The Chess Federation of Sri Lanka is the central governing body for the game of chess in the country. Founded in 1972, the federation is affiliated to Fédération Internationale des Échecs, (FIDE), the world body for chess in 1978. The CFSL was registered at the Ministry of Sports also in 1978.
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CFSL Golden Jubilee 1972 - 2022 The Sri Lanka National Youth Championships 2022 - Oshini, the 1st Girl to be an Open Winner (Under 10) & Sethumsa won the Under 8 Girls!Read More
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CFSL Golden Jubilee (1972 - 2022) Sri Lanka National Youth Chess Championships 2022 - Vinuda is the Sri Lanka National Youth Under 14 Years ChampionRead More
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Sri Lanka Senior National Chess Championships 2022 - TDR Pieris won the Championship for the 8th timeRead More
The Chess Federation of Sri Lanka has become one of the most active Sports Federations in Sri Lanka and the most active Chess Federation in Asia. even being affected with the Pandemic situation. We are happy about the strength of the players today and we are in process of improving further. Our aim is to be the best Chess playing Nation in Asia. We have already become third in number of International Rated players and number of certified Technical officials in Asia. Being a country where Chess is led by Youth Chess players, I have no doubt that Sri Lanka will make their aims soon. I appreciate the support of the International Chess Federation (FIDE) and the Asian Chess Federation while willing to work with the Ministry of Sports for the betterment of Chess in the country