Dao Thien Hai ( born 1978 in Sa Dec Town , Dong Thap Province ) is the first chess grandmaster of Vietnam , the Vietnamese people only played chess with Garry Kasparov world . He was the first Vietnam players in the top 100 in the world ( July 1993 , at 15 ) . His highest Elo rating is 2609 , his current Elo ranks fourth in Vietnam .
At the Congress of the Asian Games 2006 in flag content faster , Dao Thien Hai always in the leading group , missed a chance to win the gold medal , finally won a silver medal . October 2008 Dao Thien Hai won the silver medal category chess mixed doubles with Le Kieu Thien Kim at Championship World Intellectual Mind Sports held in Beijing . This is the highest achievement of Vietnam in the team [ citation needed ] . At the World Chess Olympiad in 2008 he sat at 3 , 6.5 points / 9 boards ( 5 wins 3 draw 1 loss , including the game winner Wang Hao , Republic Eljanov ) contributed to Vietnam for the first time the top 10 in the chess Olympiad ( 9/154 countries and territories attended ) , and first-class group B.
In early 2009 , he ranked second -class chess Award Vietnam ( equivalent to the national championship ) . In 2011, Dao Thien Hai national championship .
Late August early September 2012 , Customs held the position of pre- Vietnam team at World Chess Olympiad in 2012 . He contributed to the Vietnam highest achievement in the history of the men's team 7th .
World champion under age 16
Championship 3 times the area of international 3.2A
Silver medal in 2006 Asian Games
Gold Medal in 2011 SEA Games flag content pair male / female
5 national championships
7 times champion national rapid chess
5 times shortlisted Top 10 athletes of Vietnam typical
5 times reached the finals and world championship medals , trophies other
With these achievements in sports , he was awarded the State of Vietnam Labor Medal 3rd