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Liem to compete at Spice Cup in Missouri

Update: October, 07/2013 - 08:32

International Grandmaster Le Quang Liem.— Photo vnexpress

HA NOI (VNS)— International Grandmaster Le Quang Liem will be among 17 athletes to compete at the Spice Cup to be organised by star chess ace Susan Polgar at Webster University in the US.

The event will be held between October 15-19 in Missouri and will see world level masters such as Boros Denes (Hungary), Anatoly Bykhovsky (Israel), Emilio Cerdova (Peru), Fidel Corrales (Cuba), Andre Diamant (Brazil) and Aleksandr Rakhmanov (Russia).

Contestants will vie for a total prize pool of US$11,000. The winner will walk away with $4,000.

Liem has placed highly at previous tournaments and has been studying on a four-year scholarship at the university. — VNS

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