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Phụng wins second chess title

Update: November, 30/2017 - 09:00
Võ Thị Kim Phụng wins both standard and rapid events at the National Best Chess Masters Tournament in Bắc Giang. — Photo vietnamchess.vn
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HÀ NỘI — Võ Thị Kim Phụng secured her second title at the National Best Chess Masters Tournament’s which closed yesterday in Bắc Giang Province.

The Asian champion triumphed in the women’s rapid chess event with 7.5 points, her second title after the standard chess event on Tuesday.

She was followed by Hoàng Thị Bảo Trâm of HCM City and Nguyễn Thị Mai Hưng, also from Bắc Giang.

On the men’s side, Lê Tuấn Minh of Bình Dương took the rapid crown with seven points after nine rounds.

Hoàng Cảnh Huấn of Đà Nẵng and Nguyễn Văn Huy from Hà Nội came second and third, respectively.

Nguyễn Anh Khôi of HCM City, world youth rapid chess champion, performed poorly, finishing 11th with five points. On Tuesday he took the standard chess title.

The National Best Chinese Chess Masters Tournament also concluded yesterday in Bắc Giang.

HCM City topped the competition with two golds. Cần Thơ came second with one gold, one silver and one bronze. Đà Nẵng were third with one gold. — VNS

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