Tran Ngoc Lan took the lead after three rounds of the third Ha Noi Open FIDE Rating Chess Tournament yesterday morning (June 3) in the capital city.
|Players compete at the Ha Noi Open FIDE Rating Chess Tournament. — Photo toquoc.vn|
Lan of Ha Noi Club won all three games and has three points, putting her in top position.
The No 2 seed of the tournament will next play Tran Dang Quang Minh who represents Future Grandmaster Chess Club. Minh is currently ranked fourth.
Pham Xuan Dat of Ha Noi Club and Luu Duc Hai of Ho Guom Chess Club are second and third, respectively.
The tournament is Hanoi's only international event in which masters can get their Elo rating to improve their world ranking.
More than 100 players including local and international ones have taken part in the event.
They will compete in nine games of standard chess. The final round is scheduled on June 6.