Vietnam takes second win at World Championship

Viet Nam beat Azerbaijan 2.5-1.5 in the fifth round match of the FIDE World Women’s Team Championship yesterday in Russia.

Vietnam's Mai Hung (right) beats Mammadova Gulnar of Azerbaijan in just 33 points.

Vietnam's Mai Hung (right) beats Mammadova Gulnar of Azerbaijan in just 33 points.

Woman Grandmaster Nguyen Thi Mai Hung g rapidly completed her match against Mammadova Gulnar in just 33 points to claim the first win for Việt Nam, source from Vietnamnews.

WGM Hoang Thi Bao Tram needed a double time to secure the second victory over Mamedjarova Zeinab.

National champion Vo Thi Kim Phung was tied with Mammadzada Gunay.

And in the last game, Luong Phuong Hanh lost Fataliyeva Ulviyya in a 92-move match.

It was the second win of Việt Nam at the tournament, following the first one over Egypt last Saturday.

Việt Nam will next play Georgia who lost 0.5-3.5 to China yesterday.

In other matches, India beat Egypt 3-1; Russia tied 2-2 with the US and Poland drew Ukraine 2-2.


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