25th Asian Juniors 2002, Sri Lanka
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Deepan Chakkravarthy and Tania Sachdev emerge Champions

Tania Sachdev receiving the award from Mr Nishada PeriapperumaDeepan receiving the Gold medal from Mr Derrick Perera, President, CFSL Indian Juniors Deepan Chakkravarthy and Tania Sachdev emerged Asian Junior Champions at Club Palm Bay, Marawila, Sri Lanka. India also swept all the six medals, Deepan, Satyapragyan, Kidambi taking the first three places in the boys section, while Tania Sachdev, Prathiba and Mary Ann Gomes took the first three places in the Girls section here today.

The title triumph also brings International Master title to Deepan Chakkravarthy plus US Dollars 1000, along with a nine game Grandmaster Norm, while India's Satyapragyan who also tied for the first place, becomes an International Master. On the Girls side, Tania Sachdev becomes a Woman International Master along with a nine game Woman Grandmaster Norm plus the winner's purse of US Dollars 600, making it the biggest pay day as well as glory for the all conquering juniors.

It also brought to a successful conclusion the strongest chess tournament and the biggest prize money (US Dollars 5000) event, ever to be conducted in the Sri Lankan soil at the most picturesque venue of Club Palm Bay, Marawila.

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Welcome to the official site of the 25th edition of the Asian Junior Chess Championship 2002.

The Asian Junior Chess Championship will be held in the beautiful sea resort hotel, Club Palm Bay at Marawila, in the western coastal belt of the pearl of the Indian Ocean - SRI LANKA. It is located 56 kms from Bandaranaike International Airport, Colombo.

We are excited that you are visiting our web site. We will make every attempt to provide the most up-to-date information regarding the championship.

Derrick Perera, President, CFSLThe Organizing Committee
Derrick V Perera
President, Chess Federation of Sri Lanka

Tel: 00 94 74 794900
      00 94 71 793948 

E-mail: derrick@informatics.lk


Club Palm Bay, Marawila