|Nguyen Quoc Hy fails to protect his top place at the world tournament's U18 Open. – Photo thethaovietnam.vn
HA NOI (VNS) — Vietnamese chess player Nguyen Quoc Hy lost his top position in the Boy's U10 category after losing to Wang Justin of the US in the seventh round at the ongoing World Youth and Cadets Chess Championships in Greece.
Hy has 5.5 points after seven matches to rank fifth.
He will next play Tadic Stefan of Serbia, who also has 5.5 points.
The other Vietnamese representative Tan Huynh Thanh Truc is in fifth place in the Girls' U12 event with six points.
The championships conclude on November 5. — VNS