The 3rd Dhamso International Chess Festival finished with an Indian podium. The winner was CM K.N. Gopal who took home the top prize of Rs 75,000.

Gopal was undefeated during the whole tournament and finished with an impressive win over top seed FM Joydeep Dutta. This performance was enough to get a clear pole position with 8/9 points.

Five players tied with 7.5/9. Das Abhishek claimed the second prize of  Rs 50,000 thanks to his better score in the tie-breaks.

The event was organized by the Old Boys’ Chess Association of Dharmasoka College.

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Final Standings:

1 CM Gopal K.N. IND 2206 8.0
2 Abhishek Das IND 2222 7.5
3 Yogesh Gautam IND 2029 7.5
4 Daverkausen Bernd GER 2220 7.5
5 CM Anuruddha G C SRI 2112 7.5
6 WIM Priya P. IND 2186 7.5
7 Gowtham T. IND 2105 7.0
8 Rajadharshini M. IND 2039 7.0
9 FM Dutta Joydeep IND 2309 7.0
10 Randil Lakshitha SRI 1924 7.0
11 Lorensuhewa Prasanjith Chanak SRI 1637 7.0
12 WIM Ranasinghe S D SRI 1854 7.0
13 Sumit Grover IND 1956 7.0
14 Lasitha Subash SRI 1864 7.0
15 Fernando J M M P SRI 1862 7.0
16 Jayarathne M N G SRI 1776 7.0
17 Danushka M A N SRI 1912 7.0
18 WFM Rajasurya J. IND 1872 7.0
19 Ediriweera Shakthi SRI 1827 7.0
20 Lamahewa C SRI 1862 7.0
21 Lansakara L M T I SRI 1845 7.0
22 De Silva Elath Mathanga SRI 1883 6.5
23 Alahakoon Isuru SRI 2064 6.5
24 Egodage Thilina SRI 1797 6.5
25 WFM Raghavi N. IND 2099 6.5
26 Saranga N C O SRI 1986 6.5
27 Madusanka L D P SRI 1766 6.5
28 Lamahewa S SRI 1860 6.5
29 Abhimanyu Iraja SRI 1774 6.5
30 Sandamith W M SRI 1772 6.5
31 Silva K W C U SRI 1875 6.5
32 Yaparathne Bhagya Kusala SRI 1736 6.5
33 De Moraes Shamine SRI 1895 6.5
34 Yashora Tiumi SRI 1728 6.5
35 Siriwardena Chirath SRI 1717 6.5
36 Priyankara Chamil SRI 1960 6.0
37 Wijerathne Theshan Thathsara SRI 1583 6.0
38 De Silva M Nilanga SRI 0 6.0
39 De Silva Osheen SRI 1914 6.0
40 Deshapriya D Kalindu SRI 0 6.0
41 Miraj D A SRI 1936 6.0
42 Wimalasuriya Kasun M. SRI 1863 6.0
43 Amarasinghe A A C B SRI 1868 6.0
44 De Silva Gihan SRI 1954 6.0
45 Maheshika D M P SRI 1731 6.0
46 Welihinda Ravindu Hansika SRI 1604 6.0
47 Abiman B Supun SRI 0 6.0
48 Karunarathna Chathupa Induwar SRI 1660 6.0
49 Sanali W A Nathasha SRI 1701 6.0
De Silva Shelani SRI 1628 6.0
51 Munasinghe Chanaka Aruna SRI 1835 6.0
52 Ranmith W S SRI 1730 6.0
53 Rajapaksha Shyama SRI 1638 6.0
54 Dushantha H H Amith SRI 1674 6.0
55 Lakmal W A N W SRI 1706 6.0
56 Tribuwan T W Helik SRI 1710 6.0
57 Kodikara V K SRI 1801 6.0
58 De Silva W R L SRI 1666 6.0
Chankamie M K T SRI 1646 6.0
60 Gimhani H. Shashipraba SRI 1608 6.0
61 Thilakarathne D G D Chamil SRI 1649 6.0
62 Balapitiya Jayani Heshani SRI 1572 6.0
63 Nanayakkara Damika Anupama SRI 1452 6.0
64 Mendis W G Chinthaka SRI 1977 6.0
65 Thiyasara K.T Thisen SRI 1404 6.0
66 Nanayakkara Ravindu Ridmal SRI 1574 6.0
67 Sudarshana P H M SRI 0 6.0
68 Vithanage S Manikya SRI 0 6.0
69 Seneviratne Shehan Kanishka SRI 1664 6.0
70 Piyumantha M Sasith Nipun SRI 1513 6.0
71 De Silva S S Gayashan SRI 0 6.0
72 Kalansooriya C S SRI 1436 6.0
73 Madushanka Harsha SRI 1852 5.5
74 Ranasinghe P K SRI 1573 5.5
75 Pathum G Saranga SRI 1592 5.5
76 Weerasinghe Kavindu Nirmana SRI 1499 5.5
77 Nanayakkara J A K Saranath SRI 1400 5.5
78 Gunaratne Mojitha Sathsara SRI 1700 5.5
79 Gunaratne Manisha Suchini SRI 1702 5.5
80 Vonhagt E M SRI 0 5.5
81 Gayathmie U G K SRI 1463 5.5
82 Bommini Mounika Akshaya IND 1443 5.5
83 Jayanka L P P R SRI 1625 5.5
84 Mihiranga K A Rajitha SRI 0 5.5
85 Movindu Anusara I.H. SRI 0 5.5
86 Sanjaya W M Lanknath SRI 1260 5.5
87 Jayalath Thusitha Kumara SRI 1567 5.5
88 Fernando L V M SRI 1631 5.5
89 Ranasinghe P M SRI 1658 5.5
90 Rodrigo T M Janudi SRI 0 5.5
91 Jayathilaka Nadeeshani Thakshila SRI 0 5.5
92 Nanayakkara J A G Ganganath SRI 1405 5.5
93 Liyanage N S SRI 1702 5.5
94 Goyumi Sasika M W SRI 0 5.5
95 Wijesuriya G P Y SRI 1183 5.5
96 Samarasinghe Wayuni Vinara SRI 0 5.5
97 Prabathiya K H Y SRI 0 5.5
98 Ankush Raktade IND 1630 5.0
99 Jayaratne G A T G SRI 1669 5.0
100 Tharushi T H D Niklesha SRI 1446 5.0
101 Fernando T S D SRI 0 5.0
102 Jayasooriya Kaveesh SRI 1576 5.0
103 Silva K C Kaushitha SRI 0 5.0
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105 Karunarathne Manuli Ysara SRI 0 5.0
106 Priyadarshana Y Danushka SRI 0 5.0
107 Tharindu M W C SRI 0 5.0
108 Horadugoda S.Gathsara Nimnaka SRI 1274 5.0
109 Malhara W.A. Hansana SRI 1466 5.0
110 Senarath B T A Y SRI 1299 5.0
111 Jayavi U L H Rahal SRI 0 5.0
112 Dissanayaaka M A P Mihiranga SRI 0 5.0
113 Weerakoon D D P SRI 1658 5.0
114 Withanachchi Dilki Sanjana SRI 0 5.0
115 Perera A G M Buddhini SRI 0 5.0
116 Kodikara Nidhyana D S SRI 0 5.0
117 Jaysenthuliyane Vinumi Vidara SRI 0 5.0
118 Jayasekera Pavindu Udeesha SRI 1516 5.0
119 Munasinghe Pahani Chamalya SRI 1218 5.0
120 Jayawardane Dilmi Udaransi SRI 1423 5.0
121 Iddamalgoda Megumi SRI 0 5.0
122 Thiyanga Kaveen SRI 1784 5.0
123 Siriwardena Janaka SRI 0 5.0
124 Perera U I Himal SRI 1336 5.0
125 Senevirathne V I SRI 1590 5.0
126 Pathirana Malan SRI 0 5.0
127 Silva E Nisini Nethmila SRI 0 5.0
128 Jayaweera Sayuni Gihansa SRI 0 5.0
129 Damayantha Isuru SRI 1770 5.0
130 Inoli W A Tashini SRI 0 5.0
131 Jithnuka G H Benul SRI 0 5.0
132 Sirimewan K Hasareli SRI 0 5.0
133 Weerakoon H. M. Santhusha Sam SRI 0 5.0
134 Senevirathna A R SRI 0 5.0
135 Vithanage Indusara SRI 0 5.0
136 Hansani D L Himesha SRI 0 5.0
137 Wijerathne D G B Banuka SRI 1338 5.0
138 Gamage N G D M SRI 0 5.0
139 Mendis B D S SRI 0 5.0
140 Rupasinghe A D P SRI 0 5.0
141 Horadugoda S Gayara Randini SRI 0 5.0
142 Lorensuhewa Chamath Pramodya SRI 1270 5.0
143 Kumarajeewa A Thevindu Hasith SRI 0 5.0
144 Egodage Reshan SRI 0 5.0
145 Jayawardana Sanduni SRI 0 5.0
146 Weerakkody D.D. SRI 0 5.0
147 Perera B S SRI 1582 5.0
148 Seneviratne Pumala Irudini SRI 0 5.0
149 Dahampriya H K T Dewnethmie SRI 0 5.0
150 De Silva K H Kalpa SRI 0 5.0
Indeepa D.M.G.Malindu Mihan SRI 0 5.0
152 Gunasekara D Prasadi SRI 0 5.0
153 Waduge T S H A SRI 0 5.0
154 Gunarathna D A Viraj Darshana SRI 1644 5.0
155 Kohombanarachchi Dinali SRI 0 5.0
156 Ruwanpathirana Priyantha SRI 1370 4.5
157 Hansaja Dasith SRI 0 4.5
158 Jayathilaka R R C L SRI 1627 4.5
159 Ginige Ravindu Avishka SRI 0 4.5
160 Bandara Sandadini SRI 0 4.5
161 Priyanath W D Tharaka SRI 1517 4.5
162 Madusanka J D S P SRI 1711 4.5
163 Prasanna Mahela SRI 0 4.5
164 Kariyawasam Tharindi Hansamali SRI 0 4.5
165 De Silva P H D Githmi Niseka SRI 0 4.5
166 Maduwage M Mandara SRI 0 4.5
167 Jayawardana U I A SRI 0 4.5
168 Asani S W SRI 0 4.5
169 Piyathilake Rnali J SRI 0 4.5
170 Fernando W V A Tithira Daminda SRI 0 4.5
171 Perera Pavan Manitha SRI 0 4.5
172 Horadugoda S. Gayathma Sandali SRI 0 4.5
173 Samarasekara C Lakintha SRI 0 4.5
174 Mendis D K Chathumi Kumari SRI 0 4.5
175 Karunathilaka D Piyumali SRI 0 4.5
176 Weerasinghe Liviru Eranda SRI 0 4.5
177 Kanakarathne Siluni Nevinka De S SRI 0 4.5
178 Dilanya W V Nethumi SRI 0 4.5
179 Liyanage T Ramindu SRI 0 4.5
180 Pramuditha H M Pasan SRI 0 4.5
181 Deemani W P N SRI 0 4.5
182 Weraniyagoda I Vilochana SRI 0 4.5
183 Wijesekara Sakila Udayantha SRI 0 4.5
184 Gunawardena C Ravishan SRI 0 4.5
185 Sewwmini T H Dilaksha SRI 0 4.5
186 Vithanage Isuri Pehasara SRI 1164 4.5
187 Dharmapriya E G A Nimesha SRI 0 4.5
188 Ariyasinghe C Muthumali SRI 0 4.5
189 Upananda K Y Sasmitha SRI 0 4.5
190 Iru Kumarasiri W M G SRI 1387 4.5
191 Piyathilake C Jayanka SRI 0 4.5
192 Udugampola Gihan Sachintha SRI 1627 4.0
193 Yasaranga B H Thisari SRI 0 4.0
194 Gunawardane Dasun Somnas SRI 0 4.0
195 Hansani B H Dureka SRI 0 4.0
196 Sathsara Amidu SRI 0 4.0
197 Neranja Gihan SRI 0 4.0
198 Samarasinghe Piyushani SRI 0 4.0
199 Amarakeerthi G K Ishira SRI 0 4.0
200 Jayawardhana Dipna Helmini SRI 0 4.0
201 Manamperi A.R SRI 0 4.0
202 Jayasundara Nisansa Hansali SRI 0 4.0
203 Liyanapathiranage Kihansa Kas SRI 0 4.0
204 Pasansha K K W Harini SRI 0 4.0
205 Kodithuwakku Himsara SRI 0 4.0
206 Kommalage Shanuka SRI 0 4.0
207 Vinamitha L H Wanura SRI 0 4.0
208 Piyathilake D Himaran SRI 0 4.0
209 Apoorwa K G Nethmi SRI 0 4.0
Sandeepa L Pasindu SRI 0 4.0
211 Jayamanna Tharindi Ruwangana SRI 0 4.0
212 Methnuka K K Nimeth SRI 0 4.0
213 Bandara R M S Sapumal SRI 0 4.0
214 Roshan M G R SRI 0 4.0
215 Wijesinghe Prabodhi Methma SRI 0 4.0
216 Ranasinghe Diyana Sithwanthi SRI 0 4.0
217 De Silva D L Vishaka SRI 0 4.0
218 Jayasundara Mihisha Anjali SRI 1453 4.0
219 Vithanage H Yasindu Rashmika SRI 0 4.0
220 Ranasooriya A Praveen SRI 0 4.0
221 Ruhunage Ramidu Uwantha SRI 0 4.0
222 Kanakarathne Ronira S De Silva SRI 0 4.0
223 Darani T H Buddhima SRI 0 4.0
224 Tharuka L H Hashan SRI 0 4.0
225 De Silva N W Dinithi Nayanathara SRI 0 4.0
226 De Silva T H Harshana SRI 0 4.0
227 De Silva D L P Hansidu SRI 0 4.0
228 Tharushika Nethmi SRI 0 4.0
229 Perera H N SRI 0 4.0
230 Himsara M K S SRI 0 4.0
231 Udugampola L S L SRI 0 4.0
232 Damsara U G S T SRI 0 4.0
233 Hansaja D L Jayod SRI 0 4.0
234 Withanachchi Lasangi Chamodya SRI 0 4.0
235 Wijayawardane L E A Bimsara SRI 0 4.0
236 Perera L A A Shilpini SRI 0 4.0
237 Arambawela T Rehan SRI 0 4.0
238 Jayalath J C Gihantha SRI 0 4.0
239 Ashan D G Suchithra SRI 0 4.0
240 Withanachchi Chathumi Punsarani SRI 0 4.0
241 Malinda K H Kavindu SRI 0 4.0
242 Hansindu Vinuja SRI 0 4.0
243 Athsara D S P B Thisum SRI 0 4.0
244 Kommalage Akila Evan SRI 0 3.5
245 Kodithuwakku Kisara Sandaluka SRI 0 3.5
246 Ginige Dulanjalee Bhagya SRI 0 3.5
247 Senal W A Hirumina SRI 0 3.5
248 Perera S N M SRI 1254 3.5
249 Pathberiya T Wasana SRI 0 3.5
250 De Silva B H N Parindya SRI 0 3.5
251 Samarasinghe Sithumi SRI 0 3.5
252 Eshan D G Sunera SRI 0 3.5
253 Sankalpa Thilaksha SRI 0 3.5
254 Jayatilleke Omaya Tashi SRI 0 3.5
255 De Silva T Rangi Shalika SRI 0 3.5
256 Wijesuriya G S A SRI 0 3.5
257 Wimalasuriya M Sachithra SRI 0 3.5
258 De Silva T H Kaveesha SRI 0 3.5
259 Pathirana Luchitha Disal SRI 0 3.5
260 Lakruwan G H S Tharuka SRI 0 3.5
261 Marapana Sanupa Bimsath SRI 0 3.5
262 Jayaweera I G U Subandi SRI 0 3.5
263 Weerasiri H P Sayuni Chamathn SRI 0 3.5
264 Sankalpa H W Nirmal SRI 0 3.5
265 Sithunima K T Sithuli SRI 0 3.0
266 Vidumini N V V SRI 0 3.0
267 Waduge S S A SRI 0 3.0
268 Navinhara W Nethaki SRI 0 3.0
Piyumantha M Thisal Manjith SRI 0 3.0
270 Weragalage I M SRI 0 3.0
271 Hettiarachchi P G R D SRI 0 3.0
272 Kanakarathne Ishini Awanka De S SRI 0 3.0
273 Pasqual Wikum Anjana SRI 0 3.0
274 Seneka M W Thenumi SRI 0 3.0
275 Methnuka G H Pasandul SRI 0 3.0
276 Kodagoda S Poornima SRI 0 3.0
277 Koralage Enuri Pamodya SRI 0 3.0
278 Sethumjith K G Pamuditha SRI 0 3.0
279 Upananda K V Dilmitha SRI 0 3.0
280 Abeysekara W V N N Mendis SRI 0 3.0
281 Nimnal W Nethupa SRI 0 3.0
282 Sandeepani Hashani SRI 0 3.0
283 Thathsarani K W A Deepthi SRI 0 3.0
284 Vishmi K M W Ransima SRI 0 3.0
285 Vithanage Methnidu SRI 0 3.0
286 De Silva Y H Erasha SRI 0 3.0
287 Pathirana Lehan Banuja SRI 0 3.0
288 Premathilake A Muthurandi SRI 0 3.0
289 Nethmira W Thisath SRI 0 3.0
290 Prabashwara H W Ulindu SRI 0 3.0
291 Dolamulla D K H Y SRI 0 3.0
292 Geesara K T Risin SRI 0 3.0
293 Lakvindu K D Minupa SRI 0 3.0
294 Jayathmi Chanduni SRI 0 3.0
295 Gamage M Nuwanthi Silva SRI 0 3.0
296 Mendis N Lohan Thenujaya SRI 0 3.0
297 Viduranga Ravindu SRI 0 3.0
298 De Silva T V Nirasha SRI 0 3.0
299 Harsana W G Movindu SRI 0 3.0
300 De Silva P H C Domila SRI 0 3.0
301 Silva A Sayuru SRI 0 2.5
302 Wijeratne M D Gayansi P SRI 0 2.5
303 Vithanage Mandinu SRI 0 2.5
304 Wijeratna D G B B SRI 0 2.5
305 Thamesh D G Sudara SRI 0 2.5
306 Welihinda Chamindu Matheesha SRI 0 2.5
307 Mandeepa D M G Y Yehan SRI 0 2.5
308 Dhahamna T Manuthi SRI 0 2.5
309 De Silva J I Ajantha SRI 1560 2.0
310 Liyanage P Randul SRI 0 2.0
311 Hettiarachchi P G T D SRI 0 2.0
312 Tharuni K K Chamodi SRI 0 2.0
313 Kottahachchi S Induwara SRI 0 2.0
314 De Silva P Thaviru Nimdinu SRI 0 2.0
315 De Silva N W Sanuth Nihinsa SRI 0 2.0
316 Induwara Dinitha SRI 0 2.0
317 Minupama P G Pasandi SRI 0 2.0
318 Perera W A D Mihisara SRI 0 2.0
319 Lakshari Thisumi SRI 0 2.0
320 Ranasinghe R Thrindu SRI 0 2.0
321 Himantha K T Chalana SRI 0 2.0
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323 Udaneth K L G Geethika SRI 0 2.0
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326 Charunda W Basura SRI 0 1.5
327 Arsha W Hiruni SRI 0 1.0
Wijayawansha R Ranhaara SRI 0 1.0
329 Wickramasinghe W M R Sandumanthi SRI 0 1.0
330 Abeysekara Mendis SRI 0 1.0
331 De Silva K T H K Vidyanga SRI 0 1.0
332 De Silva Chanuka C SRI 0 1.0
333 Sandeepa D M G H Gihan SRI 0 1.0
334 Jayasekera Himasha Dulanji SRI 1320 0.5
Jayasuriya Himasha SRI 0 0.5
336 Bhagya Viman SRI 2041 0.0
Prabajith Asela SRI 1863 0.0
CM Ahmed Fuad MDV 1855 0.0
Gunasinghe W S SRI 1777 0.0
Abisheka Hiran SRI 0 0.0
Athukorala A.A.B.B SRI 0 0.0
Buddhima Teviru SRI 0 0.0
Cheshitha M G Saveen SRI 0 0.0
De Silva Y D P SRI 0 0.0
Dihanya Nadithi SRI 0 0.0
Dulanjaya Shehan SRI 0 0.0
Gunasekara Rajitha SRI 0 0.0
Gunasiri W D T Priyanath SRI 0 0.0
Hansani D L Himesha SRI 0 0.0
Induthara P L Anuja SRI 0 0.0
Jayarathne J A T G SRI 0 0.0
Jayawardane Sanduni SRI 0 0.0
Jaywardane D Udarnsi SRI 0 0.0
Liyanage J Hansaja SRI 0 0.0
Nanayakkara P N J SRI 0 0.0
Nimesh E G Ashan SRI 0 0.0
Priyadharshana Y R SRI 0 0.0
Priyathilaka C Jayaanka SRI 0 0.0
Priyathilaka R Geethra SRI 0 0.0
Ramditha Vimukthi SRI 0 0.0
Sandeepa G Harith SRI 0 0.0
Sanjaya K K Kumod SRI 0 0.0
Sasmitha Yasiru SRI 0 0.0
Silva K H K Malinda SRI 0 0.0
Thamel Sudara SRI 0 0.0
Tharindu Dhananjaya SRI 0 0.0
Tharusha Chamod SRI 0 0.0
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