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Dhamso Girls won the 23rd Battle of Kings for the 5th consecutive Year

Dharmasoka college Boys won the 5th place among 62 schools in 23rd Battle of the Kings 2019 organized by Royal College, Colombo 7 while Dharmasoka College Girls won the Championship in Girls category for the 5th consecutive time.

Winning Team with the Vishwa & Kasun

Annual General Meeting of the Dharmasoka College Old Boys’ Chess Association

Annual General Meeting was held on 16th February 2019 at the Auditorium of Dharmasoka College. Following members were elected to the year 2019.

President – Malith Akalanka
Secretary – Kasun Wimalasuriya
Treasurer – Nathasha Sanali
Vice President – Upul Fernando
Assistant Secretary – Vishwa Kodikara

Executive Committee Members

Gihan Kanchana
Buddhi Rasathmaka
Mahindi Maduwage
Isuru Rajapaksha
Kavindu Thanusha
Minura Sandamith

Coaching program for the upcoming Asian Youth & the National Schools

A successfully coaching program for upcoming Asian Youth Chess Championship & National schools Chess Championship was held on 19th February 2019 at Auditorium of Dharmasoka College. It was mainly focused for the players in under 17 & 13 categories who were selected for above-mentioned events. This was conducted by well-known Coach, Mr Gihan Kanchana De Silva who is also a proud product of Dhamso. We always appreciate his valuable service to our Alma Mater to uplift the Dhamso Chess.

Annual Inter-House Sportsmeet 2019 – Chess

Annual Inter-House chess championship successfully held on 16th February and also players who performed well in 2019 was appreciated.
Inter-House results
Championship – Gamunu House
1st runners up – Vijaya House
Third place – Parakkrama House
Fourth place – Asoka House

Sri Lanka Schools’ Individual Chess Championship 2019 – Galle District

Galle district selection event of the Inter-Schools’ Individual Chess Championship 2019 was held at Dharmasoka College from 22nd to 24th February 2019 at Dharmasoka College. Over 50 Sokians were selected for the finals with great performances. Wish you all the best for the selected players in Finals.

•Under 7 Girls –
Asini Lehansa – champion

•Under 9 Girls – 
Tanudi Amasha – equal champion
Gihansa Sasithmi – equal champion

•Under 11 Girls – 
Esandi Newasana -Champion
Minudi Dewinidi – 2nd runners up

•Under 11 Boys – 
Savitha Nimsanda – Champion

•Under 13 Girls – 
Miyuni Gamage – Champion
Methushi Amaya – 2nd runners up
D.A.Kalassooriya – 2nd runners up

•Under 17 Girls – 
Siluni Newinka – equal Champion 
Sanuki Waduge – equal champion

•Under 13 Girls – 
Miyuni Gamage – Champion
Methushi Amaya – 2nd runners up
D.A.Kalassooriya – 2nd runners up

•Under 17 Girls – 
Siluni Newinka – equal Champion 
Sanuki Waduge – equal champion

Inter-Schools Individual Chess Championship 2019

Esandi Thewansa became 2nd Runner Up in the Under 11 Girls Category. The Event was concluded on 04th March 2019 at Royal College, Polonnaruwa. She will eligible for the upcoming Asian Schools & World Schools Events.

Simultaneous Games Session was held with GM Maxim Novik from Russia

Blitz games session was held with Grand Master Maxim. It was a fun event for motivate and uplift the spirit of the young players in Dhamso.