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National Youth Chess Championship 2018 officially kicks off in Hue city


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8/7/2018 8:18:42 AM

On August 6th, National Youth Chess Championship 2018 was officially kicked off at Thua Thien Hue Youth Activity Center (57 Lam Hoang street, Hue city) by Thua Thien Hue Culture and Sport Department and Vietnam Chess Federation. Attending the event was Deputy Secretary of Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee, Chief of National Assembly Delegation, Chairman of Thua Thien Hue Chess Federation Phan Ngoc Tho.

This year event brought together 270 athletes at various age groups (7, 9, 11, 13, 15, 18 and 20) from 11 provinces, cities and sectors across the country. Attending this year event, athletes competed in rapid, Blitz and standard chess in both male/female individual and male/female team category at age groups. With 27 athletes, Thua Thien Hue province made effort to win 5-10 medals.
According to Vice Chairman of Vietnam Chess Federation Luu Duc Hai, this year event aimed to check, assess the training and practice of country-wide young athletes. On this basis, young talents will be detected, invested and fostered to attend international youth chess championships.
National Youth Chess Championship will be wrapped up on August 15th, 2018.




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