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Online Draughts-64 Tournaments within the framework of the Mind Sports Olympiad 2020 (MSO)

The International Draughts Federation (IDF) holds 9 and 16 August 2020 at the online Gambler platform Online Draughts-64 Tournaments within the framework of the Mind Sports Olympiad 2020 (MSO).
For the first time, Draughts-64 will be presented at the famous Mind Sports Olympiad 2020 (MSO), which has been held in London since 1997. This year, in connection with the coronavirus, the Olympiad will be held online.
As part of the Olympiad, 4 online Draughts-64 Tournaments will be held: open tournaments and tournaments among boys and girls up to 17 years in Russian and Brazilian draughts with offset by age groups.
The participation of draughts-64 in such a significant and famous Mind Sports Olympiad is very prestigious and will become another step in the promotion of draughts-64 in the world. Competition rules published. (more…)

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The First online African Draughts-64 Championship was held 27 June 2020

The African Draughts Federation (ADF) together with the International Draughts Federation (IDF) will host the first online African Draughts-64 Championship on 27 June 2020.

The first online African Draughts-64 Championship is completed. This historic Championship was held on the PlayOk online platform and brought together 60 players.

Clifford Tsamba (Zimbabwe) became the champion of Africa! Congratulations!

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Latvian Youth Draughts-64 Championship was held in Riga

From June 17 to 21, the first competition after the break in connection with the coronavirus was held in Latvia – the Latvian Youth Draughts-64 Championship among boys and girls in the age groups U8, U10, U13, U16 and U19/U26.

Competitions were qualifying for the youth World and European championships. 90 best young players, representing all the strongest players of Latvia, fought for the titles of champions in Classic program and over 140 players in the Blitz program.

The championship was organized by the Draughts School “Domatprieks” together with the Latvian Draughts Federation (LDF) (more…)

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Online Tournament of Friendship in Brazilian draughts was held on June 7

Online Tournament of Friendship in Brazilian draughts was held on June 7, on the online platform PlayOk (website https://www.playok.com/). Tournament was organized by our Brazilian colleagues.
The tournament was held according to the Swiss system in 7 rounds, micro-matches from 2 games, draw of moves and positions, time control 3’+ 2”.

72 players from 10 countries took part in the tournament.

Jonel Eidelman (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) became the winner of the tournament. Olga Beller (Ufa, Russia) was the best among women. See the results.

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