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Liêm ranks ninth at Gibraltar Chess Festival

Update: February, 01/2019 - 14:00
Liêm looks happy with his performance at the Gibraltar Chess Festival 2019. — Photo baomoi.com
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam’s No 1 chess player Lê Quang Liêm finished ninth at the Gibraltar International Chess Festival 2019 which concluded yesterday.

In the final round, Liêm defeated Santos Latasa Jaime of Spain in 41 moves.

The triumph helped Liêm finish on seven points (five wins, four draws, one loss) and rank ninth.

He received a prize of $2,200.

Russian GM Artemiev Vladislav won the event.

Overall it was a successful tournament for Liêm given the strength of the field. — VNS

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