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April, 03 2014 09:39:16

Hoa defends chess title

HCM CITY  (VNS) — Nguyen Duc Hoa and Hoang Thi Nhu Y won the National Chess Championships which wrapped up yesterday in Da Lat City.

International master Hoa of Kien Giang successfully defended his title after winning 8.5 points after 11 matches. While HCM City's Nguyen Huynh Minh Huy came in second and Nguyen Van Huy of Ha Noi and Cao Sang of the hosts shared third place.

On the women's side, Bac Giang's Y pocketed her gold with nine points. Hoang Thi Bao Tram of Ha Noi was second, followed by her teammate Luong Phuong Hanh and No 1 seed Pham Le Thao Nguyen of Can Tho.

The national tournament attracted 64 masters competing in men's and women's individual categories. — VNS


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