Vietnam wins international Chinese chess tournament

Vietnam won the Zhouzhuang Cup Xiangqi International Invitational Chinese chess tournament yesterday in Jiangsu, China.

Vietnam wins international Chinese chess tournament
Vietnamese masters (left side) compete at the Zhouzhuang Cup. — Photo of Viet Nam Sports Administration

The Vietnamese side beat the hosts 4-2 in the final match to bring home the 60,000 yuan (US$8,700) prize.

The Zhouzhuang Cup was a team event which included athletes from eight countries and territories. They competed in two pools.

Vietnam topped Pool B after beating Singapore and Japan and drawing against the Philippines.


They then beat Germany 5-1 in the quarter-finals and Malaysia 4-2 in the semi-finals for a berth in the final.

China came second and Malaysia finished third.


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