Nov 12, 4 years ago

Fischer takes Super League

Fischer takes Super League

Fischer Chess Club clinched the Sri Lanka inter-club Super League Chess Championship convincingly at the National Institute of Sports science recently.

Fisher Chess Club consists of Udith Jayasundara, Kashyapa Kulasekara, Romesh Weerawardena (IM), Laksith Randil, H.N.B. Marasinghe, Akhila Kavinda, Lahiru Hapuarachchi, and Rajeendra Kalugampitiya.

The Inter Club Chess Championships 2014 was conducted by the Chess Federation of Sri Lanka. The Super league Championship is played among top 8 Chess Clubs in the Country where the top 2 teams of Inter Club B gets the replacement the last 2 teams of the Super league event of this year for Super League next year. Each team is allowed to play 2 foreign players for the team and only Sri Lanka Navy and Maroons Chess Club had one Indian player each but Fischer CC could managed the championship.

The Fischer Chess Club beat Passed Pawn CC (4-2), Sri Lanka Navy (3 ½ – 2 ½) , Paul Morphy CC (3 ½ – 2 ½), Blue and Gold CC (3 ½ – 2 ½), TCA CC (4-2), Nf3 CC (5 – 1) and drew with Maroons CC 3 -3.

Sri Lanka navy had to satisfy with the 2nd place with 12 match points and Maroons CC with the young blood managed to place 3rd with 11 match points.

The Sri Lanka Navy team consists of Yogesh Gautham (India,), Isuru Alahakoon (National Champion), Chandana Wijekoon, Chamil Priyankara, T.S.S. Pieris (FM), W.A. Lasitha Subash, Osheen De Silva and R.R.C.L. Jayathilske while the Meroons team consisted of Akash Kamparia (India), Lahiru Munasinghe, Shanaka Munasinghe, Mojith Gunaratne, T.K. Uyanhewage, K.D.T. Madushan, Dinul Doluweera and Chirasana Lamahewa.

The Passed Pawns CC and TCA Chess Club will have to move for B division next year and 1st two players from Inter Club B Division, Reborn CC and Green Castle Chess Club will replace them in the Super League next year.

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

Team Photo | Maroons Chess Club

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