CFSL rewards medalists and coaches
The Chess Federation of Sri Lanka (CFSL) rewarded the Chess Champions who won Medals at the World Youth Chess Championships and the Western Asian Youth Chess Champions at the Opening Ceremony of the National Chess Academy on Saturday. Winners received cash awards presented by President Luxman Wijesuriya. in the presence of CFSL Treasurer, Erosh Jayasinghe.
1. Oshini Devindya Gunawardena (Ferguson High School Ratnapura) – Rs.100,000 for winning the World Youth Online Chess Champion 2021 - Under 10 Girls (Gold), and Rs.50,000 for winning the Western Asian Youth Online Chess Championship 2021 - Under 10 Girl’s (Gold).
2. Harshana Thilakarathne (Maliyadeva College Kurunegala) – Rs.50,000 for winning the Western Asian Online Youth Chess Championship 2021 - Under 18 Open (Gold).
3. Susal de Silva (Nalanda College) – Rs.30,000 for winning the Silver Medal at the Western Asian Online Youth Chess Championship 2021 - Under 18 Open.
4. Esandi Newansa (Dharmasoka College Ambalangoda) – Rs.20,000 for winning the Bronze Medal at the Western Asian Online Youth Chess C'ship 2021 - Under 12 Girls.
5. Akhila Kavinda (Coach) – Rs.70,000 for the performance of Oshini Gunawardena and Susal de Silva.
6. Gihan Kanchana de Silva (Coach) – Rs.10,000 for the performance of Esandi Newansa. (IR)