Vietnam wins Southeast Asian youth chess contest

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Vietnam won a total 51 gold, 21 silver and 30 bronze medals to finish first at the Southeast Asian youth chess championship that ended Tuesday in Indonesia.

The competition attracted more than 300 players from India, South Korea, Kazakhstan , Mongolia, Taiwan, Singapore, the Philippines, Vietnam and hosts Indonesia.

The players competed in the under-8, under-10, under-12, under-14, under-16 and under-20 categories in three formats - standard chess, fast chess and lightning chess.

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