The Central Province of Quang Nam Restores the Village Chess Festival

Human Chess is the favorite  game in Vietnamese villages.
In the National Tourism Year 2006, the central province of Quang Nam, dubbed "a destination with two world’s heritages", on February 11 and 12, 2006, the Festival of Village Chess was restored after 30 years of interruption at the courtyard of Khong Mieu temple (Tam Ky town).

There were 12 participating teams with 10 members each. It is a traditional festival of Quang Nam, and an original form of culture in the middle region.

By Nguyen Khoi-Translated by Kim Khanh

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