2022-02-06 15:54:08 UTC

Five Players lead, 2 in Group A and 3 in Group B after the 3rd round


Maleesha Savindu Weerathunga of DS Senanayake College and Shenal Vishmin Francis of Bandaranaike Central College Gampaha are leading in the Group A while Vivash Ransara Samarakoon, Dulnith Sanviru and Thisarindu Induwara all Royal College are leading in Group B with total 3 points out of 3 games after the 3rd round of the above event convincingly. Maleesha beat Piyumi Amarathunga, Lakindu Gamage and Sathini Liyanage while Shenal beat Lakindu Gamage, Sathini Liyanage and Ranul Kannangara in their 1st 3 rounds. 


Vivash beat Hasindu Gamage. Chenaya Ekaratne and Jayandi Bimansa while Dulnith beat Insara Wickramaarchchi, MADD Munasinghe and Anujana Hasandi Sendanayake in their 1st three rounds. Thisarindu beat MADD Munasinghe, Rehan Ekanayake and a bye in the 3rd round to reach 3 points.


The 3rd Sri Lanka Youth Chess Grand Prix 2022 conducted by the Chess Federation of Sri Lanka for the players Under 14 years is in progress from 3rd to 13th February 2022 at CFSL HQ in Nugegoda. This is one of the leading Chess Events in Sri Lanka for the Youth Chess players in the country. A total of 23 leading Youth Chess players are competing in 2 groups of A and B which will be held according to Round Robin System in 11 rounds as the first stage of the event. As the 2nd stage the top two players of each Group will play a knocked out event as A1 Vs B2 and A2 Vs B1 in Semi-Finals and Winners of Semi-Finals meets in the Finals. 


The Chess Federation of Sri Lanka is offering cash awards of RS. 65,000/= , Medals and Trophies for the winners as below:

1st – 30,000/=, 2nd – 20,000/-, 3rd – 10,000/- and 4th – 5,000/-

Medals and Trophies for the Group Winners and the Final Top 3.


The Tournament details from the Following Links:




Public links for live games - 3rd SL Youth Chess Grand Prix 2022

The 3rd Sri Lanka Youth Chess Grand Prix 2022 - Group A

Link https://view.livechesscloud.com#4ca70318-772e-442c-926f-1f2bc158a7a4

The 3rd Sri Lanka Youth Chess Grand Prix 2022 - Group B

Link https://view.livechesscloud.com#32e72d53-3924-4965-83be-47ccf74fabf7



The leaders are in the Pictures:


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