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Traditional Tournament “White Nights-2019” in St. Petersburg completed

Traditional Open Draughts Tournament “White Nights-2019” was held from July 13 (arrival day) to July 21 (departure day) 2019 in St. Petersburg (Russia). Three separate competitions were held within the framework of the tournament: an open-tournament among men and women and separate competitions among boys and girls in the age groups 2003-2005, 2006-2008, 2009-2010, 2011 and younger. All competitions were held …

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2nd Stage of World Cup – International competition “Rimini-2019”

International Draughts Federation (IDF) in accordance with the calendar of the competitions 2019 held in Rimini (Italy) from 15 June (arrival day) to 22 June 2019 2nd Stage of World Cup 2019 in draughts-64-International competition “Rimini-2019”. Competitions were held in the three types of programs: Blitz, Rapid and Classic. International grandmaster Aleksej Domcev (Lithuania) won Blitz and Rapid. International master Dmitrii …

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Asian championships in draughts-64 in Tashkent completed

Asian Championships in draughts-64, Turkish draughts and draughts-100 are held in Tashkent (Uzbekistan) from June 19 to July 2, 2019. The Asian Draughts-64 Championship was held from 19 to 25 June under the auspices of the International Draughts Federation IDF and was qualifying for the World Draughts-64 Championship 2019 among men and women, which will be held in Sveti Vlas …

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Ihar Mikhalchenka and Vera Khvashchynskaya became champions of Belarus among men and women

Championships of Belarus in draughts-64 among men and women (final) were held from May 24 till June 2, 2019 in the Republican Center of Olympic training for chess and draughts (Minsk, str. of Marks, 10). International Grandmasters Ihar Mikhalchenka and Vera Khvashchynskaya became national champions among men and women.

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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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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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1st Stage of World Cup 2019 – International competition “Georgia-2019”

International Draughts Federation (IDF) in accordance with the Calendar of competitions in 2019 held from 23 to 31 March 2019 in Tbilisi (Georgia) 1st Stage of World Cup 2019 in draughts-64 – International competition “Georgia-2019”. Competitions were held in three programs: Blitz, Rapid and Classic. International master Dmitrii Melnikov won Blitz and Classic program. International master Andrei Gnelitsky won Rapid. See results.

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