Final of World Cup – International competition “Portugal-2019”

The International Draughts Federation (IDF) together with Portuguese Draughts Federation in accordance with the Calendar of the competitions 2019 from 2nd November (arrival day) to 9th November (departure day) 2019 holds in Portimão (Portugal) Final of World Cup 2019 in draughts-64 – International competition “Portugal-2019” and other events in draughts-64.

IDF Master Anton Van Berkel from Netherlands won Blitz and Classic program. Luis Sa from Portugal won Rapid.


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IDF calendar 2020 updated

The European Youth Championship will be held in Kobuleti (Georgia) from May 2 to 10, 2020. During the European Youth Championship in Kobuleti (Georgia), from May 4 to 10, 2020, the  Stage of World Cup 2020 will be held.

The European Championship among men and women will be held in Jõgeva (Estonia) from September 11 to 20, 2020.

Updated calendar can be downloaded HERE

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Preliminary IDF Calendar 2020

Preliminary 2020 IDF calendar of the official cometitions published HERE  To be included to the 2020 IDF calendar of national championships, please send the calendars of national championships for 2020 to the IDF office by November 15, 2019. We remind you that the ratings and norms of international titles are calculated only for tournaments included to the IDF calendar.

In August-September 2019, IDF successfully held in Bulgaria all the planned events: (more…)

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IDF news

Standings in all programs of the World Cup 2019 after the 4th stage has been updated. See the current standings HERE. The final stage of the World Cup 2019 will be held in Portimão (Portugal) from 2nd November (arrival day) to 9th November (departure day) 2019. On 2nd November, the traditional match Portugal against the whole world in Portuguese draughts will be held. An invitation for the competition will be published soon.

In the Publications section, articles of international grandmaster Evgeny Kondrachenko are published with an overview of the games of the personal and teams world championships and the 2019 World Cup in Kranevo (Bulgaria), as well as with an overview of the games of the 2019 world championship among men and women in St. Vlas (Bulgaria). See articles  HERE

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World Championship among men and women in Sveti Vlas, Bulgaria completed

World Draughts-64 Championship among men and women 2019 was held in Bulgaria, in the city of Sveti Vlas, from September 1 (arrival day) to September 10 (departure day), 2019. World championship was held in three categories: Classic, Rapid and Blitz. 95 players from 34 countries took part in competitions.

Representatives of Belarus, international grandmasters – Ihar Mikhalchenka and Darya Fedarovich became winners of the Rapid among men and women respectively. International grandmaster Dmitry Tsinman (Russia) and international master Yana Yakubovich (Belarus) won Blitz among men and women. Ihar Mikhalchenka and Yana Yakubovich (both Belarus) world champions 2019 in classic game among men and women! (more…)

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