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Vietnamese player wins Malaysian chess champs

Hanoi, September 6 (VNA) - Tran Tuan Minh of Vietnam won the 14th IGB Dato Arthur Tan International Open Chess Championship 2017, which closed in Malaysia on September 4. 

Grandmaster Minh pocketed seven points after nine matches. He won five and drew four. 

The victory brought him 11.1 Elo points, contributing to his world ranking. 

China’s Fang Yuxiang came second with the same points, but he had a lower parameter. 

He was followed by his countryman Ma Qun. 

Vietnam had seven masters competing in the tournament, but the rest did not have good results.