Vietnam bags 14 medals at Southeast Asia Chess Championship 2019

Monday, 2019-11-04 12:51:50
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Vietnamese player Vo Thi Kim Phung wins gold medal in the women’s standard chess event (Photo:
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NDO – Vietnam won 14 medals, including four gold, four silver and six bronze, at the Southeast Asia Chess Championships 2019, which concluded in the northern province of Bac Giang on November 3 after nine days of competition.

The four gold medalists included Vo Thi Kim Phung, Le Tuan Minh, Hoang Thi Bao Tram, and Do Hoang Minh Tho.

The tournament was held by the Vietnam Sports Administration, the Vietnam Chess Association and the Bac Giang Provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

It attracted more than 60 players from Vietnam, Laos, Myanmar, Indonesia and the Philippines.

The players competed in individual events for men and women, including rapid, blitz and standard chess.