Vietnamese chess Grandmaster Le Quang Liem will compete in an invitation only event in Cuba from May 10-21 to commemorate late chess legend Jose Raul Capablanca.

The event's organisers invited Liem to take part in the event following his victory at the Aeroflot Open in Moscow in February.

Liem will also be competing for foreign teams from Germany , France and China in the first half of this year, with his eye on the World Chess Championships in Russia this autumn, and the 26th Southeast Asian Games in Indonesia in November. /.