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Liem fails to hit big time at Millionaire chess event in US

Update: October, 17/2014 - 09:19
Vietnamese Grandmaster Le Quang Liem. — Photo xaluan

HA NOI (VNS) — Vietnamese Grandmaster Le Quang Liem finished 21st at the 2014 Millionaire Chess Open on Wednesday with 5.5 points after nine rounds.

The 2013 world blitz champion Liem received US$1,000 in prize money.

In his final game, Liem drew with Matamoros Franco Carlos S of Ecuador.

Azarov Sergei of Bulgaria triumphed at the event, followed by Shankland Samuel L and Gareev Timur of the US.

The $1 million tournament drew the participation of over 500 players from 43 countries. — VNS

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