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World Youth Championship will be held in Bulgaria

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

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World Team Championship

International Draughts Federation (IDF) in accordance with the Calendar of the IDF competitions in 2019 holds in Kranevo (Bulgaria) from 25th August (arrival day) to 1st September 2019 (departure day) World Team’s Championship in draughts-64. Competitions will be held separately among men’s and women’s teams in two types of programs: classic and blitz. Invitation published.

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World Championship among veterans

International Draughts Federation (IDF) in accordance with the calendar of the competitions in 2019 holds 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 …

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European Youth Championship 2019 completed

International Draughts Federation (IDF)  in accordance with the Calendar of the competitions in 2019 held from April 26 (arrival day) to May 05, 2019 (departure day) at the Sports Complex “Aqua Life” in Kranevo (Bulgaria) personal-team European Youth Draughts-64 Championship 2019. Championship was held separately for boys and girls in the three types of program: Blitz, Rapid and Classic. Representatives from 12 …

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News from Malawi

The Association of Draughts in Malawi ADMA successfully conducted from 26 to 29 April, 2019 the most important national events 2019 in the city of Mzuzu at Mphatso Motel as planned. Finally 40 players went into a strong 6th Malawi National Championship in which top 5 was identified to represent Malawi in the forthcoming World Championship. International Master Moses Winesi won …

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8th Championship of France in draughts-64

The 8th French Draughts-64 Championship (Brazilian version) was held on April 14 in the city of Octeville sur Mer. 12 people played the title of champion of France 2019 in 2 stages. 1st stage was held according to the Swiss system in 5 rounds. Further, in accordance with the places occupied at the 1st stage, players under the Olympic system …

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Estonian men’s and women’s championships completed

From April 4 to 7, 2019 in the city of Tartu (Estonia), the 71st Estonian Championship among men and the 63rd Estonian Championship among women in Russian draughts were held. The men’s championship was open. Except for Estonians two representatives of Russia took part in it. The winner of the men’s championship was an international master from Russia Kalachnikov Andrey. The international …

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For the first time the International tournament in draughts-64 was held in Finland

International Draughts Federation (IDF) together with the Finnish Draughts Association «Tammipelin ystävät ry» in accordance with the calendar of the IDF competitions 2019 for the first time held in Helsinki, the capital of Finland, International competition in draughts-64 “Helsinki-2019”. Competitions were held at the Russian Center for Science and Culture in Helsinki. International master Anton Smirnov won the competitions.  See results.

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Men Championship of Moldova

In Moldova’s capital, Chisinau from March 22 to 30, 2019 the Moldovan Men’s Championship was held. The championship was held in three programs: Classic, Blitz and Rapid. The champion of the country in classic and rapid programs became international master Denis Dudco. Ex-world champion, international grandmaster Ion Dosca won blitz.  See results.

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