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Changes in table of draw

Technical commission on the proposal of the chairman of the commission of players Dmitry Tsinman made changes to the official table of draw (745 positions). The changes entered into force on July 3, 2017. The table with changes is published in the section Documents / tables of  draw  HERE

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2nd Stage of World Cup-International competition “Rimini-2017”

International Draughts Federation IDF in accordance with the calendar of the competitions 2017 holds in Rimini (Italy) from 24 June to 1 July 2nd Stage of World Cup 2017 in draughts-64-International competition “Rimini-2017”. Winner of the Rapid program in Italian draughts became International Grandmaster Dmitry Tsinman. Vladimir Skrabov became the winner of the Blitz in Brazilian draughts. Arunas Norvaisas won classic …

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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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Calendar 2017 updated

Calendar 2017 updated. New competitions were added. Given the positive feedback on the holding of the European Championship 2016, Stage of World Cup the first time will be held in Tbilisi (Georgia). Dates of the competition are from 5 to 12 November. From 19 to 24 December in Eilat (Israel) under the auspices of IDF will take place the International Draughts-64 …

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1st Stage of World Cup – International competition “Portugal-2017”

International Draughts Federation together with Portuguese Draughts Federation in accordance with the calendar of the competitions 2017 conducted from 3rd June (arrival day) to 10 June (departure day) 2017 in Albufeira (Portugal) 1st Stage of World Cup 2017 in draughts-64-International competition “Portugal-2017”. Match Portugal against the whole world won the team of the world. Tiago Manuel won Rapid. Dmitry Tsinman won Blitz. Arunas …

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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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Championships of Belarus among men and women

Championships of Belarus in draughts-64 among men and women (final) were held from 22 till 30 May 2017 in the Republican Center of Olympic training for chess and draughts (Minsk, str. of Marks, 10). International Grandmasters Andrey Valyuk and Darya Fedorovich became champions among men and women.

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Draughts events in Loo (Sochi)

Several major draughts events traditionally are held in the period from May 28 to June 9  in the boarding house “Akvaloo” (Krasnodar Region, Sochi): 1. Russian Youth Championship in Russian draughts among school teams «Miracle draughts». Final. Two teams from each region of the Russian Federation may participate in competitions. The team consists of five people: three boys and one girl under the …

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