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2nd Kolonnawa Chess Classic 2016
Open International Rating Chess Championship

On behalf of the Chess Federation of Sri Lanka and FIDE, the Kolonnawa Chess Club is organizing the Kolonnawa Chess Classic 2016, an Open International Rating Chess Championship, with a total prize fund of nearly Rs. 350,000/= in cash and other attractive awards. The event will be played according to the Swiss System in 9 rounds from 9th to 13th December 2016 at Mahamathya Vidyalaya, Colombo 05.

Venue: Mahamathya Vidyalaya, Colombo 05 (Polhrngoda Junction)

Schedule:
8th December - Arrival
9th to 13th December - Rounds 1 to 9
9th December evening - PDF
10th December - Departure (There will be a 10th round on 22nd 13th December Afternoon if the number of entries exceeds 400.)

Eligibility: Open for all

Prizes:
Champion -Trophy,Gold Medal & Rs. 50,000/=
1st Runner up - Silver Medal & Rs. 30,000/=
2nd Runner up - Bronze Medal & Rs. 20,000/=
4th & 5th - Rs. 10,000/= each
6th to 15th - Rs. 5,000/= each

Best Girls
Champion - Trophy, Gold Medal & Rs. 15,000/=
1st Runner up - Silver Medal, Rs. 10,000/=
2nd Runner up - Bronze Medal Rs. 5,000/=
4th – Rs. 3,000/=
5th – Rs 2000/=

Best Unrated Player
Champion - Gold Medal & Rs. 5,000/=
1st Runner up -Silver Medal & Rs. 3,000/=
2nd Runner up -Bronze Medal& Rs. 2,000/=

Best Player - Rating category 1701 to 1900
Champion - Gold Medal & Rs. 5,000/=
1st Runner up - Silver Medal & Rs. 3,000/=
2nd Runner up -Bronze Medal & Rs. 2,000/=

Best Player - Rating category 1501 to 1700
Champion - Gold Medal & Rs. 5,000/=
1st Runner up - Silver Medal & Rs. 3,000/=
2nd Runner up - Bronze Medal & Rs. 2,000/=

Best Player - Rating category 1301 to 1500
Champion - Gold Medal & Rs. 5,000/=
1st Runner up - Silver Medal & Rs. 3,000/=
2nd Runner up - Bronze Medal & Rs. 2,000/=

Best Player - Rating category less than 1301
Champion - Gold Medal & Rs. 5,000/=
1st Runner up - Silver Medal & Rs. 3,000/=
2nd Runner up - Bronze Medal & Rs. 2,000/=

Best Under 8, 10, 12, 15, Boys & Girls separately (8 sets of awards)
Champion - Gold Medal & Rs. 5,000/=
1st Runner up - Silver Medal & Rs. 3,000/=
2nd Runner up - Bronze Medal & Rs. 2,000/=

Best Under 6,7, Boys & Girls separately (4 sets of awards)
Champion - Gold Medal & a standard Chess Board
1st Runner up - Silver Medal & & a standard Chess Board
2nd Runner up - Bronze Medal & & a standard Chess Board

(If any under 7 0r 6 players wins under 8 prize, he will be eligible for it. But only one prize is given to a player. If a player is not present during the 30 minutes given after the publishing of final result for giving players choice, the highest money prize will be awarded for him.) All participants will be provided with certificates.

Accommodation: All foreign players with the ELO rating of 2200 or more will be provided accommodation with food. Players with rating between 1700 – 2200 will be given accommodation only. Anyone needing A/C Accommodation should pay USD 200 for the period.
All other foreign players are charged with 120 USD per person for normal accommodation only.

Travel Grant
GMs, IMs, WGMs, WIMs having more than 2300 rating will be given a travel grant of Rs. 12,000/=

Entry Fee
All title players (WFM/ FM and above) and players having a rating of above 2200 ELO are free.
Rating category 1900 - 2200 : Rs. 1600/=
Rating category 1500 - 1900: Rs. 2,100/=
Rating category less than 1500 : Rs. 2,600/=
Unrated players : Rs. 3,600/=

All local players will be registered with the CFSL for 2017 with the complements of the organizer. Those who have 2 or more players from the same family may contact the organizers for discounts.

Normal Entry fee will be charged till 7th December 2016.
Late fee of Rs. 500/= will be charged for the entries received after 6.00 p.m. on 7th Dec. 2016.

All Inquiries & entries:
Mr. Shelton Wijesuriya
President – Kolonnawa Chess Club
21/3, Megodakolonnawa, Wellampitiya, Sri Lanka

Mr. Luxman Wijesuriya
Hony. Tournament Secretary – CFSL
151/12,Siridamma Mawatha, Colombo 10, Sri Lanka.
Telephone: 0715397829
Fax: 0112650622
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Registration can also be done with the following
Mr.Werochana Perera (Kurunegala) 0717400249
Miss Buddhi Panagoda (Gampaha) 0719295352
Mr.Gihan Dinesh Perera (Galle) 0714498167
Mr.Jagath Ketalawala (Kegalle) 0715130654
Mr.Rajiv Thilakarthne (A’pura/ Polonnaruwa) 0776221847
Mr.S.Horawalavithana (Kaluthara) 0714274432
Mr. Dayal Siriwardena (Kaluthara) 0718560211
Mr.Dulanga Dilhan (Matara) 0712535916
Mr. RS Kalugampitiya (Kandy) 0715601237
Mr.Malith Akalanka (Ambalangoda) 0718740372
Mr. Pavithra Athukorala (Galle) 0711818200
Mr. Sanjula Ravinath (Ratnapura/ Balangoda) 0719020600

Be a part of this memorable Chess event!

Note:
1. All amounts are in Sri Lankan Rupees.
2. All Sri Lankan Chess Players should have the Chess Federation
Registration 2016 to play in this event. The CFSL ID is compulsory.
 
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