Under the auspices of the International Draughts Federation (IDF) Traditional Open Draughts Tournament “White Nights-2018” is held from July 21 (arrival day) to July 29 (departure day) 2018 in St. Petersburg (Russia). Within the framework of the competition there are an open tournament for men and women and competitions among among boys and girls in the age groups 2002-2004, 2005-2007, 2008-2009, 2010 and younger, having the status of All-Russian competitions. See current results. (more…)
Anatoly Nikitin, the president of the Federation of Draught of Russia (FSHR), at a meeting of the Presidium of FSHR July 7, 2018 resigned from all positions he held in the draughts world. (more…)
Draughts-64 (Brazilian version): 9th Open German Draughts 64 Championship ( 16- 17 November 2018)
Draughts-100: Saarbrücken–Open Draughts-100 Tournament (17 – 18 November 2018)
Regulations published. (more…)
2nd African Draughts-64 Championship was held from 8 to 14 July 2018 in the city of Blantyre, Malawi. Organizers of the competitions was International Draughts Federation (IDF), African Draughts Confederation and the Association of Draughts of Malawi (ADMA). Competitions were held with the support of the Government of Malawi and the Malawi National Council of Sports. Competitions were held in three programs: Classic, Rapid and Blitz, with three versions of draughts: international/Russian, Brazilian and Pool checkers, and will be qualifying for World Draughts-64 Championship 2019. Competitions were held with the support of the Fund for Promoting the Development of Draughts Sport “Russian Draughts”.
Sam Senoga from Uganda won Blitz. Enock Makoka Banda from Malawi won Rapid. Lukanga Mwambwe from Zambia won Classic program. See results.
International Draughts Federation (IDF) and Draughts Federation of the Republic of Tatarstan in accordance with the calendar of the competitions in 2018 holds in Kazan (Russia, Republic of Tatarstan) from August 11 (arrival day) to August 18, 2018 (departure day) International competition «X Cup of information technology». Competitions will be held at Chess school named after Rashid Nezhmetdinov.
Invitation published. (more…)