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Junior Vietnamese chess masters win golds in Macau

Update: June, 10/2014 - 09:30
HANOI (VNS)  — Viet Nam finished the 15th ASEAN+ Age Group Championships' standard chess event with five gold medals at the Cotai Sands Conference Centre in Macau yesterday.

The young masters managed to claim a host of top places, including Le Minh Tu in the boys' U16 event, Ngo Duc Tri in the U10 event, Nguyen Quoc Hy in the U8 division and Tran Phan Bao Khanh in the girls' U14 category and Bach Ngoc Thuy Duong in the U12 division.

The delegation also collected five silver and nine bronze medals across the different categories. Meanwhile, there were only three events with no Vietnamese contenders making the top three, namely the boys' U12, girls' U20 and senior 50 divisions.

The championships will continue with rapid chess competitions at the same venue until this Thursday. — VNS

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