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Injured & Visually Handicapped War Heroes to Compete in Chess Championship - 2018

The Sri Lanka Army Chess Committee, launching a new initiative is to conduct the Inter Regiment & Injured War Heroes Chess Championship - 2018 simultaneously at Buwelikada School of Signals and Pangolla ‘Abhimansala 3’ during January 2 - 5, 2018.

Adding a new feature, vision-impaired and injured War Heroes will also have their own events during the tournament since Chess playing within the organization is fast becoming popular.

It was just a few days ago, the Army Chess team secured the first place in the ‘mercantile and government sector’ category during the four-day long Ethugalpura Internationally-rated Chess Challenge Tournament, competed by more than 34 island-wide Chess teams. Held at the Blue Sky Hotel, the tournament was coordinated and organized by Ethugalpura Knight Flame Chess Club.