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Achievements 2018

  1. Sri Lanka is under 16 Asian Youth Chess Champion this year with the result of Master Sasith Nipun Piyumantha of Dharmasoka College, Ambalangoda.
  • Sri Lanka is under 15 Commonwealth Chess Champion 2018 with the performance of Master Harshana Thilakarathne of Maliyadeva College, Kurunegala.
  • Sri Lanka won 1 Gold, 3 Silver and 2 Bronze Medals at the 14th Asian Schools Chess Championships held from 7th to 14th July 2018 at Citrus Hotel Waskaduwa. Kevin Ranindu Silva (St. Benadict College) won the Gold Medal in under 13 Open while LMST De Silva(Nalanda College, Under 13 Open), Esha Pallie(Visakha Vidyalaya, Under 11 Girls) and Harshana Thilakaratne (Maliyadeva College, Under 15 Open) won the Silver Medals for Sri Lanka. Sasith Nipun Piyumantha(Dharmasoka College) and Tenara de Silva(British School) won the Bronze medal in Under 17 Open and under 17 Girls respectively.
  • Sri Lanka won 2 Gold, 2 Silver and 1 Bronze Medals at the 14th Asian Schools Chess Championships – Rapid Chess Event  held from 7th to 14th July 2018 at Citrus Hotel Waskaduwa.

Sasith Nipun Piyumantha and Esha Pallie won the Golod medals in under 17 and Under 11 Girls while Kevin Ranindu Silva and Nethmi Fernando(Dharmasoka College)  won the Silver Medals of under 13 open and Under 15 Girls. Sanidula Dahamdi wins the Bronze medal of under 11 Girls Category.

  • Sri Lanka won 1 Gold, 1 Silver and 4 Bronze Medals at the 14th Asian Schools Chess Championships – Rapid Chess Event  held from 7th to 14th July 2018 at Citrus Hotel Waskaduwa.

Kevin Ranindu Silva  won the Gold Medal in under 13 Open while LMST De Silva (13 Open) won the Silver Medal. Esha Pallie(Under 11 Girls), Harshana Thilakaratne (Under 15 Open),  Chamodya Yapabandara (Mahamaya College, under 17 Girls),  Lasal Jayawardena (Lycium International School, Under 17 Open) won Bronze Medals for Sri Lanka.

  • Master Harshana Thilakarathne of Maliyadeva College, Kurunegala won the Silver Medal at the World Schools Chess Championships – Under 15 Years event in 2018. The event took place from 19th to 30th April 2018 in Albania.
  • Mr. Luxman Wijesuriya, the FIDE Delegate of Sri Lanka is appointed as a Vice President of Asian Chess Federation and the General Secretary of the Commonwealth Chess Association at the FIDE general Assembly.