Kevin wins All Island U-12 Chess Championship
Posted by DARREL LUDOWYKE on May 15 2016 06:58:48
CM. Kevin Ranindu Silva of Grade 6E has won the championship (1st Place) in the All Island U-12 Chess championship conducted by the Sri Lanka Schools Chess Association on 8th May 2016.
Presently he holds No 2 ranking in the all island level in U-12 category, Asian ranking 301 and world ranking 850, he also was awarded a special title CM ( candidate master) with his name by the world chess association which is very rare at this age.
Kevin also has been selected to represent Sri Lanka in the following events which is to be held this year.
*Asian Schools Chess Championship in IRAN in July
*Commonwealth Championship in SRILANKA in August
*World Youth chess Championship in GEORGIA in October
*World Schools Chess Championship in RUSSIA in December
A very very rare milestone in the history of Chess at St. Benedict's College.