Grandmaster Le Quang Liem (Photo: Thanh Nien) In the round, the male team secured their wins over Canada with the score of 4-0. Holding the white pawn, grandmaster Le Quang Liem (Elo 2715) beat Eric Hansen (Elo 2629) after only 34 moves. Meanwhile, Nguyen Ngoc Truong Son (Elo 2620) and Tran Tuan Minh (2491) gained victories over Razvan Preotu (Elo 2513) and Nikolay Noritsyn (Elo 2482) after 60 and 33 moves, respectively. 16-year-old chess player Nguyen Anh Khoi (Photo: Thanh Nien) The most impressive victory belonged to 16-year-old chess player Nguyen Anh Khoi (Elo 2463) as he defeated 52-year old Canadian rival Evgeny Bareev (Elo 2666). After seven rounds, the male team temporarily stands at 19th place. They will meet Kazakhstan, who ranks 37th position, in the next round. The Vietnam female team won Jordan 3-1 in the seventh round. Vo Thi Kim Phung and Pham Le Thao Nguyen secured their wins while Hoang Thi Bao Tram and Bach Ngoc Thuy Duong held a draw with their … [Read more...] about Vietnam chess players score big wins at Olympiad
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Grandmaster Nguyen Ngoc Truong Son. Photo: FIDE In the sixth round on September 30, Vietnam’s male team held host Georgia 2 to a draw with a score of 2-2 thanks to Nguyen Ngoc Truong Son’s victory over Maghalashvili (Elo 2508). Grandmasters Le Quang Liem (Elo 2715) and Nguyen Anh Khoi (Elo 2463) drew with their rivals Paichadze (Elo 2564) and Beradze (Elo 2495), respectively, while Tran Tuan Minh (Elo 2491) was defeated by Sanikidze (Elo 2497). Truong Son became the best Vietnamese chess player after 5 out of 6 rounds of the competition with 3 wins and 2 draws In the next round, the male team in 25th position, will meet the Canadian team, ranked 28th. The Vietnamese female team had a successful day in the sixth round with a 4-0 victory over their opponents from Wales. Notably, as the winner of all four rounds, young chess player Bach Ngoc Thuy Duong was considered the best Vietnamese female chess player at the competition. In 21st … [Read more...] about Vietnamese chess players shine at Olympiadin in Georgia.
Lê Quang Liêm draws with host player, chess grandmaster Yu Yangyi. — Photo thethao.vnecdn.netViet Nam News HÀ NỘI — Top Vietnamese chess player Lê Quang Liêm took black and shared the score with host player, chess grandmaster Yu Yangyi, at the first round of the ninth Danzhou Super Grandmaster Chess Tournament held in China on Saturday. Yu, who has an Elo rating of 2,762, constantly switched pieces with Liêm (Elo 2,728). After 37 moves, the two opponents were even with each other. Yu is the second-ranked chess grandmaster in mainland China, and holds the highest Elo at the tournament. In other matches, Chinese grandmaster Wei Yi drew with runner-up of Dortmund 2018 Vladimir Fedoseev, while Polish Jan-Krzysztof Duda (Elo 2,737) took black and beat Indian Vidit Santosh Gujrathi (2,718) after 70 moves. Liêm will face Duda in the second round of the tournament, with Liêm taking white. — VNS … [Read more...] about Liêm draws with Chinese defending champion chess player
This year tournament gathered many units with strong chess movements and outstanding chess players. Shortly after the opening ceremony, Athletes entered into the first games The second provincial-wide Chess Tournament for Children and Teenagers' Age Groups for Hai Duong 2014 Newspaper Cup has been officially opened this morning, August 1st at the provincial Children's House. Attending this year's tournament are more than 60 chess players from Hai Duong city, Chi Linh provincial town, provincial Children's House, Sao Do Chess Club (Chi Linh), and districts of Nam Sach, Cam Giang, and Kim Thanh. The chess players will compete for boys and girls' individual and team prizes for groups of age of 6 - 7, 8 - 9, 10 - 11, and 12 - 13. In addition, the Organizing Committee will award the Trophy to the winning team of the first prize. Le Thi Khen (left) This year tournament gathered many units with strong chess movements and outstanding chess players. Tournament prizes are sponsored … [Read more...] about Competition Commencement of Over 60 Chess Players
A meeting about the plan for Vietnamese chess players this year was held at the headquarters of the General Department of Sports and Physical Training on January 21. The event focused on tournaments and outstanding players who have the ability to win medals, and the general department will set up a plan for special consideration and appoint them to foreign training courses to ensure greater achievements. In 2010, chess players representing Vietnam will compete in five tournaments including the 16 th Asian Games, the U8-18 World Youth Chess Championship, the U8-20 Asian Youth Chess Championships, the U8-18 Southeast Asian Youth Chess Championships and a tournament for chess rankings. Chinese chess players will participate in three events, including the 16 th Asian Games, the Asian Team Chess Championship and a tournament for chess rankings. To gain high achievements, the general department’s officials proposed some measures such as organising national championship … [Read more...] about Vietnamese chess players to compete in int’l tournaments in 2010