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