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Lanka Chess News Year 2009 2010 2011

Award Ceremony of the Golden Square Chess Association

The Annual Award Ceremony of the Golden Square International Chess Association will be held on Thursday, 30th January, 2014 at 3.00pm at the Public Library Auditorium, Colombo 07. The winners of the Individual and Team Chess Tournament (including Board Prize Winners) - 2013 conducted by the Golden Square Chess Association will be receiving the Medals, Trophies and the Certificates. Please check the winners list on this web site.

Official FIDE Trainers Seminar

 

The 1st official FIDE Trainers Seminar will be held on 7th, 8th and 9th of January 2014 at Royal College Seminar room, Colombo. Mr. Geoffrey Borg from Malta is going to handle the seminar and the titles of Development Instructor, National Instructor and the FIDE Instructor will be issued at this seminar. Read More

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

New Chess Book Launch

 

Name of the Book: Incredible Mating Chess Puzzles
Author: Yasiru Mihiranga,
Venue: National Library and Documentary Services board Colombo 07
Date: 01st of September 2013
Guests of Honors : Minister of Education Hon. Bandula Gunawardena and Minister of Water supply and drainage Hon. Dinesh Gunawardena

The AGM of the Chess Federation of Sri Lanka will be held on 30th March 2012 at Union Auditorium of the Royal College at 5.00 p.m.

Registration for the Finals of the Sri Lanka National Youth Chess Championships 2013

This is to inform you that the registration for the Sri Lanka National Youth Chess Championships 2013 for the selected participants will close on 25th March 2013..... Read More

Golden Square International Chess Association Prize giving of the Western province Age Group Individual Chess tournament

Prize giving of the Western province Age Group Individual Chess tournament 2012 will be held on Tuesday 12th February 2013 at 3.00 p.m. at the Public Library Auditorium, Colombo 07 Any Information, Contact Mrs.Suneetha Wijesuriya 0712726210

Notice from the Chess Federation of Sri Lanka Click here

For all arbiters expecting to get FA, IA titles

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

Marian`S Challenge 2012

St. Mary`s College Kegalle is organizing the all island inter school chess championship “Marian`s Challenge - 2012” on 3rd and 4th November 2012 at College main hall, there will be a team event. Open for all under 13,15 Boys/Girls school teams. Read More Doc ....PDF

Sri Lanka Inter Club ‘B’ Division and Women’s Finals

The World Youth Chess Championship 2012

22 Chess players are participating in The World Youth Chess Championship 2012 representing Sri Lanka. The World Youth Chess Championship 2012 will take place in Maribor, Slovenia, 7-19 November.... Name List

An Arbiter Workshop for Local Arbiters

The Chess Federation has decided to have an Arbiter Workshop for the local Arbiters on Saturday, the 2nd June 2012 at Isipathana College Auditoriam, from 9.00 a.m to 4.00 p.m.. All those interested to become an arbiter or those who are already doing arbitering at the ..... Read More

SLSCA Team Chess Championship 2012 - Final Under > 14 & 16 > P/Royal Central College, Polonnaruwa, Under 10 & 12 > St. John's College, Nugegoda Click here to check > Excel File.. PDF

“BUDDHI” Open International Rating Chess Championship 2012

On behalf of the Chess Federation of Sri Lanka and FIDE, Buddhi School of Chess is organizing The “BUDDHI” Open International Rating Chess Championship 2012 an International Rating Open Chess event for the 3rd time with a total prize fund of nearly Rs.350,000 /= in cash and other attractive awards. The event will be played according to the Swiss system over 9 rounds from 3rd to 7th October 2012. Download Tournament Prospectus DOC ...... PDF

The Practices for the National Youth Chess Pool

This is to inform all that the 1st three players in under 18 Girls, 1st four players in under 18 Boys and under 16 Girls and the 1st Five players in all other events of the Youth Chess Championships with youth players in 1st five places in Nationals and Women's Nationals are included in the Sri Lanka National Youth Chess Pool which is set for the Asian Youth Chess Championships.. Read More

Request from Chess Federation of Sri Lanka >>> Click here

Roshell Askey Receives Team Silver Medal

Roshell Nathasha Askey of Ave Maria Convent Negombo received the Team Silver Medal at the 7th Asian School Chess Championship 2011 held at Indira Gandhi Stadium New Delhi, India. Roshell collected 6 points out of 9 games and managed to get the sixth place under 9 Girls Category.

The Award Ceremony of the Golden Square International Chess Association

The Award Ceremony of the age groups team and individual championships will be held at the Public Library Auditorium, Colombo 07 on Tuesday, 08th November 2011 at 3.00 pm. 20 Trophies and 500 medals will be awarded at this prestigious prize giving by the organizers.

The Awards Ceremony of the National Chess Championships 2011

This is to inform all that the prize distribution of the National and Women's National Chess Championships Cycles 2011 will be

held on 26th September at Royal College, Colombo at 7.00 p.m. The awards for the Novices, Major, Women's qualifying, National B, National A will be given at this ceremony. All those who placed in the 1st 10 places in any of the above events will get a certificate in the function.

National Colours Awards 2011 (2008 - 2011 Aug. 31st)

This is to inform you all that the Ministry of Sports is planning to have a National Colours Awards for the period from 2008 to 31st August 2011. They have requested us to nominate the Chess players who have represented the country and performed well during this period.So, all those who have represented the country as official players in the give events during this period may fill the attached form and hand it over to me or Mr. Jagath Ketalawala, Hony. Secretary (0715130654) before 8th of Septemebr 2011 for the further action. Download Form

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

Asian Junior(Girls and Boys) and Asian Senior (Men & Women) Chess Championships 2011

As you all know, the Asian Junior(Girls and Boys) and Asian Senior (Men & Women) Chess Championships 2011 will be held from 1st to 9th June 2011 at Bentota Beach Hotel, Sri Lanka.

This is to inform you all that all those who wish to participate as an additional player should request from the Chess Federation on or before 25th May 2011. Further details will be furnished after receiving the applications. You are requested to put the details of the performance at CFSL events this year for the consideration for reductions from the normal registration fee of 30,000/-. by Luxman Wijesuriya, Tournament Director Asian_juniors prospectus ..... Asian_Seniors prospectus

2nd Kandy Open International Rated Chess Event 2011, From 17th to 23rd May 2011, At National Institute of Co-orperative Development, Polgolla, Kandy, Sri Lanka Download Tournament Prospectus

Annual Prize Giving of the Golden Square Chess Tournament (Members) - 2011

Annual Prize Giving of the Golden Square Chess Tournament (Members) was held recently at the Auditorium of the Lions Activity Centre, Colombo. WIM Sachini Ranasinghe graced the ceremony as the Chief Guest and distributed the medals to the winners. Mr. Susil Perera, Managing Director of W.S.Perera & Sons (Pvt) Ltd, Mr. Priyadarshana Perera, Director of Piyasiri Printing Systems, Dr. Sandaruwan De Silva, Mr. W.J.K.D. Ranpatige, Mr. W.S.P. Arangala, Asst. Treasurer of Chess Federation of Sri Lanka were grace the occasion as Guests of Honour.

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One day workshop Gampaha- 2011

Buddhi school of chess has been organized one day workshop on 25th May 2011 at Pradeshiya saba building, Miriswatha, Gampaha from 1.00pm-5.00pm. this will be conducted by a professional Indian trainer with most attractive and practical group sessions and individual exercises. Those who are interested to participate for this workshop contact Ms Buddhi Panagoda. panagodabuddhi@yahoo.com, 0719295352.

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

Chamika And Sachini wins Chess Nationals 2011

Chamika Perara, a 16 year old student of Trinity College became the Sri Lanka National Chess Champion convincingly. Young Chamika played the event very confidently and scored a total of 9 1/2 points out of possible 13 games to achieve this title. It was a one sided race for Sachini Ranasinghe (Musaeus College), the maiden women International Master of Sri Lanka in the Women's Nationals. She scored a total of 12 points out of possible 13, just giving away couple of draws throughout the event. Final Report PDF ... Doc file

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Results - 37th Sri Lanka National Chess Championships 2011

Results - 29th Sri Lanka Women's National Chess Championships 2011

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Navin Wins Colombo Chess Festival 2011

Navin Kanna, the top seed from India won the 4th Colombo International Chess Festival convincingly. From the beginning he led the event and finally he drew with RMCM Rajapakse in the final round to finish with 8 1/2 points to achieve the title.Read More. Winners Photos . . Category Prizes winners Photos

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2nd Chess Trainers Training Programme in Sri Lanka

The Chess Federation of Sri Lanka is organizing a Chess Trainers Training Programme on 23rd and 24th of December 2010 at the Royal College, Colombo. The lectures will be held from 9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.The lecturer is FM, Mr. Sunil Weeramantry. All participants will get a good trainers guide and the CFSL will issue an ID card as well. All those who are willing to participate may contact Hony. Secretary of Chess Federation of Sri Lanka for more details. Luxman Wijesuriya, Hony. Secretary - CFSL, 107/6, Piyadasa Sirisena Mawatha, Colombo 10, Sri Lanka. mobile 0715397829, Fax 011 2650622, godigamu@yahoo.com Read more and Application

FIDE Arbiters Seminar in Sri Lanka

The Seminar will be held on 3rd to 6th December 2010 at the University of Moratuwa. The lectures will be held from 9.30 a.m. to 4.30 a.m. Daily. The participation of the total seminar is compulsory in attending the examination. Read More . . . . . Download Application

Volunteers needed - Asian Schools Chess Championships 2010

Chess Federation of Sri Lanka is in need of volunteers who wish to work during the 6th Asian Schools Chess Championships 2010 to be held from 6th to 13th December 2010. If any one wishes to be volunteer in this Championships you may send a request to the following contact details. Students who finished their A/L in August 2010 and University students are prefered. Luxman Wijesuriya, Hony. Secretary - CFSL, godigamu@yahoo.com

GM Alik Gershon sets new Guinness World Record for simultaneous games, Gershon plays against 523 opponents, wins against 454 Read More & More

Annual Award Ceremony of the Golden Square International Chess Association

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. Dr. Mrs. Mario, the Public Relation Officer of the Russian Embassy was the Chief Guest........ Read More . . . Photo Below , Click your choice

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Special Message from CFSL

The Chess Federation of Sri Lanka is in the process of making the Chess Calendar 2011. So, all organisers are requested to make their requests on organizing Chess events before 15th of November 2010 to the Chess Federation of Sri Lanka, 107/6, Piyadasa Sirisena Mawatha, Colombo 10. godigamu@yahoo.com

Golden Square International Chess Association - Member's Age Group Chess Tournament 2010 - Prize giving Photos

The Prize Giving of the Annual Members Chess Tournament of the Golden Square International Chess Association was held today ( 31st July 2010 ) at the Lions Activity Centre Auditorium, Vidya Mawatha, Colombo 07. Read more and photos.. Photos>>> Under 8 Girls & Boys ........10 Boys ....... 10 Girls, 12 Girls & Boys, 14 Boys and 18 Boys

Anatoly Karpov Chess Club has celebrated the 12th Anniversary

Anatoly Karpov Chess Club has celebrated the 12th Anniversary in a Grand Level at the Russian Centre Auditorium on 29th October 2010. Mr. Ayrat Akhmetov, 1st Secretary of the Russian Embassy and the Director of the Russian Centre in Colombo graced the occasion as the Chief Guest.....Read More Photo > Ceremony photo .. Winners ..Merit Winners part 1 .. Part 2

New Women - Fidemaster (WFM), 2 new Candidate Masters (CM) and 1 Women Candidate Master (WCM) for Sri Lanka.

According to the unofficial results of http://chess-results.com web site Sri Lankan Women's National chess Champion Premanath Dinushki became a new WFM, W S V K Koggala & T S S Peiris became Candidate Masters and Sachini Ranasinghe became Women Candidate Master after completed this 39 th World Chess Olympiad in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia.

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9th Parsvnath International Open Chess Tournament - 2011 Results

64Squares Chess Challenge - 2011 .... Results

D V Sundar(India) Elected Vice President in FIDE

Noted sports administrator and secretary of All India Chess Federation Mr. D V Sundar was elected Vice President in FIDE, the World Chess federation ......... Read More

Hou Yifan is the World Champion!!! Read More

Russian women team won the Olympiad with one round to spare Read More

Cooperation between Ilyumzhinov and Karpov? Read More

41st Chess Olympiad to be staged in – Tromsø! Read More

Bharat Singh (India) elected as President and Luxman Wijesuriya as Secretary of Commonwealth Chess Association Read More

Kirsan Ilyumzhinov Re-elected as World Chess Federation President

The elections of the FIDE President for the next 4 years period were held in Khanty-Mansiysk on 29 September 2010. The current President won with a margin of 40 votes. Kirsan Ilyumzhinov nominated by the Russian Chess Federation, won 95 votes while his opponent, Anatoly Karpov, nominated by Germany and . . . . .Read More .....and....... More

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

New chess record in Ahmedabad, India Read More

WYCO U-16 Has Ended! 1. Armenia, 2. India, 3. Russia More Details

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

Chess introductory programme for schools in Anuradhapura district

Chess introductory programme for schools in Anuradhapura district was organized by the Anuradhapura District Chess Association in collaboration with Ministry of Education of North Central Provincial Council on 03rd August 2010 at Resource Centre; Jayanthi Mw, Anuradhapura. Read more & Photos

Congrats to Vishy Anand for winning the World Chess Championship.

Anand retained the title of the World Chess Champion.... Read more

Experience Matters, Anand Keeps Title..... Read More

 

Matara District Youth Chess Championships 2010 - Photos

41st Chess Olympiad to be staged in – Tromsø! Read More

Coaching camp for Youth Winners

This is to inform that there will be a Chess coaching camp by the leading Chess Coaches in Sri Lanka for the winners of the National youth Chess Championship this year. All players intending to participate in the International Events this year from.. More

World University Chess Championship

11th World University Chess Championship held in Zurich, Switzerland, from 5th to 11th September. 27 nations and about 100 players (men and women) participate in the contest.. Read More ...... Official website ... Mens . Women .Photos... Sri Lanka Teams

Chess Coaching Camp for Ananda Parents

A chess coaching camp was organized by Ananda College Primary Chess Club for the parents of year 2 & 3 students. This camp was conducted by Chess Olympiad Gold Medalist Mrs. Suneetha Wijesuriya, the Chairperson of Lanka Chess Foundation and the President of Anatoly Karpov Chess Club of the Russian Centre. Read more & Photos

Photos of the 7th Anniversary of Kolonnawa Chess Academy

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Asian Chess News

6th Asian School Chess Championship 2010 and Asian Junior Chess Championship 2011 in Sri Lanka, News from Asian Continental Meeting was held in Hanoi Vietnam .. Read More

16th Asian Games - Kasimzhanov and Yifan are gold

The 16th Asian Games have started, and take place from November 12th to the 27th. It is a full Olympic calibre event, with every sport you would expect, from gymnastics to swimming to... chess. The chess is divided into two events, the individual rapids, which are nine rounds of action with the men's and women's sections, Read More

The Sri Lanka National and Women's National chess Championships 2010

The Sri Lanka National and Women's National chess Championships 2010

 

Athula Russel Wins Sri Lanka National Championship Read More

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GM Alik Gershon sets new Guinness World Record for simultaneous games, Gershon plays against 523 opponents, wins against 454 Read More & More

Asian Seniors and Amateur Championship Beirut 2010

The 1st time in Asia, the Lebanese Chess Federation, on behalf of the Asian Chess Federation, is organizing the Asian Seniors and Amateur Championships from 4 - 14 June 2010 in Beirut, Lebanon. If any one is interested, please forward an application to the Chess Federation of Sri Lanka. All costs should be looked after by the participants. Download Tournament Prospectus . . . Registration.doc

Results of the zonal qualifying chess tournaments of the individual events - Sri Lanka Schools Chess Association, Colombo, Kandy, Gampaha, Kurunegalaand Anuradhapura

Paul Morphy Chess Club wins the Inter Club Super League

The Paul Morphy Chess Club won the Inter Club Super League Chess Championship after a close battle with Fisher Chess Club yesterday. The Inter Club Super League Chess Championship conducted by the Chess Federation of Sri Lanka was held from 4th to 7th February 2010 at Royal College,...........Read More ... Results available on chess-results.com

Girls High School wins Sri Lanka women's Inter Club Chess Championship

The Girls high School Chess Team won the Inter Club Chess Championship convincingly, scoring a total of 27 points out of possible 30 points....... Read More

Inter Club B Chess Championship

The Wayamba university A team consisted of Nuwan Liyanage, WSN Chandraratne, WLC Chandraratne, AMCB Alahakoon, WSVK Koggala, HB Dassanayake and CD Manawasekara emerged champions at the Finals ...............Read More

The Chess Federation is searching a suitable place for the headquarters

The Chess Federation is searching a suitable place for the headquarters. The building should have a space to have a tournament of at least 100 players and should be situated near Colombo. Even a House is also okay with parking facilities. Anyone who could support in this matter may contact Mr. Luxman Wijesuriya, Hony. Secretary of Chess Federation of Sri Lanka on 0715397829 or Email godigamu@yahoo.com.

Mutual Chess Promotional Programme between South Africa and Sri Lanka

There was a proposal from South African Chess Federation to have a mutual Chess Promotional programmewith the Chess Federation of Sri Lanka to promote Chess in both countries. This proposal came to us because they have observed the rapid development of Chess Events in Sri Lanka and they also needed to timprove their stucture of events...More

Important Notice to All Chess Players (Sri Lanka)

Change of CFSL Calendar 2010 - The given tournament schedule has to be changed due to two emergency reasons. 1.Government has declared the school vaccation from Considering the elections. 2. FIDE has given a deadline for Chess Olympiad entries as 20th May 2010. This was noticed only a week before. Read More

Annual Award Ceremony of the Golden Square International Chess Association

The Annual Award Ceremony of the Golden Square International Chess Association was held at the Auditorium of Public Library, Colombo 07. Mr. Ayrat Akhmetov, the First Secretary of the Russian Embassy and the Director of Russian Centre graced the ceremony as their Chief Guest. Professor Mrs. Ksanika Hirimburegama, Vice Chancellor of University of Colombo and.. More

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FIDE Arbiter Titles for Luxman & Ruwantha

Mr. Luxman Wijesuriya and Mr. Ruwantha Laksan Pigera both the Sri Lankan Arbiters have been awarded FIDE Arbiter titles at the 80th FIDE Congress held in Last week.
While congratulating them and wish all success. Titles approved at the 80th FIDE Congress

Swedish Astronaut to play Chess from Space

 

Remember American astronaut Greg Chamitoff, who a year ago played chess against the NASA ground stations. Well, now European Space Agency astronaut Christer Fuglesang, Sweden, is going to do the same, playing a game against the Swedish public. Right now Fuglesang is in quarantine awaiting an August 24th launch. But the game has already started, ........... Read More

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Romesh wins 3rd Colombo International Chess Festival 2010

Romesh Weerawardena, the top seed won 3rd Colombo International Chess Festival, the International rating tournament after a close battle. RS Kalugampitiya and PMAB Athukorala also tied with him with 7 ½ points out of 9 games.... Read More ......... List of Award Winners ......Final Ranking

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Indians sweep Asian Youth Chess Championships 2009

Indians sweep Asian Youth Chess Championships, clinching eight gold, seven silver and eight bronze medals.The Indians took home 23 of the 26 medals at stake in the event which was held at Tivoli Garden Resort. Read More .. Click here to see the Results .. Photo Gallery delhichess.com

11th Anniversary Celebrations of the Anatoly Karpov Chess Club

Anatoly Karpov Chess Club known as one of the leading chess club in Sri Lanka celebrated the 11th Anniversary at the Russian Centre Auditorium yesterday. Mr. Ayrat Akhmetov, 1st Secretary of the Russian Embassy & the Director of the Russian Centre.. Read More ...... Photos ..... Winner's Photos .... Participant's Photos ......... Results Full ........ Sunday Observer

The prize giving of the member’s chess tournament of the Golden Square International Chess Association

The prize giving of the member’s chess tournament of the Golden Square International Chess Association was held at Lions Activity Centre on Friday, 10th April 2009. Mrs. Kshanika Hirimburegama, Vice Chancellor of Colombo University graced the occasion as the chief guest. Dr. Anil Jasinghe, Director of Colombo South Teaching Hospital was the guest of honour at this event.......Read More & Photo ............ Winner's Photo

M.K.A. Russell and Sachini Ranasinghe wins National and Women's National Chess Championships 2009

Athula Russell managed to defend his Championship in a close battle at the National Chess Championship 2009 which concluded yeasterday. Sachini Ranasinghe (Musaeus College) had an exceptional performance since she scored a total of 12 1/2 points out of 13 Games. Athula, who is the top ranked player in Sri Lanka scored 8 points out of 12 games with a draw in the final round with veteran Luxman Wijesuriya. This is his 5th National title while Sachini's maiden one...................... Read more ...............................Results Source - http://chess-results.com

Lanka Chess Foundation organized a Grand Simultaneous Chess Exhibition

Lanka Chess Foundation organized a Grand Simultaneous Chess Exhibition and a chess coaching camp at Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall ( BMICH ) on 25th June 2009. Read More Opening Ceremony Photo Simultaneous Chess Exhibition

Chess Federation of Sri Lanka - Registration of Coaches and tournament arbiter

On the recommendation of the development committee of the Chess Federation of Sri Lanka the CFSL is registering all coaches and tournament arbiters in Sri Lanka. This step was taken with the upgrading of the both parties in the tecnical side of chess and making them responsible to the CFSL. All coaches who followed the training trainers programme conducted by CFSL is automatically registered and all other coaches are requested to register.Read More

World Champion Viswanathan Anand was awarded the Chess Oscar

World Champion Viswanathan Anand was awarded the Chess Oscar by the FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov at Baku. Anand, born December 11, 1969 at Chennai wins this prestigious award for the sixth time, the highest won by a non-Russian. Robert James Fischer had won this thrice. Read More .& More

Chess Coaching camp at Makuluduwa Junior School, Piliyandala

A very successful chess coaching camp conducted by Mrs. Suneetha Wijesuriya, Chess Olympiad Gold Medalist and the President of the Anatoly Karpov Chess Club & the Lanka Chess Foundation at Makuluduwa Junior School, Piliyandala on 6th March 2009. ........ Read More and Photos

Soumya Swaminathan Is World Junior Champion Read More

Annual Award Ceremony of the Golden Square International Chess Association

The Annual Award Ceremony of the Golden Square International Chess Association was held in a grand way at the Public Library Auditorium, Colombo 07. Mr. Ayrath Akhmatov, Director of the Russian Centre in Colombo.. Read More ... Winner's Photos ..Team Champion's Photos . Prize Giving Photos

Chess Coaching Camp At Rathnavali Balika Vidyalaya, Borella

A very successful chess coaching camp was conducted today ( 27th February 2009 ) by Mrs. Suneetha Wijesuriya, President of Anatoly Karpov Chess Club and the Chairperson of Lanka Chess Foundation for the parents of entire year 2 students of Rathnavali Balika Vidyalaya at the school premises. This coaching program was organized by the Rathnavali Balika Chess Club and there were about 150 parents were participated. Photos

Sri Lanka Inter Club Finals 2009 - Results

 

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Supun, Thiranjeewa and Dulan were overall champions at Golden Square Chess Finals. Photos and Read More

President College, Kotte wins "Brain Encounter" 2009 Chess Championship

Brain Encounter 2009 Chess Championship conducted by the President College, Ragagiriya, Kotte was concluded today after five rounds and the Award Ceremony was held today (2009.03.29) at 5.p.m at the College Main Hall.Read More . Photos .. Winners Photos

National Champion Athula Russell, wins "Royal Challenge International Chess Championship"Read more....Top 10 .... Category Prizes .... Best Unrated

National Champion Athula Russell, wins "Royal Challenge International Chess Championship" He scored of 8.5 points out of 9 games. This event organized by the Blue & Gold Chess Club and Royal College Chess Club, under the auspices of the Chess Federation of Sri Lanka. There are 130 Chess Players participate in this tournament with 5 Indian Players. Players List ..... Photo

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Anatoly Karpov Chess Club Prize giving - 2009

Anatoly Karpov Chess Club (Russian School of Chess) of the Russian Centre in Colombo 07, conducted their Annual Chess Award Ceremony recently at the Russian Centre Auditorium. Kanishka Ranasinghe of St. Joseph’s College won the overall championship and received the championship trophy for the 2nd consecutive year. Photos

IM Srinath Narayanan (India) wins " 2nd Colombo International Chess Festival 2009" International Rating Chess Tournament

IM Srinath Narayanan (India) wins "2nd Colombo International Chess Festival 2009-Chess Championship" which concluded today at Royal College Union Auditorium,Colombo. He scored 8 points out of 9 games. This event organized by Mr.Luxman Wijesuriya of Passed Pawn Chess Club. IM R.R. Laxman (India) was First Runner-up and Kalugampitiya Rajeendra (Sri Lanka) was 2nd Runner-up More

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GDAD Munasinghe Wins Novices Chess Championship

GDAD Munasinghe of DS Senanayake College won the Sri Lanka Novices Division Chess Championship convincingly, scoring 6 ½ points out of possible 7. The Sri Lanka Nationals Novices Division Chess Championship, conducted by the Chess Federation of Sri Lanka was held from 30th January to 2nd February 2009 at Royal College, Colombo. Read More >>>>>> Results

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Sri Lanka Inter Club Super League 2008 - Results Final Ranking ...... Final Ranking with Player's Names ...... Board list after .... Rating statistics

 

Central Province Inter Club Chess Championship 2008

"Kandy Chess Commune" chess club wins Central Province Inter Club Chess Championship 2008 Final Results ...................... Board Prizes

Final Results of National Youth Rapid Chess Championship Colombo (Qualifying)

 

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Al Ain Chess Club Clinch Asian Club Championship Title

Al Ain Chess Club A team of UAE clinched the first Asian Club Chess championship title with 12 match points after the seventh and final round. Read More Tournament Results

Topalov wins Pearl Spring with 2890 performance Read More ....All games in PGN

Anatoly Karpov Chess Club celebrated their 10th Anniversary

 

Anatoly Karpov Chess Club of the Russian Centre celebrated their 10th Anniversary recently at the Russian Centre Auditorium.At this memorable occasion, Mrs. Suneetha Wijesuriya, president of the Anatoly Karpov Chess Club has not forgets to honour the former members of the club who brought fame to our motherland by winning International chess titles. Photo>>>

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Kanishka Ranasinghe won the overall Trophy - AKCC Tournament 2008

Anatoly Karpov Chess Club recently conducted a chess tournament among 200 members to commemorate the 10th Anniversary at the Russian Centre and selected 11 players for the finals. After the round robin system ( all players all ) tournament Kanishka Ranasinghe managed to collect 10.5 points as an unbeaten player and won the overall championship. Read More & Photo

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The 38th Chess Olympiad in Dresden 2008

Armenia won Open Championship and Georgia won Women championship in 2008 Olympiad at Dresden. Final Results >Open Women Sri Lankan Team Final results > Open Sri Lankan Team Final results > Women

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Hon. (Dr.) Rajitha Senaratne to head the Chess Federation

 

Hon. Minister of Construction and Engineering Services, Dr Rajitha Senaratne was elected for the President of Chess Federation of Sri Lanka unanimously at the Annual General Meeting held on the 11th of October 2008 at the Royal College hall...Read More...Press conference report...Tournament calendar 2008/09

Chess Camp at Isipathana College

Isipathana College Chess Club organized a very successful chess coaching camp among all then students (About 300) of year 2 and their parents at Isipathana College main hall recently..... Read More and Photos

International Master Manuel Aaron Left for India after a Two Weeks Stay in Sri Lanka

Mr. Manuel Aaron gave Simultaneous Chess Displays and Lectures in different places in Colombo. They were greatly appreciated. Aaron’s programmes were organized by Lanka Chess Foundation and ........ Read More

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“ Navaka Obata Chess Denuma” book was written by Mrs. Suneetha Wijesuriya

A book launching ceremony of “ Navaka Obata Chess Denuma”was held recently at the Auditorium of the Public Library, Colombo 07. Mr. Manuel Aaron, Indian First International Master and nine times All India National Champion graced the ceremony as a Special Guest......Read More Photo

Women`s World Championship - Kosteniuk is the New World Champion

Alexandra Kosteniuk became Woman World Chess Champion. Congratulations and best wishes to her.

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Munasinghe Twin Brothers performances are creditable to Sri Lanka 

Both Shanaka Munasinghe and Lahiru Munasinghe Sri Lankan twin brothers finished with 6.5 and 6 points and won the 2nd and 3rd places respectively after the 8th round at Super Kids Age Group Chess Tournament ( under 15 ) conducted by Sri Sirinivasan Sports Academy in Triplicane, Chennai, India. >>>More & Prize giving Ceremony Photos   26th July 2008  Photos 

OPENING CEREMONY OF “SOUTHERN PROVINCE CHESS CENTRE

Anatoly Karpov Chess Club put up a chess centre in Paduma Gabbarama Temple in Peraliya and it was ceremonially opened by Mr. Ayrath Akhmatov, the newly appointed Director of the Russian Centre in Colombo on 01st July 2008. More Photo

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The Prize giving of “ Golden Square Team Chess Championship”

The Prize giving of “Golden Square Team Chess Championship” conducted by Golden Square International Chess Association, held at the Colombo Public Library Auditorium. Read More

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Prize Distribution of Major, National B and Inter Club 2009 - Chess Federation of Sri lanka

This is to inform all the winners of the above events that the Awarding Ceremony will be held 5. 30 p.m on 14th June 2009 at CETRAC, Battaramulla. First three in Inter Club Super League, Inter Club B and Inter Club Women's are awarded medals. Top three in Major and National B will be also awarded medals. Cash awards are available for National and Women's A, B and Inter Club Super League. Your presence will be appreciated. More Information, Please contact Mr.Luxman Wijesuriya, Hony. Secretary - Chess Federation of Sri lanka

Chess Coaching program at Defence Services College

 

Mrs. Suneetha Wijesuriya, President of the Anatoly Karpov Chess Club and the Chairperson of Lanka Chess Foundation of Sri Lanka conducted three chess coaching camps very successfully at The Defence Services College, Malay Street, Colombo 02 on Tuesday 06th, Wednesday 07th and Thursday 08th of May 2008. More Photo

Vineetha wins National Crown for record 11th time

 

Vineetha Wijesuriya retained her national for the second successive year when she won her last round game against Mihirani Jayatillake. More Photo

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Athula Russell wins fourth National Title

 

(Published on 03rd June, 2008) Athula Russell drew his thirteenth and final game in the National Chess Championship Y.D.B. Madugalle to win the national title for the 4th time. His nearest rival, Gayan Peiris also drew his final game, with Romesh Weerawardena, to leave Russell one point clear of the field. Report Photo

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The Prize giving of “ Golden Square Team Chess Championship”

 

The Prize giving of “Golden Square Team Chess Championship” conducted by Golden Square International Chess Association, held at the Colombo Public Library Auditorium. The Chief Guest Mr. Ramal Jasinghe, President of Mercantile Chess Association and the Chief Executive Officer of Asian Alliance Insurance PLC, and Dr. Punyadasa Kuruppu the Principal of Isipathana Collge graced this award ceremony. (Published on 08th June, 2008) More Photo

The Annual Award Ceremony of the Chess Federation of Sri Lanka

The Annual Award Ceremony of the Chess Federation of Sri Lanka was held on Sunday, 15 th June 2008 at Nawa Rangahala Hall, Colombo 07. Dr. Rajitha Senaratne, Hon. Minister of Construction and Engineering, graced the ceremony as the Chief Guest. Photo

The Award Ceremony of the member's tournament of Anatoly Karpov Chess Club

The award ceremony of the member's tournament of Anatoly Karpov Chess Club ( Russian School of Chess) of the Russian Centre in Colombo held on Tuesday, 17 th June 2008 at the Russian Centre Auditorium at 3.00pm . Photo

Royal College Western Province Inter School U15 Chess Championship Final Results Final Ranking Board Prize List

AMD plays its first game with Vishy Anand More

 

Final Results of Colombo District Team Chess Championship. [Schools Chess Association]

 

The Colombo District event of the Inter School Team Chess Championship Conducted by the School Chess Association held at Mahanama College, Colombo 03 on 27th , 28th & 29th June 2008. Final Results Click below your Category

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New FIDE Rating - July 2008

India Won Six Titles & 21 Medals in the Asian Youth Chess Championship that concluded in Iran on July 21.

India Won six golds, five silver and ten bronze medals Click below for Final Results

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