Isaac Bafaki won Uganda National Championship

The Uganda National Individual Open Championship (Brazilian draughts) took place on 7th May 2017 in Giraffe View, Fort Portal. 18 players from different regions of the country took part in the competition. It was Rapid with a time control of 5 min + 3 sec. The winner of the tournament became the bronze medalist of the African championship 2016 in the rapid Isaac Bafaki. Baker Nyanzi took second place. Last year’s champion Patrick Umala was on the third line of the standings. The first five players received cash prizes.

According to the information of Dan Isabirye, Technical Director of the Uganda Draughts Federation, the first Uganda Women’s Championship will be held on May 21 in preparation for the World Championship 2017. (more…)

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European Disabilities Championship

From 29 April to 7 May 2017 in Gomel (Belarus) under auspices of the International Draughts Federation (IDF) were held next competitions:
2nd European Draughts-64 Disabilities Championship (Men, women).
2nd European Draughts-64 Disabilities Championship (Boys and girls U23 – 1994 year born and younger).
1st European Draughts-64 Disabilities Championship. Rapid (Men, women, boys and girls U23). (more…)

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European Youth Championship

International Draughts Federation (IDF) in accordance with the Calendar of the competitions in 2017 holds from April 30 (arrival day) to May 8 (departure day), 2017 in Orel (Russia) personal-team European Youth Championship in draughts-64. (more…)

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Championship of France in draughts-64

The first French championship in the international (Russian) version of draughts-64 was held 29th and 30th April in the city of ROCHEFORT-sur-Mer. The championship was the qualifier for the European Championship 2018. Champion of France became the master of sports Félix VERBOUK. The IDF master Franck LAURENT took second place and Gilles TAILLANDIER is on third place. Guillaume BERTRAND is the best youth.

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Asian Draughts-64 Championship

Asian Championships in draughts-64, draughts-100, and Turkish draughts was held in Tashkent (Uzbekistan) from 15 to 28 April 2017. Asian Championship in draughts-64 are held from 15 to 21 April. Competitions was held by Asian Draughts Confederation and the Uzbekistan Draughts Federation under the auspices of the International Draughts Federation IDF. (more…)

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