Chess Workshop at Piliyandala Sir John Kothalawala Maha Vidyalaya

A very successful chess coaching camp was conducted by Mrs. Suneetha Wijesuriya, Chess Olympiad Gold Medalist who is the President of the Anatoly Karpov Chess Club of the Russian Centre and Lanka Chess Foundation on Friday, 12th June 2009 at Sir John Kothalawala Maha Vidyalaya at Piliyandala. This chess coaching camp was organized by Sir John Kothalavala Vidyalaya Chess Club with the blessings of the Principal Madam Malani Surasinghe and with the guidance of Mr. Dileepa Priyantha Perera, the teacher in charge of Chess and Mrs. M.D. Thusitha Samanthi, the Prefect of Games. There were about 200 students participated from the school and few students of Rawathawatta Methodhist College also were present with their sports in charge Mr. Deepal Nilanka Fernando at this occasion. After the coaching camp Mrs. Wijesuriya , who gave the knowledge about the opening, middle game and end game to these participants handed over few chess books for the school library.

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