Wed. Sep 28th, 2022

Vietnam's No. 1 player Vietnamese Grandmaster Le Quang Lim beat world champion Magnus Carlson at 2.5-1.5 (Photograph: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnamese Grandmaster Le Quang Lim has received the milestone towards world champion Magnus Carlsen on the Oslo Esports Cup in Norway on April 24 (Vietnam time).

With a victory towards the Norwegian Grandmaster, often called “world chess king“, Liam created an “earthquake” in world chess.

After the final 15 video games with out a win over Carlsen, Liam beat him 2.5–1.5 for the primary time.

The Oslo Esports Cup Champions Chess Tour is the primary main occasion of the 2022 Grand Sequence, which was attended by eight Grandmasters. Of those, 4 are within the prime 15 on the planet. They may face one another in a round-robin format. Liam is at quantity six within the event.

Speaking to the media after the match, Liam stated that he’s striving for an excellent sport. He expressed satisfaction over his efficiency within the sport.

In the meantime, the media in Norway confirmed shock on the consequence, believing that Carlsen’s poor begin resulted in a loss.

Lim’s victory marked a brand new milestone for Vietnamese chess on the planet enviornment.


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