Vietnamese grandmaster to rival at Champions Chess Tour Finals

Top-ranked grandmaster Le Quang Liem is to participate in the final round of the Meltwater Champions Chess Tour Finals from November 14-20.
Le Quang Liem (Source:
Le Quang Liem (Source:

The tournament is an all-play-all round robin, gathering eight elite stars, including newly-crowned Tour 2022 Champion Magnus Carlsen and three-time US Champion Wesley So.

Liem is currently at the 20th place in global ranking. He is now ranked fourth in the overall Tour leaderboard, earning a total prize money of 95,500 USD.

The Meltwater Champions Chess Tour is the world’s first year-long online chess series designed to determine the world’s best chess player over a full season of competitive online chess.