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Final of World Cup – International competition “Portugal-2019”

The International Draughts Federation (IDF) together with Portuguese Draughts Federation in accordance with the Calendar of the competitions 2019 from 2nd November (arrival day) to 9th November (departure day) 2019 holds in Portimão (Portugal) Final of World Cup 2019 in draughts-64 – International competition “Portugal-2019” and other events in draughts-64.

IDF Master Anton Van Berkel from Netherlands won Blitz and Classic program. Luis Sa from Portugal won Rapid.


Invitation      Program

Photo      Day 1      Day 2      Day 3-5     Excursion      Closing   

Results       Blitz       Rapid       Classic   

Match Portugal against the whole world


08-11-2019 Final of World Cup 2019 in draughts-64 – International competition “Portugal-2019” has been successfully completed.

Today, for the participants of the tournament, the administration of the Portimao City Hall organized a tour arund the old city. After the end of the tour, a awarding of the winners and prize-winners of the competitions was held, as well as a awarding following the results of the 2019 World Cup. Representatives of the Portimão City Hall awarded winners and prize-winners in all programs with memorable awards. All participants of the competitions received commemorative sets. See photo.


07-11-2019  Classic program completed. IDF master Anton Van Berkel from the Netherlands became the winner of the classic program and the new international master!

Results:

Med 1Anton Van Berkel (Netherlands)

Med-2Dmitrii Melnikov (Russia)

Med-3Anton Smirnov (Russia)

Best Woman – Svetlana Streltsova (Russia)

Best Veteran – Alexandr Kovtun (Kazakhstan)

 


05-11-2019 Classic program started. See current results.


05-11-2019  Luis Sa from Portugal won Rapid.

Summary:

Med 1Luis Sa (Portugal)

Med-2Tiago Manuel (Portugal)

Med-3Nuno Vieira (Portugal)

International master Dmitry Ganopolsky (Israel) is the fourth.

Best Woman – Anna Filipenko (Russia)

Best Veteran – Delfim Alves (Portugal)


04-11-2019 Rapid program started. Competitions are held in classic Portuguese draughts in 7 rounds according to the system of micro-matches from 2 games with a time control of 20 minutes for each participant on 2 games. Today 4 rounds are held.

See current results.


04-11-2019 The Blitz program completed. IDF master Anton Van Berkel from the Netherlands became the winner.

Summary:

Med 1Anton Van Berkel (Netherlands)

Med-2Dmitrii Melnikov (Russia)

Med-3Svetlana Streltsova (Russia)

Best Woman – Anna Filipenko (Russia)

Best Veteran – Alexandr Kovtun (Kazakhstan)

 


03-11-2019 Final of World Cup 2019 in draughts-64-International competition “Portugal-2019”  started  in Portimão (Portugal).

Portimão is an ancient city in the south of Portugal in the Algarve province, which has a long history. The city was founded in 1453. In 2019, it was declared the city of European sports.

Competitions are held in the premises of the Municipal Theater of Portimão.

Competitions traditionally began with the match Portugal against the whole world. The match was held on 17 boards. The participantsplayed among themselves 4 games in classic Portuguese draughts. The team of Portugal was played by national grandmasters, multiple champions of Portugal, prize-winners of the World Cup stages in Portuguese draughts Tiago Manuel and Nuno Vieira. The world team was played by international masters Dmitrii Melnikov and Anton Smirnov (Russia), Dmitry Ganopolsky (Israel), Edijs Novickis (Malta) and other famous players.

The Portuguese team confidently won the match with a score of 22:12.

After the match, a Blitz program started. Competitions are held in Brazilian draughts with the draw of moves and positions in 7 rounds according to the system of micro-matches from 2 games with a time control of 5 minutes + 3 seconds to each participant until the end of the game.

36 players from 12 countries take part in competition.


15-09-2019 The International Draughts Federation (IDF) together with Portuguese Draughts Federation in accordance with the Calendar of the competitions 2019 holds in Portugal following events in draughts-64:

1. Training events with participation of the strongest players of the world from 26th October to 1st November 2019;
2. Final of World Cup 2019 in draughts-64-International competition “Portugal-2019” from 2nd November (arrival day) to 9th November, 2019 (departure day).
3. Match in Portuguese draughts: the Portuguese national team against the world team, 3rd November 2019.

Results and awarding the winners of the overall standings of the World Cup 2019 will be announced at the closing ceremony of the Final of World Cup for all categories in accordance with the Regulations of the World Cup 2019.

World Cup 2019 winner of Classic program receives the title of “Grandmaster”.

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