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Việt Nam dominate ASEAN Chess Championships

Update: November, 04/2019 - 09:20

Võ Thị Kim Phụng takes her gold medal in the women's standard chess event. — Photo baotintuc.vn

HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam won four gold medals at the ASEAN Chess Championships which closed Sunday in Bắc Giang Province.

Võ Thị Kim Phụng topped the women's standard chess, Lê Tuấn Minh won in the men's rapid chess, Hoàng Thị Bảo Trâm triumphed in the women's rapid chess and Đỗ Hoàng Minh Thơ won the women's blitz.

Two other golds went to Besamina Paulo of the Phillippines in the men's standard and blitz.

Vietnamese players also took 10 silvers and bronzes from this tournament.

The championships, which ran from October 25-November 3, lured about 50 athletes in the region. — VNS

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