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LE QUANG LIEM ON A WINNING STREAK

GM Le Quang Liem won his maiden Asian Continental for the very first time in his career, becoming the first Vietnamese player to do so. But he did not stop there and continued his momentum going on to win two more strong tournaments consecutively — the Saint Louis Summer Classic and World Open in Philadelphia — all in just a little over three weeks. Read more

LE QUANG LIEM WINS 2019 WORLD OPEN

Before they squared off in an Armageddon game to determine who would take the championship title for the 2019 World Open, GMs Le Quang Liem and Jeffrey Xiong bantered about different moves they could have played against each other earlier in the day. Read more.

SUMMER CHESS CLASSIC: LE QUANG LIEM WINS THE A TOURNAMENT

Over the weekend at the Saint Louis Chess Club, the trio of tournaments comprising the "Summer Chess Classic" came to an end after 10 rounds of action. The most Elo-heavy 'A' tournament was won by the Vietnamese Grandmaster Le Quang Liem with 6.0/10. Read more

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A HAT-TRICK AS VIETNAMESE CHESS MASTER WINS MAIDEN WORLD OPEN

Le Quang Liem won his third consecutive chess tournament at the World Open 2019 in the U.S. on Sunday. Read more

LE AND STUKOPIN WIN BAY AREA INTERNATIONAL

Thanks to a late surge, Le was able to pull even with GM Andrey Stukopin, a student at University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, to tie for first with 7.0/9. Both earned USD $4,000 for their efforts. Read more

LE QUANG LIEM FINISHES SECOND AT SUPER GM CHESS TOURNAMENT

Top Vietnamese chess player Le Quang Liem finished second at the ninth Danzhou Super Grandmaster Tournament which concluded in China’s Hainan province on August 3. Read more

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LE QUANG LIEM SUPREME AT HDBANK CUP

Playing as the superstar in front of one’s home crowd is often as much a disadvantage as an advantage. This is true even of World Champions. When it came to playing in the strongest event held in his native Vietnam, the HDBank Cup, elite GM Le Quang Liem, a student in the US, did not wilt, and for a third time took the top honors. Read more

LE LEADS WEBSTER TO FOURTH STRAIGHT TITLE

Sometimes dictionaries change the meanings of words, but "Webster" has been consistent since 2013. Webster University repeated as champions of the President's Cup, also known as the Final Four of College Chess. The event took place April 2-3 and the win was their fourth win in as many years. Read more

WEBSTER WINS 3RD STRAIGHT FINAL FOUR TITLE

For the third time in a row Webster University won the Final Four College of Chess. It was held March 28-29 in New York. The winning team included GM Le Quang Liem, GM Ray Robson, GM Ilia Nyzhnyk and GM Vasif Durarbayli.
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LE QUANG LIEM CLEAR FIRST IN HDBANK CUP

The 5th HDBank Cup International Open Chess tournament 2015 was held from 17-22nd March in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam.
80 players from 13 countries participated in the 9-round Swiss tournament. Among them were 20 Grandmasters and 19 International Masters.
Local star GM Le Quang Liem took the winner’s trophy and top prize of 12,000 USD after finishing clear first with 7,5/9 point. Read more

LE QUANG LIEM LEAD WEBSTER U TEAM TO PERFECT PANAM RECORD

The Vietnamese chess player had the best record in table one (tied for 1st with Zherebukh, Corrales, etc.) and helped the chess team of the Webster University won the championship of the prestigious annual tournament, which closed on December 30. Read more

FIRST VIETNAMESE CROWNED WORLD CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP

Vietnam’s international grandmaster Le Quang Liem, with an Elo rating of 2712, yesterday won the World Rapid and Blitz Championships 2013, held in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia. Read more

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LE QUANG LIEM IS WORLD BLITZ CHESS CHAMPION

The Vietnamese GM is always good for a surprise upset.  A win in the final round secured Gold for Le Liem, with Alexander Grischuk and Ponomariov settling for Bronze and Silver. Illustrated report from Khanty Mansiysk. Read more

THE WORLD BLITZ CHESS CHAMPION

The World Blitz Chess Champion answered the questions of the journalists right after the last round of the tournament. Read more

COLLEGE BOUND FOR SUPER GM LIEM

GM Le Quang Liem, SPICE Cup 2011 champion, 2-time winner of the Aeroflot Open, the #1 player in Vietnam, and former #1 junior in the world, will join the SPICE program at Webster University in St. Louis in the Fall of 2013. Read more

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GM LE QUANG LIEM JOINS SPICE PROGRAM AT WEBSTER UNIVERSITY

GM Le Quang Liem, SPICE Cup 2011 champion, 2-time winner of the Aeroflot Open, the #1 player in Vietnam, and former #1 junior in the world, will join the SPICE program at Webster University in St. Louis in the Fall of 2013. Read more

LE QUANG LIEM WINS SPICE CUP

Texas Tech University and the Susan Polgar Foundation hosted the 5th Annual SPICE Cup from October 15-25. This year’s festival had three Invitational sections, a FIDE Open, a Scholastic Championship, and an Invitational Blitz, with some exciting matches. Read more

 
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