Thursday, November 17, 2011

SEA Games - Vietnam Grabs Gold in Blindfold Chess

Vietnam grabs GOLD in the Blindfold chess event in the 26th SEA Games in Palembang. Its Numero Uno chess player, GM Le Quang Liem, scored 7/9 points to emerge as the Gold medallist. Both the Silver and Bronze medals went to The Philippines. Even though has same points as the champion, GM Paul J Gomez was awarded the Silver medal because GM Quang Liem has better tie break. With 5.5/9 points, GM Darwin Laylo provided the second medal for his country in this event. 

Below is the final ranking cross table after 9 rounds for the Blindfold chess event.

FR Blindfold Chess Event (

GM Le Quang Liem (from

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