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Việt Nam win golds in Asian youth chess champs

Update: April, 15/2016 - 09:00
Nguyễn Thanh Thủy Tiên tops the U18 Girls event. She grabs a record of unbeaten result at the annual tournament. — Photos
Viet Nam News -

HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam wrapped up the Asian Youth Chess Championships with seven gold, five silver and seven bronze medals.

In the last day of standard chess competition yesterday the young masters secured two gold and one bronze.

Nguyễn Thanh Thủy Tiên triumphed in the U18 Girls category, with seven points after nine matches.

Thủy was the only Vietnamese who wasn’t defeated at the 12-day tournament in Mongolia.

Earlier, her junior teammate Tôn Nữ Quỳnh Dương, who was not a seed in U8 Girls, took her title with 7.5 points.

Trần Minh Thắng was the only Vietnamese boy finishing in the top three. He grabbed a bronze medal in the U16 class.

Việt Nam took home other metals in the blitz and rapid chess events. — VNS

Tôn Nữ Quỳnh Dương brings home a gold medal in the U8 Girls category at the Asian Youth Chess Championships in Mongolia


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