01/11/2016 14:22 GMT+7 Email Print Like 0

Vietnam’s chess master second in U10 world championship

Hanoi, November 1 (VNA) – Vietnamese Nguyen Quoc Hy has won a silver medal at the World Cadets U8, U10 and U12 Chess Championships in Georgia.

Hy, playing in the Open U10 category, grabbed 8.5 points after seven wins and three draws for his second position in the final ranking.

Vietnam sent a team of nine competitors to Georgia. Hy was the only master named in the top three of the annual tournament.

Last year, Nguyen Le Cam Hien pocketed a gold medal in the girl’s U8 event. Hien did not compete this year.