Ding Liren

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Ding Liren (born 24 October 1992) is a Chinese chess grandmaster. He is the highest rated Chinese chess player in history and is also a three-time Chinese Chess Champion. He is the winner of the 2019 Grand Chess Tour, beating Maxime Vachier-Lagrave in the final and won the Sinquefield Cup in 2019 as the first player since 2007 to beat Magnus Carlsen in a playoff. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ding Liren has received more than 458,442 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Ding Liren is the 246th most popular chess player (down from 211th in 2019), the 923rd most popular biography from China (down from 820th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Chinese Chess Player.

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Among chess players, Ding Liren ranks 246 out of 376Before him are Gabriel Sargissian, Alberto David, Victor Bologan, Eduardas Rozentalis, Ivan Cheparinov, and Karen Asrian. After him are Vugar Gashimov, Mariya Muzychuk, Elina Danielian, Peng Zhaoqin, Ye Jiangchuan, and Miguel Illescas.

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Among people born in 1992, Ding Liren ranks 229Before him are Thanasis Antetokounmpo, Mohamed Elneny, Isaac Kiese Thelin, Tori Kelly, Jessica Henwick, and Kevin Mayer. After him are Aleksander Aamodt Kilde, Bartosz Bereszyński, Filip Đuričić, Mariya Muzychuk, Skye McCole Bartusiak, and Armando Izzo.

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In China

Among people born in China, Ding Liren ranks 923 out of 1,186Before him are Ni Ni (1988), Ma Mingyu (1970), Wu Minxia (1985), Zhou Mi (1986), Fu Mingxia (1978), and Li Meisu (1959). After him are Xian Dongmei (1975), Feng Kun (1978), Peng Zhaoqin (1968), Sun Fuming (1974), Liu Wen (1988), and Ye Jiangchuan (1960).


Among chess players born in China, Ding Liren ranks 5Before him are Xie Jun (1970), Zhu Chen (1976), Xu Yuhua (1976), and Hou Yifan (1994). After him are Peng Zhaoqin (1968), Ye Jiangchuan (1960), Ju Wenjun (1991), Zhang Zhong (1978), Qin Kanying (1974), Wang Yue (1987), and Wang Hao (1989).