More than 100 players from eight countries and territories including Chinese Taipei, the Republic of Korea, Malaysia and Japan will compete in four categories – men’s and women’s doubles, and men’s and women’s singles.

This year, Vietnam’s team include Mai Hoang My Trang, Nguyen Khoa Dieu Khanh of HCM City, Nguyen Anh Tu of Hanoi, and Doan Ba Tuan Anh and Nguyen Duc Tuan of Hai Duong.

Table tennis player Nguyen Anh Tu

A total VND 300 million (USD 13,000) is up for grabs, with the winner of each team category set to pocket VND 30 million (USD 1,300) while VND 20 million (USD 870) in cash will be awarded for each individual event.

The event is a good chance for local players to prepare for the upcoming Southeast Asian Games in the Philippines later this year.

Sponsored by Ton Dong A Corporation, the event is part of the ranking system of the International Table Tennis Federation.

The event will last until July 7.

Source: VNA