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Traditional draughts tournament “V. A. Sokov Memorial” in St. Petersburg

From November 30 (arrival day) to December 8 (departure day) 2019 in St. Petersburg (Russia), a traditional open draughts tournament in memory of the legendary St. Petersburg draughts player Vasily Sokov “V. A. Sokov Memorial” is held. As part of the competition, all-Russian competitions are held among men and women, as well as among boys and girls in age groups …

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IDF calendar 2020 updated

The European Youth Championship will be held in Kobuleti (Georgia) from May 2 to 10, 2020. During the European Youth Championship in Kobuleti (Georgia), from May 4 to 10, 2020, the  Stage of World Cup 2020 will be held. The European Championship among men and women will be held in Jõgeva (Estonia) from September 11 to 20, 2020. Updated calendar …

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Barbados World Class Checkers & Draughts Festival

The Barbados Draughts Association and the Barbados Checkers and Draughts Federation held the traditional Barbados World Class Checkers & Draughts Festival from October 1 to 7. Within the framework of the festival, checker events were held: the World Qualification Tournament for men, the world championships for women and youth, the match for the title of world champion in checkers, as …

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Preliminary IDF Calendar 2020

Preliminary 2020 IDF calendar of the official cometitions published HERE  To be included to the 2020 IDF calendar of national championships, please send the calendars of national championships for 2020 to the IDF office by November 15, 2019. We remind you that the ratings and norms of international titles are calculated only for tournaments included to the IDF calendar. In August-September 2019, …

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IDF news

Standings in all programs of the World Cup 2019 after the 4th stage has been updated. See the current standings HERE. The final stage of the World Cup 2019 will be held in Portimão (Portugal) from 2nd November (arrival day) to 9th November (departure day) 2019. On 2nd November, the traditional match Portugal against the whole world in Portuguese draughts will …

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World Championship among men and women in Sveti Vlas, Bulgaria completed

World Draughts-64 Championship among men and women 2019 was held in Bulgaria, in the city of Sveti Vlas, from September 1 (arrival day) to September 10 (departure day), 2019. World championship was held in three categories: Classic, Rapid and Blitz. 95 players from 34 countries took part in competitions. Representatives of Belarus, international grandmasters – Ihar Mikhalchenka and Darya Fedarovich became winners …

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The first draughts-64 tournament among boys and girls was held in India

The Draughts Association of India held on September 1, 2019 the first draughts-64 tournament among boys and girls in India. Draughts tournament was organized at Seth Hukum Chand S.D public school – Jalandhar, Punjab (state unit). In this tournament chief Guest was Mrs. Amita Khanna, Principal who honoured the winners by medals. In this tournament 150 players took participation under …

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World Youth Championship in Bulgaria completed

Personal-team World Youth Championship in draughts-64 among boys and girls was held from 22nd August to 1st September 2019 in Sports Complex Aqualife, Kranevo, Bulgaria. Personal Championship was held in six age groups in three types of program: classic, blitz and rapid. Team standings in the overall team classification and classification among teams of boys and girls were determinated. For the first time during the World Youth Championship, the World Youth Team Championship was …

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4th Stage of World Cup – International competitions “Bulgaria-2019”

International Draughts Federation (IDF) in accordance with the calendar of the competitions in 2019 held in Kranevo (Bulgaria) from August 26 (arrival day) till September 01, 2019 (departure day) 4th Stage of World Cup 2019 in draughts-64-International competitions “Bulgaria-2019”. Competitions were held in two types of programs: Blitz and Rapid. International grandmaster Andrei Valiuk (Belarus) won both programs.

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