Western Juniors & Girls Chess Championship 2023: A Grand Chess Spectacle Beckons!

Western Juniors & Girls Chess Championship 2023


Mark your calendars for a week of strategic brilliance and fierce competition as the Western Juniors & Girls Chess Championship 2023 descends upon the Auditorium of the Board of Investors of Sri Lanka (BOI) on the 8th floor of the World Trade Center, Colombo 01 – West Tower, from November 29th to December 5th.

A Pan-Asian Clash of Titans

This prestigious event, organized by the Chess Federation of Sri Lanka, holds the imprimatur of the Asian Chess Federation and the World Chess Federation. Drawing participants from chess powerhouses such as Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, India, Maldives, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Turkmenistan, the championship promises a true clash of titans.

Threefold Challenge: Blitz, Rapid & Standard

In line with international chess standards, the championship unfolds as three separate events — Blitz, Rapid, and Standard. The strategic duels kick off with the Rapid Championship following the grand opening ceremony and technical meeting on November 29, 2023.

Schedule of Chess Extravaganza

  • November 29, 2023: Opening Ceremony, Technical Meeting, and Rapid Championship
  • November 30, 2023: Classical event Round 1 & 2
  • December 1, 2023: Classical event Round 3 & 4
  • December 2, 2023: Classical event Round 5
  • December 3, 2023: Classical event Round 6 & 7
  • December 4, 2023: Classical event Round 8
  • December 5, 2023: Classical event Round 9, Blitz Chess Championship & Awards Ceremony

All Aboard for Chess Enthusiasts!

This is not just an event; it’s a celebration of intellectual prowess, strategic thinking, and the indomitable spirit of competition. All chess enthusiasts in Sri Lanka are invited to be part of this grand spectacle and witness the unfolding of chess mastery.