7th International Schools’ Chess Championship at Regent – Gampaha
The 7th Annual International Schools’ Chess Championship organized by Regent International College, Gampaha was held at the Regent Auditorium on 5th & 6th of April 2014.
Over 600 participants in the age groups from Under 08 to Under 19 representing the member schools of “The International Schools of Sri Lanka” (TISSL) participated in the championship which was arbitered by an experienced group of arbiters, headed by the International Arbiter Mr. Naditha Amarakoon, from the Sri Lanka Chess Association.
The overall Championship of the event was won by Lyceum International School – Wattala, while Gateway College, Colombo and Lyceum International School – Panadura won the 1st Runner-Up and 2nd Runner-Up trophies, respectively.
The winners were awarded by Dr. Frank Jayasinghe, the founder Chairman of TISSL who graced the occasion as the Chief Guest of the colourful awarding ceremony, at the end of the event.
Representatives from the Principal Sponsor, Mead Johnson Nutrition and the Co-Sponsors Sri Lanka Telecom and Ceylinco Life were also present at the Awarding Ceremony.