I was really happy when I was selected for the Asian para games Chess team to represent my country. On the 1st of October at 7.30 a.m we left from the Bandaranayaka airport to Indonesia. There was a grand opening ceremony on the 6th of October. Our games started on the 7th.
Facilities provided for players were excellent and 8000 volunteers were appointed to help the para athletes. We had varieties of food and other entertainments such as musical shows etc.
I played only for the standard Chess event. Tournament was tuff I placed 13th in the Asia with a performance rating of 1502.
Our para team got 14 medals including 4 gold medals. We returned to Sri Lanka on the 14th of October.