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

From November 30 (arrival day) to December 8 (departure day) 2019 in St. Petersburg (Russia), a traditional open draughts-64 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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Results of the Lithuanian Team Championship and the Lithuanian Blitz Championship

The Lithuanian Team Draughts-64 Championship and Lithuanian Blitz Championship were held from November 22-24 in Bačkonys (Lithuania). The champion of Lithuania 2019 became the team ŠK “Vitražas” (Vilnius). International Grandmaster Andrei Valiuk (Belarus) became the winner of the Lithuanian Blitz Championship. International Grandmaster Arunas Norvaishas became the champion of Lithuania 2019 in Blitz.

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Tournaments in Saarbrücken, Germany

Following Draughts tournaments was held in Saarbrücken (Germany) from 15th to 17th November 2019: Draughts-64 (Brazilian version): 10th Open German Draughts-64 Championship (15th – 17th November 2019). Draughts-100: 14th Saarbrücken Open Draughts-100 Tournament (16th November 2019). International master Philip Vasilevsky (Russia) became the winner of the 10th Open German Draughts-64 Championship. IDF master Alexander Bleicher became the champion of Germany 2019.

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3rd French Draughts-64 Open Championship completed

3rd French Open Draughts-64 Championship (Russian version) was held from 9th to 11th November 2019 in Toulouse (France). Competitions were held according to the Swiss system in 7 rounds with a time control of 25 minutes + 5 seconds per move. The international master Philip Vasilevsky (Russia) became the winner of the 3rd French Open Draughts-64 Championship. IDF master Pierre …

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1st Japan Draughts-64 Tournament was held in Tokyo

International Draughts Federation (IDF) together with the Japan Draughts Association (JCDA) in accordance with the Calendar of Competitions for 2019 held the 1st International Japan Draughts-64 Tournament from November 13 to 18, 2019 in Tokyo. Competitions were held in 2 categories: Blitz and Rapid. The winner of the Blitz tournament was the international master from Ukraine Oleg Shapunov. The winner of …

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Final of World Cup – International competition “Portugal-2019”

The International Draughts Federation (IDF) together with Portuguese Draughts Federation in accordance with the Calendar of the competitions 2019 from 2nd November (arrival day) to 9th November (departure day) 2019 holds in Portimão (Portugal) Final of World Cup 2019 in draughts-64 – International competition “Portugal-2019” and other events in draughts-64. IDF Master Anton Van Berkel from Netherlands won Blitz and …

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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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International competitions among men and women in Bulgaria

The International Draughts Federation (IDF) together with the Bulgarian Draughts Federation in accordance with the Calendar of Competitions for 2019 held the International Draughts-64 Tournament among men and women in Sveti Vlas (Bulgaria) from September 1 to 10, 2019. Competitions were held in three programs: classic, Blitz and Rapid. See the results.

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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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World Championship among veterans

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