1st Japan Draughts-64 Tournament was held in Tokyo

International Draughts Federation (IDF) together with the Japan Draughts Association (JCDA) in accordance with the Calendar of Competitions for 2019 held the 1st International Japan Draughts-64 Tournament from November 13 to 18, 2019 in Tokyo. Competitions were held in 2 categories: Blitz and Rapid. The winner of the Blitz tournament was the international master from Ukraine Oleg Shapunov. The winner of the Rapid tournament was the international grandmaster from Russia Dmitrii Melnikov. (more…)

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Summed up the 2019 World Cup

The results of the 2019 World Cup are summed up. In accordance with the Regulations, the 2019 World Cup held separately summing up in three categories: classic game, Rapid and Blitz. In all three categories, the winner of the 2019 World Cup and the new international grandmaster was Dmitrii Melnikov (Russia). (more…)

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Final of World Cup – International competition “Portugal-2019”

The International Draughts Federation (IDF) together with Portuguese Draughts Federation in accordance with the Calendar of the competitions 2019 from 2nd November (arrival day) to 9th November (departure day) 2019 holds in Portimão (Portugal) Final of World Cup 2019 in draughts-64 – International competition “Portugal-2019” and other events in draughts-64.

IDF Master Anton Van Berkel from Netherlands won Blitz and Classic program. Luis Sa from Portugal won Rapid.


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Traditional draughts tournament “V. A. Sokov Memorial” in St. Petersburg

From November 30 (arrival day) to December 8 (departure day) 2019 in St. Petersburg (Russia), a traditional open draughts tournament in memory of the legendary St. Petersburg draughts player Vasily Sokov “V. A. Sokov Memorial” is held. As part of the competition, all-Russian competitions are held among men and women, as well as among boys and girls in age groups 2003-2005, 2006-2008, 2009-2010, 2011 and younger. In youth competitions a team classification is established. Team composition is 3 boys and 1 girl. Invitation published. (more…)

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IDF calendar 2020 updated

The European Youth Championship will be held in Kobuleti (Georgia) from May 2 to 10, 2020. During the European Youth Championship in Kobuleti (Georgia), from May 4 to 10, 2020, the  Stage of World Cup 2020 will be held.

The European Championship among men and women will be held in Jõgeva (Estonia) from September 11 to 20, 2020.

Updated calendar can be downloaded HERE

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