Romesh wins 3rd Colombo International Chess Festival 2010 Print
Wednesday, 03 February 2010 10:42

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Romesh Weerawardena, the top seed won 3rd Colombo International Chess Festival, the International rating tournament after a close battle. RS Kalugampitiya and PMAB Athukorala also tied with him with 7 ½ points out of 9 games. The 3rd Colombo Chess festival conducted by the Chess Federation of Sri Lanka and organized by passed pawn Chess club was held from 28th January to 1st February 2010 at university of Colombo.

There were 21 foreign participants, 20 Indian Players and a Maldivian among the total participants of 180 players. Romesh, Kalugampitiya and Atukorala bags Rs. 23,666/= each after sharing the prizes. A total of Rs. 200,000/- worth cash and other awards were distributed at the prize distribution which was held with the presence of Mr. Luxman Wijesuriya, the Chairman of the Organizing Committee and the Secretary of the Chess Federation of Sri Lanka.

Mithali Patil, a women FIDE Master from India won the best women prize on the tie breaker after tying with Sachini Ranasinghe, the Sri Lankan Women's National Chess Champion and Pramodya Senanayake, WFM.

The list of Award Winners are given below:

Champion Romesh Weerawardena
1st Equal RS Kalugampitiya
PMAB Athukorala
4t Equal HBGT Jayasoma
RK Athavan
Isuru Alahakoon
Yasas Kalana Kuruwitage
ILK Tennakoon
9th Equal GTD Premachandra
Udith Jayasundara
TSS Pieris
Sushruta Reddy (India)
AACBJB Amarasinghe


Best Women


Champion Mithali Patil (WFM, India)
1st Runner up Sachini Ranasinghe
Pramodya Senanayake (WFM)

Best Under 8 years Girls
1. Nathasha Askay
2. Tashini Samarasinghe
3. Dismi Hettiarachchi

Best Under 8 years Boys
1. Nimesh Askay
2. GDN Vithanage
3. LKRP Gunawardena

Best Under 10 years Girls
1. Savant Riya (India)
2. Pasindi Yathra Wijesuriya
3. Oshani K Ranmuthupura

Best Under 10 years Boys
1. Belurkar(India)
2. Kuvelkar(India)
3. HMAY Herath

Best Under 12 years Girls
1. Janani Rathnapala
2. Piyumi Gunawardena
3. Lithmi Mindula Abeykoon

Best Under 12 years Boys
1. W Sanura Ranmith
2. Mojitha Gunaratne
3. CMLRB Chandrasekera

Best Under 15 years Girls
1. Panchali Perera
2. Sashiprabha Somasiri
3. Shelani De Silva

Best Under 15 years Boys
1. J Nishvin (India)
2. Lahiru Munasinghe
3. Shanaka Munasinghe

Best unrated

1. WM Sandamith
2. HM Farshan
3. Kasun Weerasekera

Rating less than1600
1. Supun Dasantha Kuruppu
2. Gihan Kodituwakku
3. Hirushika Kodisinghe

Rating Between 1600 and 1800
1. Chinthaka Rabel
2. Keshan Egodage
3. Ruwantha Lakshan

Rating Between 1800 and 2000
1. Nicklesh Jain(India)
2. Jain Manjunath(India)
3. Ashraf Subani (India)
 
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