Successful Chess coaching camp at Lindsay Balika Maha Vidyalaya, Bambalapitiya - Colombo
The Anatoly Karpov Chess Club has been conducted a successful chess coaching camp at Lindsay Balika Maha Vidyalaya, Bambalapitiya, on Tuesday, 23rd March 2004. Mr. K. A. D. Punyadasa, Principal of Isipathana College was graced this ceremony as the Chief Guest. Mrs. K. D. A. Dissanayake, Principal of Lindsay Balika Maha Vidyalaya, Mrs. Lokuhettige, Deputy Principal, Mrs. Swarna Rodrigo, teacher in charge chess and some of the other staff and about 100 students were participated.
Mr. K. A. D. Punyadasa, Principal of Isipathana College mentioned that the introducing this chess game is really essential in schools because it helps children to think a head, it teaches how to be patients, how to solve the problems etc. Mr. Punyadasa mentioned that the history of chess by an ancient story and that was very interesting one for all the children.

After conducting this chess coaching camp Mrs. Suneetha Wijesuriya, handed over few chess books to Mrs. Swarna Rodrigo, Teacher in charge of chess to be use at the chess practices in the school.

Mrs. Rodrigo thanked both the instructors for conducting this valuable chess coaching camp for the students of Lindsay Balika Maha Vidyalaya.
Colombo Distric page / Top @ 23.03.2004