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May, 15 2014 09:33:57

Son leads nat'l chess champs

KIEN GIANG (VNS) — Kien Giang Province representative Nguyen Ngoc Truong Son is alone atop the National Rapid Chess Championship rankings, with six points from seven matches.

Son, the former U10 world champion, is the only undefeated master in the men's category. He won five and drew two matches.

World elite master Le Quang Liem and his teammate Dao Thien Hai of HCM City are second with 0.5 points less than Son.

Hanoian Nguyen Van Huy came third with 5.5 points.

Son will play Hai next, while Liem entertains another teammate Tu Hoang Thong, who is currently in seventh place.

On the women's side, Pham Thi Thu Hoai of Can Tho is the leading master with 6.5 points.

Hoai dropped 0.5 points in a draw against teammate Pham Le Thao Nguyen yesterday.

Ha Noi's Hoang Thi Bao Tram ranked second. She also has 6.5 points but her parameter is lower than Hoai.

Nguyen is in third place with six points.

In the next round, Hoai will play Tram and Nguyen will face No 4 Nguyen Quynh Anh of HCM City. — VNS


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