World Draughts-64 Championship 2017 among men and women is held with the support of the Foundation for Promoting the Development of Draughts Sports “Russian Draughts” from 19th October (arrival day) till 29th October (departure day) 2017 in St. Petersburg (Russia) at the hotel “Moscow ****”. Competitions are held separately for men and women in three program: Blitz, Rapid and Classic. Blitz and Classic program are held in International/Russian version of draughts-64. In Blitz, international grandmasters Gavril Kolesov (Russia) won in men and Elena Scovitina (Moldova) won in women. In Rapid, international grandmasters Ihar Mikhalchenka (Belarus) won in men and Elena Scovitina (Moldova) won in women. Ihar Mikhalchenka (Belarus) and Zhanna Sarshaeva became a world champions in classic program. (more…)
September 20, 2017 in St. Petersburg was held a meeting of the Board IDF. Short report of the IDF Board meeting is HERE. The meeting approved the results of the world championships among teams, youth and veterans, held in Bulgaria from August 23 to September 2, 2017; the issues of preparation for the World Championship 2017 were considered; the preliminary calendar of the competitions for 2018 was approved; approved the newly established African Draughts Confederation as the organization responsible for the development of draughts-64 on the African continent under the aegis of IDF; the issues of the current activity of the federation were considered. According to the results of the competition in 2017: world championships in Bulgaria, national championships and the implementation of norms in the various competitions, new international titles been assigned to the next players: (more…)
Preliminary calendar of the International Draughts Federation (IDF) competitions in 2018 is published HERE
All national federations must send their calendars of national championships to the IDF office by November 1, 2017 for inclusion in the general calendar of IDF competitions in 2018. We remind you that the calculation of ratings and assignment of international titles will be made only for tournaments included in the official calendar of the International Draughts Federation (IDF) competitions 2018.
Draughts Federation of Russia traditionally conducted in Loo (Sochi) from September 19 (day of arrival) to October 01, 201 Russian Championship in draughts-64 (Russian draughts) among men and women. Championship was held in three program: classic, rapid and blitz. Detailed information about the competition, photo and current standings see on the site of Draughts Federation of Russia HERE and HERE
Representatives of Yakutia Gavril Kolesov and Stepanida Kirillina won Rapid. Oleg Dashkov (Samara Region) and Olga Balukova (Moscow Region) won Blitz and Сlassic program. See results. (more…)
Estonian Blitz and Rapid Championships among men and women was held 9th and 10th September 2017 in the city of Haapsalu. In Men Championships international grandmaster Arno Uutma won Blitz and Rapid. Piret Viirma won Blitz and Rapid in Women Championships . See results.