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Russian newspaper calls Le Quang Liem a “Spartan warrior”

 VietNamNet Bridge - Novuie Izvestia, a Russian newspaper, compared the world blitz chess champion Le Quang Liem with a “Spartan warrior” to praise the Vietnamese chess player’s strong will.

Liem wins world blitz champs

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnamese player Le Quang Liem outclassed most of his leading players at the World Blitz Chess Championship in Russia on June 10, securing top place for the first time.

Liem’s first win in world blitz and rapid champs

VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam’s top chess player Le Quang Liem had his first win in the opening match of the 2013 World Blitz and Rapid Championships in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia on June 6.

Chess grandmaster drops in world rankings

 VietNamNet Bridge – Top Vietnamese chess player Le Quang Liem, with 2712 Elo points, slid down one notch to 30th position in the latest FIDE world rankings released for June.

Liem, Son to compete at World Rapid Chess Tournament

 VietNamNet Bridge – The two top male chess players currently represent Vietnam at the world rapid, blitz chess championship which started on June 4.

Liem placed fifth after drawing in sixth round

 Vietnam’s top chess player Le Quang Liem has drawn with M.Paragua from the host Philippines in the sixth round of the Asian Continental Chess Championships.   

Le Quang Liem seeded No. 1 at Asian Champs

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam’s top chess player Le Quang Liem has won two first victories at the Asian Chess Championships being held in the Philippines.

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).

Liem hopes to earn World Cup slot at Asian competition

VietNamNet Bridge – Top Vietnamese chess player Le Quang Liem and his teammates will take part in the 2013 Asian Chess Championships that will be held in Pasay, Philippines from May 17 to 27.

Le Quang Liem wins national rapid chess championship

VietNamnet Bridge – Vietnam’s No. 1 chess player Le Quang Liem played excellently to win the rapid chess championship of the national rapid and blitz chess tournament 2013.

Le Quang Liem competes at Russian super league

VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam’s top chess player Le Quang Liem has accepted an invitation to play for a chess club in Moscow at the tournament for the strongest chess clubs in Russia.

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 takes HD bank event title

VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam's top chess player Le Quang Liem took the HD Bank International Chess Championships title in HCM City after drawing with Hungary's Berkes Ferenc in the last and ninth round of the event yesterday

Draw sees Liem fall in HDBank Cup ranking

VietNamNet Bridge – Le Quang Liem could not overcome his Chinese rival in an unexpected draw yesterday during the third round of the HDBank Cup International Chess Open in HCM City.

GM Liem’s good start at HD Bank Int’l Chess Champs

Top seed player Le Quang Liem easily defeated Villanueva Nelson in his first match of the HD Bank International Chess Championships, which started in Ho Chi Minh City on March 19.

Liem’s excellent progress in FIDE rankings

 VietNamNet Bridge – Top chess player Le Quang Liem has leaped 11 places to 31st in the latest FIDE rankings announced on March 1.

Liem says farewell to Aeroflot Open

 VietNamNet Bridge – FIDE Grand Prix 2012 champion Shakhriyar Mamedyarov outplayed top Vietnamese talent Le Quang Liem at the on-going Aeroflot Open final in Moscow on February 16.

Quang Liem to attend Aeroflot champs in Russia

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnamese chess grandmaster Le Quang Liem will take part in Aeroflot Open 2013 scheduled for February 12-17 in Russia.


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