SL advance to Division Two at Chess Olympiad
Sri Lanka beat New Zealand 5-1, Japan 4-2,
IPCA (International Para Chess Association) 4-2, Thailand 5 ½, Fiji 6-0, Nepal 4-2, drew with South Korea 3-3 and lost to Malaysia 2 ½ – 3 ½ and Chinese Taipei 2 ½ – 3 ½. The Sri Lanka Team consisted of Ranindu Liyanage Minul Doluweera, Dinushki Premanath, Sachini Ranasinghe, Susal de Silva, Sanudula Dahamdi, Isuru Alahakoon, Rasika Samaranayake, Niklesha Tharushi, Sandeepani Tharushi and Ashvini Pavalachandran.
The Online Chess Olympiad 2021 was conducted by the International Chess Federation (FIDE) and organised by the Chinese Chess Federation.