Pham Le Thao Nguyen enters 3rd round Women’s World Chess Championships

Pham Le Thao Nguyen of Vietnam defeated Russian competitor Alexandra Goryachkina to enter the 3rd round at the FIDE Women's World Chess Championships 2017, in Tehran, Iran.

Women's Grandmaster (WGM) Aleksandra Goryachkina of Russia ranks 21st in the world ranking, while Nguyen was not in the list of top 100.

Award for athletes in the 3rd round will be 8,000 USD, while the Champion will claim 60,000 USD.\

Source: VOV5