Southeast Asia chess championship 2019 opens in Bac Giang
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|At the event. (Photo: VNA)|
Speaking at the opening ceremony, Director of the provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism Tran Minh Ha, who is also head of the organising board, said the tournament, underway from October 25 to November 3, attracts players from Vietnam, Laos, Myanmar, Indonesia and the Philippines.
They will compete in individual events for men and women, including rapid, blitz and standard chess.
Famous Vietnamese players such as Vo Thi Kim Phung, Hoang Thi Bao Tram, Nguyen Thi Thanh An, Nguyen Thi Mai Hung also joined the event.
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