Update news FIDE

The national chess team is set to face strong opposition in the form of China and India in group A of the on-going FIDE Online Chess Olympiad 2020.

Vietnamese team to compete at Online Chess Olympiad

The International Chess Federation (FIDE) announced on June 30 the launch of the FIDE Online Olympiad, a new major team competition which will be taking place online from July 22 to August 30.

Vietnamese chess prodigy Anh Khoi granted grandmaster title

Nguyen Anh Khoi, a talented 17-year-old Vietnamese chess player, has been officially granted the title of grandmaster by the International Chess Federation.


Vietnamese tennis sensation wins upset at Madrid Open

Vietnamese-Austrian player Dominic Thiem continued to demonstrate his athleticism and versatility with an impressive 1-6, 6-2, 6-4 win over No.3 Stanislas Wawrinka in the second round of the Madrid Open on May 6.

Quang Liem drops to the world’s 43rd

 VietNamNet Bridge - In the rankings released by FIDE on March 1, Vietnam’s top chessman Le Quang Liem maintained Elo 2709 but he slipped by five spots from the previous month.

Le Quang Liem ranks second in the world for blitz chess

 VietNamNet Bridge - On the world blitz chess ranking in November, Vietnam’s top chessman Le Quang Liem keeps his second position after Hikaru Nakamura of the USA.

Quang Liem drops 10 grades for ranking third at Spice Cup

 VietNamNet Bridge – With only 6 points gained at 2013 Spice Cup, Vietnam’s leading chessman Quang Liem lost 8.8 points in his Elo rating.

Le Quang Liem begins preparing for World Cup

 VietNamNet Bridge - After the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games in South Korea, Vietnam’s top male chess player started to prepare for the World Cup in August 2013.

Liem places 4th in World Blitz Chess rankings

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam’s leading chess player Le Quang Liem has jumped from 34th to 4th in the FIDE’s most recent World Blitz Chess rankings for July.

GM Liem fourth in world chess

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnamese international grandmaster Le Quang Liem ranked fourth with 10 points at the World Blitz and Rapid Championships which concluded in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia, on Saturday.

Liem drops two places to 29th in world chess ranking

VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam's top chess player, Le Quang Liem, has dropped two places since early last month to 29th ranking by the World Chess Federation's (FIDE).

Le Quang Liem jumps to the world’s 27th

VietNamNet Bridge - Good news has come to Vietnam’s top chessman Le Quang Liem. His position in FIDE’s latest rankings for April 2013 is 27th, three grades up from March.

Chessman Quang Liem back to the world’s 30th

VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnamese top chess player Le Quang Liem gets additional 7.8 Elo points after the HDBank 2013 international chess tournament and has returned to the 30th place in the world rankings.

Liem moves up one step in world ranking

 VietNamNet Bridge – Top Vietnamese chess player Le Quang Liem continued to scale the world chess rankings, moving up one place to 39th in January, according to the latest announcement of the World Chess Federation (FIDE).