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Grandmaster Liem finishes seventh in rapid, blitz chess competition

Update: July, 12/2012 - 10:00

Viet Nam's top player Le Quang Liem finished seventh out of 16 competitors in the final round of the blitz event at the World Rapid and Blitz Chess Championships in Kazakhstan which wrapped up on Tuesday.

He scored 14 wins, five draws and 11 losses, earning 16.5 points. Alexander Grischuk of Russia was crowned champion with 20 points.

The final round attracted 16 players, with Liem the only Asian representative in the tournament.-VNS

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