2019 Asian Youth Chess Championship was commenced today (03.04.2010)
at the Waskaduwa Citrus Hotel. Hon. MP Manusha Nanayakkara, Hon.
Bharat Singh Chauhan, Chairman FIDE Technical Commission, Chairman
of the Commonwealth Chess Association,Deputy President Asian Chess
Federation and Mr. Lakshman Wijesuriya Vice presidents of the
Asian Chess Federation, General Secretary of the Commonwealth
Chess Association and Tournament Secretary of Chess Federation
of Sri Lanka and other distinguished guests were present at the
event. Over 550 chess players from 23 Asian countries will take
part in the competition until April 9, 2019.