Vietnam’s Liem reaches top 10 in Dubai Open chess tournament hinh anh 1Le Quang Liem is ninth at the Dubai Open after four rounds. (Photo:


Hanoi (VNA) Grandmaster Le Quang Liem entered the top 10 after the fourth round of the Dubai Open chess tournament on April 5.

Liem defeated GM Vishnu Prasanna of India, taking his third win at the event.

Liem has 3.5 points and stands ninth. He will face Nodirbek Abdusattorov of Uzbekistan in the next round.

Another Vietnamese Nguyen Anh Khoi also won, beating Seyed Kian Poormosavi of Iran. He has three points and ranks No 35. His next rival will be GM Aravindh Chithambaram of India.

The event ends on April 9.-VNA