Zambia Draughts Federation (ZDF) 2018 National Draughts-64 Championship which is held once per year and this year it was conducted from 30th March, 2018 to 2nd April, 2018 at Justin Kabwe Primary School in the capital of Zambia, Lusaka under the supervision of Mr. Raphael Phiri as Tournament Referee together with the Zambia Draughts Federation National Executive Comiittee. The championship was the qualifier for the African Championship 2018. Elias Munkondia became Zambian National Champion 2018. (more…)
From March 18 to 27, the city of Yerevan hosted the city’s youth championships in draughts-64 among boys and girls under 14.
Total 120 players participated in the final stages of the championships, the press service of the national federation reports. Prize-winners:
Boys: 1. Hayk Azoyan – 7 points; 2. Artak Sahradyan – 7 points; 3. Raphael Ordyan – 5.5 points.
Girls: 1. Victoria Isakhanyan – 6 points; 2. Karine Morayan – 5,5 points; 3. Ani Tatoyan – 5.5 points. (more…)
Championship of Kazakhstan in draughts-64 among boys and girls in age groups U17, U14, U11 and U9 was held in in the ancient city of Turkestan from March 20 to March 30, 2018. More than 130 players from various regions of Kazakhstan took part in the competition. Competitions were held in three programs: Сlassic, Rapid and Blitz. See the results. (more…)
The Uganda Draughts Federation held Open National Individual Draughts-64 Championship (poolcheckers) in Gulu town on 10th March 2018. A total of 22 participants (all men) took part in the Championship. The championship was held in 9 rounds on the Swiss system, on Rapid game with time control 5 ‘+ 3 “. Stanley Odeke with 14 points won Championship. Isaac Bafaki with 12 points was in 2nd position, George William Omaya from Gulu with 12 points was 3rd and Julius Mwita with 12 points, a draughts player from Kenya, was in 4th position. The Guest of Honour was Hon. Betty Aol Ocan, the women member of parliament, Gulu District. See report. (more…)
International Draughts Federation (IDF) together with Uzbekistan Draughts Federation in accordance with the Calendar of the competitions in 2018 hosted from March 24, (arrival day) till April 1, 2018 (departure day) in Tashkent, capital of Uzbekistan, 2nd Stage of World Cup 2018 in draughts-64 – International competition “Uzbekistan-2018”.
Competitions was held with the support of the Fund for Promoting the Development of Draughts Sport “Russian Draughts”. International Grandmaster Dmitry Tsinman became the winner of the Blitz and Rapid program. International Grandmaster Abdukadyr Tashtemirov won classic program. See results. (more…)