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HCM City triumph in national chess champs

Update: October, 03/2019 - 03:22


Nguyễn Thị Thanh An thinks about her next move. — Photo

HCM CITY — HCM City brought home three gold medals at the National Team Chess Championship the city hosted on Wednesday.

Veteran duo Đào Thiên Hải and Nguyễn Thị Thanh An won gold in the mixed doubles with 15 points after nine games.

Hải and An had to be at their best to beat Nguyễn Ngọc Trường Sơn and Phạm Lê Thảo Nguyên.

In the women’s team, Lê Kiều Thiên Kim, Hoàng Thị Bảo Trâm, Nguyễn Mỹ Hạnh An and Bạch Ngọc Thùy Dương helped HCM City get another gold medal with their win over Bắc Giang.

In the men’s team, despite not having their No 1 player Lê Quang Liêm, HCM City still stood on the top podium thanks to the efforts of Nguyễn Huỳnh Minh Huy, Trần Quốc Dũng, Phạm Chương and Đặng Hoàng Sơn.

The tournament attracted more than 230 players from 18 teams across the country including Hà Nội, Kiên Giang, Đà Nẵng, Thừa Thiên - Huế and Quảng Ninh.

It will finish on Saturday. — VNS

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