1st Stage of World Cup 2015 – International competition “Rimini-2015”.

International Draughts Federation IDF – FMJD Section-64 in accordance with the calendar of the competitions in 2015 holds in Rimini (Italy) from June 13, (arrival day) till June 20, 2015  (departure day) 1st Stage of World Cup 2015 in draughts-64 – International competition “Rimini-2015”.
1st Stage of World Cup ended. International grandmaster Vladimir Skrabov won classic program. See results and photo.


Announcement engl          Announcement rus          Rules rus 


1st stage of the World Cup 2015 ended. After the first stage in overall World Cup international grandmaster Dmitry Tsiinman is on the first position – 50 points. International grandmaster Vladimir Skrabov is on second position – 45 points. Ruslan Pescherov is on the third position – 36 points and Dmitry Melnikov is on the fourth position – 35 points.

Participants of the tournament in their spare time visited to Venice, Florence, Bologna, Rome, San Marino and other famous places in Italy, as well they visited a rock festival and the opening of the season in Rimini.

In 2016 the 1st stage of the World Cup will also be held in Rimini from approximately 18 to 25 June in excellent conditions: the new hotel, rooms have air conditioning, TV, refrigerator, free wi-fi, the price will be of 20 euros per person per night including breakfast! The sea is nearby.

In addition to stage of World Cup training session and coaching seminar will be organized with approximately 10 to 17 June. All are invited.


Classic program was held from 17 June to 19 June. International grandmaster Vladimir Skrabov won. International grandmaster Dmitry Tsinman took second place only and master FMJD Ruslan Pescherov took third place.

See results    Table Classic     and     PHOTO


Blitz program in Brazilian draughts was held today.  International grandmaster Dmitry Tsinman from Russia won. Youth Anton Bursuk took second place and Andrey Fedotov took third place.

See results      Table Blitz        PHOTO


This year’s World Cup will be held from 7 stages in Italy, Russia, Czech Republic, France and Portugal. Today started the 1st stage of the World Cup 2015 in Rimini, Italy. The organizers have provided excellent conditions for the tournament: cheap accommodation rates (from 16 euros with breakfast), inexpensive food, good room for the game, great weather, warm sea. Many players held here draughts training before the competition, which affected the results of their participation in the competition. The following year, the competition which has become a tradition will be held here in Rimini in June. The tournament will be included in all official calendars. Before the tournament will be a special training in draughts with the strongest players of the world. In addition to the stage of World Cup international tournament for children planned in 2016 also. Rapid  in Italian Draughts was held today. International grandmaster Dmitry Tsinman (Russia) won. Italian champion Roberto Tovaglyaro took second place and Andrey Gnelitsky (Russia) took third place.

See results     Table Rapid      and     PHOTO


Place, date

Competition will be held at the Hotel «Trinidad***», Via Homs, 14 – 47900, Rimini, Italy, from June 13, (arrival day) till June 20, 2015  (departure day).
Information about hotel www.hoteltrinidad.it
Credentials Committee will work June 13, from 19.00 till 22.00.

Tournament regulations

Competition will be held in the three types of programs:
– Rapid (Italian draughts), time control 10 minutes till the end of the game + 5 seconds per move;
– Blitz (Brazilian draughts), time control 3 minutes till the end of the game + 2 seconds per move;
– Classic program (Russian draughts), time control 20 minutes till the end of the game + 10 seconds per move.

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

Competitions for Russian and Brazilian draughts will held by the system of micro-matches consist of two games with the drawing according to the official table of the Section-64.
Competition for Italian draughts will be held on own regulations.

Requirements for participants

All participants are allowed to participate in competitions, regardless of gender, age and rating who timely filed application.

Participants must to be on the closing ceremony of the competition. In case of absence the closing ceremony, participants lose all official awards. Awards will not be sent or transferred.

Tournament fees

Each participant of the competitions should pay organizational tournament fee at the day of arrival:
15 euros for Blitz
15 euros for Rapid
40 euros for Classic program
For women, veterans 60+, youth 23 year and younger
10 euros for Blitz
10 euros for Rapid
30 euros for Classic program

Prize fund

Prize fund of the competition is no less than 1000 Euro.

Accommodation and meals

Accommodation is available in 2-3 bed rooms with facilities in the room.

Hotel offers a special price for participants and accompanying. Cost of accommodation and meals per person per day will be:

Double (twin) room: 18 euros (with breakfast); 28 euros (half board); 33 euros (full board)
Triple room: 16 euros (with breakfast); 26 euros (half board); 31 euros (full board)

All people must pay an additional “Stay-taxes” of 1,5 euros per person a day (14-65 years old) for at maximum 7 days (1,5 euros x 7 days= 10,5 euros).

All participants must residence from the organizers!
Places will be booked in the order of receipt of applications. Places with special price are limited.


Applications for participation in competition must be submitted to the IDF-Section-64 office not later than April 25, 2015 on e-mail: [email protected].

Applications for obtaining visas and booking accommodation (up to April 25) must be submitted only to Langina Antonina, tel. +7 921 7777231, e-mail: [email protected].


For all questions about the competition you should contact with Langin Vladimir on e-mail: [email protected] [email protected], tel.  +7 921 9562001 (mob).

Program of competitions:

Day Time Event
13-06-2015 Saturday 09.00 – 22.00 Arrival day
19.00 – 22.00 Registration of participants
14-06-2015 Sunday 14.00 Opening ceremony
15-06-2015 Monday 14.00 Blitz
16-06-2015 Tuesday Free day, Tours
17-06-2015 Wednesday 14.00 Classic program, Rounds 1-2
18-06-2015 Thursday 10.00 Classic program, Round 3
14.00 Classic program, Rounds 4-5
19-06-2015 Friday 14.00 Classic program, Rounds 6-7
Closing ceremony
20-06-2015 Saturday Departure of participants

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