4th Stage of World Cup 2015 in Pardubice

International Draughts Federation IDF – FMJD Section-64 in accordance with the Calendar of the competitions in 2015 holds 4th Stage of World Cup 2015 in draughts-64 – International competition “Pardubice-2015”. Competitions are held as a part of the international festival of games in Pardubice. 4th Stage of World Cup 2015 ended. Filip Kareta (Czech Republic) won Rapid in Czech draughts. Vilius Aleknavičius (Lithuania) won classic program in Russian draughts. See results.

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PHOTO        Czech draughts         Russian draughts


Classic program of 4th Stage of World Cup 2015 ended. Vilius Aleknavičius from Lithuania won.

Table_final  and new photo from closing ceremony HERE


3 rounds was held today. Vladimir Skrabov and Vilius Aleknavičius lead with 8 points.  Table_after_5rounds


Classic program in Russian draughts started. Current world champion Nikolai Struchkov take part in competition. His competitor are international grandmasters: former world champion Andrey Valyuk and World Cup 2013 winner Vladimir Skrabov. Table_after_2rounds


4th Stage of World Cup 2015 in draughts-64  – International competition “Pardubice-2015” started. Rapid in Czech draughts was held today. Filip Kareta from Czech Republic won.  Andrei Fedotov took 2nd place and Victor Egorov took 3rd place.    Table_rapid



Place, date

Competitions are held from July 18 (arrival day) till July 24, 2015 (departure day).

Place of registration, accommodation, secretariat and playing hall:

Tipsport Arena, Sukova trida 1735, Pardubice, Czech Republic, connection from the railway station by trolleybus No. 3 and by bus No. 10, 16 and 17 (4th stop)

Tournament regulations

Competition will be held in two types of programs:

1) Rapid (Czech draughts) – 7 rounds by Swiss system, 20min + 10s/move
2) Classic (Russian draughts) – 9 rounds by Swiss system, 20 min + 10s/move

Competitions of classic program will be held by the system of micro-matches consist of two games with draw according to the official table of the Section-64.

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:

Rapid: 6 euro (160 CZK);
Classic game: 40 euro; for women, veterans 60+, youth 23 year and younger – 30 euro, for Czech players – 20 euro.

Prize fund

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

Accommodation and meals

Accommodation options will be announce later on website of Czech Open Pardubice http://www.czechopen.net
The costs of accommodation, meals and travel of participants are paid by their sending organizations.


Applications for participation in competition must be submitted to the office of IDF – FMJD Section-64 on e-mail: [email protected]
and organizers on e-mail: [email protected], [email protected] not later than June 15, 2015.


IDF – Section-64: Langin Vladimir on e-mail: [email protected], [email protected], tel. +7 921 9562001 (mob)

Czech Draughts Federation: Tournament director Lumir Gatnar [email protected]
AVE-KONTAKT: For obtaining visas and booking accommodation (up to June 15, 2015):
AVE-KONTAKT s.r.o., Strossova 239, 530 03 Pardubice, Czech Republic, tel./fax +420 – 466 535 200, mobile phone + 420 – 608 203 007, e-mail: [email protected]

Program of competitions:

Day Time                             Event
18-07-2015 Saturday 09.00 – 20.00 Arrival day
10.00 – 20.00 Registration of participants in CEZ Arena
19-07-2015 Sunday 09:00 – 09:30 Registration of participants. Opening ceremony
10.00 – 12.30 Rapid (Czech draughts), rounds 1-3
13.30 – 17.00 Rapid, rounds 4-7
17.30 Closing ceremony
20-07-2015 Monday 09:00 – 09:30 Registration of participants. Opening ceremony
10.00 – 14-30 Classic (Russian draughts), round 1-2
21-07-2015 Tuesday 10.00 – 14-30 Classic, round 3-4
15.00 – 17.10 Classic, round 5
22-07-2015 Wednesday 10.00 – 14-30 Classic, round 6-7
23-07-2015 Thursday 10.00 – 14-30 Classic, round 8-9
15.00 Closing ceremony
24-07-2015 Friday Departure of participants

Time schedule is approximate, playing system and number of rounds could be modified according to the number of players.

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