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CarromAug 25, 4 years ago

Cooray to captain Sri Lanka Carrom team

Sri Lanka men’s and women’s team will take part in the fourth Carrom World Cup which is scheduled to be held in the Maldives from September 14-17. The teams will be departing on September 13 and is expected to return on 18th. The Carrom Associati…

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 …

ChessAug 12, 4 years ago

41st World Chess Olympiad : Bangladesh beat Sri Lanka 3-1

Bangladesh chess team defeated Sri Lanka 3-1 in the ninth round of the ongoing World Chess Olympiad in Norway yesterday. The Bangladeshi team which included three Grand Masters (GM), was strong favourites to win the round, but, FIDE Master (FM) Prasa…

BoardAug 7, 4 years ago

World billiards champion Russell is in Sri Lanka

The current World billiards champions Mike Russell of England who is in Sri Lanka at present had the opportunity of displaying his skills during an exhibition session at the Colombo YMCA Tables in Fort yesterday. A number of Sri Lanka’s current and…

ChessAug 7, 4 years ago

Chamika Perera shines at chess Olympiad

Former Sri Lankan national champion, Chamika Perera beat the Venezuelan FIDE Master (FM), Andres Vargas during in the fifth round of the ongoing 41st Chess Olympiad in Norway on Wednesday. The old Trinitian played on board three defeated the FM who h…

ChessAug 6, 4 years ago

Sri Lanka dominates Malawi at Chess Olympiad

Sri Lanka men’s chess team beat Malawi 3-1 in the fourth round of ongoing 41st Chess Olympiad in Norway on Tuesday. Sri Lanka’s national champion, Isuru Alahakoon’s dream run in the tournament continued with another victory on board three, beat…

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