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Liem to take part in world and local tourneys

Update: May, 02/2014 - 16:03
Grandmaster Le Quang Liem will represent Viet Nam to compete at the FIDE World Blitz and Rapid Chess Championships from June 15 to 21 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. — VNA/VNS Photo Quang Nhut

HA NOI (VNS) — Grandmaster Le Quang Liem will represent Viet Nam at the FIDE World Blitz and Rapid Chess Championships from June 15 to 21 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Both events will be Swiss pairings tournaments and will be held over two days for blitz and three days for rapid.

The blitz will have 21 rounds, while the rapid will be 15 rounds, with a single game for each round.

Liem is the defending champion of the blitz competition.

The World No 36 will return to Viet Nam to take part in the National Blitz and Rapid Chess Championships from May 11 to 17 in HCM City. — VNS

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