Minh loses to Russian rival in chess event

Update: August, 16/2016 - 09:00
Young talent: Trần Tuấn Minh. — Photo
Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — Trần Tuấn Minh lost to Alekseenko Kirill of Russia in the sixth round of the ongoing World Junior (U-20) Chess Championship in India. With this loss, Minh, who has Elo rating of 2473, ranked 24th out of 80 rivals with 3.5 points. He will meet Harsha Bhrathakoti of India (Elo 2344) in the next round.

Meanwhile, Minh’s younger brother, Trần Minh Thắng ranked 50th with three points. Thắng, who defeated India’s Yogit S in the sixth match, will then face Chakravarthi Reddy M of India.

Thắng won the world U8 category in 2008. — VNS