Ding Liren Height, Weight, Age, Family, Biography 2024

Ding Liren Height, Weight, Age, Family, Biography

Ding Liren Height, Weight, Age, Family, Biography– As of May 2023, Ding held the title of World Chess Champion and was the highest-rated Chinese chess player ever. Additionally, he had won the Chinese Chess Championship three times.

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Ding Liren Quick Info
Height5 ft 6 in
Weight61 kg
Date of BirthOctober 24, 1992
Zodiac SignScorpio
Eye ColorDark Brown

Born Name

Ding Liren

Nick Name



Ding is currently 31 according to his birthdate October 24, 1992.

Sun Sign


Born Place

Wenzhou, Zhejiang, China


Ding studied at Wenzhou Zhouyuan Elementary School and completed schooling at Zhejiang Wenzhou High School. Later, he went on to graduate from Peking University Law School.


Chess Grandmaster


  • Mother – Ye Xiaoping




5 ft 6 in or 167.5 cm


61 kg or 134.5 lbs

Race / Ethnicity


He has Chinese ancestry.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

He sports a short hairstyle.



Ding Liren, Chess Prodigy:

  • At the age of four, Ding Liren embarked on his chess journey.
  • A three-time Chinese Chess Champion (2009, 2011, 2012), he proudly represented China in four Chess Olympiads, securing gold medals in 2014 and 2018.
  • In August 2015, Ding made history by becoming the first Chinese player, post-Wang Yue, to break into the top 10 of the FIDE world rankings.
  • Further solidifying his achievements, he qualified for a Candidates Tournament in September 2017, marking another milestone for Chinese chess.
  • In 2019, Ding reached the finals of the Grand Chess Tour alongside chess luminaries Magnus Carlsen, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, and Levon Aronian.
  • Ding Liren’s Instagram journey began on March 3, 2021, with his earliest post.

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