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Le Quang Liem clear first in HDBank Cup

The 5th HDBank Cup International Open Chess tournament 2015 was held from 17-22nd March in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam.

80 players from 13 countries participated in the 9-round Swiss tournament. Among them were 20 Grandmasters and 19 International Masters.

Local star GM Le Quang Liem took the winner’s trophy and top prize of 12,000 USD after finishing clear first with 7,5/9 points.

Only days before the event Le Quang Liem won the FIDE Zonal 3.3 Championship.

The HDBank Cup was organized by the Vietnam Chess Federation and total prize fund was 35,000 USD.

Le Quang Liem

Le Quang Liem

Final standings:

1. GM Le Quang Liem VIE 2676 – 7.5
2. GM Zhang Zhong SIN 2614 – 7
3. GM Li Chao CHN 2721 – 6.5
4. GM Nguyen Ngoc Truong Son VIE 2659 – 6.5
5. IM Pascua Haridas PHI 2423 – 6.5
6. GM Gomez John Paul PHI 2524 – 6.5
7. GM Nguyen Duc Hoa VIE 2516 – 6
8. GM Torre Eugenio PHI 2449 – 6
9. WIM Le Kieu Thien Kim VIE 2138 – 6
10. GM Dao Thien Hai VIE 2482 – 5.5
11. IM Dimakiling Oliver PHI 2400 – 5.5
12. IM Bersamina Paulo PHI 2359 – 5.5
13. GM Rakhmanov Aleksandr RUS 2639 – 5.5
14. GM Laylo Darwin PHI 2499 – 5.5
15. IM Yap Kim Steven PHI 2389 – 5.5
16. IM Tran Tuan Minh VIE 2455 – 5.5
17. IM Nguyen Van Huy VIE 2452 – 5.5
18. IM Karthikeyan P. IND 2452 – 5.5
19. WGM Padmini Rout IND 2454 – 5.5
20. FM Le Tuan Minh VIE 2393 – 5.5
21. Vo Thanh Ninh VIE 2311 – 5.5
22. GM Bitoon Richard PHI 2422 – 5.5
23. GM Barbosa Oliver PHI 2501 – 5
24. WGM Karavade Eesha IND 2405 – 5
25. FM Pitra Andika INA 2310 – 5
26. IM Nolte Rolando PHI 2394 – 5
27. FM Tin Jingyao SIN 2326 – 5
28. Vo Dai Hoai Duc VIE 2195 – 5
29. FM Hoang Canh Huan VIE 2348 – 5
30. IM To Nhat Minh HUN 2323 – 5
31. FM Liu Xiangyi SIN 2380 – 5
32. GM Sadorra Julio Catalino PHI 2548 – 5
33. IM Bao Khoa VIE 2237 – 5
34. IM Duong The Anh VIE 2340 – 5
35. GM Cao Sang VIE 2480 – 5
36. IM Nay Oo Kyaw Tun MYA 2292 – 5
37. FM Nguyen Anh Khoi VIE 2239 – 5
38. Li Xueyi CHN 2190 – 5
39. IM Wynn Zaw Htun MYA 2382 – 5
40. Tran Manh Tien VIE 2266 – 5
41. FM Turqueza Mari Joseph PHI 2243 – 4.5
42. IM Myo Naing MYA 2299 – 4.5
43. Tran Quoc Dung VIE 2288 – 4.5
44. Nguyen Huynh Tuan Hai VIE 1881 – 4.5
45. Nguyen Dang Hong Phuc VIE 2047 – 4
46. IM Diu Viacheslav RUS 2457 – 4
47. GM Tu Hoang Thong VIE 2414 – 4
48. Tran Ngoc Lan VIE 2219 – 4
49. Grafil Franz Robert PHI 2123 – 4
50. IM Tu Hoang Thai VIE 2249 – 4
51. WIM Zhou Guijue CHN 2175 – 4
52. Nguyen Tan Thinh VIE 1990 – 4
53. WGM Hoang Thi Bao Tram VIE 2303 – 4
54. FM Dang Hoang Son VIE 2237 – 4
55. Nguyen Sy Hung VIE 2113 – 4
56. WGM Nguyen Thi Mai Hung VIE 2248 – 4
57. WGM Pham Le Thao Nguyen VIE 2338 – 4
58. Nguyen Minh Tuan VIE 2142 – 4
59. Pham Xuan Dat VIE 2189 – 4
60. WFM Nguyen Tran Ngoc Thuy VIE 1887 – 4
61. Manaog Stewart PHI 2104 – 4
62. WIM Vo Thi Kim Phung VIE 2197 – 3.5
63. Harini S. IND 2125 – 3.5
64. CM Tran Minh Thang VIE 2196 – 3.5
65. WCM Nguyen Ngoc Thuy Trang VIE 1841 – 3.5
66. Nguyen Phuoc Tam VIE 2059 – 3.5
67. CM Vu Quang Quyen VIE 1940 – 3.5
68. FM Le Minh Tu VIE 1810 – 3.5
69. Htay Min Lwin MYA 2286 – 3
70. Lee Kyungseok KOR 1959 – 3
71. Luong Phuong Hanh VIE 2175 – 2.5
72. Nguyen Truong Bao Tran VIE 1884 – 2.5
73. Cho Seongho KOR 2036 – 2.5
74. WFM Tran Le Dan Thuy VIE 2076 – 2.5
75. Tran Thi Mong Thu VIE 1934 – 2.5
76. Kebbedies Frank GER 1842 – 2.5
77. Truong Anh Kiet VIE 1766 – 2.5
78. CM Le Minh Hoang VIE 2025 – 2
79. Frost Peter AUS 1821 – 2
80. Kuich Gero SUI 1763 – 2

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