Ha Noi have taken charge of the men's U20 group after the first round of the National Youth Chess Championships in HCM City.
Nguyen Van Hai, Tran Tuan Minh and Tran Ngoc Lan lead the group after earning their first wins at the tournament.
In the women's U20 group, Le Hoang Tran Chau of HCM City stands in first place, followed by Hoang Le My Anh of Da Nang and Doan Thi Van Anh of Bac Giang.
In the U7, 9, 11, 13, 15 and 17 age groups, players from Ha Noi, HCM City and Bac Giang share the top positions. — VNS