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World Championship among veterans

International Draughts Federation (IDF) in accordance with the calendar of the competitions in 2019 held from August 22 till September 01, 2019 in the Sports Complex «Aqualife», Kranevo (Bulgaria) World Championship in draughts-64 among veterans in the age groups: men 60 years and older (1959 year born and older); men 50-59 years old (1969-1959 year born); women 50 years and older (1969 year born and older). Participants on the date of the start of the competition must be fulfilled the required number of years. Championship was held in the two types of programs: Classic and Blitz.  See results.


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31-08-2019 Classic program of the World Championship in draughts-64 among veterans has completed. The international grandmaster Ion Dosca (Moldova) became the winner of the Classic program of the World Veterans Championship 2019.

The winners of the Classic program are:

Men 60+

Med 1Dosca Ion (Moldova)

Med-2Kirillov Yuri (Israel)

Med-3Kovtun Alexandr (Kazakhstan)

Men 50-60

Med 1Uutma Arno (Estonia)

Med-2Shapunov Oleg (Ukraine)

Med-3Kovalenko Victor (Ukraine)

Women

Med 1Alexandrova Zinaida (Israel)

Med-2Tkacenko Elena (Latvia)

Med-3Egorova Rozalia (Russia)


24-08-2019 Classic program of the World Championship in draughts-64 among veterans started. 25 players from 11 countries take part in competitions. See current results.


23-08-2019 Blitz program of the World Championship in draughts-64 among veterans has completed. 25 players from 11 countries took part in competitions. The international master Yuri Kirillov (Israel) became the winner of the Blitz program of the World Veterans Championship 2019.

The winners of the Blitz program are:

Men 60+

Med 1Kirillov Yuri (Israel)

Med-2Dosca Ion (Moldova)

Med-3Schukin Ivan (Russia)

Men 50-60

Med 1Kovalenko Victor (Ukraine)

Med-2Shapunov Oleg (Ukraine)

Med-3Ganopolsky Dmitry (Israel)

Women

Med 1Tirdea Alla (Moldova)

Med-2Alexandrova Zinaida (Israel)

Med-3Tkacenko Elena (Latvia)


23-08-2018 Today in Bulgaria in the Sports complex “Aqualife” the World Championships in draughts-64 2019 among juniors, youth, veterans, and national teams started.

The opening ceremony was attended by a president of International Draughts Federation Vladimir Langin, a representative of Bulgarian Draughts Federation Dimitr Yanev, a sport director of sports complex “Aqualife” Igor Korotkov, Vice President of the International Draughts Federation, Vice President of the Asian Draughts Confederation, President of the Draughts Federation of Uzbekistan Yunus Aminjonov.

Players from 17 countries took part in competitions: Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Bulgaria, Georgia, Israel, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Russia, Romania, Uzbekistan, Ukraine, France and Estonia.


09-05-2019 International Draughts Federation (IDF) in accordance with the calendar of the competitions in 2019 holds from August 22 (arrival day) till September 01, 2019 (departure day) in the Sports Complex «Aqualife», Kranevo (Bulgaria) World Championship in draughts-64 among veterans in the age groups:

Men 60 years and older (1959 year born and older);
Men 50-59 years old (1969-1959 year born);
Women 50 years and older (1969 year born and older)

Participants on the date of the start of the competition must be fulfilled the required number of years.

Competitions are held in international (Russian) version of draughts-64 by the system of micro-matches consist of two games in the two types of programs: Classic and Blitz. All types of the program will be played with draw according to the official table (745 positions). System of competition is Swiss or Round robin, depending on the number of participants, open-tournament (men and women).

All participants, timely filed an application to participate, to register in a timely manner and pay the entry fee are allowed to participate in competitions. The number of participants representing the country is unlimited.

The prize fund of the championship will be at least 1,000 euros.

Invitation published.

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