|Nguyễn Anh Tú, the Southeast Asian champion, will compete at the Việt Nam Elite Table Tennis Tournament. — File Photo|Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam’s first Elite Table Tennis Tournament will be organised in Hà Nội this weekend.
The event is a men’s singles tournament featuring 16 athletes, including Southeast Asian champion Nguyễn Anh Tú and other national leading players Đoàn Kiến Quốc, Trần Tuấn Quỳnh, Đoàn Bá Tuấn Anh and Dương Văn Nam.
The players will be divided into four groups and will compete in a round robin format. The top two will advance to quarter-final rounds.
The tournament also presents the biggest bonus ever available in a local event: the winner will walk away with VNĐ60 million (US$2,500).
Tournament attendance is free of charge at the Hoàng Mai Gymnasium, lane 104 Nguyễn An Ninh Street. — VNS