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IDF General Assembly was held in Bulgaria

General Assembly of International Draughts Federation (IDF) was held 29 August 2016 at Sports complex “Aqua Life” in Kranevo (Bulgaria) during the World Championships in draughts-64 among teams, veterans and youth General Assembly of International Draughts Federation (IDF). 


13-09-2016  August 29, 2016 in Kranevo, Bulgaria, during the World Draughts-64 Championships among teams, veterans, youth was held General Assembly of the International Draughts Federation IDF. Representatives of 33 IDF member-countries, Board members and invited guests took part in the work of the Assembly.

The most important issues on the agenda was:
Changes in the Charter of IDF.
Elections: the representative of the players to the Board IDF; members of the Ethics Committee.
Approval of new regulations, such as:
Rules of the game and competitions in draughts-64
IDF Regulations for assignment of international titles
Rules of official competitions in draughts-64
Conditions for official competitions in 2016-2018 etc.
Code of Ethics

International titles for players and Arbiters, assigned in 2015-2016, were approved.
Preliminary calendar of events in the 2017-2018 years was discussed.

The most important changes and additions to the charter are that membership in organization is expanding and regional members are added. This will greatly simplify the entry to the organization and to increase representation of countries.

We invite all interested organizations to cooperate with us and entry into our organization!

Representative of players entered in the Board. Representative of players elected International Grandmaster Dmitry Tsinman.

Report of President Vladimir Langin  HERE
The minutes of the General Assembly  HERE
The adopted documents you can see  HERE
The Code of Ethics is published  HERE
Titles for players and Arbiters assigned in 2015  HERE
Titles for players and Arbiters assigned in 2016  HERE


28-06-2016  International Draughts Federation (IDF) according to the Board’s decision from 27 June 2016 holds 29 August 2016 at Sports complex “Aqua Life”  in Kranevo (Bulgaria) during the World Championships in draughts-64 among teams, veterans and youth General Assembly of International Draughts Federation (IDF). Arrival of the delegates is 28 and 29 August 2016.

Program of the General Assembly:

Registration and accreditation of delegates 16.00-16.30
Opening of the General Assembly 16.30
Closing of the General Assembly  19.30

Invitation and Agenda

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