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ChessNov 9, 4 years ago

Maroons beat NF3 4.5-1.5

Maroons chess club defeated NF3 chess club 4.5-1.5 in the sixth round of the ongoing Super League interclub chess championship which continued at the National Institute of Sports Science in Colombo on Sunday. The Maroons chess club is sponsored by Sp…

ChessNov 4, 4 years ago

SL team for Asian Youth Chess Championship 2014

Asian Youth Chess event for the age categories of the Under 14,16 & 18 Open/Girls will be held from November 6-14 at Hotel Park Plaza, New Delhi, India. This is a prestigious event for the youth players in the Asian region. The Sri Lankan team f…

ChessOct 28, 4 years ago

Maroons out to win Super League

Maroons Chess Club will take part in the Super League Chess Championship which will be held from November 6-9 in Colombo. The team will be sponsored by Sportsinfo.lk and talking to the best Sports network in Sri Lanka, the captain Chirashana Lamahewa…

ChessSep 9, 4 years ago

SL Women’s Chess Championships qualifiers from Sep 12

Sri Lanka chess Federation has organized five qualifying events for the Inter Club B and Women’s Chess Championships on to be held from September 12 to14 in five different venues. Colombo games will be played in Royal College while Mahinda College …

ChessAug 26, 4 years ago

Alahakoon takes Kandy Open Chess

The national chess champion Isuru Alahakoon sealed the fifth Kandy Open Chess Championship worked off at National Institute of Co-operative Development in Polgolla on Sunday. Alahakoon, who recently had a successful Chess Olympiad campaign where he h…

ChessAug 23, 4 years ago

Amateur Chess from Aug 27

The inaugural National Amateur International Rating Chess Championships (Open & Women’s) organized by the Chess Federation of Sri Lanka, will be held from August 27 to 31 at the Colombo South International School, Kalubowila, with a total cash…

ChessAug 16, 4 years ago

Two players confirmed dead on final day

Chess Olympiad Tromsø 2014 regretfully has to announce that two Olympiad participants died on Thursday 14 August 2014. Attempts to resuscitate the player who collapsed in the playing hall at 15:30 (as outlined in our earlier press release) were sadl…

ChessAug 16, 4 years ago

Chess Olympiad Norway 2014 – Historic gold medal for China in the open

The leaders in both divisions turned up looking confident, the Russian women in particular, who were dressed for success, giving off a celebratory air. The Chinese men’s team were energetic on the board, and they looked intent on guaranteeing t…

ChessAug 16, 4 years ago

Sri Lanka upset New Zealand 2.5-1.5

Sri Lanka pulled of a sensational upset when they defeated New Zealand 2.5-1.5 in the 11th and final round of the 41st Chess Olympiad in Norway last Thursday. Sri Lankan national champion, Isuru Alahakoon defeated the International Master (IM) Anthon…

ChessAug 13, 4 years ago

Sri Lanka outclasses 3-1 win over Brunei

Sri Lanka beat Brunei 3-1 in the 11th round of the 41st Chess Olympiad continued in Norway last Tuesday. Sri Lankan captain, Chinthaka Anurudda maintained his unbeaten run in the tournament with a brilliant victory on board one beating Siti Nur. The …