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Yến, Trang win Chinese chess tournament

Update: February, 22/2017 - 18:00
Nguyễn Hoàng Yến. — Photo gdchess.com
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — Nguyễn Hoàng Yến of HCM City won the title in the women’s standard category of the National Chinese Chess Championships in Vũng Tàu City on Tuesday.

Yến, who has Elo rating of 2415, gained seven points after eight matches. 

At the same event held last year, Yến had won three titles in the standard, rapid and blitz event.

Meanwhile Đặng Hữu Trang of Bình Phước also triumphed in the men’s standard event.

Trang, who has Elo rating of 2275, took the title for the first time with 8.5 points after 10 rounds.

Trang beat many veterans such as Trềnh A Sáng of HCM City, defending champion Lại Lý Huynh of Bình Dương and Nguyễn Trần Đỗ Ninh of HCM City to take the title.

Chess players will continue to compete in the rapid and blitz division from February 24 to February 26. — VNS

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