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May, 17 2014 08:36:05

Liem triumphs at blitz chess tournament

World champion Le Quang Liem of HCM City had no difficulty defending his title at the National Blitz Chess Championship which finished yesterday in HCM City.

Liem proved his power with 10.5 points from 10 wins and one draw, cementing a two-point margin ahead of second-placed Hoang Canh Huan from Military.

Le Tuan Minh of Ha Noi came in third on 8.5 points.

On the women's side, host master Le Hoang Tran Chau took the gold medal with nine points, while Pham Le Thao Nguyen of Can Tho coming in a close second. It is Nguyen's second medal at the competition, having already pocketed a gold medal in the Rapid Chess event on Thursday.

The bronze medal went to Nguyen Thi Diem Huong of Binh Duong.— VNS


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