International Draughts Federation (IDF) together with Club “The 54th Street/Esquire Barber shop Checker Players” in accordance with the calendar of the IDF competitions 2020 holds in Miami (USA) International Draughts Competition “Miami-open 2020”. This first ever draughts-64 tournament in America will be held at the premises of the Little Haiti Cultural Center, 212 NE 59th Terrace Miami, Fl 33137 (USA) from April 2 to 7, 2020. (more…)
The IDF Board approved a number of documents for 2020. Among them are the IDF calendar 2020, the Regulation of the World Cup 2020, the Rules of official competitions in draughts-64 and the Regulations for assignment of international titles. Updated documents are published on the site and can be viewed at the links below. New ratings on January 1, 2020 published also. (more…)
On behalf of the International Draughts Federation (IDF) and me personally I congratulate draughts players, coaches, organizers, officials and all fans of draughts on the New Year! (more…)
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 up to 17, 14, 11 and 9 years old.
International Grandmaster Sergey Belosheev won Classic and Blitz program of V. Sokov Memorial. See the results. (more…)
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. (more…)