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Ngoc beats Zvereva in World Championships

Update: September, 26/2014 - 14:20
Former U10 champion Khoi suffered his first defeat in the tournament when he lost to No 2 seed Teclaf Pawel of Poland.— Photo thethaovanhoa

HA NOI (VNS) — Vietnamese chess player Luu Ha Bich Ngoc was placed third in the World Youth Chess Championships' girls' U8 category in South Africa yesterday.

Ngoc defeated Russia's Zvereva Margarita in the seventh round and scored 5.5 points.

Davaakhuu Munkhzul of Mongolia and Eswaran Aksithi of the US are in the top two positions respectively.

Ngoc, seeded No 31, will meet Aksithi in the next match.

Ngoc's teammate Nguyen Anh Khoi, however, dropped out of the top 10 in the boys' U12 category.

Former U10 champion Khoi suffered his first defeat in the tournament when he lost to No 2 seed Teclaf Pawel of Poland.

Khoi will next play Sargsyan Shant of Armenia in the eighth round. — VNS



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