Department of Sports, Eastern Province officially starts Eastern Provincial Sports Festival - 2020 in Batticaloa to move the next stage of 46th National Sports Festival - 2020.
The Carrom and Chess for both men and women were the main games in this sports festival. Trincomalee District emerged champions in the men Carrom by beating Ampara District in the finals. Batticaloa District women Carrom team became champions while Trincomalee District was runners-up in women Carrom finals played at Weber Indoor Stadium, Batticaloa on 22nd February 2020.
Batticaloa District emerged champions in both the men and women Chess in competition among 3 inter-Districts. Men team beat Ampara District while Women team beat Trincomalee District in the finals played at Central College, Batticaloa on 23rd February 2020.