Students who won silver and bronze medals at the 11th Asian School Chess Championship met President Maithripala Sirisena today (July 23) at the President’s Official Residence.

The President expressed admiration for their talents to win the tournament held in Singapore with the participation of 19 Asian countries. President Sirisena also presented gifts to the winners.

Harshana Thilakaratne from Maliyadewa Vidyalaya, Kulunegala and Devni Fernando from Janadipathi Vidyalaya, Nawala won silver medals while Esha Jaleel from St Paul’s Girls’ College won bronze medal at the tournament.

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