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Sangamitta Girls School and Maliyadeva win U-12 girls and boys chess tourneys

Chess: Maliyadeva College, Kurunegala and Sangamitta Girls School, Galle won the Boys Under-12 category and Sangamitta Girls School won girls under-12 Chess Tournament organised by the Sri Lanka Schools Chess Association and held at Dharmaraja College Hall from October 14 to 16. There were 1,760 participants from 314 schools from all over the island that participated.

Besides the under-12 tournament, there was also the under-10 tournament that was held and there the boys tournament was won by Richmond College, Galle while the Girls Tournament was won by Southland Girls School while the under-10 boys tournament went to Richmond College, Galle.

The following are the results:

Under-10 Girls ‘A’ division: 1. Southland Balika Vidyalaya, Galle. 2. Dharmasoka College, Ambalangoda, 3. Maliyadeva Balika, Kurunegala,

Under-10 Boys ‘A’ division: 1. Richmond College, Galle, 2. Maliyadeva College, Kurunegala, 3. Ananda College, Colombo.Under-12 Boys ‘A’ division: 1. Maliyadeva College, Kurunegala. 2. Ananda College, Colombo. 3.Dharmaraja College, Kandy.

Under-12 Girls ‘A’ division: 1. Sangamitta Girls School, Galle. 2. Ave Maria Convent, Negombo, 3. Furguson High School, Ratnapura.

[‘B’ division]

Under-10 ‘B’ division girls: 1. Sacred Heart Convent, Galle. 2. St. Mary’s, Matara, 3. Mahamaya Girls College, Kandy.

Under-10 ‘B’ division boys: 1. St. Anne’s Kurunegala, 2. Prince of Wales, Moratuwa, 3. All Saints, Galle.

Under-12 ‘B’ division girls: 1. Dharmasoka College, Ambalangoda, 2. S.W.R.D. Bandaranaike Vidyalaya, Kurunegala. 3. Tissa Central, Kalutara.

Under-12 ‘B’ division Boys: 1. Manawila Upananda Vidyalaya, Galle, 2. Siri Damma Vidyalaya, Galle. 3 St. Servatius, Matara.

Sarath Ekanayake – the Chief Minister, Central Province was the Chief Guest and gave away the awards. S.M. Keerthiratne – the Principal of Dharmaraja College was the guest of honour.

Courtesy: SundayObserver

Posted on Saturday, October 22, 2011 @ 23:07:44 LKT by

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