GM Le Quang Liem joins SPICE program at Webster University
Oct 25, 2012
GM Le Quang Liem, SPICE Cup 2011 champion, 2-time winner of the Aeroflot Open, the #1 player in Vietnam, and former #1 junior in the world, will join the SPICE program at Webster University in St. Louis in the Fall of 2013.
VietNamNet Bridge – Grandmaster Le Quang Liem has been awarded a four-year scholarship at Webster University in the US, a worldwide institution.
Liem is the first Vietnamese person to receive a scholarship (approximately $140,000 value) to develop his academic studies thanks to his outstanding achievements in chess.
Liem said he might choose to study finance and banking, which is also his major at Sai Gon University.
He will join 8 other GMs currently attending Webster University, the #1 College Chess program in the United States:
GMs Wesley So, Georg Meier, Fidel Corrales Jimenez, Ray Robson, Manuel Leon Hoyos, Anatoly Bykhovksy, Denes Boros, and Andre Diamant.
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