30th November 2021 09:08:44 Hours
Cavalry Officer showed his colours in the Inter Regiment Chess Championships 2021, organized by the Sri Lanka Army Chess Committee, and excelled during November 22 – 23 November 2021 held at Sri Lanka Light Infantry (SLLI) Regimental HQ auditorium at Panagoda. A total of 97 chess players from 17 Regiments competed for the individual championship.
In the Open Men’s Individual Championship category, Maj Dimuthu Abewardhana was able to secure the individual championship with the clear lead, finishing at 7.5/8 during his eight rounds. The Deputy Chief of Staff, Maj Gen K N S Kotuwegoda ndc IG graced the occasion as the Chief Guest of the awarding ceremony which was held on 25 November 2021 at Panagoda Army Indoor Gymnasium.