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10th Colombo International Chess Festival 2017

On behalf of the Chess Federation of Sri Lanka, the Passed Pawn Chess Club is organizing the 10th Colombo International Chess Festival 2017, an International Rating Open Chess event for the 9th successive year with a total prize fund of nearly Rs. 300,000/= in cash and other attractive awards. The event will be played according to the Swiss System in 9 rounds from 6th to 10th April 2017.


Eligibility: Open for all

Travel Grant:
GMs, IMs, WGMs, WIMs having more than 2300 rating will be given a travel grant of Rs. 15,000/=

With rating between 1800 – 2200 will be given accommodation only. Anyone needing A/C Accommodation should pay USD 150 for the period. All other foreign players are charged with 150 USD per person in double rooms for non A/C accommodation.

Entry Fee:
All title players (WFM/ FM and above) and players having a rating of above 2000 ELO are free.
Rating category 1800 – 1999                 : Rs. 1500/=
Rating category 1500 – 1799                 : Rs. 2,000/=
Rating category less than 1500             : Rs. 2,500/=
Unrated players                                       : Rs. 3,500/=
All local players should pay the CFSL Registration fee of Rs. 200/= with the Tournament fee.

Those who have 2 or more players from the same family may contact the organizers for discounts.
Normal Entry fee will be charged till 5th April 2017.  Late fee of Rs. 500/= will be charged for the entries received after 6.00 p.m. on 5th April 2017.

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 to play in this event.The CFSL ID is compulsory.

Luxman Wijesuriya                                                                                                                                                             

Chairman, Organizing Committee.


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. 12,000/=
1st Runner up – Silver Medal, Rs. 8,000/=
2nd Runner up – Bronze Medal Rs. 5,000/=
4th – Rs. 3,000/= 5th – Rs. 2,000/=

Best Unrated Player
Champion – Trophy, 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 – Trophy, 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 – Trophy, Gold Medal & a Chess Board and a Set
1st Runner up – Silver Medal & a Chess Board and a Set
2nd Runner up – Bronze Medal & a Chess Board and a Set

Best Player – Rating category 1700 to 1899
Champion – Trophy, 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 1500 to 1699
Champion – Trophy, 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 1500
Champion – Trophy, Gold Medal & Rs. 5,000/=
1st Runner up – Silver Medal & Rs. 3,000/=
2nd Runner up – Bronze Medal & Rs. 2,000/=


All Inquiries & entries :
Mr. Luxman Wijesuriya
Chairman, Organizing Committee,
151/12,Siridamma Mawatha, Colombo 10, Sri Lanka.
Telephone : 0715397829      Fax : 0112650666
Email – cfslnew@gmail.com

 

Registration can also be done with the following

  • Mr.Werochana Perera (Kurunegala) 0717400249
  • Mr.Sumal Horawalavithana (Kaluthara) 0714274432
  • Miss Buddhi Panagoda (Gampaha) 0719295352
  • Mr.Gihan Dinesh Perera (Galle) 0714498167
  • Mr.Jagath Ketalawala (Kegalle) 0715130654
  • Mr.Rajiv Thilakarthne (Anuradhapura/ Polonnaruwa) 0776221847
  • 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

 

 

April 06 2017

Details

Start: April 6, 2017
End: April 10, 2017
Tournament Categories: , , , ,
Age Group Open

Schedule

  • 5th April - Arrival 
  • 6th to 9th April - Rounds 1 to 8 
  • 10th April - Round 9 and PDF 
  • 11th April - Departure 
  • (There will be a 10th round on 10th April Afternoon if the number of entries exceeds 400.)
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Venue

Parakramabahu Vidyalaya

Muhandiram ED Dabare Mawatha (Near Railway station)
Narahenpita, Sri Lanka

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