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European Youth Championship 2019

International Draughts Federation (IDF)  in accordance with the Calendar of the competitions in 2019 holds from April 26 (arrival day) to May 05, 2019 (departure day) at the Sports Complex “Aqua Life” in Kranevo (Bulgaria) personal-team European Youth Draughts-64 Championship 2019.

Regulations published.


European Youth Championship 2019 Regulations


Information about competition

Information about competition

Personal-team European Youth Draughts-64 Championship will be held at the Sports Complex “Aqua Life” in Kranevo (Bulgaria) from April 26 (arrival day) to May 05, 2019 (departure day).

Personal Championship will be held separately for boys and girls in six age groups:
Juniors 26 years and younger (1993-1999);
Juniors 19 years and younger (2000-2002);
Cadets 16 years and younger (2003-2005);
Junior cadets 13 years and younger (2006-2008);
Hopes 10 years and younger (2009-2010);
Junior hopes 8 years and younger (2011 and younger).

Boys and girls of younger ages may participate in age groups 1993-1999; 2000-2002; 2003-2005; 2006-2008, 2009-2010.

Personal Championship is held in the three types of program: Classic, Blitz and Rapid. All programs are held in international (Russian) version of draughts-64 by the system of micro-matches consist of two games.

System of competition (Swiss or round robin) and number of rounds are established by the panel of arbiters depending on the number of participants.

In age groups juniors born 1993-1999 and juniors born 2000-2002 draw of the moves according to the official table (745 positions) is held for boys and draw of the positions according to the official table (150 positions) is held for girls. In age groups cadets born in 2003-2005 draw of the first move of the white is held for boys and girls. Draw is binding on both games of the micro-match. In other age groups draw of the moves is not held.

Team’s classification is determined in classic program of Championship.
Team places are defined by the maximum amount of points scored 12 best players (one from age group 1993-1999, 2000-2002; 2003-2005; 2006-2008, 2009-2010, 2011 and younger for boys and girls).
Team’s classifications are determined also separately for boys and girls teams.

Participants are allowed to participate in the competition, who timely filed an application for participation, registered in accordance with this regulation and paid tournament fee. The number of participants representing the country is not limited.

The rules of the competition are in accordance with the Regulations of the European Youth Draughts-64 Championship.

Organizers provide accommodation and meals (three-time buffet) from April 26 (starting with lunch) to May 05 (ending with breakfast) one player (boy or girl) from each country – member of the International Draughts Federation (IDF) in age groups 1993-1999, 2000-2002; 2003-2005; 2006-2008, 2009-2010, 2011 and younger (6 participants total).

Their travel costs, as well as costs of accommodation, meals and travel of other participants and coaches paid by their sending organizations or by the participants themselves.

Participants who provide accommodation and meals by organizers are required to participate in all three programs: classic, rapid and blitz.

Tournament fee for each participant is 50 Euro. Tournament fee gives the right to participate in all three programs – classic, blitz and rapid.

The tournament fee for each participant for participation in two programs: blitz and rapid is 30 euros.

Applications for participation in the Championship must be submitted to the International Draughts Federation office on e-mail: [email protected]:
– for participation and booking accommodation – not later than April 12, 2019;
– for visa support – not later than April 1, 2019;
– for transfer to the competition and back – Svetlana Stankova, e-mail: [email protected].  Copies of applications you need to send to the International Draughts Federation office on e-mail: [email protected]

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