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Minh wins Malaysian chess champs

Update: September, 05/2017 - 16:18
Trần Tuấn Minh of Việt Nam (right) champions the 14th IGB Dato Arthur Tan International Open Chess Championship 2017 in Malaysia. — Photo baomoi.com
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — Trần Tuấn Minh of Việt Nam won the 14th IGB Dato Arthur Tan International Open Chess Championship 2017, which closed on Monday in Malaysia.

Grandmaster Minh pocketed seven points after nine matches. He won five and drew four.

The victory brought him 11.1 Elo points, contributing to his world ranking.

China’s Fang Yuxiang came second with the same points, but he had a lower parameter.

He was followed by his countryman Ma Qun.

Việt Nam had seven masters competing in the tournament, but the rest did not have good results. — VNS

 

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