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Minh wins rapid chess event

Update: August, 01/2017 - 09:00
Hoàng Thị Bảo Trâm. — Photo sunday.b1u.org
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — Tô Nhật Minh won the rapid chess category of the ongoing National Chess Team Championship in HCM City.

Minh of Hà Nội had seven wins, one draw and one loss to finish on 7.5 points after nine matches, as did his teammate Nguyễn Văn Huy and Lê Tuấn Minh of Bình Dương.

Although all three players finished level on points, Hanoian Minh won on a tie-breaker.

On the women’s side, with seven wins and two draws, Hoàng Thị Bảo Trâm of HCM City took the title with eight points.

Hoàng Thị Như Ý of Bình Dương and Bạch Ngọc Thùy Dương of HCM City finished second and third with seven points each.

Earlier, fifteen-year-old Nguyễn Anh Khôi won the men’s standard category with eight points and HCM City’s Dương won the women’s title with 7.5 points.

Today, participants will compete in the blitz chess event. — VNS

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