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Latvian Youth Draughts-64 Championship was held in Riga

From June 17 to 21, the first competition after the break in connection with the coronavirus was held in Latvia – the Latvian Youth Draughts-64 Championship among boys and girls in the age groups U8, U10, U13, U16 and U19/U26.

Competitions were qualifying for the youth World and European championships. 90 best young players, representing all the strongest players of Latvia, fought for the titles of champions in Classic program and over 140 players in the Blitz program.

The championship was organized by the Draughts School “Domatprieks” together with the Latvian Draughts Federation (LDF) (more…)

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Online Tournament of Friendship in Brazilian draughts was held on June 7

Online Tournament of Friendship in Brazilian draughts was held on June 7, on the online platform PlayOk (website https://www.playok.com/). Tournament was organized by our Brazilian colleagues.
The tournament was held according to the Swiss system in 7 rounds, micro-matches from 2 games, draw of moves and positions, time control 3’+ 2”.

72 players from 10 countries took part in the tournament.

Jonel Eidelman (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) became the winner of the tournament. Olga Beller (Ufa, Russia) was the best among women. See the results.

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Сalendar of online tournaments updated

Сalendar of online tournaments updated. See the updated calendar HERE

For the first time, an online Tournament of Friendship in Brazilian Draughts will be held.

For the first time, the African Online Draughts-64 Championship will be held.

For the first time, Draughts-64 will be presented at the famous Mind Sports Olympiad 2020 (MSO), which has been held in London since 1997. This year, in connection with the coronavirus, the Olympiad will be held online. (more…)

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IDF President Vladimir Langin gave a session of simultaneous game to the Russian Navy

To the 75th anniversary of the Great Victory!

On May 23, in St. Petersburg (Russia), in the building of the Main Admiralty, the main headquarters of the Navy of the Russian Federation (Navy), a session of simultaneous game in Russian draughts, dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the Victory of the Soviet people in the Great Patriotic War, was held.

The session was held on 26 boards: 20 boards in the format of online video conferencing and 6 boards in the offline format. The session was attended by the strongest draughts players of all Navy fleets: the Baltic, Black Sea, Northern, Pacific fleets and the Caspian flotilla. All participants were qualified athletes. Such a draughts event was held at the Navy for the first time. (more…)

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