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Master Duy wins world chess championships

Young master Dau Khuong Duy of Vietnam tops the World Cadet U8, U10, U12 Championships 2023, winning second world title within four months.

Vietnamese chess players grab five silvers, two bronzes at Asian Para Games 2023

Vietnamese chess players bagged five silver and two bronze medals in the chess standard events at the ongoing 4th Asian Para Games in Hangzhou, China, on October 26.

Young chess masters to compete at world event

The 15-strong contingency of Vietnam will compete in the U8, U10, and U12 age groups in the FIDE World Cadet Championships from October 14-27 in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt.

Vietnam gets two silvers at Chinese Chess Championships

Vietnamese players Nguyen Hoang Yen and Ngo Tri Thien won silver medals at the Asian Xiangqi (Chinese Chess) Championships which recently concluded in Bangkok, Thailand.

2023 FIDE World Cup: Quang Liem ousted after loss to Ruslan Ponomariov

Leading Vietnamese Grandmaster Le Quang Liem could not make history in Baku, Azerbaijan, when he was beaten by former World Chess champion Ruslan Ponomariov (Ukraine) in the third round of the 2023 FIDE World Cup.

Grandmaster Liem draws first match at World Cup 2023

Vietnamese Grandmaster Le Quang Liem recorded a draw in his first match at the International Chess Federation (FIDE) World Cup chess tournament which was held in Baku, Azerbaijan, on August 2.

Le Quang Liem jumps to 15th place in world chess rankings

Local chess player Le Quang Liem has climbed six positions to reach 15th place with an Elo of 2740, thereby being among the top 100 players for August, according to the International Chess Federation (FIDE).

Chess star Le Quang Liem wins Biel Grandmaster Triathlon

Grandmaster Le Quang Liem won the Biel Grandmaster Triathlon in Switzerland on July 26 (local time). With the victory, he is likely to rise to the 16th position on the August world ranking list.

Young chess players win three world championship titles

Vietnamese boys and girls under 12 and 14 years old have brought home three gold medals at the ongoing World Cadets & Youth Rapid & Blitz Chess Championship 2023 held in Batumi, Georgia.

International chess masters to play in Da Nang

The city’s culture and sports department said the tournament will see chess masters playing in a round-robin in four groups, with two top each qualifying in the quarter-finals.

Vietnam wins two chess World Cup tickets

Vietnam secured two chess World Cup tickets from the Zone 3.3 Chess Championships 2023, which concluded in Indonesia on May 12.

Hanoi set to host two international chess tournaments

The Vietnam Chess Federation has invited international players to participate in the Hanoi GM/IM/WGM chess tournaments 2023, due to take place from May 21 to May 27, and from May 29 to June 3.

Chess master overcomes visual impairment to top region

Nguyen Thi Hong with visual impairment has done a great job, winning chess golds at the recent Southeast Asian ParaGames in Indonesia and being nominated to be one of the year's best athletes in 2022.

Young chess prodigy Duy dreams of becoming Vietnam's next world champion

Dau Khuong Duy might be one of the youngest and smallest athletes at the 2022 Hanoi Rapid Chess Open, but that didn't stop him from winning a trophy of the elite category.

Khuong Duy becomes youngest Vietnamese player to reach International Master

Dau Khuong Duy, 11, has been the youngest Vietnamese chess player to reach the International Master (IM) standard following his stellar performance at the Bangkok Open 2022 which was held in Thailand from October 22 to October 30.

Huynh tops the world xiangqi championship

The Vietnamese master overcame all, including title favourites Wang Tian-yi and và Zuo Wen-jing of China, who secured the individual men’s and women’s standard event a day earlier.

Le Quang Liem reaches world highest ranking

Grandmaster Le Quang Liem has reached his best world ranking as he enters top 20 strongest chess players in September.

Quang Liem beats Indian prodigy Praggnanandhaa at FTX Crypto Cup

Vietnamese GM Le Quang Liem defeated GM Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa 2.5-0.5 to break the Indian prodigy’s winning streak in the fifth round of the FTX Crypto Cup taking place in Miami on August 19.

Tuan Minh becomes 13th Vietnamese chess Grandmaster

Le Tuan Minh has become the nation’s 13th chess Grandmaster (GM) after winning the championship title in the standard event played at the 2022 World Open on July 4 in Philadelphia in the United States.

11th grader becomes youngest champion in blitz chess

Tran Dang Minh Quang, born in 2005, a student at Yen Hoa High School in Hanoi, has become a national champion in blitz chess, ranked above Grandmaster Nguyen Ngoc Truong Son.