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2nd Stage of World Cup-International competition “Rimini-2017”

International Draughts Federation IDF in accordance with the calendar of the competitions 2017 holds in Rimini (Italy) following events in draughts-64:

1. Training events with the participation of the strongest players of the world from 17 to 24 June;
2. 2nd Stage of World Cup 2017 in draughts-64-International competition “Rimini-2017” from 24 June to 1 July.


Information about competition

Information about competition

Place, date

Competition will be held at the Hotel «Trinidad***», Via Homs, 14 – 47900, Rimini, Italy, from 24 June (arrival day) till 1 July 2017. Information about hotel www.hoteltrinidad.it
Credentials Committee will work 24 June from 19.00 till 22.00.
All participants must have medical insurance for the period of competition.

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 game (international draughts-64), time control 20 minutes till the end of the game + 10 seconds per move.

System of competition is Swiss.
Blitz and Classic game will be held by the system of micro-matches consist of two games with the drawing according to the official table.
Rapid 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:
– 60 Euro for adult;
– 50 Euro for women, veterans 60+, youth 26 year and younger.
Participants, who have paid the entry fee, are allowed to participate in all three programs.

Prize fund

Prize fund of the competition is no less than 1500 Euro. The final prizes will be announced at the opening ceremony depending on the number of participants.

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 (with breakfast) per person per day will be:

For the period from 17 to 24 June (Training events):
In a double room:  22 EUR
The triple room:    20 EUR

For the period from 24 June to 1 July (2nd Stage of World Cup):
In a double room:  24 EUR
The triple room:    22 EUR

The hotel offers a package for meals (lunch and dinner) at the price of 15 euros per person per day.
All people must pay an additional “Stay-taxes” of 1,5 euros per person a day (14-65 years old) for maximum 7 days (1,5 euros x 7 days= 10,5 euros).
The costs of accommodation, meals and travel of participants are paid by their sending organizations or at their own expenses.
All participants must residence from the organizers!
Rooms will be booked in the order of receipt of applications. Rooms with special price are limited.


Applications for participation in competition, obtaining visas and booking accommodation must be submitted to the office of International Draughts Federation not later than 19 May 2017 on e-mail: [email protected]


International Draughts Federation IDF: office on e-mail: [email protected]
Langin Vladimir, e-mail: [email protected],  tel. +7 921 9562001 (mob)

Program of competition:

Date Day Time Event
24-06-2017 Saturday 09.00 – 22.00 Arrival day
19.00 – 22.00 Registration of participants
25-06-2017 Sunday 14.00 Opening ceremony
26-06-2017 Monday 14.00 Blitz
27-06-2017 Tuesday Tours
28-06-2017 Wednesday 14.00 Classic program, Rounds 1-2
29-06-2017 Thursday 10.00 Classic program, Round 3
14.00 Classic program, Rounds 4-5
30-06-2017 Friday 14.00 Classic program, Rounds 6-7
Closing ceremony
01-07-2017 Saturday Departure of participants

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