|Nguyễn Thị Mai Hưng. — Photo zing.vn|Viet Nam News
HCM CITY — Nguyễn Thị Mai Hưng won the title in the women’s blitz category at the Đào Thiên Hải Open Chess Tournament, which concluded in HCM City on May 27.
Grand Master Hưng, 24, had also won the national women’s chess titles in 2011 and 2013.
Meanwhile, Nguyễn Ngọc Thùy Trang won the title in the women’s rapid division.
On the men’s side, FIDE (World Chess Federation) Master Đặng Hoàng Sơn won in the blitz division, while Mai Lê Nguyên Khôi triumphed in the rapid event.
The fourth chess tournament attracted hundreds of chess players from HCM City and neighbouring provinces.
The event aimed to seek young talents to compete in the upcoming Southeast Asia Junior Chess Tournament in the Philippines. — VNS