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Fight Covid-19 African Open Online Championship was held 11th October 2020

The African Draughts Federation (ADF) in conjunction with The International Draughts Federation (IDF) hosted the Fight COVID-19 African Open Online Championship which took place on 11th October 2020 from 13:00pm London time at www.playok.com platform, Russian Room. 96 athletes from 15 countries took part in the competition.

Vyacheslav Varlamov (Russia) became the winner of the online championship. Enock Banda (Malawi) became the African Champion. Alexandrov Zinaida (Israel) was best woman.

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The Estonian Blitz and Rapid Championships were held in Tallinn (Estonia) on October 10 and 11

The Estonian Blitz and Rapid Championships among men and women were held in the capital of Estonia Tallinn on October 10 and 11.

On October 10, the Estonian Blitz Championships were held. 25 men and 6 women participated. The competitions were held according to the Russian version of draughts-64, round robin system, time control 3’+ 2″, in the women’s championship – in two circles. (more…)

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A number of significant draughts events took place in Portugal in September-October

A number of significant draughts events took place in Portugal in September-October 2020.

From September 12 to 20, 2020 Inatel – Luso hosted the 40th Portuguese National Individual Championship in Classic Draughts, the Portuguese Youth Championship and the celebration of the 40th anniversary of the founding of the Portuguese Draughts Federation.

The winners of the 40th National Individual Championship were: (more…)

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Baltic Cup 2020 in draughts-64 was held in Jõgeva (Estonia)

From 11 to 13 September, the Baltic Cup in draughts-64 was held in Jõgeva (Estonia). 27 best players from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania took part in the competition. Among them are six of the world’s strongest grandmasters and five international masters.

International grandmasters from Lithuania became the winners and prize-winners of this prestigious competition among men:

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