2019 Danzhou International Chess Tournament kicks off

Chinese player Yu Yangyi beat India’s Vidit Gujrathi on the opening day of the Danzhou International Chess Tournament in Danzhou on Sunday.

Eight players from five countries are competing in the tournament, as former European champion Russian Inarkiev Ernesto also won on Sunday by defeating African champion Amin Bassem from Egypt.

Russia, Hungary, India, Egypt and China sent players to the event, which is scheduled to end on July 7.

The event offers a total of 60,000 U.S. dollars in prize money.

Source: Xinhua