Two Vietnamese representatives, Le Quang Liem and Nguyen Anh Khoi, have won their first two matches of the ongoing 2019 Sharjah Masters international chess tournament in the United Arab Emirates to join 28 other contenders in the leading group with two points. Vietnam's no. 1 chess player Le Quang Liem Quang Liem (Elo 2715) is named the no. 3 seed in the competition, behind top seed Wang Hao of China (Elo 2718) and second seed Vladimir Fedoseev of Russia (Elo 2715). In the first round on March 22, the Vietnamese chess ace faced an easy challenge, Rayes Abdul Kader (Elo 2219), and needed just 28 moves to finish off the Syrian opponent. The second game on Saturday saw Quang Liem maintain his stable form as he comfortably overcame the Indian representative, Shyaamnikhil P (Elo 2429), after 50 moves to extend his winning streak. Vietnam’s young talent Nguyen Anh Khoi followed his senior compatriot to record two consecutive victories over Ali Abdulaziz (UAE, Elo 1988) … [Read more...] about Vietnamese chess players off to perfect start at Sharjah Masters 2019
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Ho Van Y, ranked in the world’s top 10 futsal goalkeepers, will train with Spanish club Peniscola for a month. (Photo: laodong.vn) Hanoi (VNS/VNA) - Six Vietnamese futsal players will train with top-flight Spanish clubs in preparation for coming international tournaments. Vietnam’s first target this year is the Southeast Asian Championship in October, which is also a qualification tournament for the Asian Championship in early 2020. But their big goal will be the 2020 FIFA Futsal World Cup, where they will attempt to improve on their last-16 berth from three years ago. Coach Miguel Rodrigo called in 25 players to begin a 10-day training course in HCM City on February 11. Afterwards, they will depart for the second course in Spain where they will have three friendly matches against local clubs. The Spanish manager said the matches would offer a good chance for players to sharpen their skills with teams who were competing at the highest level. He said it was time … [Read more...] about Vietnamese futsal players to train in Spain
The VBA is in search of a new generation of Vietnamese heritage players. — Photo courtesy of organisers Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — VBA, the first professional basketball league in Việt Nam, is aiming for an impressive comeback in terms of magnitude and intensity in its fourth season. After the stunning performance of heritage players — athletes who grew up outside of Việt Nam but have Vietnamese ancestry — such as Khoa Trần, Justin Young, Tam Đinh and Chris Dierker, VBA continues to commit to their mission of providing all players of Vietnamese descent with the opportunity to showcase their talent and passion for basketball, as well as offering them a great chance for further career development in their homeland – Việt Nam. The year 2018 has witnessed a phenomenal season of VBA: breathtaking games, thrilling performance from all six teams, and a well-deserved championship for Cantho Catfish. Moreover, we also saw the … [Read more...] about VBA to look for Vietnamese Heritage players
Grandmaster Nguyen Ngoc Truong Son. Photo: FIDE In the sixth round on September 30, Vietnam’s male team held host Georgia 2 to a draw with a score of 2-2 thanks to Nguyen Ngoc Truong Son’s victory over Maghalashvili (Elo 2508). Grandmasters Le Quang Liem (Elo 2715) and Nguyen Anh Khoi (Elo 2463) drew with their rivals Paichadze (Elo 2564) and Beradze (Elo 2495), respectively, while Tran Tuan Minh (Elo 2491) was defeated by Sanikidze (Elo 2497). Truong Son became the best Vietnamese chess player after 5 out of 6 rounds of the competition with 3 wins and 2 draws In the next round, the male team in 25th position, will meet the Canadian team, ranked 28th. The Vietnamese female team had a successful day in the sixth round with a 4-0 victory over their opponents from Wales. Notably, as the winner of all four rounds, young chess player Bach Ngoc Thuy Duong was considered the best Vietnamese female chess player at the competition. In 21st … [Read more...] about Vietnamese chess players shine at Olympiadin in Georgia.
People Kido picks two Vietnamese football players as brand ambassadors Hung Le Tuesday, Mar 27, 2018,17:11 (GMT+7) Kido picks two Vietnamese football players as brand ambassadorsHung Le PHOTO: HUNG LE Two Vietnamese football players Bui Tien Dung and Quang Hai, who have garnered widespread attention from local fans after outstanding achievements at the recent Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U23 Championship, have been picked as brand ambassadors for Kido Corporation. Dung and Hai are members of the Vietnam U23 football team that heaped praise from millions of supporters throughout the country for their strong fighting spirit at the AFC U23 tournament. The signing ceremony between the company and the two players took place at Van Hanh Mall in District 10 late last week. NEWS: HUNG LE Share with your friends: … [Read more...] about Kido picks two Vietnamese football players as brand ambassadors