|Lê Quang Liêm of Việt Nam is in the top five at the Gibraltar International Chess Festival. — Photo https://www.gibchess.com/|Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — Grandmaster Lê Quang Liêm of Việt Nam stands fifth at the Gibraltar International Chess Festival after six rounds early on Monday, Hà Nội time.
The former world blitz chess champion beat International Master Khademalsharieh Sarasadat of Iran in the sixth match of the Masters pool which gathers more than 252 competitors.
No 9 seed Liêm will next play GM Grandelius Nils of Sweden who is currently second.
GM David Navara of the Czech Republic is on top. GM Vladislav Artemiev of Russia is in third. — VNS