From: Darrel Ludowyke
Sent: Sunday, May 15, 2016 4:22 AM
Subject: Kevin wins All Island U-12 Chess Championship
CM. Kevin Ranindu Silva of Grade 6E , won the championship (1st Place) in the All Island U-12 Chess championship conducted by the Sri Lanka Schools Chess Association on 8th May 2016.
Presently he holds No 2 ranking in the all island level in U-12 category, Asian ranking 301 and world ranking 850, he also was awarded a special title CM ( candidate master) with his name by the world chess association which is very rare at this age.
Kevin also has been selected to represent Sri Lanka in the following events which is to be held this year.
*Asian Schools Chess Championship in IRAN in July
*Commonwealth Championship in SRI LANKA in August
*World Youth chess Championship in GEORGIA in October
*World Schools Chess Championship in RUSSIA in December
A very very rare milestone in the history of Chess at St. Benedict’s College.