2nd African Championship was held in Malawi

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

Sam Senoga from Uganda won Blitz. Enock Makoka Banda from Malawi won Rapid. Lukanga Mwambwe from Zambia won Classic program. See results.


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X Cup of information technology will be held in Kazan (Russia)

Draughts Federation of the Republic of Tatarstan under auspices of the International Draughts Federation (IDF) holds in Kazan (Russia, Republic of Tatarstan) from August 11 (arrival day) to August 18, 2018 (departure day) open tournament «X Cup of information technology». Competitions will be held at Chess school named after Rashid Nezhmetdinov.

Information about tournament published. (more…)

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IDF regular General Assembly will be held in Bulgaria

International Draughts Federation (IDF) according to the Board’s decision from June 26, 2018 holds August 30, 2018 during the World Draughts-64 Championships among teams, veterans and youth at Sports complex “Aqua Life”  in Kranevo (Bulgaria) regular reporting and election General Assembly of International Draughts Federation (IDF). Arrival of the delegates is 29 and 30 August 2018. (more…)

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3rd Stage of World Cup – International competition “Rimini-2018”

International Draughts Federation IDF in accordance with the calendar of the competitions in 2018 conducted in Rimini (Italy) from 16 to 23 June  2018 3rd Stage of World Cup 2018 in draughts-64 – International competition “Rimini-2018”. Competitions were held with the support of the Foundation for Assistance for development of Draughts Sports “Russian Draughts.”

International grandmaster Arunas Norvaishas (Lithuania) won Blitz. International grandmaster Andrius Kybartas (Lithuania) won Rapid and Сlassic program. See results. (more…)

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