World Championship among veterans completed

International Draughts Federation (IDF) in accordance with the calendar of the competitions in 2021 held from 20 to 31 August, 2021 in the Sports Complex «Aqualife», Kranevo (Bulgaria) World Championship in draughts-64 among veterans in the age groups: Men 60 years and older (1961 year born and older); Men 50-59 years old (1971-1962 year born); Women 50 years and older (1971 year born and older). Competitions were held in the two types of programs: Classic and Blitz. See the results.


Invitation       Sports Complex “Aqualife”  


Photo        Opening      Classic

Closing     Youth and veterans     

Video of the closing ceremony World Youth Championship (Interesting Draughts channel)


Results      Classic       Blitz


30-08-2021 The classic program of the World Draughts-64 Championship among veterans completed. 16 players from 6 countries took part in the competition.

The absolute winner of the World Draughts-64 Championship 2021 among veterans became Alexander Shvartsman (Russia).

The winners of the World Championship among veterans in different nominations are:

Men 50+

Shvartsman, Aleksandr   RUS

Uutma, Arno    EST

Vaartnou, Urmas    EST

Men 60+

Dosca, Ion    MDA

Druzhinin, Boris   LTU

Yanev, Bogdan   BUL

Women

Tkachenko, Elena   LVA

Odajiu, Ada  MDA

Petrova, Liudmila    RUS


26-08-2021 Blitz program of the World Draughts-64 Championship among veterans was held today. 15 players from 7 countries took part in the competition. Among them was international grandmasters, champions and prize-winners of the world and European championships Alexander Shvartsman (Russia), Ion Dosca (Moldova), Arno Uutma (Estonia) and Arunas Norvaisas (Lithuania).

The absolute winner Blitz program of the World Draughts-64 Championship 2021 among veterans became Alexander Shvartsman (Russia).

The winners Blitz program of the World Championship among veterans in different nominations are:

Men 50+

Shvartsman, Aleksandr   RUS

Norvaisas, Arunas    LTU

Uutma, Arno    EST

Men 60+

Dosca, Ion    MDA

Rybakov, Igor   USA

Druzhinin, Boris   LTU

Women

Tkachenko, Elena   LVA

Petrova, Liudmila    RUS

Jakstoniene, Jurate   LTU


23-08-2021 The classic program of the World Draughts-64 Championship among veterans has started. 16 players from 6 countries take part in the competition. Among them are international grandmasters, champions and prize-winners of the world championships Alexander Shvartsman (Russia), Ion Dosca (Moldova), Arno Uutma (Estonia).

Follow the results.


21-08-2021 Today in Bulgaria, in the Sports complex “Aqualife”, the World Championships in draughts-64 2021 among juniors, youth, veterans, and national teams were started.

At the opening ceremony, the participants were congratulated by the President of the International Draughts Federation Vladimir Langin, the vice president of the Bulgarian Draughts Federation Dimitr Yanev and the multiple world champion in various types of draughts, the current world champion in draughts-100 Alexander Shvartsman.

Players from 12 countries took part in competitions: Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bulgaria, Latvia, Lithuania, North Macedonia, Moldova, Russia, Romania, USA, Uzbekistan and Estonia.


09-06-2021 International Draughts Federation (IDF) in accordance with the calendar of the competitions in 2021 holds from 20 to 31 August, 2021 in the Sports Complex «Aqualife», Kranevo (Bulgaria) World Championship in draughts-64 among veterans in the age groups:

Men 60 years and older (1961 year born and older);
Men 50-59 years old (1971-1962 year born);
Women 50 years and older (1971 year born and older)

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

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 1,200 euros.

Invitation published.

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