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.

There were 160 of year 2 students of this college with their parents participated in these chess camps. By welcoming the participants, Major General Siri Ranaweera, the Director of the Defence Services College mentioned that we all are fortunate to have Mrs. Suneetha Wijesuriya here for these valuable chess coaching camps since she had won ten times Women's National Chess Championship and won the highest achievement for Sri Lanka by winning a Gold Medal at the 30th World Chess Olympiad in 1992. Also she was the main chess promoter in Sri Lanka since 1998.


After these Chess Coaching Camps, Mrs. Suneetha Wijesuriya handed over few chess hand books and chess sets to Mrs. Sujatha Devendra, Principal of the Defence Services College for their future use.