Nguyen Anh Khoi and Pham Le Thao Nguyen triumphed in the National Chess Championship in the northern province of Bac Giang on Thursday.
|Nguyen Anh Khoi. — Photo thanhnien.vn|
Khoi of HCM City, who was the No 2 seed, earned eight points after nine games to win the men’s standard chess category.
While on the women’s side, Nguyen of Can Tho defeated Nguyen Thi Thanh An of HCM City in the last match to win the title.
Today, participants will compete in blitz and rapid chess. The event attracted the participation of more than 200 players and coaches from 18 teams across the country.
The event will last until May 10.