World Cadet U8 Chess Champion, Cam Hien received the sponsorship from NutiFood


In 2015, Cam Hien surprised the chess players of Vietnam when she won the gold medal in the World Cadets Chess Championship for the girls' under-8 age group, where brings together the world's leading young talents, held in Greek. At that time, the press started to discover that Cam Hien was "a child who follows in her father's footsteps of the family". 

In fact, Cam Hien's father, Nguyen Anh Dung,  1976) is a Vietnamese chess grandmaster, and her mother, Le Thi Phuong Lien is also a FIDE grandmaster. It is no surprise that Cam Hien inherited the genetic gene from her parents and silently has a quite large collection of achievements in youth chess competitions since her age of 4. A little girl of 3A5 class, Cao Xanh Primary School (Ha Long City) is the "precious treasure" of Vietnamese Chess.

NutiFood has signed a nine-year sponsorship agreement with the goal of nurturing Cam Hien to become a professional chess player who sets international standards for Vietnamese Chess. Particularly, NutiFood will support the cost of chess training/ international competition in accordance with the agreed plan per year after deducting the funds paid by the State in the regulations. Moreover, NutiFood will also provide funding for the coach (or Cam Hien’s parents) accompanying her to the competitions.

Little Chess Player, Cam Hien

In particular, the financial terms of this contract are limitless. The contract value will be based on the training plan and annual budget estimates by Cam Hien’s family, the agreement between Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism of Quang Ninh province and NutiFood.

Mr. Le Nguyen Hoa - Vice Chairman of Executive Board of NutiFood said, "Cam Hien (born in 2007) is too young to be suitable for overseas training while her family has enough conditions of tutoring her (both parents are professional athletes) so she will continue to practice in the local and participate in many reputable chess competition to accumulate more experience. A few years later, at the request of the family, Cam Hien will be supported for long-term training in oversea country where developed chess training facility better". 

Talking to Tuoi Tre Newspaper, Mrs. Phuong Lien, Cam Hien’s mother said, “Previously, we taught Cam Hien to play chess but there was no clear direction. But with sponsorship from NutiFood, we are confident to guide Cam Hien in the professional way. We decide to wait a few years for her grown-up and her readiness of some necessary life skills, we are going to take Cam Hien to Hungary for long-term training". 


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