Cup of Uzbekistan among teams was held from 2 to 7 August in Namangan. The team consists of 10 players (1 boy and girl in each age group). 9 teams (90 participants) from 9 regions took part in the competitions. Competitions were held in three programs: Classic, Rapid and Blitz. In all three programs, the team of the Syrdarya region won. See results. (more…)
Championship of the Republic of Kazakhstan in draughts-64 among men, women, youth up to 23 years and up to 20 years was held from July 27 to August 7 in Aktobe (Kazakhstan). Competitions were held in three programs: classic, Blitz and Rapid. More than 70 participants from 8 regions of the country took part in the competition.
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Under the auspices of the International Draughts Federation (IDF) Traditional Open Draughts Tournament “White Nights-2018” was held from July 21 (arrival day) to July 29 (departure day) 2018 in St. Petersburg (Russia). Within the framework of the competition there were an open tournament for men and women and competitions among among boys and girls in the age groups 2002-2004, 2005-2007, 2008-2009, 2010 and younger, having the status of All-Russian competitions. See results. (more…)
Anatoly Nikitin, the president of the Federation of Draught of Russia (FSHR), at a meeting of the Presidium of FSHR July 7, 2018 resigned from all positions he held in the draughts world. (more…)
2nd African Draughts-64 Championship was held from 8 to 14 July 2018 in the city of Blantyre, Malawi. Organizers of the competitions was International Draughts Federation (IDF), African Draughts Confederation and the Association of Draughts of Malawi (ADMA). Competitions were held with the support of the Government of Malawi and the Malawi National Council of Sports. Competitions were held in three programs: Classic, Rapid and Blitz, with three versions of draughts: international/Russian, Brazilian and Pool checkers, and will be qualifying for World Draughts-64 Championship 2019. Competitions were held with the support of the Fund for Promoting the Development of Draughts Sport “Russian Draughts”.
Sam Senoga from Uganda won Blitz. Enock Makoka Banda from Malawi won Rapid. Lukanga Mwambwe from Zambia won Classic program. See results.