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Name: Liren Ding
Federation:  China
Sex:  Male
Born: 1992
 FIDE ID: 8603677 FIDE Profile
Title: Grand Master
ELO Classic: 2762
ELO Rapid: 2818
ELO Blitz: 2867
Years: 2001 - 2024
Total Games: 1707
Wins: 559 (32.75 %)
Draws: 857 (50.21 %)
Losses: 291 (17.05 %)
Score: 57.85 %

Liren Ding

Bio

Ding Liren (October 24th, 1992) is a chess Grandmaster from China and the current World Chess Champion after defeating Ian Nepomniachtchi in the match for the world title in April of 2023 in Astana, Kazakhstan. Ding Liren became the first World Chess Champion after Magnus Carlsen decided not to defend his title. Carlsen had been World Champion between 2013 and 2023.

Ding Liren is the highest-rated Chinese player in the history of that country. He has a peak rating of 2816 as of May 2023. He has won the following chess tournaments:

Also, in 2016 Ding Liren became the #1 player in the blitz ranking with a rating of 2875. Ding remained unbeaten on the board for more than a year and exactly 100 games. This happened between August 2017 and November 2018 and it became a world record at the time. The record was broken by Magnus Carlsen in 2019.

Last tournaments played

Tournament Date Elo Avg. Country
86th Tata Steel Masters 01/13/2024 2713  Netherlands
1st China Chess King 2024 01/06/2024 2618  China
Superbet Classic 2023 05/06/2023 2757  Romania
FIDE World Championship 2023 04/09/2023 2792  Kazakhstan

Liren Ding Repertoire with White pieces (most played)

ECO Opening Games
E60 King's Indian defence 53 games
D37 Queen's Gambit Declined, 4.Nf3 50 games
E06 Catalan, closed, 5.Nf3 28 games
A20 English opening 28 games

Liren Ding Repertoire with Black pieces (most played)

ECO Opening Games
C84 Ruy Lopez, closed defence 32 games
C50 King's pawn game 31 games
C11 French defence 27 games
C88 Ruy Lopez, closed 24 games

Games played by Liren Ding

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White ELO W Black ELO B Result Moves ECO Date Tournament View
Ding, L 2780 Ju, W 2549 ½-½ 30 C55 2024 86th Tata Steel Masters
Warmerdam, M 2625 Ding, L 2780 0-1 64 E15 2024 86th Tata Steel Masters
Ding, L 2780 Van Foreest, J 2682 ½-½ 25 A28 2024 86th Tata Steel Masters
Nepomniachtchi, I 2769 Ding, L 2780 1-0 36 C84 2024 86th Tata Steel Masters
Ding, L 2780 Giri, A 2749 ½-½ 34 D31 2024 86th Tata Steel Masters
Firouzja, A 2759 Ding, L 2780 1-0 43 D40 2024 86th Tata Steel Masters
Wei, Y 2740 Ding, L 2780 ½-½ 32 C47 2024 86th Tata Steel Masters
Ding, L 2780 Abdusattorov, N 2727 ½-½ 30 D27 2024 86th Tata Steel Masters
Maghsoodloo, P 2740 Ding, L 2780 ½-½ 31 C50 2024 86th Tata Steel Masters
Ding, L 2780 Praggnanandhaa R, 2743 0-1 62 C77 2024 86th Tata Steel Masters
Gukesh D, 2725 Ding, L 2780 0-1 37 C50 2024 86th Tata Steel Masters
Ding, L 2780 Donchenko, A 2643 ½-½ 37 E94 2024 86th Tata Steel Masters
Vidit, S 2742 Ding, L 2780 ½-½ 38 E20 2024 86th Tata Steel Masters
Ding, L 2780 Wei, Y 2740 ½-½ 23 B51 2024 1st China Chess King 2024
Wei, Y 2740 Ding, L 2780 1-0 27 B15 2024 1st China Chess King 2024
Ding, L 2780 Wang, H 2702 ½-½ 49 D35 2024 1st China Chess King 2024
Wei, Y 2740 Ding, L 2780 ½-½ 25 B15 2024 1st China Chess King 2024
Wang, H 2702 Ding, L 2780 1-0 46 C50 2024 1st China Chess King 2024
Ding, L 2780 Wei, Y 2740 0-1 48 A36 2024 1st China Chess King 2024
Ding, L 2780 Bai, J 2586 1-0 47 D33 2024 1st China Chess King 2024
Bai, J 2586 Ding, L 2780 ½-½ 22 A46 2024 1st China Chess King 2024
Deac, B 2700 Ding, L 2788 0-1 48 E15 2023 Superbet Classic 2023
Ding, L 2788 Rapport, R 2745 ½-½ 30 C67 2023 Superbet Classic 2023
Giri, A 2768 Ding, L 2788 1-0 36 C50 2023 Superbet Classic 2023
Ding, L 2788 So, W 2760 ½-½ 40 A22 2023 Superbet Classic 2023
Firouzja, A 2785 Ding, L 2788 1-0 52 C65 2023 Superbet Classic 2023
Ding, L 2788 Duda, J 2724 ½-½ 38 A07 2023 Superbet Classic 2023
Nepomniachtchi, I 2795 Ding, L 2788 ½-½ 54 D35 2023 Superbet Classic 2023
Ding, L 2788 Caruana, F 2764 ½-½ 21 A14 2023 Superbet Classic 2023
Ding, L 2788 Vachier Lagrave, M 2741 ½-½ 34 D27 2023 Superbet Classic 2023
Ding, L 2788 Nepomniachtchi, I 2795 ½-½ 33 A14 2023 FIDE World Championship 2023
Nepomniachtchi, I 2795 Ding, L 2788 ½-½ 47 C84 2023 FIDE World Championship 2023
Ding, L 2788 Nepomniachtchi, I 2795 ½-½ 35 D02 2023 FIDE World Championship 2023
Nepomniachtchi, I 2795 Ding, L 2788 0-1 68 C84 2023 FIDE World Championship 2023
Ding, L 2788 Nepomniachtchi, I 2795 ½-½ 90 E46 2023 FIDE World Championship 2023
Nepomniachtchi, I 2795 Ding, L 2788 ½-½ 40 C84 2023 FIDE World Championship 2023
Ding, L 2788 Nepomniachtchi, I 2795 1-0 38 D04 2023 FIDE World Championship 2023
Nepomniachtchi, I 2795 Ding, L 2788 ½-½ 39 C84 2023 FIDE World Championship 2023
Ding, L 2788 Nepomniachtchi, I 2795 ½-½ 45 A28 2023 FIDE World Championship 2023
Nepomniachtchi, I 2795 Ding, L 2788 ½-½ 82 C65 2023 FIDE World Championship 2023