In recent years India has all but made the Asian Youth Chess Championships its own and this year was no different by taking a total of 35 gold medals from the 68 won and staying comfortably ahead of Vietnam which had 21 gold medals from it’s total of 52.
China was in third place but far behind the top two with just 8 gold from 32 medals.
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When combining individual and team results, 13 from the 26 countries participating were able to medal but it became 12, one less, when counting just the individual results.
Here again India is still the easy winner with 14 gold from its 33 medals and Vietnam is still second with 7 gold from winning 21 medals but third placed China is now a closer third place finisher with 5 gold from a total of 14 medals won.
Master Bạch Ngọc Thuỳ Dương wins the girls’ U16 class of the Asian Youth Chess Championships’ blizt event in Thailand. — Photo vtv.vn
Việt Nam won three gold medals at t
he ongoing Asian Youth Chess Championship in Thailand.
The golds, along with a silver and bronze, were won in the blitz chess events.
Nguyễn Anh Khôi won a gold in the boys’ U16 category; Nguyễn Hồng Anh triumphed in the girls’ U18 pool, and Bạch Ngọc Thuỳ Dương won in the girls’ U16 class.
The young masters will continue with the last round in the standard chess event. Three Vietnamese competitors are leading. Nguyễn Lê Cẩm Hiền tops the girls’ U12; Nguyễn Hà Khánh Linh, girls’ U10, and Đặng Lê Xuân Hiền, girls’ U8. — VNS/ Viet Nam News / Update: April, 09/2018 – 17:00 / All photographs, news, editorials, opinions, information, data, others have been taken from the Internet ..aseanews.net | [email protected] | For comments, Email to : aseanews.net |