The Under 6 Years National Cadet Championship 2020 conducted by the Chess Federation of Sri Lanka on 1st and 2nd February 2020 was concluded successfully at the Sastrananda Vidyalaya, Dehiwaala Today. A Total of 59 participate in the Boys section while a total of 40 player participated in the Girls section.
After a 6 round battle, Binara Aradhya Gunathilake of Dharmasoka Primary School, Maharagama won the Championship with the Gold medal convincingly scoring full points, 6 out of 6 games. Rasindi Himansika of Worrier’s Knight Chess Academy shined at the Under 6 Girls Cadet Championship scoring 5.5 points out of 6 games to win the title with the Gold Medal.
J basuru Gunarathne of Richmong College, PDT Dinsas Yasarathne of Sumedha College, KMS Saneth Hemapala of Sri Gnanodya Central College, KPDMP Jayarthane of Maliyadeva Primary School and HS Perera of Sumedha College, Gampaha scored 5 points each, but Basuru and Dinsas won the Silver and Bronze medals respectively on the better tie breaker.
T Sanali Wijesekera of Swarnapali BMV, R. Lohasna Jayaweera of Musaeus College, KV Thilanya Jithuli of Dharmapala Vidyalaya, Pannipitiya and KA Janumi Chanulya scored 5 points each and finally Sanali and Lohansa won the Silver and Bronze Medals respectively on the better tie breaker.