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William Chinzewe became the new Zambia champion!

Zambia Draughts Federation held on 15th to 17th April 2022 in Olympic Youth Development Centre of Lusaka, capital of Zambia, the Tentani D. Mwanzah Individual Draughts-64 National championship in honor of ZDF Founding President Mr. Tentani D. Mwanzah. 15-old William, Chinzewe became the new Zambia champion and received the title of IDF master! Elijah, Chanda took 2nd place, international grandmaster …

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Match Israel-Portugal

For the first time in history, a delegation of Portuguese draughts players came to Israel and took part in several competitions. It should be noted that this event became possible largely thanks to the International Draughts Federation (IDF) and its leadership, who did a lot for the development of draughts in Portugal. The events were held with the cooperation of …

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Traditional tournaments in Saarbrücken, Germany, completed

From 19 to 21 November 2021 in Saarbrücken (Germany) the following traditional draughts competitions were held: a) 11th German Open Championship (November 20 – 21, 2021), Brazilian draughts. b) 15th International Saarbrücken – Open 100 Draughts Tournament (November 19 – 20, 2021). The winner of both tournaments was the international grandmaster from Lithuania Aleksej Domcev. IDF master Alexander Bleicher became …

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International competition “Portugal-2021” – stage of the 2021 World Cup in Albufeira completed

The International Draughts Federation (IDF) together with the Portuguese Draughts Federation (PDF) in accordance with the Calendar of the IDF and PDF competitions 2021 held from 20th to 27th November 2021 in Albufeira (Portugal) International competition “Portugal – 2021” – Stage of the World Cup 2021 in draughts-64. Competitions were held in three programs – classic, Blitz and Rapid. Within …

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Robert Misans and Maria Magdalena Nereda champions of Latvia 2021

From 8 to 10 October, the finals of the Latvian draughts-64 championships among men and women were held in the cultural center of Bauska. The competition was attended by 9 participants in the women’s competition and 10 participants in the men’s. The tournaments were held in a round robin system, micro-matches of 2 games, time control 25 minutes + 10 …

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European Men and Women Draughts-64 Championship

International Draughts Federation (IDF) in accordance with the calendar of the competitions in 2021 holds together with Jõgeva Draughts Club and the Estonian Draughts Union personal-team European Draughts-64 Championship among men and women. Championship is held from September 10 (arrival day) to September 19, 2021 (departure day) in Kuremaa, Jõgeva region (Estonia) and is qualifying for the World Championship 2022. …

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