From 29 April to 7 May 2017 in Gomel (Belarus) under auspices of the International Draughts Federation (IDF) were held next competitions:
2nd European Draughts-64 Disabilities Championship (Men, women).
2nd European Draughts-64 Disabilities Championship (Boys and girls U23 – 1994 year born and younger).
1st European Draughts-64 Disabilities Championship. Rapid (Men, women, boys and girls U23).
Competitions were held on the international version of draughts-64 (Russian version).
Organizers: Belarus Draught Federation (B.D.F.) and The International Draughts Committee of the Disabled (I.D.C.D.).
10-05-2017 On May 7, 2017 the Board of the International Draughts Committee of the Disabled (I.D.C.D.) visited the Gomel Boarding School for Disabled Children with Peculiarities of Psychophysical Development. According to the decision of the I.D.C.D. Board, from now this school is taken patronage. Leszek Pętlicki (I.D.C.D. President), Alexander Beliakov (I.D.C.D. Board Member) and Stanislav Kostikov (photographer) visited the intrernate school and presented 20 sets of draughts inventory. Also, according to the decision of the I.D.C.D. Board, the head of the Draughts Club, Honored coach of the Republic of Belarus Anna Barashko will receive bonuses (grants) from the I.D.C.D. Board. Detailed information about the event HERE
08-05-2017 European Draughts-64 Disabilities Championships ended. Within the framework of competitions two programs were held: with classical control and Rapid program.
Absolute winners in the classic program were:
Okhotskyi Oleksandr (UKR) – championship for DEAF, PARAPLEDGIA and SPESH-OLYMPIC.
Andreev Dmitry (RUS) – championship for BLIND.
Gataullina Eldyz (RUS) – championship among women for DEAF, BLIND, PARAPLEDGIA.
Absolute winners in the Rapid program were:
Ivanov Kyrylo (UKR) in men and Gataullina Eldyz (RUS) in women.
See full results of the competition HERE
29-04-2017 European Draughts-64 Disabilities Championships started today. Championships are held in four types of disability: DEAF, BLIND, PARAPLEDGIA and SPESH-OLYMPIC. See full information about competitions HERE