Top Vietnamese player to compete in Gibraltar Masters 2020

Top Vietnamese player Grandmaster Le Quang Liem will compete with arch rivals at the Gibraltar International Chess Festival.

Top Vietnamese player to compete in Gibraltar Masters 2020 hinh anh 1

Vietnamese player Grandmaster Le Quang Liem


The strongest and best-organised event of its kind in the world will attract the participation ofnearly 500 players from more than 50 countries in various categories (masters,challengers and amateurs).

 


The Ho Chi Minh City-bornplayer will compete in the masters category.

Among the stars coming to theevent are joint top seeds Maxine Vachier-Lagrave of France, ShakhriyarMamedyarov of Azebaijan, Wang Hao of China, Veselin Aleksandrov Topalov ofBulgaria as well as legends like British Michael Adams and UkrainianVassily Ivanchuk. 

The 10-round Swiss event willoffer a top prize of 30,000 pounds (39,000 USD) for the winner of the mastersdivision.

The event has been voted thebest open tournament for a number of years, being held at the idyllic locationof the Caleta Hotel overlooking the Mediterranean Sea until January 31./.VNA

 
 

Other News

.
MMA fighter Tran Quang Loc has ONE goal
MMA fighter Tran Quang Loc has ONE goal
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTSicon  14/02/2020 

Tran Quang Loc, nicknamed the Tan Monster, has long been known as a trailblazer in the local mixed martial arts (MMA) scene, and now he's seeking to make his mark on the international stage.

French artist François Andes to hold exhibition in HCMC
French artist François Andes to hold exhibition in HCMC
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTSicon  13/02/2020 

A solo exhibition of French artist François Andes, curated by Luiz Gustavo Carvalho, will be held at Galerie Quynh in District 1, HCMC from February 14 to March 28.

Residency program promotes experimental and contemporary music
Residency program promotes experimental and contemporary music
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTSicon  14/02/2020 

Independent interdisciplinary center DomDom has announced a six-month-long residency program that aims at nurturing new authors and contributing new works to the landscape of experimental and contemporary music in Vietnam.

New centre for fine art development launched
New centre for fine art development launched
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTSicon  13/02/2020 

The Lunet Art Development and Sponsorship Centre, a non-profit social organisation, was officially launched on Tuesday with the aim to promote art development and preserve the cultural characteristics of Vietnam.

Concert “Beautiful Baroque” at Salon Saigon
Concert “Beautiful Baroque” at Salon Saigon
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTSicon  14/02/2020 

Salon Saigon will hold the “Beautiful Baroque” concert, a combination of classical music and visual arts, on February 29.

German techno DJ to perform at The Observatory
German techno DJ to perform at The Observatory
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTSicon  14/02/2020 

Berlin based producer, sound designer and DJ Julius Debler, aka Introversion, will perform at the monthly concert of Heart Beat, a Sai Gon-based underground music community, at The Observatory on March 7.

F1 Vietnam Grand Prix begins media accreditation process
F1 Vietnam Grand Prix begins media accreditation process
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTSicon  13/02/2020 

The media accreditation process for the 2020 Formula 1 VinFast Vietnam Grand Prix began on February 12.

Overseas Vietnamese Martin Lo dreams of national team glory
Overseas Vietnamese Martin Lo dreams of national team glory
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTSicon  13/02/2020 

Vietnamese-Australian midfielder Martin Lo has joined Hai Phong FC for the 2020 season, giving him an opportunity to compete in the top-flight V.League 1 and for a spot in the national team.

Karate star Phuong to compete at Dubai Karate 1 Premier League
Karate star Phuong to compete at Dubai Karate 1 Premier League
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTSicon  13/02/2020 

Nguyen Thi Phuong is the only Vietnamese athlete participating in the Karate 1 Premier League-Dubai 2020 in the UAE on February 14-16.

Three VN artists fined for spreading false coronavirus information
Three VN artists fined for spreading false coronavirus information
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTSicon  13/02/2020 

Three artists have been fined VND10 million ($435) each for spreading false information about the coronavirus epidemic on Facebook.

Female artists celebrate beauty of women in new exhibits
Female artists celebrate beauty of women in new exhibits
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTSicon  13/02/2020 

Art enthusiasts will have a chance to contrast the work of two female artists in HCM City this week to celebrate Valentine's Day.

Exhibition displays art made from old cloth
Exhibition displays art made from old cloth
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTSicon  12/02/2020 

Artist Vo Tran Chau's largest solo exhibition will open in HCM City on February 14.

Festivals to be held nationwide to celebrate President Ho Chi Minh’s birthday
Festivals to be held nationwide to celebrate President Ho Chi Minh’s birthday
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTSicon  13/02/2020 

The Sen Village festival will be organised nationwide to celebrate the 130th birthday of late President Ho Chi Minh, according to a plan recently issued by the People’s Committee of the central province of Nghe An.

AFF Cup winner to retire after 2020 season
AFF Cup winner to retire after 2020 season
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTSicon  13/02/2020 

2008 AFF Cup champion Le Tan Tai has announced he will retire at the end of the V.League 1 season.

Foreign futsal players to compete in Vietnam
Foreign futsal players to compete in Vietnam
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTSicon  12/02/2020 

National futsal tournaments may welcome foreign players in the coming seasons, according to the Vietnam Football Federation (VFF).

Cong Phuong listed in Top 6 players to watch during AFC Cup 2020
Cong Phuong listed in Top 6 players to watch during AFC Cup 2020
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTSicon  12/02/2020 

HCM City FC forward Nguyen Cong Phuong has been named among the six players to look out for during the group stages in the ASEAN Zone of the upcoming AFC Cup 2020, according to the Asian Football Confederation (AFC).

Nguyen An awarded bronze medal at Balkan Exhibition 2020
Nguyen An awarded bronze medal at Balkan Exhibition 2020
PHOTOSicon  12/02/2020 

Local photographer Nguyen An enjoyed success at the recent fifth Balkan Exhibition 2020 by winning a bronze medal, in addition to receiving three honourable diplomas.

Musicians release songs praising love to celebrate Valentine's Day
Musicians release songs praising love to celebrate Valentine's Day
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTSicon  12/02/2020 

Several Vietnamese musicians have recently released new music videos and CD reflecting faces of love to celebrate Valentine’s Day.

Spring arrives at ancient pagodas
Spring arrives at ancient pagodas
VIDEOicon  12/02/2020 

Tien Giang province is a popular tourist destination in the Mekong Delta thanks to its cultural heritage, especially the ancient temples, which are helping to develop the province’s tourism sector.

Ethnic ritual reminds people to save water for agriculture
Ethnic ritual reminds people to save water for agriculture
VIDEOicon  11/02/2020 

Tay people in Binh Lieu district, Quang Ninh province live a plentiful and culturally-rich life. 

 
 
 
Leave your comment on an article

OR QUICK LOGIN