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10th International School Chess Championships 2017. TISSL Chess 2017 tournament
The 10th Annual International Schools' Chess Championship was ceremoniously held on the 4th and 5th of April 2017 at Regent International College (RIC), Gampaha. This was the fifth consecutive year that the Chess Championship was hosted by RIC, which has since become a prominent event in the International Schools’ calendar.

The Chess Championship was officiated and headed by Chief Arbiter Mr. Naditha Amarakoon, the Vice President for the Chess Federation of Sri Lanka. Over 700 participants from 18 ‘The International Schools of Sri Lanka’ (TISSL) member schools were present for the event which included Regent International College, Asian International College, Elizabeth Moir School, Gateway College, Leeds International School, Lyceum International School, OKI School, The Overseas School, Royal Institute College and St. Nicholas College. Blue Mountain Properties, Pearson Education and ANC Education served as the main sponsors for the event providing invaluable support to make the event a success.

The closing ceremony was held under the distinguished patronage of the Chief Guest Mrs. Premila Paulraj- Regional Director- Asia Pearson Education. Lyceum International School Nugegoda managed to bag the Championship with 37 points surpassing Lyceum International School, Wattala who came in second with 30 points. Regent International College Students Dinali Alles won the Under 12, Board 6 prize whilst Tiruni Premachandra and Minadi Palpola managed to win the under 14, board prizes 1 and 6 respectively.

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RIC under 10 team against Leeds International School

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