Vietnam take second win at world championship hinh anh 1Vietnam’s Nguyen Thi Mai Hung (right) beats Mammadova Gulnar of Azerbaijan in just 33 points (Photo:

Hanoi (VNA) - Vietnam beat Azerbaijan 2.5-1.5 in the fifth round match of the FIDE World Women’s Team Championship in Russia on June 21.

Woman Grandmaster Nguyen Thi Mai Hung rapidly completed her match against Mammadova Gulnar in just 33 points to claim the first win for Vietnam.

WGM Hoang Thi Bao Tram needed a double time to secure the second victory over Mamedjarova Zeinab.

National champion Vo Thi Kim Phung was tied with Mammadzada Gunay.

And in the last game, Luong Phuong Hanh lost Fataliyeva Ulviyya in a 92-move match.

It was the second win of Vietnam at the tournament, following the first one over Egypt on June 18.

Vietnam will next play Georgia who lost 0.5-3.5 to China on June 21.

In other matches, India beat Egypt 3-1; Russia tied 2-2 with the US and Poland drew Ukraine 2-2.-VNA