Vietnam attends World Youth Rapid, Blitz Chess Championships 2017

14:31 | 24/10/2017

Eight Vietnamese chess players will attend the World Youth U14, U16, U18 Rapid and Blitz Chess Championships 2017 to take place in Greek from October 27.

Illustrative image (Source: VNA)

Among the eight, Nguyen Anh Khoi and Tran Minh Thang are the promising faces of Vietnam’s chess.

Nguyen Anh Khoi is the U16 highest hope to win a medal at the event.

Tran Minh Thang, from Hanoi, is expected to make a surprise in the U18 category.

Thang grabbed a bronze in the boys' U16 category of the World Youth Chess Championship 2016.

He placed No 6 with six points at the recent Piaya Network Negros International Open in the Philippines.

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