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May, 08 2014 14:00:00

Rapid chess championships to start on May 12

International Grandmaster and World No 36 Le Quang Liem will participate in this event, which will end on May 17. — Photo thethaovanhoa

HA NOI (VNS) — The National Rapid and Blitz Chess Championships are scheduled to be held in HCM City on May 12.

The players will compete in the women's and men's singles and team events.

International Grandmaster and World No 36 Le Quang Liem will participate in this event, which will end on May 17.

The event's best players will be selected for the national team which will compete in the upcoming international events. — VNS

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