Three chess clinics for Defence Services
CHESS: Suneetha Wijesuriya - President of the Anatoly Karpov chess
club and chairperson of Sri Lanka Chess Foundation of Sri Lanka
conducted three very successful chess coaching clinics at the Defence
Services College at Malay Street, Colombo from Tuesday to Thursday last
There were 160 of year 2 students of Defence Services College who
followed the classes with their parents.
Major General Siri Ranaweera praised the efforts of Suneetha
Wijesuriya to spread the game of chess to the length and breadth of this
country and said that she was one person who used all her experience
gained in her long association with the game to help others in chess.
Suneetha has won the National Chess Championship for ten years and
was also a Gold Medal winner at the 30th World Chess Olympiad in 1992.