Vietnamese masters (left side) compete at the Zhouzhuang Cup. (Source: Vietnam Sports Administration)

Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam’s team won the Zhouzhuang Cup Xiangqi International Invitational Chinese Chess Tournament in Jiangsu, China, on May 20.

The Vietnamese side beat the hosts 4-2 in the final match to bring home the 60,000 yuan (8,700 USD) prize.

The Zhouzhuang Cup was a team event which included athletes from eight countries and territories. They competed in two pools.

Vietnam topped Pool B after beating Singapore and Japan and drawing against the Philippines.

They then beat Germany 5-1 in the quarter-finals and Malaysia 4-2 in the semi-finals for a berth in the final.

China came second and Malaysia finished third.-VNA