Nguyễn Ngọc Trường Sơn
Nguyễn Ngọc Trường Sơn ([ŋʷiəŋ˨˦ ŋawʔk͡p̚˨ˀ˧ʔ ʈɨ̞̠əŋ˨˩ ʂəːŋ˧˥]; born 23 February 1990) is a Vietnamese chess player. He is the youngest Vietnamese ever to become a Grandmaster, and one of the youngest grandmasters in the history of the game, having qualified for the title at the age of fourteen.
|Nguyen Ngoc Truong Son|
|Full name||Nguyễn Ngọc Trường Sơn|
|Born||23 February 1990|
Rach Soi, Rach Gia, Kien Giang Province, Vietnam
|FIDE rating||2636 (July 2019)|
|Peak rating||2665 (November 2011)|
Nguyễn learnt to play chess at the age of 3. He won the gold medal at the World Under-10 Championship in 2000.
In August 2014, he, Lê Quang Liêm, and other Vietnamese chess players participated in 2014 Chess Olympiad in Tromsø, Norway. With +7=3-0 result, Nguyen Ngoc Truong Son won the gold medal on Board Two thanks to his rating performance of 2843.
- 1999: Bronze medal, Asia U-10 Chess Championship
- 2000: Gold medal, World U-10 Chess Championship. Second place, Vietnam's 'athlete of the year'
- 2001: Gold medalist at the Asia U-12 Chess Championship
- September 2002: awarded International Master title
- December 2004: awarded International Grandmaster title. Vietnam’s 'athlete of the year'
- December 2005: Individual Rapid and Standard Chess Champion, South East Asia Games 23, Philippines.
- February 2010: 5th place in the Aeroflot Open
- July 2010: 2nd place in the Biel Chess Festival
- June 2013: 4th place in World Blitz championship
- March 2014: Winner of 4th HD Bank Cup (7/9, +5 =4)
- August 2014: Board 2 Gold medal (8.5/10, +7 =3), achieving a performance rating of 2843 in the 41st Chess Olympiad.
- September 2017: competed at Chess World Cup
- September 2018: Board 2 Gold medal (8.5/10, +7 =3), achieving a performance rating of 2804 in the 43rd Chess Olympiad.
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- "The world's second-youngest grandmaster". ChessBase. 2004-12-19. Retrieved 9 November 2015.
- "Nguyen Ngoc Truong Son". Chess Network Company. Archived from the original on 7 April 2016. Retrieved 9 November 2015.
- "Vietnamese takes Asia junior chess champs". Viet Nam News. 2006-11-16. Retrieved 9 November 2015.[permanent dead link]
- Vietnam team result
- Tromso Final report from Chessbase
- Batumi winners
- Cặp đôi làng cờ Trường Sơn - Thảo Nguyên nên duyên vợ chồng (Vietnamese) zing.vn