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Liem in lead at Aeroflot Open

International Grandmaster Le Quang Liem took the sole lead at the Russian International Chess Festival (Aeroflot Open) after seventh round play on Feb. 15 in Moscow .
Two more silvers for Vietnam at ASIAD 16 Culture - Sports

Two more silvers for Vietnam at ASIAD 16

Vietnam’s sports delegation won two more silvers and four bronzes on Nov. 16, bringing the total number of medals to four silvers and seven bronzes after four days of competition at the 16th Asian Games (ASIAD 16) in Guangzhou, China.
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Son shocks former world chess champion

International Grand Master (IGM) Nguyen Ngoc Truong Son sent shockwaves through the chess world at the Cap D'Agde Rapid Chess Tournament in France after beating former world champion Russian Anatoly Karpov in his fifth match on Oct. 26.
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Vietnam shines at World Chess Olympics

Vietnam is being tipped as one of top teams in their group after beating rivals Uzbekistan and Iceland on the third day of the 39 th World Chess Olympics, being held in the Siberian town of Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia from September 19-Oct. 4.
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Youngsters named for Asian Games in China

Nguyen Duc Hoa and Nguyen Huynh Minh Huy of Dong Thap will be playing in the national team at the Asian Games in Guangzhou , China , later this year. Hoa won six games and lost two to top the leader board in a tournament last week in HCM City , while Huy finished five points behind.