Vietnam’s no. 1 chess player, Le Quang Liem, jumped seven places to achieve a career-best world number 23 ranking with a new elo rating of 2,739, in the latest International Chess Federation (FIDE) rankings for August 2017.
This is the first time after nearly six years that
Quang Liem (left) has made a breakthrough in terms of his FIDE world rating.
This is the
first time after nearly six years that Liem has made a breakthrough in terms of
his FIDE world rating. His previous career-best milestone was recorded in
September 2011 as he stood in 25th position with 2,717 elo
impressive promotion was attributed to his additional 12.6 elo points that were
accumulated through three international tournaments in recent times, one in the
United States and two in China.
Vietnamese GM finished runner-up in the 45th Annual World Open
in Philadelphia, which earned him 1.4 elo points. He then accumulated 9.1 elo
points after ending up in second place at the 8th Hainan Danzhou Super Grandmaster
Chess Tournament in China. The remaining 2.1 elo points were won following
Liem’s two wins and two draws while playing for the Qingdao team at the 2017
Chinese Team Championships.
no. 2 player, Nguyen Ngoc Truong Son, remains in 154th place
with an elo rating of 2,629.
national champion, Tran Tuan Minh, lost two elo points as a result of his poor
performance at a chess tournament dedicated to Lev Polugaevsky in Russia,
dropping to 458th position in the FIDE rankings.
Hoang Anh Gia Lai were crowned the national U21 football champions for the first time in the club’s history after trouncing Viettel with a resounding score of 3-0 in the final match of the 2017 competition on December 7.
Vietnamese duo Ngo Thanh Thao Ngan and Le Ngoc Van won silver a silver medal in the girls’ U13 doubles in the Singapore Youth International Series 2017 badminton tournament, which ended in Singapore on December 3.
(HBO) - Participating in Tu Lu competition at the 10th National Ethnic Sports Competition, Area I in 2017, Hoa Binh delegation had 4 athletes competing individually and in pairs.
Vietnamese martial artist, Truong Thi Kim Tuyen, brought home a bronze medal in the final stage of the Taekwondo Grand Prix 2017 after defeating her Turkish opponent with a score of 27-17 in the third-place match on Sunday.
(HBO) On December 1st, at the provincial stadium, the People’s Committee of Hoa Binh City organized the 6th Sports and Physical Training Competitions in 2017. It was attended by Mr. Nguyen Van Chuong, Deputy Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee, The Chief Organizer of the provincial Sport and Physical Training Competitions.
HBO) Ky Son People’s Committee organized the opening ceremony of the 5th Sport and Physical Training Competition of Ky Son district in 2017. The ceremony was attended by Mr. Nguyen Van Chuong, the Party Member, Deputy Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee, The Chief Organizer of the provincial Sport and Physical Training Competitions; leaders of the provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism; leaders of the district Party, Ky Son People’s Committee; Culture Boards from other districts, the city and a lot of local people in the district.