Viet Nam News
HÀ N?I — International Master (IM) Nguy?n Van Huy jumped to the top of the men’s category of the National Chess Championship after yesterday’s eighth round match in Hà N?i.
The host master beat HCM City’s Grandmaster (GM) Ðào Thiên H?i, who stole the first place only on Wednesday, to claim it back for the Hà N?i team.
Huy who has six points currently will play his teammate GM Tr?n Tu?n Minh, No 1 seed, in the next round. Third-placed Minh yesterday tied with IM B?o Khoa of Lâm Ð?ng.
Khoa is sitting in second place and will meet IM Võ Thành Ninh of Kiên Giang.
On the women’s side, Women’s GM Hoàng Th? B?o Trâm maintains the lead with seven points.
She is followed by Hanoian Luong Phuong H?nh and WIM Võ Th? Kim Ph?ng of B?c Giang, respectively. — VNS