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Vietnam dominate ASEAN Chess Championships

Vietnam won four gold medals at the ASEAN Chess Championships which closed Sunday in Bac Giang Province.

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Vo Thi Kim Phung takes her gold medal in the women's standard chess event. — Photo baotintuc.vn

 

 

Vo Thi Kim Phung topped the women's standard chess, Le Tuan Minh won in the men's rapid chess, Hoang Thi Bao Tram triumphed in the women's rapid chess and Do Hoang Minh Tho won the women's blitz.

Two other golds went to Besamina Paulo of the Phillippines in the men's standard and blitz.

Vietnamese players also took 10 silvers and bronzes from this tournament.

The championships, which ran from October 25-November 3, lured about 50 athletes in the region. VNS

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