245Fuling16 Sep 2022