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siow, weng nian
07-12-2010, 10:42 PM
The 6th Asian Schools Chess Championships 2010 (under-7, under-9, under-11, under -13, under -15) has begun today in Colombo, Sri Lanka (6th to 13th December 2010).

The Schedule is as follows:

6th December 2010 : Arrival of Delegations
7th December 2010: Technical Meeting 0900 hour; Opening Ceremony and Round 1 1500 hour;
8th December 2010: Round 2 0900 hour; Round 3 1600 hour
9th December 2010: Round 4 0900 hour; Round 5 - 1600 hour
10th December 2010 : Round 6 0900 hour;
11th December 2010: Round 7 0900 hour; Round 8 - 1600 hour
12th December 2010 : Round 9 0900 hour; Closing Ceremony - 1630 hour
13th December 2010: Departure

Australia has two representatives in the Tournament: Rowan and Kevin Willathgamuwa from Sydney, NSW. Rowan and Kevin is flying to Colombo straight after Australian Schools Finals in Perth.

I cannot locate a website but results can be found on Chess-Results.com. Strangely, Chess-Results.com is posting the different age group competition as separate tournaments. Rowan is competing in the U9 and results are here (http://chess-results.com/tnr41370.aspx?lan=1). Kevin is competing in U7 and results are here (http://chess-results.com/tnr41368.aspx?lan=1).

siow, weng nian
12-12-2010, 11:54 AM
This morning at 9 am (local Colombo time), the last round will be played in the 6th Asian Schools Chess Championships 2010. Our two representatives are doing rather well.

Rowan Willathgamuwa is standing at joint 4th with 5.5/8 (rating perf of 1473). His younger brother, Kevin, is presently in second place with 7/8 (rating perf of 1596).

Cheer them on for the last round as they do Australia proud.

Results here (http://chess-results.com/tnr41370.aspx?art=9&lan=1&fed=AUS&m=-1&wi=1000&snr=41) and here (http://chess-results.com/tnr41368.aspx?art=9&lan=1&fed=AUS&m=-1&wi=1000&snr=21).

ER
12-12-2010, 02:13 PM
C'mon Rowan and Kevin!!!
We 're all right behind you!!!
You 've made us all proud already, :clap: :clap: :clap: so make sure you do your best and above all enjoy your chess!!!

Oepty
12-12-2010, 07:07 PM
Kevin won his last round to finish 2nd on 8/9 only losing to the winner Arvind Ram who finished with 9/9. Rowan lost his last round to finish =10 with 5.5/9.
Scott