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 2732 (December 2014)
(No. 19 in the August 2014 FIDE World Rankings)
Peak rating 2754
(September 2014)

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 Wenzhou Experimental Primary 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: 19 (as of August,2014)
  • National Rank: 1 (as of August,2014)
  • Continent Rank Asia: 3 (former)

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

Playing style[edit]

Notable games[edit]

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