Asia Xiangqi Championships 2016 - Viet Nam team won 2 silver medals

Continential events

The tournament takes place from 27-11 to 2-12 in Kuching city - Malaysia with the participation of 16 teams from Asia-Pacific. Male competition play as team system and female competition play under the Swiss sytem 7 rounds.


Vietnam Xiangqi team participated with 6 players, including Lai Ly Huynh, Vo Minh Nhat, Ton That Nhat Tan and Tran Van Ninh (Man); Nguyen Hoang Yen (Woman) and Nguyen Bao Duy Ho (U-18 B).

As result, of Vietnam team won the silver medal with 6 wins, 1 loss, 12 points; championship has belonged to the Chinese team with 6 wins , 1 draw, 13 points.

In female personal content, Nguyen Thi Hoang Yen also won a silver medal with 5 wins, 1 draw and 1 defeat, the Chinese player Chen States Xinglin won the championship with 7 wins.