Van Lang University hosted the 5th chess and Chinese chess tournament for students in Ho Chi Minh City

(VLU, 24/4/2021) - For physical training and sports development among students in Ho Chi Minh City; enhancing exchanges, learning and understanding between universities and colleges, contributing to build a healthy cultural life in schools, on the afternoon of April 24, 2021, the chess and Chinese chess tournament for the 5th Van Lang University Cup in 2021 officially opened at Van Lang University.

Ho Chi Minh City Student chess tournament was launched by the Ho Chi Minh City Student Association in 2011 and assigned to Van Lang University to host under the professional support of the city chess federation.

In 2021, the 5th Ho Chi Minh City Student Chess and Chinese Chess Tournament will take place in two days from April 24 to 25 at main Campus of Van Lang University.

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vlu khai mac giai co vua bOpening Ceremony "Chess and Chinese chess tournament for Ho Chi Minh city students” at Room 11.07, 11th floor, UTS building (Block C)

This year, movement chess was added to the tournament as the first city-scale campaign chess tournament in the country. On the first day of competition, April 24, it attracted a large number of athletes with 12 competing teams.

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vlu khai mac giai co vua dMovement Chess is played at Hall L-V (Block A) with 12 teams, divided into 4 groups.

After the opening ceremony, the tournament held the first 3 chess and Chinese chess for universities, high schools and junior high schools, bringing a bustling atmosphere but also a tense and dramatic part during 3 hours on the 11th floor of UTS building.

vlu khai mac giai co vua eThe 11th floor corridor of UTS Building crowded with athletes queuing up to prepare for competition

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vlu khai mac giai co vua fThe Men's Chess room was filled with a dramatic and breathtaking atmosphere with games of equally talented athletes.

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vlu khai mac giai co vua lChinese Chess also experienced moments of intense competition among athletes from different schools

In 2021, the Chess Tournament attracted 358 athletes from 72 universities, colleges, high schools and primary schools around the city divided into the amateur and professional round.

vlu khai mac giai co vua zAssoc. Prof. Dr. Tran Thi My Dieu, Rector of Van Lang University, and Dr. Vo Van Tuan, Vice President, presented flags to the team leaders.

Chess and Chinese chess tournament for students in Ho Chi Minh City competing for the Van Lang University Cup in 2021 hosted by Van Lang University aims to bring a professional and meaningful intellectual sports playground for high school students and students.

Through the tournament, Van Lang University wishes to contribute to the intellectual development of the young generation, realize the goal of comprehensive youth education, and promote sports in Ho Chi Minh City in general and at schools in particular.

 

Written by Thanh Tien
Photos: Dang Anh
Translated by: Oanh Doan


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