European Youth Championship 2018

International Draughts Federation (IDF) in accordance with the Calendar of the competitions in 2018 from April 29 (arrival day) to May 02, 2018 (departure day) at the Sports Complex “Aqua Life”, Kranevo (Bulgaria) holds personal-team European Youth Draughts-64 Championship 2018.

Regulations of competitions published. (more…)

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African Championship will be held in Malawi

2nd African Draughts-64 Championship will be held from 8 to 14 July 2018 in the city of Blantyre, Malawi. Organizers of the competitions are International Draughts Federation (IDF), African Draughts Confederation and the Association of Draughts of Malawi (ADMA). Competitions will be held with the support of the Government of Malawi and the Malawi National Council of Sports. Competitions will be 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 are held with the support of the Fund for Promoting the Development of Draughts Sport “Russian Draughts”. (more…)

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Rules of official IDF competitions updated

In the Documents – Rules and Regulations section, have been published updated regulatory documents – Rules and Conditions for the Official IDF Competitions in draughts-64 for 2018 with the amendments and additions of 04.12.2017.

See updated regulatory documents:
Rules for the official IDF competitions in draughts-64 HERE
Conditions for the official IDF competitions in draughts-64 HERE

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European Youth Championship will be held in Bulgaria

The calendar of IDF events for 2018 has been updated. See the calendar in the Events section HERE

European Youth Championship in 6 age groups will be held in Sport complex “Aqualife”, Kranevo (Bulgaria) from April 29 to May 8, 2018. For the first time for youth competitions, six players from each IDF member country (one participant in the age groups up to 27, 20, 17, 14, 11, 9 years old – a boy or girl) will be provided with accommodation and meals. Reduced the amount of tournament fees – 50 euros for three players from the country for participation in all three programs. Prices for accommodation and meals for participants (buffet) in the building “Sport” per person per day will be 27 euros in a double room and 25 euros in a triple room. Sport complex “Aqualife” will provide for the participants of the European Championship with two paths in the professional sports pool with heating and fitness room. Invitation for the competition will be published in the near future.

African Championship will be held in Blantyre (Malawi) on 8 – 14 July.

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Championships of Belarus among men and women

Championships of the Republic of Belarus in draughts-64 among men and women (the highest league) are held from 22 to 31 January 2018 in Minsk, at the Chess School FIDE (Minsk, Independence Ave. 49, 4th floor).
International Grandmaster Andrey Valiuk became the champion of the Republic of Belarus among men, International Master Vera Khvaschinskaya became a champion among women.

See the results. (more…)

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