Nov 13, 4 years ago

64 Squares CC takes interclub title

64 Squares CC takes interclub title

The 64 Squares Chess Club won the women’s inter-club title with a hard fought victory over Blitz Chess Club ‘A’.

The team comprised of Sayumi Zainab, Thinithi Ranasinghe, Methmani Nelunika, Navodya Selvaratnam, Irindu Basnayake, Dinushki Premanath and Yasasirini Thuduwage scored a total of 7 match points while Blitz Chess Club ‘A’ was represented by B.T.A.Y. Senarath, Tharushi Niklesha, Dasuni Mendis, Nethmi Gamage, Pasindi Wijesuriya, Panchali Perera and Anuki Pasquel scored 5 match points to secure 2nd place.

Though the Black and White Chess Club represented by Hashini Perera, Kavindi Senarath, P.A.R.R. Nonis, Manisha Suchini Gunaratne, Roschell Askey, Sashiprabha Gimhani, Yasasmi Gamage and Hasara Jayasuriya also scored 5 match points, they had to be satisfied with 3rd place on the tie breaker.

There were 4 qualifying events in Colombo, Kandy, Galle and Kurunegala, and only the selected teams from these areas went into the final five round robin event.

The Awards Ceremony was held under the patronage of Upali Gunasekara, the President of the Chess Federation of Sri Lanka.

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