The champion of Lithuania 2019 became the team ŠK “Vitražas” (Vilnius). International Grandmaster Andrei Valiuk (Belarus) became the winner of the Lithuanian Blitz Championship. International Grandmaster Arunas Norvaishas became the champion of Lithuania 2019 in Blitz.
27-11-2019 The Lithuanian Team Club Draughts-64 Championship and Lithuanian Blitz Championship were held from November 22-24 in Bačkonys (Lithuania). Lithuanian team championship is held annually in the conference hall of the sports complex, that belongs to the president of the Lithuanian Draughts Federation Romutis Paškauskas, so the competitions are traditionally held at a high level.
19 teams took part in the Lithuanian Team Championship.
The champion of Lithuania 2019 became the team ŠK “Vitražas” from Vilnius. On the photo from left to right: President of the Lithuanian Draughts Federation Romutis Paškauskas, international grandmaster Domantas Norkus, IDF master Oleg Chepa, international grandmasters Andrei Valiuk and Sigitas Smaidrys.
The second place was taken by the ŠK “Šaškių magija” team consisting of international grandmaster Andrius Kybartas, national master Saulius Gricius, international master Guntars Purvins and IDF master Martins Junkurens.
The ŠK “Verdenė” team took third place. Composition of team: international master Vilius Aleknavičius, international grandmaster Arunas Norvaišas, national masters Ričardas Valužis and Lukas Vengelis, candidates of masters of sports Žygmantas Lipkevičius, Albert Kovalevskii and Mantas Janavičius.
On November 23, the Lithuanian Open Blitz Championship was held. 55 players took part in competition.
International Grandmaster Andrei Valiuk (Belarus) became the winner of the competition.
International Grandmaster Arunas Norvaishas became the champion of Lithuania 2019 in Blitz.