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Asian Youth Chess Championships 2019

The Asian Youth Chess Championship 2019 was held in Kaluthara, Sri Lanka from April 1 to 10, 2019, with 532 players from 23 countries.

 Photo: Lâm Minh Châu - VietNam team at Tân Sơn Nhất airport.

Players will compete in 3 events with 108 medals. The Standard chess plays 9 games, Rapid chess and Blitz chess playing 7 games. The tournament includes 12 categories (U8, U10, U12, U14, U16 and U18) for boys and girls.

There are 23 participating countries: Australia, Bangladesh, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, India, Iran, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Malaysia, Mongolia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Syria, Thailand, Turkmenistan, Chinese Taipei, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan and Vietnam. 

The Vietnam team attended this year's tournament included 35 players, competed in all age categories (In 2018, the Vietnam team won 7 gold, 23 silver and 12 bronze).

After Rapid event, the Vietnam team achieved 3 gold, 3 silver and 3 bronze.

Gold Medal: Pham Tran Gia Phuc (B10), Nguyen Quoc Hy (B14), Nguyen Hong Anh (G18)
Silver Medal: Tran Dang Minh Quang (B14), Nguyen Thien Ngan (G14), Bach Ngoc Thuy Duong (G16)
Bronze Medal: Ton Nu Quynh Duong (G12), Le Thai Nga (G16), Ha Phuong Hoang Mai (G18)

Standard chess: http://chess-results.com/tnr427866.aspx
Rapid chess: http://chess-results.com/tnr428439.aspx
Blitz chess: http://chess-results.com/tnr428657.aspx
Fanpage: https://www.facebook.com/Asian-Youth-Chess-Championship-2019-367019017448332/