The Jamaica Draughts Association concluded it’s National Draughts Championship 2019 which was held on March 6, 2019 at the JPS Sports Club in Kingston. The championship was qualifying for the World Draughts-64 Championship. Players from across the island turn out in their numbers to compete in a bid to secure the coveted title of Jamaica’s National Champion in Draughts-64 2019. The legendary Jamaican player, Pan American Champion 2018, international Grandmaster Wayne ‘Shines’ Reid became National Draughts-64 Champion. Top 3 players will represent Jamaica at the World Draughts-64 Championship. (more…)
The Championship of Moldova in draughts-64 among boys and girls up to 11 and 9 years old was held from 6 to 10 March 2019 in the capital of Moldova, Chisinau. The competitions were held in three programs: classic, Rapid and Blitz. 72 players took part in the competition. See the results and photo.
Youth Championship of Republic of Belarus among boys and girls up to 9 years old was held from 2 to 3 March 2019 at the Chess and Draughts Sports School in the city of Minsk, capital of Belarus. 67 players took part in the competition. The winners were Minskers Alexey Pavliuchenka and Neli Kurtava. See the results. (more…)
Final of Israeli Men Championship in Russian draughts ended March 2, 2019 in the city of Haifa. 14 participants played the title of champion of the country in the robin round system. The international master Dmitry Ganopolsky became the Israeli champion 2019. (more…)
IDF calendar for 2019 updated. International competitions in draughts-64 “Helsinki-2019” will be held in Helsinki, the capital of Finland from 5 to 8 April. Calendar of national championships published. We remind you that the calculation of ratings and assignment of international titles will be made only for tournaments included to the IDF official calendar of competitions. See the updated calendar HERE
Rating lists for 2019 updated. A sample of players by continents was made. See ratings lists HERE