The Inter University Online Chess Championships 2021 for Girls and Boys was held at the Tornelo Platform according to the Swiss System in 6 rounds on 6th and 7th November 2021. The match points system is used. Event was held with the participation of 28 teams(Boys 14 and Girls 14) from 14 Universities namely, Universities of Colombo, Peradeniya, Sri Jayewardenepura, Kelaniya, Moratuwa, Ruhuna, Jaffna, Eastern, Sabaragamuwa, Rajarata, Wayamba, Visual and Performing Arts, Uva Wellassa and one of the newest Universities Vavuniya University was in action.
Since with the pandemic situation, the Sri Lanka Universities Sports Association(SLUSA) was not able to organize any Sporting events for the University students. So, the SLUSA decided to hold the three possible events, Chess, Taekwondo and Karate. In the result of the decision, the University of Moratuwa organized the event on behalf of the Sri Lanka Universities Sports Association with the support of the Chess Federation of Sri Lanka.
University of Moratuwa scored full 12 points out of possible 12 points to win the Inaugural Inter University Online Men Chess Championship convincingly.
University of Colombo (Women) also had a great event, shared 10 points out of 12 possible points Though University of Ruhuna led the points table till the 4th round their loss against Sabaragamuwa University affected them in a bad way.
University of Peradeniya and University of Sri Jayawardenapura placed 2nd and 3rd place in the Men’s Championship respectively while Sabaragamuwa University placed 3rd in the Women’s Championship.
For Results(Girls): https://chess-results.com/tnr589386.aspx?lan=1
For Results(Open): https://chess-results.com/tnr589412.aspx?lan=1