10th Solar Open Tournament
Forty two Sri Lankan chess players represent by the Anatoly Karpov Chess Club of the Russian Centre went to India to participate in the 10th Solar Children’s Open Chess Tournament. The tournament was held at Kumara Rani Meena Muthiah Arts and Science College from 23rd to 25th January 2004. Twenty three players won the Gold Medals and nineteen won the Silver Medals. At the Final Event Dineth Sunera of St. Josheps College and Iresha Lakmali of Colombo Rathnavali Balika Vidyalaya won the trophies in under 18 boys and girls categories respectively.

At the opening ceremony the post master general release a special cover to commemorate the 109th Birth Anniversary of Subramani Ayer, known as father of chess in Chennai and that has been presented to our president of the AKCC with the first copy of the souvenir.

  Photos
  List of the participants
  Medal Winners 

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