European Youth Championship

Classic program of European Youth Championship ended. 141 players from 10 countries participated. Balukova Olga (G10),  Volkov Nikita (B10), Letyagova Olga (G13),  Romanov Ilia (B13), Jocaite Milda (G16), Norkus Domantas (B16), Khvaschinskaya Vera (G19), Panchenkov Bogdan (B19) became champions. See results on the website of European Youth Championship HERE  See photo from closing ceremony.



Closing ceremony of classic program HERE

Closing ceremony of blitz and rapid HERE

Boat excursion PHOTO

Tournament photo HERE

Champions blitz, rapid HERE

Opening ceremony HERE



Classic program of European Youth Championship ended.

Results of classic program



5 rounds was held in the classic program. The closing ceremony of blitz and rapid was held today at 20.00.



Boat excursion on the river Pina took place this afternoon.



Classic program started. 141 players from 10 countries participated.



Rapid  program was held today. 154 players from 10 countries participated.

Results of rapid program 


European Youth Championship started.  Opening ceremony and Blitz  program was held today. 150 players from 10 countries participated in the blitz.

Results of blitz


Announcement  and   Regulations  (rus) 

Announcement (engl)


The FMJD Section-64  – IDF in accordance with the calendar of the FMJD Section-64-IDF competitions in 2013 holds Personal-team European Youth Championship in draughts-64.

Place, date

Championship will held at universal sport center of physical culture and sports of Polesie State University, st. Irkutsk-Pinsk Division, 46, Pinsk, Brest region, Belarus, from April 29, (arrival day) till May 07, 2013.

Credentials Committee will work April 29, from 14.00 till 22.00.

All participants must have medical insurance for the period of competition.

Participants who did not pass the Credentials Committee to 22.00 participate in the additional draw which will be held April 30, at 12.30. These participants pay an additional fee 20 Euro.

Participants will be allowed to enter the hall only to spare shoes. Coaches will be able to watch the games from the stands. Ice Palace, a 50-meter swimming pool, pool tables and table tennis tables, a sauna are available at the sport center for an additional fee. City tour and boat trip on the Pripyat River will be organized.

Tournament regulations

Championship will held separately for boys and girls in four age groups: juniors born in 1994-96, the cadets born in 1997-99, the junior cadets born in 2000-02, hopes born in 2003 and later, in the three types of programs: the classic game – with time control 45 minutes till the end of the game, the rapid game with time control 10 minutes till the end of the game and the blitz game with time control 3 minutes (participants born 2000 and younger – 5 minutes) till the end of the game.

System of competition is Swiss or round robin, depending on the number of participants.

All programs are held in the Russian version of draughts-64 by the system of micro-matches consist of two games.
The draw of the first move of the white binding on both games of the micro-match is held in the juniors and the cadets competitions.

Team places are defined by the maximum amount of points scored 8 best players (one from each age group for boys and girls) in the classic game. Team places are determined also separately for boys and girls teams according the maximum amounts of points scored 4 best players (one in each age group for boys or girls) in the classic game.

Requirements for participants

Winners of European Youth Championship-2012, the participants claimed by national federations are allowed to participate in Personal-team European Youth Championship-2013.

Participants must to be on the closing ceremony of the competition, in breach of the item they are deprived of official awards FMJD.


Applications for participation in the Championship must be submitted to the Section-64 on e-mail: [email protected], [email protected] only from national Federations not later than 13 April 2013.
Participants declared national federations after the deadline will pay an additional fee 10 euros.
Participants not included in the application of national federations will not be allowed to competitions.

Tournament fees

Each participant of the competitions should pay organizational tournament fee at the day of arrival: three representatives of each country in every age group among boys and girls pay 30 (thirty) euros for participating in the
classic program, 10 (ten) euros for the blitz program and 10 (ten) euros for the rapid program. For other players tournament fees are 60 (sixty) euros for the classic program, 20 (twenty) euros for the blitz and 20 (twenty) euros for rapid program.

Accommodation and meals

Hotel accommodation will be in 2-4 bed rooms with facilities in the room. The hotel has Wi-Fi.
Places will be booked in the order of receipt of applications.
The organizers will provide accommodation and meals for one participant (boy or girl) in each of the four age groups (total 4 participants) from  April, 29 (starting with dinner), to May, 7 (ending with lunch) for each country to March 1, 2013 will registered in the Section-64 FMJD – IDF.
Their travel costs, as well as the costs of accommodation, meals and travel of other participants pays by their sending organizations.

Participants who provide accommodation and meals by organizers are required to participate in all three programs: the classic, rapid and blitz.

The cost of accommodation and meals for the other participants will be 27 euros per day per person in the room ” Lux”, 25 euros – in single rooms, 22 euros – in double and triple rooms, 18 euros in blocks (2 +2). Payment will be in Belarusian rubles at the exchange rate on April 29.


You can go by different types of transport to Pinsk. There is a direct train from Moscow, number 075, from Vilnius-daily bus service. You can also go to Minsk and then go to Pinsk by bus or train (300 km). Bus fare – 8-10 euros, train – 3 euros. You can also go to the stations Ivatsevichi or Zhabinka and then on diesel trains to Pinsk.

April 29 the organizers will meet and take to the place of competition all visitors who reported arrival time in Pinsk.


Section-64: Langin Vladimir, +79219562001 (mob), e-mail [email protected], skype: langin.vladimir

Organizers: On all questions about competitions, obtaining visas (up to 01 April 2013), travel to the competition and back you should contact with Aniska Alexander, tel / fax: +375 59 216 1562 (office), +375 51 830 1562, +375 51 830 2911 (mob); e-mail: [email protected], [email protected], skype: aniska1959.

For booking accommodation you should contact with Novitskaya Marina, tel. +375 2959 80462 (mob); e-mail: [email protected]

                        Program of competition


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