The tournament is scheduled to draw the participation of eight teams from Vietnam, Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, the Philippines, Brunei and Myanmar. This is considered a good opportunity for Vietnamese chess players to gain more experience and prepare for the SEA Games 2011.
GUANGZHOU â€“ The national chess players provided the last medal of the Philippine contingent â€“ a silver â€“ following a .5-3.5 loss to world No. 3 China but the medal was not enough to keep the Philippines at 17th place at the close of the XVI Asian Games. GM Wesley So drew with GM Wang [...]