|Vietnamese fencer Vu Thanh An (Photo: Internet)
The Southeast Asian Games champion will meet with most of the world's best fencers, including No 1 Oh Sanguk from the Republic of Korea, No 2 Max Hartung of Germany and No 3 Luca Curatoli of Italy among a total of 214 competitors.
Athletes will take part in the knock-out format competition with the draw held on February 20.
An is currently world No 48. He is seeking points to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics this summer.