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Vietnamese masters win six titles in Macau competitions

Update: June, 11/2014 - 14:00
Viet Nam collected six gold medals at the 15th ASEAN+ Age Group Championships' rapid chess event at the Cotai Sands Conference Centre in Macau on Tuesday.. — Photo AAGCC

HA NOI (VNS) —  Viet Nam collected six gold medals at the 15th ASEAN+ Age Group Championships' rapid chess event at the Cotai Sands Conference Centre in Macau on Tuesday.

The winners are Vu Hoang Gia Bao (boys' U8), Tran Tuan Minh (boys' U18), Luu Ha Bich Ngoc (girls' U8), Le Thuy An (girls' U12). Nguyen Thi Minh Thu and Doan Thi Van Anh won the girls' U14 won and U20 titles, respectively.

One of the highlights of Viet Nam's victory was the performance of 12-year-old Nguyen Anh Khoi, who overcame many others more experienced competitors, to win a silver medal in the boys' U20 category.

The updated results of the blitz chess competition will follow later.

Viet Nam is now second in team ranking with 11 gold medals. The Philippines are on top with 12. — VNS

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