Welcome to Lankachess.com. We hope to publish Sri Lankan Chess activities via this web site. Please send us your Chess News, Information and Details ( Chess Achievement, Chess Tournaments and Award ceremonies etc:... E-mail - bwithanage@gmail.com Last updated 15th of April 2014

Yoshida Shokanji International School Chess Workshop

 

Yoshida Shokanji International School (YSIS) has organized a Workshop to enrich the skills of the indoor game “CHESS” of their students and it was conducted by First Sri Lankan Women Fide Master, First Women’s International Rated Player and the Chess Olympiad Gold Medalist, Mrs. Suneetha Wijesuriya,.......... Read More ..... Photos

"Dhamso" International Chess Festival 2013

“4th Dhamso International Chess Festival 2014” which is scheduled to take place from 30th April to 04th May 2014 at the S.Thomas De Silva memorial Auditorium, Dharmasoka College, Ambalangoda.Read More... Download Tournament Prospectus

Dasuni Youngest Women’s National Chess Champion in Sri Lanka Isuru wins the Chess Nationals for the third time - Read More


Final Ranking - National

Final Ranking - Women National

Sri Lanka National - Pairings & Results

Sri Lanka Women National - Pairings & Results

National - Player's Photo

Women National - Player's Photo

Photos Courtesy of Mr Ruwan Gunaratne

Annual Award Ceremony of the Golden Square International Chess Association

More Photos

The Annual Award Ceremony of the Golden Square International Chess Association was held recently at the Public Library Auditorium and distributed the prizes for the winners of under 7/8/9/10 winners of the Individual and team tournaments conducted in year 2013. Mr. Igor Larin, Senior Counselor of the Russian Embassy was graced the ceremony as the Chief Guest, Mr. Buddhapriya Ramanayake, Chief Executive Officer of the Russian Centre and Mrs.W.B.G. Kumudunie, Principal of Rathnavali Balika Vidyalaya and Mr.K.Wijeratne, Asst. Principal of Defence Services College were guests of Honour at this prestigious event.

The revised Chess Calendar 2014 Click here to Download

National B Chess Championship 2014

 


We congratulate RS Kalugampitiya of Fischer Chess Club and Miss Anuththara Chandrasiri of Girls High School for winning the National B and Women's National B Chess Championships outright. Read More about National A Chess Championship 2014

. Sri Lanka National B - Final Ranking / Sri Lanka Women's National B - Final Ranking

Champions of the Golden Square Age Group-Western Province Chess Tournament-2014 (Girls Under 7, 8 ,9 & 10)

Under 7 Girls

Under 8 Girls

Under 9 Girls

Under 10 Girls

1st Place- Ehsha Mishela, (Middle)
2nd Place - Malsha Nethmi, (Left)
3rd- Place- Thewni Dilhara Fernando ,(Right)

1st Place- W.A Thewuni Hasara , (Middle)
2nd Place - W.A Vinoli Onethra , (Left)
3rd- Place- D.D Ruhansa Batuwatta , (Right)

1st Place- Amaya Illangathilake, (Middle)
2nd Place - S.A Sadali Nayanathara, (Right)
3rd- Place- J.Senushi Dinara , (Left)

1st Place- Rivithi Adikari , . (Middle)
2nd Place - Nutara Karunarathne ,(Left)
3rd- Place- Milani Senamanthila ,(Right)

Final Ranking 7 Girls

Final Ranking 8 Girls

Final Ranking 9 Girls

Final Ranking 10 Girls

 

More Photo Part1

More Photo Part2 Winner's Photo

Teja Ravi Wins 7th Colombo International Chess Championships Read More

Player's Photo Part 1

Winner's Photo Part 1

Category Prizes

Player's Photo Part 2

Winner's Photo Part 2

Final Ranking

Golden Square Age Group-Western Province Chess Tournament-2014 (Boys 7,8,9 & 10 Individual Event).... Read More

 

Under 7Boys

Under 8 Boys

Under 9 Boys

Under 10 Boys

1st Place- Pabalu Ransith Wimalasiri (Middle)
2nd Place - Kisala Sathsilu Ranasinghe(Left)
3rd- RL Viduna Dinsara (Right)

1st Place- Senila Gunaratne- (Middle)
2nd Place - WA Janindu Himsara (Left)
3rd Place- M.Vikum Gajinda (Right)

1st Place- J.P Vihanga Akash (Middle)
2nd Place - S.M Yasiru Samarakoon (Right)
3rd Place- Varuna Basitha (Left)

1st Place- W.M Nadil Bandara (Middle)
2nd place-Sachila Pathirana (left)
3rd place-Savindu Ranaweera (right)

Sri Lanka Major and Women's National Qualifying 2014

Major Division - Colombo

Women's National Qualifying - Colombo

Major Division - Galle

Women's National Qualifying - Galle

Major Division Jaffna

Women's National Qualifying - Jaffna

Major Division - Kandy

Women's National Qualifying - Kandy

Major Division - Kurunegala

Women's National Qualifying - Kurunegala

18th Battle of the Kings Pairings & Results

 

Kalutara Chess Festival (Experiment Two) Open International Rating Chess Championship 2014

 

Romesh Weerawardena (IM) won the "Experiment Two" International Open Rating Chess Championship - 2014 organized by the Kalutara Chess Club, on behalf of the Chess Federation of Sri Lanka. Pairings & Results ..... Read More

Photos Courtesy By Mr Ruwan Gunaratne

More Photos

Sri Lanka Novices Division Chess Championships 2014

 

Zonal Pairings & Results

Colombo

Galle

Kurunegala

Kandy

Jaffna

15th Anniversary Celebration of the Anatoly Karpov Chess Club

 

Anatoly Karpov Chess Club celebrated the 15th Anniversary at the Russian Centre Auditorium recently. Mr. Andrey M. Nazarkin, Counselor of the Russian Federation and the Director of the Russian Centre in Colombo was the Chief Guest and Mr. Ramal Jasinghe, President of Mercantile Chess Association........Read More

Ceremony Photo Part 1

Winners Photo Part 1

Ceremony Photo Part 2

Winners Photo Part 2

World Youth Chess Championships 2013

 

WYCC Open Classic - Pairings & Results

Photos

On 17 December 2013 an opening ceremony of the World Youth Chess Championships 2013 took place. This year a record number of 1850 chess players from 120 countries of the world is taking part in the competition. The tournaments among boys and girls in 6 age categories will be held in the UAE University in Al-Ain which is also known as Garden City.....Read More ..... Website

Anuruddha Wins 5thEthugalpura International Rated Chess Championship 2013 Read More

 


Pairings & Results

Final Ranking

Category Prizes

Award ceremony of the Member’s chess Tournament of Golden Square International Chess Association

 

Award ceremony of the member’s chess tournament of Golden Square International Chess Association was held recently at the Lions Activity Centre in Colombo. Mrs. Sumee Munasinghe, Former Chairperson of Bank of Ceylon, Mrs.Anarkali Munasinghe, Deputy CEO of CIMB Bank in Sri Lanka and Mr. Susil Perera, Managing Director of W.S.Perera & Sons (pvt) Ltd graced the occasion as special Guests.Photo Part 1 ... Winner's Photo part 1 ... Winner's Photo Part 2

Sri Lanka Junior Nationals Chess Championship 2013 Pairings & Results

 

Sri Lanka Junior Nationals Girls Chess Championship 2013 Pairings & Results

 

Finals of the Sri Lanka Schools Under 19 and 21 Boys & Girls Team Championship will be held on 08th of November 2013 , at Gamini National School, Nuwaraeilya....... Letter PDF

 

Results of the Sri Lanka Super League and Inter Club B Chess Championships 2013

Super League Final Ranking List

Super League Board List

Women Final Rranking List

Women Board List

Inter Club B Final Ranking List

Inter Club B Board List

Isuru Alahakoon and Sachini wins Chess Nationals 2013

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....... Read More

Final Ranking of Nationals 2013

Final Ranking of Womens Nationals 2013

Sri Lanka National Pairings & Results

Sri Lanka Women's National Pairings & Results

Sagar Wins Buddhi Open International Rating Chess Tournament 2013

Shah Sagar, the top seed from India won the 4th Buddhi Open International Rating Chess Championship convincingly with 8 ½ points, just giving a draw at the last round to TSS Pieris from Sri Lanka. He played with confidence from the 1st round till the end being more than 200 ELO points ahead even to the No 2, GC Anuruddha from Sri Lanka. Sagar collected 50,000/- Sri Lankan Rupees, gold medal and the beautiful Championship Trophy........ Read More

Final Ranking & Category Prizes Winners

Pairings & Results

More Photos

Prize giving ceremony photo

 

Photo courtesy of Mr. Pradeep Mathara Arachchi (IA)

Incredible Mating Chess Puzzle book written by 19 years old Yasiru Mihiranga

 

The above Incredible Mating Chess Puzzle book launching ceremony was held recently at the Auditorium of National Library, Colombo 07 and Hon. Bandula Gunawardena, Minister of Education was the Chief Guest. More Photo

National Schools Chess Championship 2013

Results

Under 15 Boys

Under 15 Girls

Under 19 Boys

Under 19 Girls

Board_list

Under 15 Boys

Under 15 Girls

Under 19 Boys

Under 19 Girls

9th Asian Schools Chess Championships 2013 Finishes in Grand manner

The 9th Asian schools Chess Championships 2013 was a great success with a participation of 380 players from 14 Countries. India got the honour with 8 Golds while Host Sri Lanka was also glorious with 2 Golds, 5 Silver and Bronze Medals, Uzbekistan also received 2 Gold Medals, while UAE and Iran received 1 Gold medals each. The total Medal tally is as below; The event was organized by the Chess Federation of Sri Lanka on behalf of the Asian Chess Federation from 30th August to 7th September 2013 at the Citrus Hotel, Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka, This was the best Tourist destination in Sri Lanka with a lot of nice beaches. Australia, Chinese Taipei, India, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Maldives, Malaysia, Mongolia, South Korea, UAE, Uzbekistan and Yemen with Si Lanka participated in the event.

Photos 

Standard Winners

Blitz Winners

Rapid Winners

More Photos

Winners list of the 9th Asian Schools Chess Championship 2013

Pairings & Results of the 9th Asian Schools Chess Championship 2013

05 Open

07 Open

09 Open

11 Open

13 Open

15 Open

17 Open

05 Girls

07 Girls

09 Girls

11 Girls

13 Girls

15 Girls

17 Girls

Winners list of the 9th Asian Schools Blitz Chess Championship 2013

Pairings & Results of the 9th Asian Schools Blitz Chess Championship 2013

05 Open

07 Open

09 Open

11 Open

13 Open

15 Open

17 Open

05 Girls

07 Girls

09 Girls

11 Girls

13 Girls

15 Girls

17 Girls

Winners list of the 9th Asian Schools Rapid Chess Championship 2013

Pairings & Results of the 9th Asian Schools Rapid Chess Championship 2013

05 Open

07 Open

09 Open

11 Open

13 Open

15 Open

17 Open

05 Girls

07 Girls

09 Girls

11 Girls

13 Girls

15 Girls

17 Girls

Playing Photos Part 1

Playing Photos Part 2

Opening Photo

Anuruddha Wins Colombo International Chess Festival

 

G.C. Anuruddha former National Chess Champion won the Championships yesterday, at the 6th Colombo International Chess Festival held at the Public Library Auditorium. Anuruddha scored total of 8 points out of nine with Young Chathupa Karunaratne and FIDE Master TSS Pieris......Read More ..PDF ...Prize Giving Photo Part 1 .... Part 2 ..... Category Prizes

 

Pairings & Results

More Photos 

Photo Part 1

Photo Part 2

Results of the Western Province Age Group Individual Chess Tournament – 2013 (Age Group - 7/8/9) Organised by Golden Square International Chess Association . Results . PDF .Photo Part 1 Part 2

Suneetha published Lanka Chess Puzzle 4

 

Chess Olympiad gold medalist and former 10 times women’s national chess champion Mrs.Suneetha Wijesuriya , President of the Anatoly Karpov chess club of the Russian centre and Lanka chess foundation, published the 04th book of LANKA CHESS PUZZLE No.04 and seen here presenting the 1st copy of the book to Dr.Saman Weerasinghe....... ,Read More

Results of the Sri Lanka Schools Chess Association Super 30  
 

Under 13

Under 15

Under 17

Boys

Girls

Boys

Girls

Boys

Girls

4th Kandy Open International Rating Chess Championship Pairings & Results  

Sri Lanka Schools Junior Chess Festival (Finals ) - 2013

Under 5 Boys

Under 7 Boys

Under 9 Boys

Under 11 Boys

Under 13 Boys

Under 5 Girls

Under 7 Girls

Under 9 Girls

Under 11 Girls

Under 13 Girls

FIDE publishes July 2013 FIDE Rating List

Awarding of Chess Boards to the Parliamentary Sports Club

 

Anatoly Karpov Chess Club of the Russian Centre in Colombo awarded 20 chess sets and chess books to the Parliamentary Sports Club recently. Mr. Evgeney Sergienko – Charge – de – Affairs of the Embassy of Russian Federation is seen here presenting those chess boards & chess books to Hon. Speaker, Chamal Rajapaksa ... Read More .. .. .. Photos

Chess - Men (Classical)

Chess - Women (Classical)

Chaanakya Karunaratne finished 2nd runner up in the Open under 06 category of the Asian Youth Rapid Chess Championships 2013

Sri Lankan Chaanakya Karunaratne finished 2nd runner up in the Open under 06 category of the Asian Youth Rapid Chess Championships 2013 in Sari of Iran. Results Open .. Girls
Photo from http://www.asianchess.com website
More Photos > www.asianyouth2013.com
Pairings & Results > www.asianyouth2013.com

TSS Pieris (FM) won Sri Lanka Open International Rating Chess Championship 2013

 

TSS Pieris (FM), won Sri Lanka Open International Rating Chess Championship 2013 organized by the Chess Federation of Sri Lanka. Final Ranking (Full)...Winners...Category Prizes

2nd Chess Coaching Camp at Sir John Kothalawala Maha Vidyalaya, Piliyandala

Sir John Kothalawala Maha Vidyalaya, Piliyandala invited Chess Olympiad Gold Medalist, Mrs. Suneetha Wijesuriya, President of the Anatoly Karpov Chess Club of the Russian Centre in Colombo and the Chairperson of Lanka Chess Foundation to conduct the 2nd Chess Coaching Camp organized by the School Chess Club..Read more .... Photo

Romesh is the 1st IM of Sri Lanka And Methmani Makes WIM

FIDE has awarded the IM title to Romesh Weerawardena, WIM title to Nelunika Methmani, FM title to Prasanna Kurukulasuriya and TSS Pieris and WFM Title to Manisha Gunaratne and published today in the Rating list. Congratulations! for all of you. List

Dinithi Panchali 2nd runner up in the Under 07 category of the World School Chess Championship 2013 >>> Read More


World School Chess Championship Standings

33-board blindfold simul at US Championship Article from www.chessbase.com

National B and Women's National B Chess Championships 2013

Pairings & Results

Sri Lanka National B Chess Championship 2013

Sri Lanka Women's National B Chess Championship 2013

Why chess should be required in US schools Article from www.chessbase.com/

The Sri Lanka National Youth Championship 2013

Pairings & Results

06 Boys

08 Boys

10 Boys

12 Boys

14 Boys

16 Boys

18 Boys

06 Girls

08 Girls

10 Girls

12 Girls

14 Girls

16 Girls

18 Girls

Playing Photos

Under 6 Playing Photos

Results of the Golden Square Western Province Age Group Team Championship - 2013 (Under 8, 9, 10 & 11)

 

Results (Under 8,9,10 & 11)

Board Prize Winners

 

4th SSC Chess Challenge 2013 - Southern Province Chess Championship

Final Ranking Boys

Under 7

Under 8

Under 10

Under 12

Under 14

Final Ranking Girls

Under 7

Under 8

Under 10

Under 12

Under 14

K.N. Gopal CM (India), won 3rd Dhamso" International Chess Festival – 2013 (" The Siyawasa Edition ") organized by Dharmasoka College (Ambalangoda)

 

Final Ranking

Category Prizes

Photos

Annual Award Ceremony of the Ananda College – Primary Chess Club

The Annual Award Ceremony of the open chess tournament of the Ananda College – Primary Chess Club was held recently at the prestigious Kularathne Hall and Mr. L.M.D. Dharmasena, Principal of Ananda College graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. Read More ..... Photos

Prize giving of the 5th Golden Square International Chess Association Chess Tournament

Prize giving of the 5th Golden Square International Chess Association Chess Tournament was held recently at the Public Library Auditorium, Colombo and there were about 200 prize winners.Mr. Andrey M. Nazarkin, the Director of the Russian Centre in Colombo graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. Read More ...... More Photos part 1 ...... Photos part 2

Zia and Liza of Bangladesh wins Asian Zonal for Zone 3.2

The Asian Zonal Chess Championships 2013 for Zone 3.2 was concluded in Sri Lanka making duel Champions from Bangladesh. Ziaur Rahman, the reigning Champion had a tough task but had a hard fought event to become the Champion again with 7 ½ point out of the possible 9 games.......Read More

 

Photos by Mr. Ruwan Gunaratne

Pairings & Results

Asian Zonal Chess Championship 2013 Zone 3.2

Asian Zonal Women Chess Championship 2013 Zone 3.2

Game-Database From http://chess-results.com

More Photos

Ranura Asvin Dissanayake won the Sri Lanka Novices Division Chess Championships 2013 - Pairings & Results

4 FIDE arbiter titles have approved for Sri Lanka and Mr. Naditha Amarakoon is awarded the title of International Arbiter by FIDE....... Read More

“EXPERIMENT ONE” Open International Rating Chess Championship 2013 - Kalutara, Sri Lanka

Bhagya Viman won the "Experiment One" International Open Rating Chess Championship - 2013 organized by the Kalutara Chess Club, on behalf of the Chess Federation of Sri Lanka. Interim Ranking List .....Category Prizes

Pairings & Results

Photos

Prize Giving Photos

Udith wins Inaugural Sri Lanka Chess Grand Prix

Udith Jayasundara, 16 year schoolboy from Nalanda College, Colombo won the Inaugural Sri Lanka Chess Grand Prix yesterday convincingly.Read More... Prize Giving Photos ... Games ... Final Ranking

National Arbiter License..... Read More

Anuruddha won Mercantile/ Government Services International Rating Chess Championships 2012

G.C. Anuruddha (Sri Lanka Navy) won the Inaugural Mercantile/ Government Services International Rating Chess Championships 2012 organized by the Chess Federation of Sri Lanka, on behalf of the World Chess Federation.

Photos>>

Players Playing Prize Giving

Interim Ranking List

Open Category Category Prizes

Results of the Super 30(2) of the SLSCA Individual International Rated Chess Tournament 2012 - Pairings & Results

Boys

Under 7

Under 9

Under 11

Under 13

Under 15

Under 17

Girls

Under 7

Under 9

Under 11

Under 13

Under 15

Under 17

 

Click below your Age group to see the photo

Boys & Girls

Under 7

Under 9

Under 11

Under 13

Under 15

Under 17

2nd Jaffna District Chess Festival 2012

A. Andru of Jaffna Hindu College (Open Section) & S. Viththiyaranei of Unniversity of Jaffna (Women Section) won the 2nd Jaffna Chess Festival '12 organized by the Jaffna District Chess Association, on behalf of the Chess Federation of Sri Lanka and FIDE. Photo - Open ....... Photo - Rapid

Pairings & Results>>

Open /

Women

Rapid>>

U9 B

U9 G U11 B U11 G

Click here to see the Prize Giving photo

World Cities Chess Team Championship

Al Alin Classic 2012 (B)

Grand Prix_Galle Selections

Results

Photos

8th Asian Schools Chess Championship 2012 - Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium, ITO, New Delhi (Pairings & Results Below)

Open

Under 5

Under 7

Under 9

Under 11

Under 13

Under 15

Under 17

Girls

Under 5

Under 7

Under 9

Under 11

Under 13

Under 15

Under 17

Results of the Asian Schools Rapid Chess Championship 2012

Open

Under 5

Under 7

Under 9

Under 11

Under 13

Under 15

Under 17

Girls

Under 5

Under 7

Under 9

Under 11

Under 13

Under 15

Under 17

Inaugural Sri Lanka Grand Prix 2012 - Selections

Galle

Colombo

Kandy

4thEthugalpura International Rated Chess Championship 2012

Bernd Daverkausen (Germany) wins 4th Ethugalpura International Open Rating Chess Championship 2012. Category Prizes ....... Interim Ranking List ... Photo Part 1 ... Photo Part 2

Anna Ushenina (Ukrainian) became the new World Champion

14th Women World Champion was decided on a tie-break after Antoaneta Stefanova and Anna Ushenina exchanged wins in the 3rd and 4th final match games with the classical time control. The first rapid game ended in a draw,Read More / Pairings tree

Chess Players back to Home with lot of experience

Askey Roshell, Theekshana Denuwan and Ishini Wickramasinghe collected 6 points out of 11 Rounds. Harshana Thilakarathne, udith Jayasundara and Chathulanka Gamage collected 5.5 points out of 11 Rounds. Player overview for Sri Lanka

Open

Under 8

Under 10

Under 12

Under 14

Under 16

Under 18

Girls

Under 8

Under 10

Under 12

Under 14

Under 16

Under 18

Sachini is at the Women’s World Chess Championships

Sachini Ranasinghe made the Sri Lankan Chess history as being the 1st an only Chess Player to play in the World Individual Chess Championships today. (2012.11.11) Read More .... More Photos .. Official Website .. Results

Sachini Participate to World Women's Chess Championship 2012 - Congratulation

Sachini Dinushima Ranasinghe is participating in World Women's Chess Championship 2012 representing Zone 3.2 and Sri Lanka, She will play two games against the Hou, Yifan (CHN) – (World Champion) on 11 November 2012.. Read More .. Live Games

Thanks to Dr. Sisira Amarasinghe

Mrs. Suneetha Wijesuriya, Chess Olympiad Gold Medalist meets Dr. Sisira Amarasinghe, FIDE Arbiter and International Organizer who is residing in the United States at his recently visits Sri Lanka. Read More

Commemoration of 20 years after winning the Chess Olympiad Gold Medal by Mrs. Suneetha Wijesuriya

The 20th Commemoration Ceremony ( 1992 – 2012 ) of winning the Gold Medal at the 30th World Chess Olympiad in 1992 in Manila by our Sri Lankan chess player Mrs. Suneetha Wijesuriya was held on Friday, the 19th October 2012, at the Colombo Hilton Hotel. twenty chess players who performed well in this period were felicitated by Lanka Chess Foundation, Read More ... Photo Part 1 .... Photo Part 2 ..... Felicitated Chess players Photo

Results of the Sri Lanka Inter Club ‘B’ Division Finals

 

Final Ranking

Board Prize Winners

Results of the Sri Lanka Inter Club ‘B’ Women’s Finals

 

Final Ranking

Board Prize Winners

Results of the Sri Lanka Inter Club Super League C.C.

All Island Inter School Team Chess Championship - 2012 Final

Under 12 Boys [A Division]

Under 12 Girls [A Division]

Under 10 Boys [A Division]

Under 10 Girls [A Division]

Under 12 Boys [B Division]

Under 12 Girls [B Divition]

Under 10 Boys [B Division]

Under 10 Girls [B Division]

Mrs. Suneetha Wijesuriya, the Olympiad Gold medalist is also awarded WFM Title!

This is to inform all that Mrs. Suneetha Wijesuriya is the latest award of the Women FIDE Master title for her performance at the Chess Olympiad 1992, Manila to win the Gold medal with 6.5 out of 8 points. Congratulations Suneetha!..... Read More

Annual Prize Giving of the Golden Square Chess Tournament (Members) - 2012

Annual Prize Giving (2012) of the Golden Square Chess Tournament (Members) was held recently at the Auditorium of the Lions Activity Centre, Colombo. Mrs. W.B. Kumuduni principal of the Rathnawalee Balika Vidyalaya Borella graced the ceremony as the Chief Guest and distributed the medals to the winners. Winners Boys ... Winners Girls ... Results

“BUDDHI” Open International Rating Chess Championship 2012

Final Ranking Category Prizes

Photo Part 1

Photo Part 2

Another WFM title - Chandima is WFM too.... Read More

Kottawa Ananda College Chess club Individual Chess Championship 2012 – Results & Photos Part 1 .. Part 2

Inter Club B and Women’s Chess Championships 2012 – Qualifying

 

Colombo Event

Galle Event

Kandy

Open

Women's

Open

Women's

Open

Women's

Results of the National School Games 2012 - CHESS (Teams)

 
 

Under 15 Boys

Board Prize 15 B

Under 19 Boys

Board Prize 19 B

Under 15 Girls

Board Prize 15 G

Under 19 Girls

Board Prize 15 G

Chess Olympiad and the FIDE Congress 2012

Anuththara Made the WFM Title in the last round of the Women's Chess Olympiad 2012. Comparable to the previous results, having a lot of 1st timers, the two Olympiad teams did reasonably well in the event..... Read More

Chess Olympiad 2016 awarded to Baku... Read More

Armenia, Russia win gold medals in the 40th Chess Olympiad!

Armenia is Chess Olympiad 2012 champion! Click here to Read More

Russia wins gold at the Chess Olympiad women section! Read More

News from www.chessdom.com

Istanbul 2012 World Chess Olympiad - Sri Lanka Teams

 

Pairings & Results >

Open

 

Schedule

Live Games

Results of the 3rd Kandy Open International Rating Chess Championship - 2012

Super30 SLSCA - First International Rated Tournament 2012

Boys

Under 5

Under 7

Under 9

Under 11

Under 13

Under 15

Girls

Under 5

Under 7

Under 9

Under 11

Under 13

Under 15

Results of the Inter University Chess Championship 2012 Mens .. Womens

IM Karthikeyan (India)wins 5th 'Mora Kings' International Rating Chess Championship 2012

IM Karthikeyan (India) wins 5th Mora Kings' International Rating Chess Championships 2012, after a close battle. Final Ranking ... Category Prizes .... Interim_Ranking_List

Gaurishankar Championship Open Fide Rating Chess Tournament - Nepal - Download Tournament Prospectus

Final Rankings and board prizes lists of the Southern province Inter-School Chess Championship 2012 - Organized by SLSCA - By Malith Akalanka(FA)

Final Ranking Boys

Under 10

Under 12

Under 14

Under 16

Under 18

Final Ranking Girls

Under 10

Under 12

Under 14

Under 16

 

Board Prize Winners Boys

Under 10

Under 12

Under 14

Under 16

Under 18

Board Prize Winners Girls

Under 10

Under 12

Under 14

Under 16

 

The Chess Federation of Sri Lanka New Website www.cfslonline.com

Results of the Tarrasch Age Group Team Chess Championship

11 Open

11 Open Board Prize

9 Open

9 Open Board Prize

7 Open

7 Open Board Prize

11 Girls

11 Girls Board Prize

9 Girls

9 Girls Board Prize

7 Girls

7 Girls Board Prize

Chess Workshop at Thelijjawila Central College

Junior Past Pupils Association – 2006, of Thelijjawila Central College, Akuressa, recently thought that they must give some intelligent thing to the youngsters in their school and organized a very useful chess coaching camp......... Read More

Photo part - 1

Asian Youth Chess Championships 2012


Blitz Chess

Standard Chess

Rapid Chess

Winners List - Blitz

Winner's List - Standard

Winners List - Rapid

Medal Tally - Blitz

Medal Tally - Standard

Medal Tally - Rapid

Standard Chess - Final Results Below

06 Open

08 Open

10 Open

12 Open

14 Open

16 Open

18 Open

06 Girls

08 Girls

10 Girls

12 Girls

14 Girls

16 Girls

18 Girls

Click here to see the Standard Chess Playing Photo

Asian Youth Bltz Chess Final Results Below

06 Open

08 Open

10 Open

12 Open

14 Open

16 Open

18 Open

06 Girls

08 Girls

10 Girls

12 Girls

14 Girls

16 Girls

18 Girls

Asian Youth Rapid Chess Championship 2012

Click here to see the Winners of Youth Rapid >>>

 

Rapid Chess Results Below

Rapid Chess Playing Photos

06 Open

08 Open

10 Open

12 Open

14 Open

16 Open

18 Open

06 Girls

08 Girls

10 Girls

12 Girls

14 Girls

16 Girls

18 Girls

AYCC 2012 - Opening Ceremony

The opening ceremony of the Asian Youth Chess Championship 2012, conducted by the Chess Federation of Sri Lanka on behalf of Asian Chess Federation, was held at the Chaya Tranz Hotel, Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka in a Grand way on 24th june evening. More Photos

Srinath, Ivana Win Asian Junior Titles

By Arvind Aaron International Master Narayanan Srinath of Chennai and Woman FIDE Master Ivana Furtado of Goa won the Asian Junior Open and Girls Championship that concluded at Tashkent on June 7, 2012. Read More from indianchessfed.org

Results of The Sri Lanka Schools Individual Chess Championship - Final 2012 (Age Group Under 12 to 16)

Under 12 Boys

Under 13 Boys

Under 14 Boys

Under 15 Boys

Under 16 Boys

Under 12 Girls

Under 13 Girls

Under 14 Girls

Under 15 Girls

Under 16 Girls

Results of The Sri Lanka Schools Individual Chess Championship - Final 2012 (Age Group Under 5 to 11)

Boys Under 5

Under 6

Under 7

Under 8

Under 9

Under 10

Under 11

Girls Under 5

Under 6

Under 7

Under 8

Under 9

Under 10

Under 11

Asian Amateur Championship 2012

Asian Amateur Championship 2012 was held in Sydney Australia, 1st to 8th June 2012. WCM Vineetha Wijesuriya won best women’s trophy and Thumula Gamage won 2nd Place in unrated category. Read More

Results of the "Battle Of The Brains 2012"

Final Ranking List

Board Prize Winners

Team Composition with points

Anand Fifth Time World Champion; Beats Gelfand 2.5-1.5 In Tie-Break

By Arvind Aaron Viswanathan Anand is the greatest chess player of all time. Now, he has won the World Chess title for five times, each against a different opponent. He had won the title in various formats and this is the first time that he won in tie-break and that was also new! Read More from indianchessfed.org

Results of the Sri Lanka National School Western Province Chess Championship 2012 Click here

Results of the National Youth Rapid Chess Championships

Final Ranking

6 Boys

8 Boys

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World School Individual Chess Championship

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Results of the Blitz Tournament of World School Individual Chess Championship

 

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Anuruddha won 2nd Dhamso Chess Tournament

G.C. Anuruddha (Sri Lanka Navy), won 2nd Dhamso International Chess Festival 2012 organized by Dharmasoka College (Ambalangoda) Old Boys' Chess Association. Final Ranking ........Category Prizes

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Results of the Sri Lanka National Youth Blitz Chess Championship 2012

National Youth Chess Championships 2012

Final Ranking

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AKCC Chess Festival – 2012

AKCC Chess Festival was held at the Russian Centre Auditorium in last weekend and it was organized by the Anatoly Karpov Chess Club of the Russian Centre in Colombo to commemorate their 14th Anniversary. .. Read More ....Playing Photo...Winners Photo ... Results

Isuru Alahakoon ( Sri Lanka Navy) and Sachini(Musaeus College) wins Chess Nationals 2012..... Read More

National Chess Championship

Women's National Chess Championship

Final Ranking

Final Ranking

Pairings & Results

Pairings & Results

 

Sachini Ranasinghe

Isuru Alahakoon

 

Photos Courtesy By Mr Ruwan Gunaratne

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Mr. Upali Gunasekera Elected Chess Federation of Sri Lanka President Again


Mr. Upali Gunasekara, the Principal of Royal College elected as the President of the Chess Federation unanimously at the Annual General Meeting of the Chess Federation of Sri Lanka held on 30th March 2012..... Read More

R.S. Kalugampitiya (University of Peradeniya ) Wins Sri Lanka National B Chess Championship 2012 & Malithi Nawaratne Wins Women's National B Chess Championship 2012

Results >>>

Sri Lanka National B

Sri Lanka National Women's B

5th Colombo International Chess Festival - 2012

 

Final Ranking

Category Prizes

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Results of the Venus Chess Championship- 2012

Final Ranking Boys

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Final Ranking Girls

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Results of the Lalith Atulathmudali College Chess Championship

 

Western Province Team Chess Championship Organized By Lalith Atulathmudali College , Mount Lavinia ....... Results

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Final Results of Colombo Inter Scool Chess Tournament organised by Singapore Education Services ( SES ) – Sri Lanka

Results of the "Southlands Chess Challenge 2012" Photos

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"16th Battle of the Kings" Chess Tournament, organised by Royal College, Colombo - Results via chess-results.com

Golden Queens Chess Club Age Group Individual Chess Tournament - 2012

The Age Group Individual Chess Tournament of the Golden Queens Chess Club was successfully concluded at C.W.W. Kannangara Vidyalaya, Colombo 8 on Saturday, 14th January 2012. After 2 days event Award Ceremony also held at the College Hall. Playing Photo ...... Prize Giving Photo

World Schools Selection (Sri Lanka)

Pairings & Results Boys

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Under 17

Pairings & Results Girls

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Sri Lanka Novices Chess Championship 2012 Pairings & Results

Jaffna Chess Festival - Results

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Open-Blitz

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Women -Blitz

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Under 17 Girls ( Rapid )

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Super Six Chess Championship 2011

7th Asian Schools Chess Championship 2011

16th December to 23rd December 2011
Venue: Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium, ITO, New Delhi, India Photo from http://www.delhichess.com
Pairings & Results below

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Kolonnawa Chess Academy 9th Anniversary

Kolonnawa Chess Academy celebrated their 9th Anniversary at the King George Auditorium of University of Colombo. At the event they distributed the memorial trophies for several age categories for the tournament conducted in this year. Mr. Yadamini Gunawardena, Son of Hon. Minister Dinesh Gunawardena was the Chief Guest. Photos

Ethugalpura International Rated Chess Championship 2011

Final Ranking

Category Prizes

Special Thanks to Fide Arbiter Mr.Pradeep Mathara Arachchi

Harshana Thilakaratne tied For the 1st place in the World Youth Chess Championships 2011

Young Harshana Thilakaratne from Maliyadeva College, Kurunegala tied for the 1st place in the World Youth Chess Championships Under 8 Open Event scoring 7.5 points out of 9 Games. Harshana who was a very talented young Chess player in the country shared the Equal First place with Liang Awondar (USA), Ram Aravind (INDIA) and Yu Kaifeng (China)......... Read More.......... chess-results.com..

Kirsan Ilyumzhinov to become a custodian of the Buddha Shakyamuni relics

On November 16th 2011 there was an official meeting between the FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov and Deputy Secretary of the Buddhist patriarchy Amarapura Maha Nikaya Mr. Pallekande Ratanasara Maha Tepo, to discuss technicalities of the arrival of sacred relics from Sri Lanka to the Republic of Kalmykia. Read More

Annual Award Ceremony of the Golden Square International Chess Association - 2011

Annual Award Ceremony of the Golden Square International Chess Association was Successfully conducted at the Auditorium of Colombo Public Library and there were about 500 winners and the parents were gathered in this main hall. Photo Below , Click your choice Photo Part 1 ... Photo Part 2 .... Photo Part 3

Results of the ‘Knights in Battle ’ Blitz Chess Challenge 2011

World Youth Chess Championship 2011

Women's World Chess Championship 2011

FIDE announcement on Blitz rating Cilck here to read the Document

Fisher Chess Clubs wins the Sri Lanka Inter Club International Rating Chess Championships 2011

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The Fisher Chess Club won the Sri Lanka Inter Club Super League Chess Championships convincingly scoring total of 11 match points out of possible 12. They had an excellent performance with 23.5 game points, 3.5 more game points than the 2nd place team. Read More and Photo

Results of the Inter Club B & Sri Lanka Inter Club Womens Chess Championship 2011

 
 

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Final rankings of CPCA Junior Chess Championship 2011 Under 07,09 & 11 organized by Central Province Chess Association. Places List ........ Superior Performance List

Results of the National Youth Rapid Chess Championships - 2011

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11 Girls

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All Island Inter School Team Chess Championship www.chess-results.com

Results of the 3rd National Blitz Chess Championship 2011

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Results of the Golden Square Team Chess Tournament – 2011 (Under 8, 9 &10 Boys and Girls)

The Junior Group Team Chess Championship (Western Province) conducted by the Golden Square International Chess Association was held at Rathnavali Balika Vidyalaya, Colombo 08. There were six categories as under 8,9 & 10 Girls and Boys. Results ............ Photo Part 1 .......Photo Part 2

Chess Selection Tournament In Jaffna

An open chess tournament along with one for women were conducted by Jaffna chess association. For the selection of players to participate in international tournaments. Read More ... Photos

Final Selection Tournament Results Open

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Final Selection Tournament Results Woman

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IM Anwesh from India wins 2nd Buddhi International 2011 Final Ranking . . .Category Prizes

The only International Master in the event, Anwesh Upadhyaya from India grabbed the 2nd Buddhi International Championships convincingly scoring with 8.5 points out of 9 games yesterday. He, the top seed in the event with an ELO of 2408 had only a draw against Abhishek Das of India in through out the event. Anwesh received Rs 60,000/- with the Beautiful Buddhi International Trophy and the Gold Medal. Read More .. Photo Part 1 .. Photo Part 2 .. Photo Part 3

Thumula Gamage won the second place from Victorian Country Chess Championship reserves 2011

This tournament held l on 8th and 9th of October 2011 at Swan Hill. Swan Hill is a city in the northwest of Victoria, Australia. Here are the results. 1st-2nd Nigel Barrow & Stewart Booth 5, 3rd-4th Vineetha Wijesuriya & Leigh Healey 4. Reserves: 1st Joel Beggs, 3.5, 2nd Thumula Gamage 3 (also top junior) Read more and photo

Results of the Golden Square Team Chess Tournament – 2011 (Under 11,12,13,14,17 & 20 , Boys and Girls)

The above Chess Tournament which was organized by the Golden Squares International Chess Association was successfully conducted at the Rathnavali Balika Vidyalaya, Borella. Results ... Photos

CPCA Youth Chess Championships 2011

Results

Under 12 Boys

Under 12 Girls

Under 14 Boys

Under 14 Girls

St. Mary's College All Island Inter School Chess Championship 2011

Results from http://chess-results.com Marian's Challenge - 2011 Under 10

Results from http://chess-results.com Marian's Challenge - 2011 Under 12

Results from http://chess-results.com Marian's Challenge - 2011 Under 14

Results from http://chess-results.com Marian's Challenge - 2011 Under 16

FIDE World Chess Cup starts in Khanty-Mansiysk - Official Website

National B and Women's National B Chess Championships 2011

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National B

Women's National B

First Paul Morphy Blitz Chess Championship

The Paul Morphy Blitz Chess Challenge was successfully conducted by the Paul Morphy Chess Club at the J R Jayawardena Center, Town Hall on the 13th of August 2011. 130 players from all parts of the country and representing most of the leading schools and clubs were present at this tournament to compete for the Rs 100 000 prize fund ....Read More ...... Photos ........Results

World Junior: Swiercz and Cori take Gold in Chennai

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It was a dramatic finish, with everything decided in the last two rounds. Tournament leader Robert Hovhannisyan stopped the ambitious GM Ray Robson in round twelve, while himself being caught by Polish GM Dariusz Swiercz in the very last round. India's Padmini Rout did Deysi Cori a great favour by knocking out Olga Girya, Read more from www.chessbase.com

Chess Workshop at Rathnavali Balika Vidyalaya, Borella

A very successful chess coaching camp was organized by Rathnavali Balika Vidyalaya, Borella, Colombo, for the primary students and their parents at the school premises. There were about 250 participants in this program. This was conducted by Mrs. Suneetha Wijesuriya, Read more & Photos

Vineetha Wijesuriya is the Victorian Open Chess female champion for 2011..... Read more from The Courier

FIDE President in Libiya

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Press Release

Grand Welcome for FIDE President by Anatoly Karpov Chess Club

Anatoly Karpov Chess Club of the Russian Centre organized a Grand ceremony to welcome Mr. Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, President of Fide (World Chess Federation) and his delegation at the Russian Centre Auditorium. Read More ... Photo Part 1 ... Photo Part 2

Simultaneous Displayed by Chess Olympiad Gold Medalist Suneetha in Chennai, India.

Mrs. Suneetha Wijesuriya, President of the Anatoly Karpov Chess Club of the Russian Centre in Colombo and the Chairperson of Lanka Chess Foundation and Mr. Bandula Withanage, Web Master of www.lankachess.com visited India on .....Read More

Mrs. Suneetha, Chess President of the Russian Centre AKCC visit the Chess Centre at the Russian Cultural Centre, Chennai, India.

Mrs. Suneetha Wijesuriya, the President of the Anatoly Karpov Chess Club got the opportunity to meet Mr. Ebenezer Joseph, Fide Trainer and the Chief Consultant of the Emmanuel Chess Centre of the Russian Cultural Centre in Chennai, India.....Read More

Lanka Chess Puzzle Books for Indian Organisers

Mrs. Suneetha Wijesiriya, Author of the series of Lanka Chess Puzzle Books presented Books 1 & 2 both to Indian Chess Organizers, Mr. Manuel Aaron, Chairman of the Aaron Chess Academy, Chess Mate, Chennai, India....Read More

Sachini First WIM for Sri Lanka - Congratulations

 

Sachini Ranasinghe finished top in the Asian Zonal 3.2 Women Championship 2011, just now at the Nagarodaya, Colombo 08. She scored a total of 7 points. She was very confident from the start of the event,Read More ...

Anatoly Karpov Chess Club Organised a Simultaneous Chess Exhibition with the support of Grand Master Nigel Short

 

The Anatoly Karpov Chess Club of the Russian Centre organized a Jt. Media Conference and a Simultaneous Chess Exhibition with the support of Grand Master Nigel Short who was a World Chess Championship Finalist, 3 Times European Chess Champion and Commonwealth Chess Champion. Grand Master Short played with 20 players at once at the Russian Centre and managed to win all the games. Grand Master Nigel Short played few moves of an Exhibition Game with Mr. Ayrat Akhmetov, Director of the Russian Centre in Colombo to inaugurate the Simultaneous Chess Tournament.

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Chess and music

Chess Kids coach, Vineetha Wijesuriya, spent last Sunday hanging out with the Mayor of Dandenong and promoting chess at a music festival. Vineetha was playing up to 20 games at the same time and won every game! Chess Kids Link

Successful Chess Coaching Camp at Gampaha

A very successful Chess Coaching camp was conducted by Mrs. Suneetha Wijesuriya, Chairperson of Lanka Chess Foundation and the President of Anatoly Karpov Chess Club of the Russian Centre at Sumedha College Main Hall, Gampaha. Read more and Photos

Grand Award Ceremony for Russian Ambassador Challenge Trophy Team Chess Tournament – 2011

The Award Ceremony of the Russian Ambassador Challenge Trophy Team Chess Championship was held on Friday, 25th February, at the Russian Centre Auditorium, Colombo 07. His Excellency Vladimir P. Mikhaylov, Ambassador of the Russian Federation to Sri Lanka graced the ceremony..Read More

Board Prizes & Merit Awards winners

Winners

Quiz competition participants

Award Ceremony photos

Sri Lanka Navy Wins the Russian Ambassador Challenge Trophy Chess Championship

After the final round ( 5th round ) Sri Lanka Navy won the above championship by collecting 16 points out of 20 games. Sri Lanka Navy team consisted with L.P.P.R. Jayanka, K.W.C.U. Silva, B.R.M. Madugalla, M.N.C. Jayarathna and L.D.P. Madusanka. Read More

Team-Pairings

Round 1

Round 2

Round 3

Round 4

Round 5

Ranking list after

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Round 2

Round 3

Round 4

Round 5

Photos

Opening

1st Day photos

2nd Day photos

3rd Day photos

Winners

Chess Coaching Camp at Alawwa Rathanalankara Maha Vidyalaya

A successful chess coaching camp was conducted by Chess Olympiad Gold Medalist Mrs. Suneetha Wijesuriya, Chairperson of Lanka Chess Foundation and the President of Anatoly Karpov Chess Club of the Russian Centre, Read More . Photo Part 1 . . Photo Part 2

Mega Simultaneous chess exhibition tournament

Lanka Chess Foundation was organized a very successful Mega Simultaneous chess exhibition tournament at Defence Services College, Colombo. Mr. Gotabhaya Rajapakse. Secretary of the Defence Ministry graced the occasion as the Chief Guest and Mr. Ayrat Akhmetov was their Guest of Honour............ Read More ........ Photos - Part 1............ Photos - Part 2

Chess Workshop at Army Rehabilitation Centre (Ranaviru Sevana), Ragama.

A Chess Seminar and a practical program was conducted by Mrs. Suneetha Wijesuriya, the Chairperson of Lanka Chess Foundation and the President of the Anatoly Karpov Chess Club with the help of Mr. Bandula Withanage, Webmaster of lankachess.com, at Army Rehabilitation Centre (Ranaviru Sevana), Ragama.... Read more and Photos

Two new Chess Puzzles books published

Mrs. Suneetha Wijesuriya,10 times women’s National Chess Champion, Chess Olympiad Gold Medallist and the President of Lanka Chess Foundation and the Anatoly Karpov Chess Club of Russian Centre, launched two chess books as Lanka Chess Puzzles 1 and 2 .... Read more and photo

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