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Vietnamese chess masters to compete in int'l championship

Update: July, 23/2014 - 09:18

Vo Thi Kim Phung.— Photo thethaovanhoa

HA NOI (VNS) — Viet Nam will defend their title at the Asian Junior U20 Chess Championships in Yemen in August.

All eyes will be on Women's International Master (WIM) Vo Thi Kim Phung as she is the defending champion in both the standard chess and blitz chess categories.

The girl from Hue City will be supported by WIM Nguyen Thi Mai Hung, who won a bronze medal last year.

Two months later, the Vietnamese players will compete at the World Junior U20 Championships in Pune, India.

In other news, the National Junior Chinese Chess Championships is scheduled to kick off in Hue City from July 26 to August 3.

Athletes will compete across U19, U18, U15, U13 and U11 age groups in the standard and rapid events. — VNS

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