Updated  
March, 18 2014 15:01:24

Women masters to compete in international championships

Thuy Trien — Photo thanhnien

HA NOI (VNS) — Vietnamese masters will take part in the World Rapid and Blitz Chess Championships which will be held towards the end of April in Russia.

The team will also compete in the Southeast Asian Chess Championships which will be held around the same time in Singapore.

The Viet Nam Chess Federation said that the national women's team will be divided in two groups. One team will fly to the Khanty-Mansiysk competition, to be held from April 21 to 29, while the other will travel to Singapore for the event to be held from April 25 to May 4.

Viet Nam are the regional defending champions but are yet to grab the top position in the world. – VNS



Send Us Your Comments:
Name:
Your E-mail address:
Title:
 

VietNamNews may edit your comments and not all emails will be published.

Highlight

Tan Son Nhat Airport on verge of overloading Tan Son Nhat Airport on verge of overloading

HCM City's Tan Son Nhat Airport will be stretched beyond capacity in the next two years, making construction of the new Long Thanh airport in Dong Nai Province more urgent than ever, experts warn.

BIDV teams up with Japanese banks to facilitate investment BIDV teams up with Japanese banks to facilitate investment

The Bank for Investment and Development of Viet Nam (BIDV) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with two Japanese banks, namely Minato Bank and the Bank of Yokohama (BOY).

Capital to host biotechnology fair Capital to host biotechnology fair

A three-day fair on technology and biological equipment will take place in the capital on October 21 organised by the National Agency for Science and Information Technology.

Rhino horn demand falls after campaign Rhino horn demand falls after campaign

Vietnamese demand for rhinoceros horns decreased by 38 per cent within a year after a campaign was launched against the practice.

My Lai survivor writes book My Lai survivor writes book

Pham Thanh Cong, 57, was one of only a dozen survivors of 1968's infamous My Lai massacre. More than four decades later, he has written a book about the mass murder, in which American soldiers killed 504 unarmed civilians.