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HCM City best in chess and Chinese chess

Update: November, 16/2016 - 19:00
Nguyễn Thị Thanh An of HCM City wins the women’s standard chess title at the National Best Chess and Chinese Chess Masters Tournaments. — Photo
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — HCM City dominated the National Best Chess and Chinese Chess Masters Tournaments, which closed in Bà Rịa-Vũng Tàu on November 15.

Two gold medals were won by Nguyễn Thị Thanh An (women’s standard chess) and Đào Thiên Hải (men’s blitz chess).

They also grabbed two silvers in these categories.

Hoàng Cảnh Huấn of Đà Nẵng pocketed the men’s standard title, while Võ Thị Kim Phụng from Bắc Giang triumphed in the women’s blitz.

Hà Nội, without their best masters Trần Minh Thắng and Trấn Tuấn Minh, who are under training abroad, could only grab two bronze medals.

In the Chinese chess competitions, HCM City’s Đào Quốc Hưng and Nguyễn Lê Nhật Quang took the first and second position, respectively, of the men’s pool.

Uông Bắc Dương of Bình Dương came in third.

On the women’s side, HCM City swept all medals with victories by Cao Phương Thanh, Nguyễn Hoàng Yến and Đàm Thị Thùy Dung. — VNS

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