Calendar 2018 updated

Calendar of the International Draughts Federation (IDF) competitions in 2018 has been updated. Updated calendar published HERE
The dates of the 4th stage of the World Cup in Jõgeva (Estonia) are shifted by one day. Competitions will be held from July 30 (arrival day) to August 7 (departure day).
The 2nd African Championship will be held from 9 to 14 July in Malawi.
Two new tournaments were added:
The International Tournament among boys and girls up to 14, 11, 9 years on the prizes of the President of Uzbekistan Draughts Federation Yunus Amindjonov will be held together with 2nd stage of the World Cup from March 24 (arrival day) to April 1 (departure day) in Tashkent (Uzbekistan) .
International Draughts-64 Tournament will be held for the first time in Yerevan, the capital of Armenia, from May 27 (arrival day) to June 3 (departure day).

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4th Online Tournament was held in Brazil

4th Online Tournament in draughts-64 (Brazilian draughts) was held in Brazil from 05/12/2017 to 05/01/2018.

116 players from various regions of Brazil and 2 players from other countries (Juma Rashid from Tanzania and Brahin from Algeria) took part in competition.

As far as we know, this was the biggest Online Tournament ever realized in Brazil. (more…)

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New ratings on January 1, 2018 published

New ratings on January 1, 2018 published HERE

Russians international grand masters are in the lead. Bronze medalist of the world championship 2017 Vladimir Egorov  is the leader n the world rankings among men and world champion 2017 Zhanna Sarshaeva is the leader n the world rankings among women. (more…)

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International Tournament in Israel

The International Draughts-64 Tournament “Israel-2017” is held from 19 to 24 December in the city of Eilat (Israel). Such strongest players as ex-world champions Markiel Fazylov (Israel) and Mikhail Goriunov (Russia, Leningrad region), world champions among veterans Yuri Kirillov and Zinaida Alexandrova (Israel), national grandmasters Dmitry Melnikov (Russia, St. Petersburg) and Mikhail Alshanetsky (Israel), the winner of the World Cup 2017 among women Anna Filipenko (Russia, St. Petersburg) and other strong players took part in the competitions. (more…)

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