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Sri Lanka has sent five players for the World Youth Under-16 Chess Olympiad to be held in Ulaanbaatar in Mongolia from 20th to 29th August.

The five players are Gayantha Sandeep Dassanayaka from St. Sylvester’s College, G.M.S. Thilakarathna from Maliyadeva College, Dasuni Hansika Mendis from Visakha Vidyalaya, Minul Sanjula Doluweera from Royal College, and Mojitha Gunaratne from Ananda College. The players will be accompanied by two officials.

This event will be conducted by The Mongolian Chess Federation (MCF) under the auspices of Federation Internationale Des Echecs (FIDE). (KN)