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2024-03-22 -
Liêm to compete in Gibraltar Masters 2020

Liêm to compete in Gibraltar Masters 2020

HÀ NỘI — Vietnamese Grandmaster Lê Quang Liêm will compete with arch rivals at the Gibraltar International Chess Festival.

The strongest and best-organised event of its kind in the world will attract the participation of nearly  五00 players from more than  五0 countries in various categories (masters, challengers and amateurs).

Liêm to compete in Gibraltar Masters 2020

HCM City-born Liêm will compete in the masters category.

Among the stars coming to the event are joint top seeds Maxine Vachier-Lagrave of France, Shakhriyar Mamedyarov of Azebaijan, Wang Hao of China, Veselin Aleksandrov Topalov of Bulgaria as well as legends like British Michael Adams and Ukrainian Vassily Ivanchuk. 

The  一0-round Swiss event will offer a top prize of  三0,000 pounds (US$ 三 九,000) for the winner of the masters division.

The event has been voted the best open tournament for a number of years, being held at the idyllic location of the Caleta Hotel overlooking the Mediterranean Sea until January  三 一. — VNS