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Liem draws in eighth round

Update: October, 15/2014 - 08:28

Vietnamese Grandmaster Le Quang Liem. — Photo xaluan

HA NOI (VNS) — Vietnamese Grandmaster Le Quang Liem remains in 19th place in the Open category of the Millionaire Chess tournament that is taking place in Las Vegas.

The 2013 world blitz chess champion drew with Margvelashvili Giorgi of Georgia in the eighth round, and sits on five points.

The two-time Aeroflot Open champion will meet Matamoros Franco Carlos S of Ecuador in the last round.

So Wesley of the Philippines has the lead with six points, followed by Azarov Sergei of Bulgaria and Shankland Samuel L of the US.

The US$1 million event has drawn the participation of over 500 players from 43 countries around the world. — VNS

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