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Chess masters move wisely into quarters

Chess masters move wisely into quarters

Eight players have booked their places in the quarter-finals of the prestigious 2014 Hun Sen Traditional Chess Championships, which will be played on the first day of Khmer New Year next Monday in front of the Angkor Wat temple in Siem Reap.

Three former tournament champions were knocked out during the preliminaries yesterday morning. In the quarters, Kruch Chantarith will take on Samrith Ser, Chan Brathna will face Keo Vanank, Seng Chan will play Su Sophy and Pav Sonkna vies with Cheav Bora.

According to event organisers, each quarter-final will be settled by a first to two victories format.

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