The official hotel for the event is the Global Towers Hotel, Marine Drive Colombo 06. Malaysia were represented by Teh De Juan (Under-9) and Teh De Zen (Under-9 Girls) respective age group.
The Opening Ceremony Picture
The Sri Lanka traditional dancers & drummers lead the VIP to the hall for the opening ceremony. Behind Mr Upali Gunasekara VP of the Sri Lanka Chess Association in white, Mr Luxman Wijesuriya the organiser & also the Hon. Secretary of the Sri Lanka Chess Association in blue and Mr Casto Abundo VP of the Asian Chess Federation in the black suite.
The participants of the Asian Schools Championship 2010 with their respective parents.
Mr Casto Abundo lighting the light in the traditional Sri Lanka ‘oil lamp’.
The Malaysian contingent. Teh De Juan & Teh De Zen smartly dressed.
Every country representatives were given chance to light up the lamp with the drummers giving their support to them. Teh De Juan represent Malaysia to light up the lamp. Mr Luxman, the organiser and Hon Sec. of Sri Lanka showed him the way.
The dancers dance so graciously in their traditional costumes. It’s good to know their culture.
Mr Casto Abundo trying up his skills against one of the Asian Schools players. The kids seems to enjoy the exhibition play.
Schedule (Malaysian time delay 2 hours)
Source: Sri Lanka Chess Federation