2017 National Chess Championship kicks off in Lam Dong

Vietnam Chess Federation and Department of Culture, Sport & Tourism in the central highlands province of Lam Dong jointly launched this morning the 2017 National Youth Chess Championship.


Young players will compete in three categories

Young players will compete in three categories

916 players from 37 teams cross the country participated in the tournament.

HCMC’s delegation has 178 players, followed with Lam Dong of 107. They all will compete in three categories including standard, blitz and rapid chess in accordance with various age groups.

The organization board said it would select the best players to attend in the 2018 International Youth Chess Championship.

The event runs till July 14.

Doan Kien-Translated by H.Thu

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