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“Cup of Victory” in St. Petersburg, Russia

Cup of Victory ended. Grandmaster Yury Kirillov from Israel won. See results and photo.

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31-05-2015

Cup of Victory among boys ang girls was held today. Dmitry Melnikov won among boys and Maria  Kriskevich won among girls.

30-05-2015

Cup of Victory among veterans, men and women was held today.  62 players from 28 countries participated. Yury Kirillov from Israel won.

Dmitry Melnikov was the best among men, Ekaterina Ivanova was the best among women and Andrey Usmanov was the best among youth.

Deputy Secretary of the Russian Security Council Yevgeny Lukyanov, head of the Foundation “Russian Draughts” Alexander Gaidukov and president of the International Draughts federation (IDF) Vladimir Langin was present at opening and closing ceremonies.

See result:      Table engl      Table rus

26-05-2015

As a part of the celebrations of the 70th anniversary of the victory in the 2nd World War International Draughts Federation (IDF) together with Government of St. Petersburg, Committee for Physical Culture and Sport, the Fund for Promotion Draughts sport “Russian Draughts” and Draughts Federation of St. Petersburg holds 30 and 31 May 2015 International Draughts tournament “Cup of Victory”.

Main tournament for men, women and veterans will be held on May 30th and tournament for boys and girls will be held on May 31th. Competitions will be held in Russian Draughts. It will be a blitz, swiss system, micro-matches of two games with the draw of the first move of White for main tournament and classic draughts without the draw for the boys and girls.

The prize fund of the competition will be more than 300 000 rubles (more than 6 000 dollars).

Best veterans – the legends of draughts from different countries was invited to the competition. Among them: four-time champion of the USSR, world champion, international grandmaster Arkady Plakhin (Belarus), multiple champions of their countries Boris Druzhinin (Lithuania), Uno Plakk (Estonia), Manuel Vaz Viera and Victor Nedio ( Portugal), Yuri Kirillov (Israel) and others.

Representatives of twenty-eight countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Vietnam, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Georgia, Israel, India, Kazakhstan, Cyprus, Kyrgyzstan, Korea, Lithuania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Moldova, Mongolia, Portugal, Romania, Russia, USA. Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Finland and Estonia have confirmed their participation in the competition.

Competitions will be held in the historic center of St. Petersburg in SDYUSSHOR of Chess and Draughts (Chigorin Club) at:  St. Petersburg, Bolshaya Konyushennaya str. 25.

Schedule:

May 30th – Victory Cup for men, women, veterans:
Registration of participants from 11.00 to 11.45
Opening at 12.00
Start of tournament at 12.30
Closing at 17.00

May 31th – Victory Cup for boys and girls:
Registration of participants from 11.00 to 11.45
Opening at 12.00
Start of tournament at 12.30
Closing at 17.00

May 31th – Cultural program for veterans

10-04-2015

As a part of the celebrations of the 70th anniversary of the victory in the 2nd World War International Draughts Federation (IDF) together with the Fund for Promotion Draughts sport “Russian Draughts” and Draughts Federation of St. Petersburg holds 30 and 31 May 2015 International Draughts tournament “Cup of Victory”.

Competitions are held in the historic center of St. Petersburg in SDYUSSHOR of Chess and Draughts (Chigorin Club) at: Bolshaya Konyushennaya str. 25.

Arrival day is 29 May 2015.
Departure days are 31 May (evening) and 01 June 2015.

The prize fund of competitions is more then 5,000 euros.

Organizers invite veterans born in 1954 and older from different countries of the world to participate in the competition.

The organizers pay costs for accommodation and meals for one participant-veteran from each country, filed an application in time.

Applications for participation must to be submitted not later than 05 May 2015 to the office of the International Draughts Federation (IDF) on e-mail: [email protected]

Applications for visas and booking of accommodation must to be submitted not later than 04 May 2015 to the organizers:
Langina Antonina, e-mail: [email protected], tel. + 7 921 7777231 (mob).

 

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