Armenian Draughts-64 Championship-2018

On November 10, in the Yerevan Sports School of Sports and Logic Games, the Armenian Draughts-64 Rapid Championship 2018 in Russian draughts among men was held (time control 7 ‘+ 3”). The strongest Armenian draughts players took part in the championship. It was 18 participants from Yerevan, Gegharkunik, Tavush and Syunik. The championship was held in a very tense struggle on the Swiss system in 6 rounds. The IDF master Nshan Alaverdyan took the first place with 11 points. This year he also became the champion of Armenia in the Blitz program (Russian draughts) and have the bronze medal of the international tournament “Armenia 2018”. (more…)

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Estonian Blitz and Rapid Championships

Estonian Blitz and Rapid Championships among men and women  was held 13th and 14th October 2018 in the city of Paide linn. In Men Championships international grandmaster Arno Uutma won Rapid and Arvo Rist won Blitz. Youth Jalg Triinu won Rapid and Marika Azojan won Blitz in Women Championships. See results. (more…)

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5th stage of the World Cup – International competition “Portugal-2018”

International Draughts Federation (IDF) together with Portuguese Draughts Federation in accordance with the Calendar of the competitions for 2018 from November 3 (arrival day) to November 10, 2018 (departure day) holds in Portugal 5th stage of the World Cup 2018 in draughts-64 – International competition “Portugal-2018” and other events in draughts-64.

Portuguese national team won match: Portuguese national team against the world team. National grandmaster from Portugal Nuno Viera won Rapid  in Portuguese draughts. International master  from Russia Dmitrii Melnikov won Blitz in Brazilian draughts. International grandmaster Andrius Kybartas from Lithuania won Classic program in Russian draughts. See results.

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Official appeal to the National Draughts Federations

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Официальное обращение президента IDF к национальным федерациям шашек, руководителям, спортсменам, тренерам и всем любителям шашек по итогам проведения секцией русских шашек FMJD  в Нижневартовске (Россия) чемпионата мира по русским среди мужчин и женщин с 25 октября по 3 ноября 2018 года. (more…)

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Barbados World Class Checkers & Draughts Festival

For the first time, the International Draughts Federation (IDF) in the framework of the Barbados World Class Checkers & Draughts Festival, together with the festival organizers, held tournaments in draughts-64. Tournaments in Russian draughts, Pool checkers and Brazilian draughts were held. 23 players from 4 countries: Barbados, Haiti, Germany and Russia took part in competitions. The results were determined in each tournament, as well as in the overall standings of three tournaments. The prize fund of the competition was more than 6000 USD. (more…)

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