The Chess Federation of Sri Lanka is organizing the Galle District Youth Chess Championships 2017 on 3rd, 4th & 5th of March 2017 at Siridhamma College, Galle. This is the most prestigious Chess event for the youth chess players in the galle District and winners will be eligible to play the National Youth Chess Championships with the selectees of 17 other districts. All those who wish to participate in international youth events must participate in this event.
There will be total of 14 separate, individual events (Under 08, 10, 12, 14, 16 and 18 years, Open and Girls). The events will be held according to the Swiss System over 5 rounds. If number of players exceed 200 in an event, 6 rounds will be played.
Those who are below the respective age group before the 1st of January 2017 are eligible to participate in the event. Either players should permanently reside in the Galle District or they should school in the Galle District to participate in this event.
All Champions of National Youth Chess Championships last year, if they are playing in the same age category, qualify to play the National Youth Chess Championships 2017 Directly. All rated players and all players who played in the Sri Lanka National/ Women’s National ‘A’ or ‘B’ 2016 will receive direct entry to the Sri Lanka National Youth Chess Championships.
Winners will be awarded with Gold, Silver and Bronze medals and certificates.
An entry fee of Rs. 600/= will be charged. The CFSL registered players will get a Rs 200/= discount.
Be a part of this prestigious event!
The entries, with the relevant entry fee should reach or handed over to the organizing committee on or before 2nd of March 2017. Special Registration: 2.00 pm to 4.00 pm on 2nd of March 2017 at Olcott College. Galle.
All Inquiries & entries to :
Mr. Gihan Perera,
Hony. Assistant Treasurer, CFSL. 0714498167,
Mr. Pavithra Athukorala 0711818200