Việt Nam wins international Chinese chess tournament

Update: May, 21/2019 - 07:47



Vietnamese masters (left side) compete at the Zhouzhuang Cup. — Photo of Việt Nam Sports Administration


HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam won the Zhouzhuang Cup Xiangqi International Invitational Chinese chess tournament yesterday in Jiangsu, China.


The Vietnamese side beat the hosts 4-2 in the final match to bring home the 60,000 yuan (US$8,700) prize.

The Zhouzhuang Cup was a team event which included athletes from eight countries and territories. They competed in two pools.

Việt Nam topped Pool B after beating Singapore and Japan and drawing against the Philippines.

They then beat Germany 5-1 in the quarter-finals and Malaysia 4-2 in the semi-finals for a berth in the final.

China came second and Malaysia finished third. — VNS