Tuesday, November 24, 2020 16:18 PM (GMT + 7)
(Sports news, chess news) After 10 games at the chess tournament for 16 world players, Le Quang Liem has a chance to win tickets to the quarterfinals.
Video game Quang Liem defeats Hikaru Nakamura:
Skilling Open, the online chess event of the Magnus Carlsen Tour 2020-2021 system, including 16 participating players, ended the second day of the match. After 2 group stage matches (10 games), the number 1 player in Vietnam , Le Quang Liem (2,709) is ranked 11th out of 16 players with 4.5 points after 10 games.
Quang Liem (right) defeated player number 1 with lightning, Nakamura (left) in game 6, Skilling Open 2020 fast chess tournament
After the first day of competition (5 games: losing 2, drawing 2, winning 1) was not really successful, Quang Liem started the second day with an excellent game. The beautiful Ho Chi Minh City chess player, Hikaru Nakamura, Grand Master has the number 1 lightning flag Elo coefficient in the world.
In the 6th game of the Skilling Open, Quang Liem took the black army, actively defended, and fended off the massive attacks from Nakamura. After that, Quang Liem repeatedly used a pilot attack and caused the opponent to fall “into the trap”. With the advantage of 1 Queen, 3 good, Liem forced Nakamura (1 Rook, 1 Knight, 2 Pawns) to “ask to lose” in the 46th country.
Through a thriving game, Quang Liem lost in game 7, the remaining three games he lost 1, drew 1, won 1. At the end of the second match day, Le Quang Liem had a total of 4.5 points, temporarily standing. ranked 11/16 chess players.
On the day of the final group stage competition in the Skilling Open, Quang Liem still has the opportunity to reach the quarterfinals if there are more impressive victories. Liem’s opponents in games 11, 12, 13, 14 and 15 respectively: Ian Nepomniachtchi (Russia), Magnus Carlsen (Norway), Teimour Radjabov (Azerbaijan), Anton Guijarro (Spain) and Alireza Firouzja ( Iran).
The most awaited match is definitely the clash with Magnus Carlsen in game 12. The Carlsen chess king has a fast Elo coefficient of 2,881, Quang Liem’s coefficient is 2,744. The match will take place at 1 am November 25, Hanoi time.
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