Vietnam Chess Blitz, Rapid Nationals 2012 Begin
More than 140 chess players, including 65 women from 14 cities, are competing in the 2012 Vietnam National Rapid and Blitz Chess Championships from July 5-10.
Vietnam’s top player Le Quang Liem could not join the tournament as he is currently playing the 2012 World Rapid and Blitz Chess Championships in Astana, Kazakhstan, from July 1-10.
Eleven rapid and 13 blitz chess games will be played in the first round to select four best players in each category for the semi-finals.
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