March 12, 2017 | 21:19 (GMT+7)
HDBank Cup event opens
PANO - The HDBank Cup International Open Chess tournament 2017 officially opened on March 12 at the De Nhat (the first) hotel in Ho Chi Minh City with the participation of over 240 players from 25 countries and territories.
The event drawing the participation of over 240 players from 25 countries and territories
Players are divided into two groups: Masters and Challengers. The tournament will be handled by international referees. This year’s total prize value mounts to US$ 45,000, in which US$ 13,000 and US$ 1,000 will go to the first prizes of Masters and Challengers groups, respectively. The organizers will also present many other awards to outstanding players.
The tournament will last till March 17.
Translated by Hong Thanh