GM Liem takes silver at Asian Games

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Vietnam's Grandmaster Le Quang Liem won the silver medal of the 16th Asian Games' men's individual event(what was he playing in Guangzhou, China on Tuesday with 7.5 points after nine games.

Liem had the same points as gold medalist from Uzbekistan Kasimdzhanov Rustam but Vietnam's number chess player lost to the Uzbekistani rival in their match on Monday.

In the three-cushion carom billiards, Vietnamese players Ly The Vinh and Duong Anh Vu were defeated by the Japanese in the semifinals, thereby losing their hopes for an all-Vietnamese final round.

Also on Tuesday, Wushu martial artist Nguyen Thanh Tung earned the silver medal in the men's tai chi category with 8.67 points.

Wushu martial artists Nguyen Minh Thong and Vuong Dinh Khanh took bronze medals in the men's Sanshou 60kg and 70kg events.

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