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Match for the title of world champion

International Draughts Federation IDF – FMJD Section-64 with the support of the governments of Yakutia and St. Petersburg from 7 to 17 April 2014 holds in St. Petersburg (Russia) match for the title of world champion in draughts-64 between multiple world champions in Russian and Brazilian draughts Nikolay Struchkov and Gavril Kolesov. Information about the match published on a special website for the world championships www.wc64.org

Match is played in three sets of three games in each set. In case of equality of points in the set additional matches with a shortened time control will be held. Prize fund is one million rubles (more than $ 30 000). The winner will receive 60%, the loser will receive 40%.


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16-04-2014

Before the last round score in a match is equal. Just today, we know who will win the match. Live broadcast games of the 2nd round of the 3rd set see at 10.00 GMT HERE. The first game ended in a draw. The second game ended in a draw. Total score of micro-match is 1-1

According to the rules additional match from three micro-matches will be played for determination of the winner.

Live broadcast games of the additional match see at 15.30 GMT HERE

Nikolay Struchkov won the first micro-match of additional match! In the second micro-match Gavril Kolesov won the first game  and Nikolay Struchkov won  the second game. Nikolay Struchkov after 2 micro-matches leads in additional match 3-1.

Gavril Kolesov won the first game in the third micro-match but could not resist the in the second game.

Nikolay Struchkov – World Champion 2014!


 15-04-2014

Live broadcast games of the 2nd round of the 3rd set see at 10.00 GMT HERE

The first game ended in a draw. The second game ended in a draw. Total score of micro-match is 1-1


14-04-2014

Live broadcast games of the 1st round of the 3rd set see at 10.00 GMT HERE

The first game ended in a draw. The second game ended in a draw. Total score of micro-match is 1-1


13-04-2014

Live broadcast games of the 3rd round of the 2nd set see at 10.00 GMT HERE

The first game ended in a draw. Nikolay Struchkov won the second game of micro-match. Thus, Nikolay Struchkov won the third round and won the second set 4-2.


12-04-2014

As a cultural program Gavril Kolesov and representatives of Draughts Federation of Yakutia April 12th visited the football match “Zenit” – “Krasnodar”. See photo report HERE Before the match, Gavril  Kolesov interviewed “Radio Zenith.”

 

 

 


12-04-2014

Famous football player from St. Petersburg Andrey Arshavin sent greetings to the  organizers and participants of the match for the world title in Russian  draughts. Andrey Arshavin in the childhood was fond of draughts, had sports category and was a champion of the Vasileostrovsky District of St. Petersburg among boys 10 years and younger

See Greetings  HERE


12-04-2014

Live broadcast games of the 2nd round of the 2nd set see at 10.00 GMT HERE

The first game ended in a draw. The second game ended in a draw. Total score of micro-match is 1-1


11-04-2014

President of the International Mind Sport Association (IMSA) Kirsan Ilyumzhinov sent greetings to participants of the match.

See greetings HERE

 

 

Governor of St Petersburg Georgy Poltavchenko sent greetings to the organizers, participants and guests of the match. See greetings HERE

 

 


11 -04-2014

Second set starts today. Live broadcast games of the 1st round of the 2nd set see at 10.00 GMT HERE 

The result of the first game is a draw. The result of the second game is a draw. Total score in the micro-match is 1-1

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Session of simultaneous game was held today. Students from universities of St. Petersburg and students of SDYUSSHOR Chess and Draughts took part in the session. Session of simultaneous game was held by International Grandmaster from Yakutia Alexander Azarov. 30 people attended the session. Alexander Azarov won 25 games, lost 2 games and draw was in 3 games. Victory over international grandmaster had Master of Sports Ruslan Pescherov and candidate of master Anna Filipenko. Kriskevich Maria and Ekaterina Ivanova played draw games.

 

 

 


10-04-2014

Live broadcast games of the 3rd round of the 1st set see at 10.00 GMT HERE

The first game ended in a draw. Gavril Kolesov won the second game of micro-match. Thus, he won the third round and won the first set 5-1.

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09-04-2014

Live broadcast games of the 2nd round of the 1st set see at 10.00 GMT HERE The result of the first game is a draw. The result of the second game is a draw. Total score in the second round is 1-1 Gavril Kolesov lead in the first set 3-1

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08-04-2014

Live broadcast games of the first round of the first set start at 13.00 GMT HERE 

 Gavril Kolesov won the first game of the first round! Gavril Kolesov won second game of the first round! So after the first round Gavril Kolesov leads in the 1st set with a score of 2:0. PHOTO

Opening ceremony

Live broadcast the opening ceremony start April 8th at 11:00 am GMT HERE   

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07-04-2014

Press conference on the match for the world title in Russian draughts Struchkov – Kolesov was held April 7th at the Olympic Hall of Committee for Physical Culture and Sport of St. Petersburg. The press conference was attended by a member of the St. Petersburg government, Chairman of the Committee for Physical Culture and Sport Yury Avdeev, Minister of Sport of Yakutia Mikhail Gulyaev, president of the International Draughts Federation Vladimir Langin, President of Draughts Federation of Yakutia Vladimir Kychkin and participants of the match Nikolay Struchkov and Gavril Kolesov.

 Photo from Press Conference see HERE   

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Participants of the match

  Nikolay Struchkov 

reigning world champion 2013 (St. Petersburg, Russia, 4-14.08.2013).

was born January 6, 1986

Three-time world champion: 2006, 2007, 2013

See more information HERE

 

 

  Gavril Kolesov

challenger, world champion 2012 (Lille, France, 15-23.08.2012).

was born September 7, 1979

Seven-time world champion: 1996, 1997, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2012

See more information HERE

 

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