India Sweeps Asian Schools Print
Friday, 25 December 2009 12:38
asianschgrpwinnersIndia had a remarkable performance at the Asian Schools Chess Championship 2009 held 16th to 23rd  December at the Ceylon Continental Hotel in Colombo. Sri Lanka won two Gold medals in the under 13 and 15 Girls, Iran won the under 7 Girls while all other medals were won by the 13 member Indian team.


The tournament was organized in a grand scale by the Chess Federation of Sri Lanka under the auspices of the Asian Chess Federation and FIDE, at this nice venue giving the highest 5-star standard of facilities to the young participating players from Iran, India, Malaysia, Australia and Yemen.

Go to chess-results.com for final standings. Photos of top three placers are below. The winners are:

Under 7 Girls 

Rk.

Name

FED

1

Babazadeh Shadan 

IRI

2

Askey Roshell Nathasha 

SRI

3

Karunarathne L.A.N.Y. 

SRI

 

Under 7 Open

Rk.

Name

FED

1

Saaketh P. V. R. 

IND

2

Lorensuhewa Chamath Pramodya 

SRI

3

Thilakarathna G.M.H. 

SRI

 

 

 

Under 9Girls

Rk.

Name

FED

1

Savant Riya 

IND

2

Nadya Ahmed Salah 

YEM

3

Maddumage M.M.Gimhani 

SRI

 

Under 9 Open

Rk.

Name

FED

1

Grahesh Y 

IND

2

Aryan Chopra 

IND

3

Fendereski Nima 

IRI

Under 11Girls

Rk.

Name

FED

1

Sunyasakta Satpathy 

IND

2

Manjula R 

IND

3

Kahanda I.D.S. 

SRI

 

 

Under 11 Open

Rk.

Name

FED

1

Sai Agni Jeevitesh J 

IND

2

Vojdani Siavosh 

IRI

3

Sriram S 

IND

Under 13 Girls

Rk.

Name

FED

1

Chandrasiri S A K 

SRI

2

Muhandiram R M M U 

SRI

3

Samadini Pinto    

SRI

3

Sathya S. Pramodhi 

SRI

 

 

Under 13 Open

Rk.

Name

FED

1

Yogit S 

IND

2

Premachandra G T D 

SRI

3

Munasinghe Dgsd

SRI

Under 15 Girls

Rk.

Name

FED

1

Selvaratnam Navodya 

SRI

2

Anjana Krishna S 

IND

3

Abeywardena N T 

SRI


Under 15 Open

Rk.

Name

FED

1

Patil Pratik 

IND

2

Perera W C C 

SRI

3. 

Lahiru Munasinghe                                             

SRI

 

 
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Sri Lanka Chess Federation President Dr. Rajitha Senaratne (seated center), Minister of Construction and Engineering, visited the tournament at the Ceylon Continental Hotel. Arbiters are, seated from left: IA Erosh Jayasinghe, Mohd. Al Rais (UAE), Chief Arbiter Casto Abundo, Deputy President of the Asian Chess Federation, Luxman Wijesuriya, Hon. Secretary of the Sri Lanka Chess Federation, IA Thiwanka Tissera and R. Srivatsan (IND). Standing are, from left: Shelton Wijesuriya, Sanjaya Chandrara, Gihan Perera, Mahdipour Reza (IRI), Theuan Rathnayake, Niroshan Perera and J.K.C. Kethalawala. (SRI unless specified).

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Top three Boys Under-9

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Top three Under-11 boys

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Top three Girls Under-13

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Top three Boys Under-13

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Top three Girls Under-15

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Top three in the Boys Under-15.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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