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1st Stage of World Cup 2018 – International competition “Jamaica-2018”

International Draughts Federation (IDF) together with Jamaica Draughts Association (JDA) in accordance with the calendar of the competitions 2018 held from 22 till 28 February 2018 in Montego Bay (Jamaica) 1st Stage of World Cup 2018 in draughts-64 – International competition “Jamaica-2018”.
Competitions were held with the support of the Fund for Promoting the Development of Draughts Sport “Russian Draughts”.
International grandmaster, ex-world champion Arunas Norvaishas (Lithuania) won Rapid and Classic program. International Master Aleknavicius Vilius (Lithuania) won Blitz program.

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1st Pan American Draughts-64 Championship

International Draughts Federation (IDF) together with Jamaica Draughts Association (JDA) in accordance with the calendar of the competitions 2018 held from 22 till 28 February 2018 in Montego Bay (Jamaica) 1st Pan American Draughts-64 Championship. Competitions were held in the three types of programs: Blitz, Rapid and Classic.
Competitions were held with the support of the Fund for Promoting the Development of Draughts Sport “Russian Draughts”.
The first champion of Pan America in draughts-64 became the winner of the Blitz program Thomas Rohan (Jamaica). National Grandmaster Alexander Katz (USA) won Rapid program. The IDF master, multiple champion of Jamaica Reid Wayne won the classic program and became the first International Grandmaster  in Jamaica. See results. (more…)

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Championship of Moldova among women completed

The Championship of Moldova among women in draughts-64 was held in the capital of Moldova, Chisinau from 9 to 17 February 2018. The competitions were held in three programs: classic, Rapid and Blitz. Champion of Moldova in all three programs become the International Grandmaster, world champion 2017 in Blitz and Rapid Elena Scovitina. See the results and photo.

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Latvia’s youth championships completed

Latvia’s youth championships in draughts-64 among boys and girls in the age groups U-8, U-10, U-13, U-16, U-19 were held in Riga from 8th to 11th February.

The competitions were held in three programs: Classic, Blitz and Rapid. 100 of Latvia’s best players from different regions of the country took part in competitions. Detailed information you can see on the website of the Latvian Draughts Union HERE  See results and photo. (more…)

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