Vietnamese athletes have had an outstanding 2019 at home and abroad. Việt Nam News looks at the top 10 events of the year.
Both Vietnamese players drew their final matches.
The world former blitz champion Liêm tied with Ioannis Papaioannou of Greece after 69 moves.
Vietnamese top chess player Lê Quang Liêm won the sixth match of the FIDE Grand Swiss 2019 chess tournament which is currently taking place in England.