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Sri Lanka Team fails to enter the Group II of FIDE Online Olympiad

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

The Sri Lanka National Chess team failed to enter to the Group 2 level yesterday, when they lost to Botswana 1 -5 in the last round of Group two matches of the FIDE Online Chess Olympiad 2020. The Sri Lanka team was playing well by scoring wins against even number 1, International Cripple Association team … Continue reading Sri Lanka Team fails to enter the Group II of FIDE Online Olympiad

The Inaugural Sri Lanka Youth Grand Prix 2020 

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

The the Inaugural Sri Lanka Youth Grand Prix 2020 was started at the Chess Federation of Sri Lanka today. The event which is conducted by the Chess Federation of Sri Lanka with a RS. 55,000/= cash fund will be held on 8th, 9th, 15th, 16th, 17th and 18th at the CFSL HQ, Nugegoda. The following … Continue reading The Inaugural Sri Lanka Youth Grand Prix 2020 

Sri Lanka National Chess Team to the FIDE Online Chess Olympiad 2020

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

The National Chess team of Sri Lanka is participating in the FIDE Online Chess Olympiad 2020. Sri Lanka starts in Group 3 from 7th August 2020. The team photograph is here. Standing Left to Right Nethmi Fernando, Devnethmi Dahampriya, Ashvini Pavalchandran, WCM Tharushi Niklesha, FM L M S T De Silva, CM Ranindu Dilshan Liyanage, … Continue reading Sri Lanka National Chess Team to the FIDE Online Chess Olympiad 2020

WIM Sachini Ranasinghe Wins Inaugural Sri Lanka Women Chess Grand Prix 2020

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

WIM Sachini Ranasinghe (Nf3 Chess Club) became the Champion of the Inugural Sri Lanka Women’s Chess Grand Prix 2020. Though she lost her last round game to young Tharushi Sandeepani of Devi Balika Vidyalaya, she scored a total of 9 ½ points out of possible 11 Games. Sachini was a four times women’s National Chess … Continue reading WIM Sachini Ranasinghe Wins Inaugural Sri Lanka Women Chess Grand Prix 2020

Women International Master Sachini Ranasinghe leads at the halfway Mark

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

WIM Sachini Ranasinghe (Nf3 Chess Club) is in the lead after 6 games of the Inaugural Sri Lanka Women’s Chess Grand Prix 2020 scoring 5 ½ points out of possible. Sachini who was four times Sri Lanka National Women’s Champion beat Dinushki Premanath, THD Niklesha, Oneli Weerawardena, Ashvini Pavalchandran and Prasansa Premanath in a row … Continue reading Women International Master Sachini Ranasinghe leads at the halfway Mark

International Organizers Seminar

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

The Asian Chess Federation, in cooperation with the Oman Chess Committee, organized the International Organizers Seminar which was held Online via Zoom from 15 to 19 July 2020. Sixty five students from 16 federations participated in the seminar, there were from BRN, OMA, UAE, YEM, QAT, IRQ, KSA, LEB, KUW, ALG, EGY, MAR, TUN, LBA, … Continue reading International Organizers Seminar

Inaugural Sri Lanka Women’s Chess Grand Prix 2020

- 01 Jan, 1970

The Chess Federation of Sri Lanka is conducting the first women sporting event in the country, the  Inaugural Sri Lanka Women’s Chess Grand Prix 2020 25th, 26th, 27th, 31st July & 1st & 2nd August 2020 at CFSL Headquarters with a total Prize fund of Rs. 70,000/=. With live games webcasted in each and every … Continue reading Inaugural Sri Lanka Women’s Chess Grand Prix 2020

Asian Online Chess Camp for Girls Under-20.

- 01 Jan, 1970

To all National Chess Federations in Asia You are invited to participate in the Asian Online Chess Camp for Girls Under-20. Organized by ACF in cooperation with WOM and FIDE Development Fund support, the camp will be held online, via Zoom, from the 1st to the 20th of August 2020. Every National Federation can nominate … Continue reading Asian Online Chess Camp for Girls Under-20.

Antonio, Primbetov Win Asian Seniors Online Championships

- 01 Jan, 1970

Grandmaster Rogelio Antonio Jr. of the Philippines emerged champion in the Asian Seniors Online Chess Championship for Over-50 age group while Marat Primbetov of Kazakhstan won the over-65 group in the tournaments organized by the Asian Chess Federation 13 to 21st July on Chess.com. Antonio, 58, finished alone in first place with a decisive 7.5 … Continue reading Antonio, Primbetov Win Asian Seniors Online Championships

Sri Lankan News Papers celebrate International Chess Day

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

Sri Lankan News Papers had a great deal of celebrations for the International Chess Day