HD-Bank Tournament up and running!
Quick 1-Minute Summary
This is not only Vietnam’s strongest tournament of the year, but the HD-Bank tournament is one of the most prestigious annual events on the Asian chess calender.
Top-40 line up
The ‘master’ section of the HD-Bank event is very strong, with 32 GM’s and 46 IM’s out of a field of 151 players from 23 countries, including Canada!
The tournament is run as a 9-round Swiss that started on the 7th and will end on the 13th. Total prize fund is $60,000.
As of this writing 6 rounds of play have been concluded and there is a single leader, GM Bogdanovich from the Ukraine, with 5.5 points. He is closely followed by four players a half point behind.
Standings After 6 Rounds
Round 7 Pairings (Monday)