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 27th of October 2014

Results of the Golden Square Senior Inter Club Team Chess Championship – 2014......... Board Prize Winners

Under 12 Boys

Under 12 Girls

Under 13 Boys

Under 13 Girls

Under 14 Boys

Under 14 Girls

Under 15 Boys

Under 15 Girls

Under 17 Boys

Under 20 Boys

Chandana Wins Southern 1st International Open Rated Chess Championship 2014 and best women’s player Sachini Ranasinghe (WIM) Pairings & Results

Pradeep Kumar (India) wins "5th BUDDHI" International Chess Championship 2014 and best women’s player Sachini Ranasinghe (WIM)

Final Ranking

Category Prizes

Pairings & Results

Chess coaching camp at Kolonnawa Henry Olcott Vidyalaya

Henry Olcott Vidyalaya organized a very successful chess coaching camp for the members of the chess club recently and there were about one hundred students participated. WFM Suneetha Wijesuriya was conducted the above chess camp. Read More & Photos

Chess coaching camp at Kotahena Madya Maha Vidyalaya

A very successful chess coaching camp was conducted by Chess Olympiad Gold Medalist, WFM Mrs. Suneetha Wijesuriya, President of the Anatoly Karpov Chess Club of the Russian Centre in Colombo recently at Kotahena Madya Maha Vidyalaya, Colombo 13. Read More and Photos

Chess coaching program at Colombo International Book Fair

WFM Mrs. Suneetha Wijesuriya, to conduct a chess coaching program at the children’s activity hall at the 16th Colombo International Book Fair 2014 at BMICH. There were lots of children and parents very happily participated in the event. Read More and Photos

Results of the Golden Square Junior Inter Club Team Chess Championship – 2014

Under 8 Boys

Under 8 Girls

Under 9 Boys

Under 9 Girls

Under 10 Boys

Under 10 Girls

Under 11 Boys

Under 11 Girls

World Youth Chess Championships 2014

Sri Lanka Youth Chess Team at the world youth chess championship 2014 to be held from September 19th to 29th in Durban South Africa.

Under 8 Boys

Under 12 Boys

Under 16 Boys

Under 8 Girls

Under 12 Girls

Under 16 Girls

Under 10 Boys

Under 14 Boys

Under 18 Boys

Under 10 Girls

Under 14 Girls

Under 18 Girls

1st Row (left to right) Deepthi Palihakkara (Teacher in charge girls),Luxman Wijesuriya (Head of Delegation) Aruna De Silva (Team Manager),Dayal Siriwardane (Coach), 2nd Row (left to right)Vinoli Withanarachchi (Gothami Primary School-Gampaha),Yasindu Vithanage (Dharmasoka College- Ambalangoda),S R Deegoda (St. Thomas College-Mt.Lavinia), Raveen Askey (St. Peters College-Colombo 4), Susal De Silva (D S Senanayake Model School-Anuradhapura) 3rd Row (left to right)Dilhara Ishini (Musaeus College-Colombo 7),Taniya Kumari (Holy Family Balika Vidyalaya-Kurunegala),Nelunika Methmani (Anula Vidyalaya-Nugegoda),Dimuth Mirissage (Rahula College - Matara),Tiyumi Yasora (Visakha Vidyalaya- Colombo), Dineth Naotunna (D S Senanayake College-Colombo 7)
,Thinithi Ranasinge (Sujatha Balika Vidyalaya - Matara),Roshell Askey (Ave Maria Convent - Negombo),Dasuni Mendis (Visakha Vidyalaya- Colombo) -
Photo and Details by Mr. Roy Askey

Sasith Nipun and Ishini wins gold in 10th Asian Schools Chess Championship

Photo - Part 1

Photo - Part 2

Sri Lankan Sasith Nipun Piyumantha of Dharmasoka College, Ambalangoda won the Gold Medal in Under 13 Open category and Dilhara Ishini Wickramasinghe of Musaeus College won the Gold Medal in Under 15 Girls category of the 10th Asian Schools Chess Championship 2014 was held in Taichung, Taiwan from 23rd – 30th August, 2014. Warm congratulations from Sri Lanka Schools Chess Association and Lankachess.com Results

Photo courtesy of Mr.Keerthi Wickramasinghe and Mr.Rajeewa Piyal

05 Open

07 Open

09 Open

11 Open

13 Open

15 Open

17 Open

05 and 07 Girls

09 Girls

11 Girls

13 Girls

15 & 17 Girls

Inaugural National Amateur International Rating Chess Championship 2014

Pairings & Results - Open Event

Pairings & Results - Women's Event

Isuru wins the 5th Kandy Open International Rating Chess Championship - 2014

National chess champion Isuru Alahakoon clinched the fifth Kandy Open Chess Championship worked off at National Institute of Co-operative Development in Polgolla on Sunday........................ News From Read More Pairings & Results

China Wins Gold at Chess Olympiad in Norway

News from chessbase.com

Sri Lanka won the Category D Prize at the Chess Olympiad 2014 in Tromso, Norway.

Officials of the Chess Federation of Sri Lanka and Well Wishers warmly welcome Sri Lankan Winning Teams of 41st Chess Olympiad at Colombo Airport.

GC Anuruddha won the FM title and Dasuni Mendis won the WCM title

Photos by Georgios Souleidis

Chess Olympiad TromsØ, Norway 2014 Official Website

Olympiad Open

Olympiad Women

Kirsan Ilyumzhinov re-elected as FIDE President

FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov was reelected by a wide margin with 110 votes against Garry Kasparov’s 61. In his speech after the elections, Kirsan showed gratitude to all his supporters and personally thanked his opponent Garry Kasparov for raising the image of chess in the world. Read More from http://www.fide.com

The Best Emerging Sportsman of the Year - Dinul Doluweera

Chess player Dinul Doluweera of Ananda College, Colombo won the award of the “Best Emerging player of the year”, at the MILO Sri Lanka schools colours awarding ceremony 2013 held on 18th July 2014 at the BMICH in Colombo.

W S V K Koggala (Sutra Technologies (Pvt) Ltd) wins 3rd

Mercantile & Government Services International Rating Chess Championships 2014 and best women’s player L G A Liyanagedara (WCM). Sutra Technologies (Pvt) Ltd wins Team Championship.

Photos Part 1

Winner's Photos

Photos Part 2

Winner's List

Photos Part 3

Pairings & Results

Sri Lanka Teams for Chess Olympiad TromsØ, Norway 2014 - Read More & Photos


Chess players, Arbiters and Instructors received the Titles from the World Chess Federation (Fide) Read More .... More Photos

Changes in the Laws of Chess - What Should You Know? News from http://www.chess.com

Western Province Chess Tournament – 2014 (Senior Age Group Under 11/ 12/13/14/15/20) - Winners

Photos

Under 11Girls_Interim_ranking_list

Under 11Boys_Interim_ranking_list

Under 12Girls_Interim_ranking_list

Under 12Boys_Interim_ranking_list

Under 13Girls_Interim_ranking_list

Under 13Boys_Interim_ranking_list

Under 14Girls_Interim_ranking_list

Under 14Boys_Interim_ranking_list

Under 15Girls_Interim_ranking_list

Under 15Boys_Interim_ranking_list

Under 20Girls_Interim_ranking_list

Under 20Boys_Interim_ranking_list

Hou Yifan wins Lopota Women's Grand Prix

CFSL Honoured by Asian Chess Federation

The Chess Federation of Sri Lanka won the Best Event of the year Award at the Inaugural Asian Excellence awarded conducted by the Asian Chess Federation on 25th June 2014 a Danat Hotel, Al Ain, UAE. Mr. Upali Gunasekara, the President of the Chess Federation of Sri Lanka received the award from Mr. Kirzan Illumshinov, the President of World Chess Federation together with his Highness Sheikh Sultan Bin Kalifa Al Nahyan, the President of Asian Chess Federation. This great event for the Asian region was approved in the 2013 General Assemly of ACF last year and implemented under the patronage of His Highness, Sheikh Sultan and the effort of Mr. Hisham Al Taher, the Secretary General of ACF.....Read More and Photo

Chess Coaching Camp at Primary Chess Club of Ananda College

A Chess Coaching Camp was organized by the primary Chess Club of Ananda College recently for the parents of Grade 2 students. Chess Olympiad Gold Medalist Mrs. Suneetha Wijesuriya, President of the Anatoly Karpov Chess Club of the Russian Centre and Lanka Chess Foundation conducted the seminar. The above chess program will be an asset to the parents to help their children to upgrade the chess knowledge. More Photos

Chandana Wins Sri Lanka Open Chess 2014 & Sachini Women’s Champion

Chandana Wijekoon won the Sri Lanka open Chess Championships after a long battle on the tie breaker after tying with Minul Sanjula Doluweera and RS Dissanayake with 8 ½ points out of possible 10 points. Chandana is one of the long existing player in the Sri Lanka National Chess Championships who is eager in winning a top level event. WIM Sachini Ranasinghe won the Women’s Championships after tying with WFM Anuththara Chandrasiri and Tiumi Yashora with 7 ½ points. Read More

Inter University Chess Championship 2014 - Sri Lanka

Mens_Final_Ranking_List

Mens_Team_Composition_with_Points

Womens_Final_Ranking_List

Womens_Team_Composition_with_Points

FIDE World Rapid & Blitz Championships 2014

The Chess Federation of Sri Lanka is honored for “Event of the Year

The Chess Federation of Sri Lanka is honored for “Event of the Year” in recognition of their organization, with the best conditions, of the Asian Schools Chess Championship by Asian Chess Federation. Congratulations to Officials of the Chess Federation of Sri Lanka. Read Article

Chess workshop at Hindu Ladies College , Colombo

A very successful chess coaching camp was organized by Hindu Ladies College (Saiva Mangaiyar Vidyalayam), Colombo recently under the guidance of Mrs. S. Sivanesan, Principal of the College. There were about one hundred students participated. More Photos & Read More

Sri Lanka Junior National Chess Championships 2014 for Boys and Girls.

Pairings & Results - Boys

Pairings & Results - Girls

Sri Lanka Schools Chess Association Finals of the Individual Chess Festival-2014

Under 7

Under 9

Under 11

Under 13

Boys

Girls

Boys

Girls

Boys

Girls

Bhutan National Premier Chess Championship: Cheda becomes first official national champion

Finally, Bhutan Chess team is ready to take off to Tromso Olympiad, Norway. After the initiative taken by All India Chess Federation, Bhutan Chess Federation finally decided to organize its Premier National Championship as well as selection for Olympiad team.......Read More By IA Dharmendra Kumar - News from http://www.fide.com

Chess Coaching Camp at Universal International School in Balangoda

Universal International School in Balangoda organized a very successful chess coaching camp at their school premises recently. Chess Olympiad Gold Medalist, WFM Mrs. Suneetha Wijesuriya, President and the Chief Chess Instructress of the Anatoly Karpov Chess Club and the Chairperson of Lanka Chess Foundation........ More Photos

SOS Children’s Village Chess Tournament

SOS Children’s Village organized a very successful Holiday Camp Programme recently at Piliyandala centre. Chess Tournament was also conducted at the same venue and Chess Olympiad Gold Medalist, WFM Mrs. Suneetha Wijesuriya, President and the Chief Chess Instructress of the Russian Centre ..... More Photos

International Master P Karthikeyan (India) wins 4th Dhamso International Chess Championship and best women’s player Sachini Ranasinghe (WIM) Final Ranking & Category Prizes

Photos - Opening & Day 1

Day 2

Day 3

Closing Ceremony Photo

Day 4

Day 5

AKCC Chess Festival – 2014

AKCC Chess Festival was organized by the Anatoly Karpov Chess Club of the Russian Centre in Colombo at the Russian Centre Auditorium recently. This was open only for the members of the Russian School of Chess (Anatoly Karpov Chess Club) and over 100 chess players participated in the event. Winners ...Winner's Photos ...Playing Photos

The Sri Lanka National Youth Championship 2014

Playing Photo ..Winner's Photo .. Prize Giving Ceremony Photo

All the winner’s photos from Mr. Pradeep Mathara Arachchi (IA)

Girls Champions

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18 Girls

Boys Champions

06 Boys

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18 Boys

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

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 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

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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

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13 Open

15 Open

17 Open

05 Girls

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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

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13 Open

15 Open

17 Open

05 Girls

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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

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

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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

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World Cities Chess Team Championship

Al Alin Classic 2012 (B)

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

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Results of the Asian Schools Rapid Chess Championship 2012

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Inaugural Sri Lanka Grand Prix 2012 - Selections

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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

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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

 

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

 

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

All Island Inter School Team Chess Championship - 2012 Final

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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

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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

 

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

 
 

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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

 

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

Super30 SLSCA - First International Rated Tournament 2012

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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)

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

Results of the Tarrasch Age Group Team Chess Championship

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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

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Asian Youth Chess Championships 2012


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Asian Youth Rapid Chess Championship 2012

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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)

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

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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"

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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

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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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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

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

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

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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

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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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