Good response for Buddhi International Rating Chess Tournament
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There were 394 chess players including Sri Lanka, Indian and Maldivian Rated Chess Players participated in this International Chess Tournament which was concluded on Wednesday at “SENETHMA” Reception Hall, Ballumahara, Gampaha, Sri Lanka. Miss. Buddhi Panagoda, Director of Buddhi’s International Chess Academy was organized this memorable event.

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The Prize Distribution Ceremony was arranged in a grand way and Mrs. Suneetha Wijesuriya, 10 Times Sri Lankan National Women’s Chess Champion, Chess Olympiad Gold Medalist, Chairperson of Lanka Chess Foundation, President of Anatoly Karpov Chess Club of the Russian Centre and the Golden Square International Chess Association graced the ceremony as their Chief Guest.
Indian Players won 100000/= Sri Lankan Rupees as cash prizes for 1st and 2nd places. Mr. Niklesh Jain of Madhya Pradesh won the Championship and Received Rs: 60000/= cash, Championship Trophy and the Gold Medal and Mr. C. Natarajan of Chennai was 1st Runner up and received Rs: 40000/= cash and Silver Medal. Mr.R.M.C.M. Rajapakse was the 2nd runner up and he received Rs: 20000/= cash prize and the Bronze Medal.
Sri Lankan International Rated player Mr. Prasanna Kurukulasuriya was Third Equal.

Manisha Suchini Gunaratne of Sirimavo Bandaranayake Vidyalaya won the Women’s Championship at this International Rated Chess Tournament.

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