The Chess Federation of Sri Lanka is organizing the Kandy District Youth Chess Championships on 04th and 05th of March 2017 at Nugawela Central College , Kandy . This is the most prestigious Chess event for the youth chess players in the Kandy District and winners will be eligible to play the National Youth Chess Championships with the selectees of other districts. All those who wish to participate in international youth events must participate in this event.
There will be total of 12 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.
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 ’17 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.
An entry fee of Rs. 600/= will be charged. The CFSL registered players will get a Rs 200/= reduction.
The entries, with the relevant entry fee should reach or handed over to the organizing committee on or before the 28th of February 2017.
Late Entry Fee:
Those who register after 28th February 2017 , have to pay extra 100 rupees as later entry fee.
Please be kind enough to register early to avoid any inconvenience and we will not pay any special attention to those who fail to register on time.
Winners will be awarded with Gold, Silver and Bronze medals and certificates and number of players to be qualified will be announced before the 2nd round. All qualifiers will be awarded with certificates.
All Inquiries & entries to :
Mr.H.M.Farshan : 071 5141515
Mr.Indika Yapa : 077 3708506
Mrs. Priyangika Ranasinghe: 071 9059021
For Registrations :
Mr. Lalantha Mudalige : 071 3696780
Executive Committee Member – CFSL.
President – Kandy District Chess Association.