International Draughts Federation (IDF) in accordance with the Calendar of the competitions in 2017 holds from July 22, (arrival day) till July 30, 2017 (departure day) in St. Petersburg (Russia) 3rd Stage of World Cup 2017 in draughts-64 – International competition “White Nights-2017”. International Grandmaster Sergei Belosheev won Blitz and classic program. See results. (more…)
The Draughts Federation of Russia and the Draughts Federation of the Moscow Region hold from 4 July (arrival day) to 14 July in Kolomna (Moscow Region) on the basis of the MBU Skating Center of Kolomna Russian Team Championship 2017 in Russian draughts. To patricipate in competitions are allowed Men’s (3 players) and women’s (2 players) teams from regions of the Russian Federation. Competitions are held in three programs: Classic, Rapid and Blitz. In men team of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) won all programs. In women team of the Moscow region won Blitz, team of the Kaluga region won Rapid and Classic program. More information see on the website of the Draughts Federation of Russia HERE and HERE (more…)
International tournament on prizes of the President of the Draughts Federation of Russia Anatoly Nikitin was held in Kolomna (Moscow region) from 4 July (day of arrival) to 9 July (day of departure). Within the framework of the competitions were held tournaments in Russian draughts and draughts-100. Competitions in Russian draughts were held from 4 July (day of arrival) to 6 July; Competitions in draughts-100 – from 6 July (day of arrival) to 8 July. Competitions in Russian draughts were held in a Rapid and Blitz program. Competitions in draughts-100 – in the Blitz and super-blitz. International Grandmaster Sergey Belosheev won Blitz in Russian draughts. International Grandmaster Vladimir Skrabov won Rapid. See results and photo from Closing ceremony. (more…)
Technical commission on the proposal of the chairman of the commission of players Dmitry Tsinman made changes to the official table of draw (745 positions). The changes entered into force on July 3, 2017. The table with changes is published in the section Documents / tables of draw HERE (more…)
International Draughts Federation IDF in accordance with the calendar of the competitions 2017 holds in Rimini (Italy) from 24 June to 1 July 2nd Stage of World Cup 2017 in draughts-64-International competition “Rimini-2017”.
Winner of the Rapid program in Italian draughts became International Grandmaster Dmitry Tsinman. Vladimir Skrabov became the winner of the Blitz in Brazilian draughts. Arunas Norvaisas won classic program.
On June 25, in the city of Kingston, capital of Jamaica, the Jamaica Draughts Association hosted the 1st Jamaica Draughts Association National Championship 2017. The championship was held in two programs – classic (Russian version) and Rapid (Jamaican version) and was the qualifier for the World Draughts-64 Championship, which will be held in October in St. Petersburg (Russia). The winner of the championship became the legendary Jamaican player Wayne ‘Shines’ Reid. (more…)
Calendar 2017 updated. New competitions were added.
Given the positive feedback on the holding of the European Championship 2016, Stage of World Cup the first time will be held in Tbilisi (Georgia). Dates of the competition are from 5 to 12 November.
From 19 to 24 December in Eilat (Israel) under the auspices of IDF will take place the International Draughts-64 tournament.
Updated calendar published HERE
International Draughts Federation together with Portuguese Draughts Federation in accordance with the calendar of the competitions 2017 conducted from 3rd June (arrival day) to 10 June (departure day) 2017 in Albufeira (Portugal) 1st Stage of World Cup 2017 in draughts-64-International competition “Portugal-2017”. Match Portugal against the whole world won the team of the world. Tiago Manuel won Rapid. Dmitry Tsinman won Blitz. Arunas Norvaisas won Classic program. See results. An interview of International Grandmaster Dmitry Tsinman on the results of the first stage of the World Cup published.
On June 4, for the first time, in Gulu was held the National Draughts Championship, organized by the Uganda Draughts Federation (UDF). 38 players from 4 regions took part in the competitions. Competitions were held on a Swiss system in 7 rounds with a time control of 5 minutes + 3 seconds per move. The winner of the tournament became participant of the World Championship 2013 Sam Senoga. Bronze medalist of the Rapid program of African championship 2016 Isaac Bafaki took second place and George William Omaya took third place. (more…)
International Grandmasters Andrey Valyuk and Darya Fedorovich became champions among men and women. (more…)