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 ) today ( 25th June 2009).
National Chess Champion Mr. Athula Russell, Chess Olympiad Gold Medalist Mrs. Suneetha Wijesuriya, National Chess Player Mr. Prasanna Kurukulasuriya, International Chess Arbiter Mr. Erosh Jayasinghe and International Rated Player Mr. Nishantha Withanage conducted this memorable Simultaneous Chess Exhibition Tournament. This above chess players played with about 100 players at once at this event. Hon. Dinesh Gunawardena, Minister of Urban Development and the Sacred Area Development graced the ceremony as the Chief Guest at this event. Major General Siri Ranaweera, Director of Defence Services College, Mr. Luxman Wijesuriya, Secretary of Common Wealth Chess Federation And Sri Lanka Chess Federation, Dr. Punyadasa Kurupu, Principal of Isipathana College and Mr. Rathnayake, Vice Principal of Ananda College also participated in this event. Before the Simultaneous chess exhibition Mrs. Wijesuriya conducted a very successful chess coaching camp. Mrs. Suneetha Wijesuriya, the Chairperson of Lanka Chess Foundation arranged appreciation tokens to the players and the Special Guests and certificates to all the participants.

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