Ding Liren

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This is a Chinese name; the family name is Ding.
Ding Liren
Ding Liren.jpg
Full name Ding Liren
Country China
Born (1992-10-24) October 24, 1992 (age 22)
Wenzhou, Zhejiang Province
Title Grandmaster (2009)[1]
FIDE rating 2757 (May 2015)
(No. 14 in the April 2015 FIDE World Rankings)
Peak rating 2755
(February 2015)

Ding Liren (Chinese: 丁立人; born October 24, 1992) is a Chinese chess grandmaster and the Chinese Chess Champion. On 6 June 2009, at the age of 16, he became the youngest ever person to win the title of Chinese Chess Championship. In April 2011 he won the Chinese Chess Championship for the second time, and won the title again the next year at the age of 19.[2] In October 2009, he became China's 30th grandmaster.[3] He took part in the Chess World Cup 2011, but was defeated in the first round by Wesley So.[4] Ding Liren attended Chant Garden Elementary School, Wenzhou High School and Peking University Law school.

Career[edit]

Chess League[edit]

Ding Liren plays for T.S. Alyans chess sports club in the Turkish Super League.

Ranking[edit]

  • World Rank: 14 (as of April 2015)
  • National Rank: 1 (as of April 2015)

Rating[edit]

Period Rating Games
Jan 2004 2230 22
Jul 2004 2231 4
Jan 2005 2270 8
Oct 2005 2289 7
Oct 2007 2395 22
Jul 2008 2439 12
Oct 2008 2446 5
Apr 2009 2458 15
Jul 2009 2530 32
Nov 2009 2566 19
Mar 2010 2565 0
Jul 2010 2574 35
Nov 2010 2604 15
Mar 2011 2637 9
Jul 2011 2655 15
Nov 2011 2660 11
Mar 2012 2660 0
Jul 2012 2680 22
Nov 2012 2702 14
Mar 2013 2707 10
Jul 2013 2714 9
Nov 2013 2711 6
Mar 2014 2717 0
Jul 2014 2726 10
Nov 2014 2730 0
Jan 2015 2732 16
Mar 2015 2755 0

Notable games[edit]

References and further reading[edit]

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Profiles and interviews
Preceded by
Ni Hua
Wang Hao
Chinese Chess Champion
2009
2010-2011
Succeeded by
Incumbent