Liem, Son through to second round of World Chess Cup hinh anh 1Chess player Nguyen Ngoc Truong Son (Photo: VNA)
Top Vietnamese chess players Le Quang Liem and Nguyen Ngoc Truong Son have entered the second round of the World Cup 2015 in Baku, Azerbaijan.

Liem, who has an Elo rating of 2669, crushed Vasif Durarbayli of Azerbaijan (ELo 2621) in the first leg of round one on September 12, while Son (Elo 2662) drew with Robert Kempinski of Poland (Elo 2637).

In the second leg of round 1, Liem also defeated his rival, Durarbayli, while Son earned a draw with Kempinski.

With their results, both Liem and Son will receive a bonus of 10,000 USD from the event's organisers.-VNA