International Draughts Federation (IDF) in accordance with the Calendar of competitions in 2018 holds from 17th to 25th November 2018 in Tbilisi (Georgia) Final of World Cup 2018 in draughts-64 – International competition “Georgia-2018”. Competitions are held in three programs: Blitz, Rapid and Classic. Results and awarding the winners of the overall standings of the World Cup 2018 will be announced at the closing ceremony of the Final of World Cup for all categories in accordance with the Regulations of the World Cup 2018. International grandmaster Andrei Valiuk (Belarus) won Blitz and Rapid program. Classic program started. See current result. (more…)
Following Draughts tournaments were held in Saarbrücken (Germany) from the 16th to the 18th November 2018:
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)
International grandmaster Gennady Shapiro (Germany) won 9th Open German Draughts-64 Championship.
On November 10, in the Yerevan Sports School of Sports and Logic Games, the Armenian Draughts-64 Rapid Championship 2018 in Russian draughts among men was held (time control 7 ‘+ 3”). The strongest Armenian draughts players took part in the championship. It was 18 participants from Yerevan, Gegharkunik, Tavush and Syunik. The championship was held in a very tense struggle on the Swiss system in 6 rounds. The IDF master Nshan Alaverdyan took the first place with 11 points. This year he also became the champion of Armenia in the Blitz program (Russian draughts) and have the bronze medal of the international tournament “Armenia 2018”. (more…)
Estonian Blitz and Rapid Championships among men and women was held 13th and 14th October 2018 in the city of Paide linn. In Men Championships international grandmaster Arno Uutma won Rapid and Arvo Rist won Blitz. Youth Jalg Triinu won Rapid and Marika Azojan won Blitz in Women Championships. See results. (more…)
International Draughts Federation (IDF) together with Portuguese Draughts Federation in accordance with the Calendar of the competitions for 2018 from November 3 (arrival day) to November 10, 2018 (departure day) holds in Portugal 5th stage of the World Cup 2018 in draughts-64 – International competition “Portugal-2018” and other events in draughts-64.
Portuguese national team won match: Portuguese national team against the world team. National grandmaster from Portugal Nuno Viera won Rapid in Portuguese draughts. International master from Russia Dmitrii Melnikov won Blitz in Brazilian draughts. International grandmaster Andrius Kybartas from Lithuania won Classic program in Russian draughts. See results.