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World Championships 2013 among men and women

 World Championships 2013 in draughts-64 among men and women (Russian version) was held in St. Petersburg, Russia, from August 4 (arrival day) to  August 14 (departure day), 2013. Nikolay Struchkov became World Champion among men! Zhanna Sarshaeva became World Champion among women! See results, photo and other information.

 

You can see information about Championship on the site  www.wc64.org as well.

All results

Classic program

Final standing      MEN   WOMEN  

Tables                    MEN   WOMEN

GAMES       

Comments of parties from Eugene Kondrachenko part 1   

Comments of parties from Eugene Kondrachenko part 2 

Comments of parties from Eugene Kondrachenko part 3

PHOTO

PHOTO from closing ceremony

Press about Championships

 

13-08-2013

Zhanna Sarshaeva won in the final round at the Victoria Motrichko and became World Champion among women! Stepanida Kirillina took second place  and Yulia Makarenkova took third place.

Nikolay Struchkov became World Champion among men! Gavril Kolesov took second place  and Vladimir Egorov took third place.

PHOTO from closing ceremony

 

 

  12-08-2013

7 and 8 round was held today.
Before the last round in men with a score of 12 points still leads Nicholay Struchkov. Vladimir Egorov, Gavril Kolesov, Andrey  Valyuk and Oleg Dashkov with the result of 11 points shared 2-5 place.
Stepanida Kirillina and Zhanna Sarshaeva lead in women tournament with a score of 12 points. Yulia Makarenkova and Victoria Motrichko divide 3-4 place with 11 points.

 

11-08-2013

Round 6 was held today.
Nikolay Struchkov won grandmaster Vladimir Skrabov and leading in the men tournament with a score of 10 points.
Oleg Dashkov and Andrey Valyuk won in the 6th round, too. They and Vladimir Egorov have 9 points.

In the women’s tournament after 6 rounds Nika Leopoldova, Stepanida Kirillina and Zhanna Sarshaeva lead with a score of 9 points.

 

 

10-08-2013

The 5th round was held today.
In the men’s tournament Vladimir Egorov won Andrey Kybartas and caught up leader Nikolay Struchkov. After 5 rounds Nikolay Struchkov and Vladimir Egorov head standings with a score of 8 points.

In the women’s tournament Nika Leopoldova  included in a group of leaders, winning Sofia Morozova. After 5 rounds Nika Leopoldova, Stepanida Kirillina and Zhanna Sarshaeva lead with a score of 8 points.

 

09-08-2013

Round 4 was held today.
Nikolay Struchkov won seven-time world champion Gavril Kolesov and with a score of 7 points became the sole leader  among men.
Stepanida Kirillina won a very important game of Yulia Makarenkova. Zhanna Sarshaeva won Sofia Morozova. They lead after 4 rounds with a score of 7 points among women.

 

 

 

08-08-2013

2 rounds are today. In the second round Vladimir Egorov and Nikolai Struchkov won a major victory over Sergei Boiko and Dmitry Abarinov respectively. They led after 2 rounds among men with a score of 4 points.
Zhanna Sarshaeva, Julia Makarenkova and Sofia Morozova lead among women with a score of 4 points.

Gavril Kolesov, Andrius Kibartas, Vladimir Skrabov won in the third round, while Vladimir Egorov and Nikolai Struchkov played each other in a draw. Thus after the third round 5 people with a score of 5 points from 6 led the standings. In women after 3 rounds with a score of 5 points of 6 still lead Zhanna Sarshaeva, Julia Makarenkova, Sofia Morozova and catch up with them Stepanida Kirillina, who won in the 3rd round with Ekaterina Ivanova.

 

 07-08-2013

Classic program started today. Unusual results happened in the first round. Gavril Kolesov lost the first game of  micro-match veteran of draughts from St. Petersburg Dmitry Lond. He was able to win in the second game only in the end of the party. Belosheev Sergey and Vladimir Skrabov could not win Mikhail Kiselyov and Novickis Edijus respectively. The other strong players won their rivals.

 

 

 

 06-08-2013

Rapid held today. 98 participants took place in rapid.  Results   MEN, WOMEN

Winners

       Men                                                                    
Dashkov Oleg (Russia)
 Belosheyev Sergey (Ukraine)
  Kolesov Gavril (Russia)

Women
  Stepanida Kirillina (Russia)
Motrichko Victoria (Ukraine)
  Makarenkova Julia (Ukraine)

 

05-08-2013

Blitz

Blitz started today at 15.00. 98 participants from 35 countries took place in blitz.   Results    MENWOMEN

Winners

Men

 Mikhalchenko Igor (Belarus)
 Dashkov Oleg (Russia)
  Kolesov Gavril (Russia)

 

 

 

Women 

  Stepanida Kirillina (Russia)
  Makarenkova Julia (Ukraine)
  Motrichko Victoria (Ukraine)

 

 

 

PHOTO

Opening ceremony

The opening ceremony was held today at 12.00.
Member of the Government of St. Petersburg, the chairman of the Committee for Physical Culture and Sports, Honored coach of Russia Yuri Avdeev;
President of the International Draughts Federation-FMJD Section-64  Vladimir Langin;
Chairman of the Organizing Committee of the competition Alexander  Gaidukov;
Multiple world champion, international grandmaster Anatoly Gantvarg
welcomed the participants of the championship.

PHOTO from opening ceremony

 

31-07-2013

Press conference dedicated to the World Championship in draughts-64  was held July 31 at the Olympic Hall of the Committee for Physical Culture and Sports of St. Petersburg. Representatives of the sports committee, the president of the International Draughts Federation Vladimir Langin, a representative of the Organizing Committee, vice-president of the International Draughts Federation Andrey Agapov, multiple champion and winner of Junior World and European Championships, sports master Ekaterina Ivanova took part in the press conference.

 

27-07-2013

Greeting of the President of the FMJD Section-64 – International Draughts Federation Vladimir Langin

Dear friends!

I welcome you in St. Petersburg – the city with the rich traditions of draughts!

Draughts movement of Russia began in St. Petersburg. There was published the first book on the draughts. St. Petersburg and Leningrad draughts players have added many glorious pages in the history of draughts sport. St. Petersburg has a lot of experience of the draughts tournaments on the highest level, including the World Championships.

I am confident that the World Championship 2013 will take place in the fascinating, exciting fight and the best players will win, and draughts on the 64-cell board will receive a powerful impetus to its development in the various countries of the world.

I hope that all the participants and guests of the championship will have a memorable stay in our city – one of the most beautiful cities in the
world!
I wish all participants the major sporting and creative achievements!

President of the FMJD Section-64 – International Draughts Federation Vladimir Langin

Greeting rus

 

26-07-2013

Greeting of member of the St. Petersburg Government – Chairman of the Committee of Physical Culture and Sports Yuri Avdeev for organizers and participants of the World Draughts Championship 2013

Dear friends!

I am glad to welcome in St. Petersburg organizers and participants of the World Draughts Championship 2013.

Draughts has always been popular in Russia, and especially on the banks of the Neva. The founder of the city the Great Peter liked this interesting game. Over the years, Leningrad – St. Petersburg draughts players won titles of champion in the world, Europe, the USSR and Russia. Tournaments of the highest international level are held regularly in the northern capital of Russia.

I am confident that the competition will be held in a fair and uncompromising struggle, and the holders of highest world title will be, indeed, the strongest masters of draughts.

I wish all the participants of the world championship interesting and creative finds, brilliant victories and new sporting achievements!

Member of the the St. Petersburg Government – Chairman of the Committee  Yuri Avdeev

Greeting rus

World Draughts-64 Championships 2013 among men and women

World Draughts-64 Championships 2013 among men and women (Russian version) are held from 04 (arrival day) to 14 August (departure day), 2013 at the hotel “Azimut Hotel Saint-Petersburg” in conference room “Soviet”, at: Russia, Saint-Petersburg, Lermontovsky 43/1, Site www.otel-azimut.ru The prize fund will be the biggest in the history of draughts-64 – at least 2 000 000 RUB (50 000 EUR).

 

 

 

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