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SKCA invites you to 2nd Super Knights Rating Open 2024 in Sri Lanka

by Shahid Ahmed - 02/04/2024

Super Knights Chess Academy invites you to 2nd Super Knights International Rating Chess Championship 2024. The second edition is offering a first prize of LKR 150000 and a total prize fund of LKR 1120000. A total of 66 prizes are up for grabs in Classical event. Entry is FREE for GM, IM, WGM, WIM, FM, WFMs and players rated above 1900. Travel grant is offered to GM, IM, WGM, WIMs having rating above 2200 (2000 for Women). Foreign players are given various conditions too. Last year we have already witnessed six different Indians - GM Deepan Chakkravarthy, IM Raahul V S, IM Kushagra Mohan, GM Swapnil Dhopade, Indrajeet Mahindrakar and IM Anup Deshmukh win a combined total of seven tournaments in Sri Lanka. You could be the next one. All tournament info photos are from tournament circular.

This April play a rating open in Thalawathugoda, Sri Lanka

2nd Super Knights International Rating Chess Championship will take place from 19th to 23rd April 2024

Venue, Schedule and Eligibility

The tournament will take place at Samanala Hotel, Thalawathugoda in Sri Lanka from 19th to 23rd April 2024. There are double rounds every day. Blitz event will take place on 20th April 2024. The tournament is open for all.

Venue, Schedule and Eligibility


The total prize fund is LKR 1120000. The top three prizes in the Open category are LKR 150000, 100000 and 60000 along with a trophy and medal each. There are 15 main prizes, top three prizes in Best Women, five different Rating category prizes including unrated. Six age group - Under-6, Under-7, Under-9, Under-11, Under-13 and Under-15 has trophies and medals each for the top three Boys and Girls. Under-9, 11 and 13 have cash prizes too along with the aforementioned trophies and medals. There are Mercantile and Corporate Sector, and Higher Education Sector (Above 18 years) team prizes for the top three finishers. Check the image below for more details.

Classical Rating Open prize details

Blitz Rating Open prize and entry fee details

Entry fees

Entry is free for GM, IM, WGM, WIM, FM and WFM, and rating above 1900. Entry is also free for National Youth Champions in 2024. For all other players, please check the image below for entry fee structure and payment details.

Entry fee details for Classical event

Accommodation and Transport

Accommodation and transport details

Travel Grant

GMs, IMs, WGMs and WIMs having over 2200 Elo rating (2000 for Women) will be given a travel grant of LKR 30000.

Travel grant

Rules and Regulations

Tournament Rules and Regulations

Contact details

Contact info

Indian players success story in Sri Lanka 2023

GM Deepan Chakkravarthy, IM Raahul V S, IM Kushagra Mohan, GM Swapnil Dhopade, Indrajeet Mahindrakar and IM Anup Deshmukh have won a combined total of seven tournaments in Sri Lanka last year. The next one can be you!

Download the tournament circular from our calendar.


Super Knights Chess Academy: Official site, fb page and youtube

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