Vietnamese players failed to top the rankings in the U18, U16, U14, U10
and U8 groups after the third round of the Asian Youth Chess
Championships in Sri Lanka on June 27.
Nguyen Thi Mai
Hung and Doan Thi Van Anh won their third round matches in the girls'
U18 group and ranked second and 13th, respectively.
boys' U18 group, Tran Tuan Minh surprisingly lost to Abdullah Al-Saif
from Bangladesh , who has a lower Elo rating. He temporarily stands
at 14th position with one point after three rounds.
boys' U16 group, Le Tuan Minh lost to India 's Sahoo Utkal Ranjan
and now ranks fourth. His teammate Lu Tuan Hung beat Akhmetov Ayan from
Kazakhstan and is temporarily in 13th place.
girls' U16 group, Hoang Thi Hai Anh defeated Mariyam Rafaa Abdul Latheef
from Maldives , but only took eighth position.
remaining events, the Vietnamese tried to improve their positions in the
rankings, but still finished outside the top three.-VNA