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Wayne ‘Shines’ Reid won the 1st Jamaica Draughts Association National Championship

On June 25, in the city of Kingston, capital of Jamaica, the Jamaica Draughts Association hosted the 1st Jamaica Draughts Association National Championship 2017. The championship was held in two programs – classic (Russian version) and Rapid (Jamaican version) and was the qualifier for the World Draughts-64  Championship, which will be held in October in St. Petersburg (Russia). The winner …

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News from Uganda

On June 4, for the first time, in Gulu was held the National Draughts Championship, organized by the Uganda Draughts Federation (UDF). 38 players from 4 regions took part in the competitions. Competitions were held on a Swiss system in 7 rounds with a time control of 5 minutes + 3 seconds per move. The winner of the tournament became …

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Elias Munkondia won Zambian Rapid Championship

The National Rapid Championship of Zambia (pool checkers) was held in the capital of Zambia, Lusaka from 12 to 14 May. 21 player took part in the competition. Players were divided into 3 subgroups A, B and C, then they were distributed according to occupied places in the preliminary stage and continued the struggle for victory in the championship. Champion of …

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Lithuanian Team Championship

Lithuanian Team Championship  in draughts-64 was held in Alutis from 13 to 14 May. Six teams took part in the competition. Competitions were held with a draw of moves and positions (table for 745 positions). The first place took team “Verdene” (Vilnius), which won all the matches. Team was headed by world champion in Rapid, international grandmaster Arunas Norvayshas. The composition of the team included such …

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Isaac Bafaki won Uganda National Championship

The Uganda National Individual Open Championship (Brazilian draughts) took place on 7th May 2017 in Giraffe View, Fort Portal. 18 players from different regions of the country took part in the competition. It was Rapid with a time control of 5 min + 3 sec. The winner of the tournament became the bronze medalist of the African championship 2016 in the …

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Championship of France in draughts-64

The first French championship in the international (Russian) version of draughts-64 was held 29th and 30th April in the city of ROCHEFORT-sur-Mer. The championship was the qualifier for the European Championship 2018. Champion of France became the master of sports Félix VERBOUK. The IDF master Franck LAURENT took second place and Gilles TAILLANDIER is on third place. Guillaume BERTRAND is the …

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