The National Youth Chess Team is leaving Sri Lanka for Hungary on 13th of December 2014 to represent Sri Lanka at the World Youth Chess Olympiad 2014. This is the event for the under 16 years age group where at least one girl should be included in the team. The event will be held from 12th to 22nd December in Gyor, Hungary.as 9 round Swiss System Team event.
This is to inform everyone that Mr. Werochana Perera and Mrs. Buddhi Panagoda is awarded the title of International Arbiter by the FIDE.
Werochana is doing a good job as the Vice President of CFSL as well.
Buddhi was the 1st Women FIDE Arbiter in Sri Lanka and is the 1st Women International Arbiter of Sri Lanka now.
The team seated from left ; GC Anuruddha (Captain), Mr. Upali Gunasekara (President - CFSL), Mr. Luxman Wijesuriya (Hony. Secretary - CFSL)
Standing from L-R Prasanna Kurukulasuriya, Isuru Alahakoon,Dulan Edirisinghe & Akhila Kavinda
Isuru Alahakoon of Sri Lanka Navy won the National Chess championships for the 2nd consecutive year after a great battle during the 2nd half of the event. It seems that it was one horse race for Prasanna Kurukulasuriya till the penultimate round but he had to quit with his lost to a weaker opponent in the penultimate round. Isuru had confident and played with total will power to finish with 8.5 points out of possible 13. Though he tied with Prasanna and Anuruddha he won the crown with better tie breaker. Read more
1. FIDE approved today the the payment of Air Fare to Miss Manisha Gunaratne and Master GMH Thilakaratne to participate in World Youth Chess Championships 2013, Al Ain, UAE on their performance at the Asian Youth Chess Championships 2013 at Iran. Read more
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I here with convey my sincere wishes to Chess Federation of Sri Lanka for launching the official website. It is a timely decision to launch such a website to publish all Chess News accessible to the public and to make aware the kind of Chess knowledge to all Chess players in Sri Lanka.Full mesage