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Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Asian Chess Zone 3.2 Begins in Sri Lanka

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Hi everyone,

Asian Zonal Chess Championship 2013 for Zone 3.2 started on February 3 at the Mas Park Guest House, Thulhiriya in Sri Lanka with 4 GMs, 1M and 2WIMs among 46 participants. GMs, Ziaur Rahman, Niyaz Murshed, Ennamul Hussain and Reefat Bin-Satter of Bangladesh, IM Mahmood Lodhi of Pakistan, FMs Sunil Weeramantry (Sri Lanka) and Sujendra Shrestha are among the players. Participants have are also representing Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal, Maldives and Sri Lanka are participating in the event.

WIMs Sachini Ranasinghe (Defending Champion from Sri Lanka) and Akter Liza Shammima are among the 12 players playing in the Asian zonal Women's Chess Championships for Zone 3.2.

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