News from Haiti

Interschool tournament in draught-64 (Brazilian draughts) was held 25 February in Hinche. Venue: Youth Center Competition was held separately among boys and girls under 16. 12 boys and 8 girls from Hinche and Mirebalais took part in competition.

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News from Uganda

Technical Director of the Uganda Draughts Federation Dan Isabirye sent the results and reports of recent tournaments in draughts-64, held in Uganda in the end of 2016 and in 2017. Uganda Draughts Federation holds tournaments in various kinds of draughts-64, such as a Pool Checkers, Brazilian draughts, Russian draughts.

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Final of Lithuanian Championship in draughts-64 among men

Final of Lithuanian Championship in draughts-64 among men was held in Vilnius from 11 to 16 February 2017. 10 players participated in the competition, among them 3 International Grandmasters and 4 International Masters. Champion of Lithuania became world champion 2015 in Rapid, an international grandmaster Arunas Norvaishas.

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Calendar of national championships published

Calendar of national championships 2017 published in Section Events. See calendar HERE We ask federations whose national championships were not included in the published calendar, urgently send a list of its events with dates and venues. Remember that competitions, that are not included in the IDF calendar 2017, will not be taken into account for calculating of rankings and norms of international …

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Asian Draughts-64 Championship

Asian Championships in draughts-64, draughts-100, and Turkish draughts will be held in Tashkent (Uzbekistan) from 15 to 28 April 2017. Asian Championship in draughts-64 will be held from 15 to 21 April. Competitions are held by Asian Draughts Confederation and the Uzbekistan Draughts Federation under the auspices of the International Draughts Federation IDF. Competitions will be held by international (Russian) version of …

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2nd Stage of World Cup-International competition “Rimini-2017”

International Draughts Federation IDF in accordance with the calendar of the competitions 2017 holds in Rimini (Italy) following events in draughts-64: 1. Training events with the participation of the strongest players of the world from 17 to 24 June; 2. 2nd Stage of World Cup 2017 in draughts-64-International competition “Rimini-2017” from 24 June to 1 July.

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Estonian Championships

Estonian Championships in draughts-64 among men and women was held from 26 to 29 January 2017. Competitions was held with the control time 45’+ 30″on the Swiss system in 8 rounds in men and on the round robin in women. After eight rounds of Swiss three people: Rist Raivo, Uutma Arno and Väärtnõu Urmas scored 11 points. Winner was determined by additional blitz-tournament with …

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