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The UDF Open National Draughts-64 Championship

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…)

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2nd Stage of World Cup 2018 – International competition “Uzbekistan-2018”

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…)

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International Draughts-64 Tournament among boys and girls on the prizes of the President of Uzbekistan Draughts Federation Y. Amindjonov

International Draughts-64 Tournament among boys and girls in the age groups up to 14, 11 and 9 years on the prizes of the President of Uzbekistan Draughts Federation Yunus Amindjonov for the first time was held from March 24, (arrival day) till April 1, 2018 in the capital of Uzbekistan, Tashkent together with with the 2nd Stage of World Cup 2018. The prize fund of the tournament was 1000 euros. See results. (more…)

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5th Online Tournament was held in Brazil

5th Online Tournament in draughts-64 (Brazilian draughts) was held in Brazil from 19/02/2018 to 16/03/2018. 112 players from various regions of Brazil and 5 players from other countries took part in competition. As far as we know, this was the biggest online tournament ever realized in Brazil. There were 9 rounds over 1 month of competition after that the top 16 players disputed the Qualifiers in 1/8 finals, 1/4 finals, 1/2 finals and final.

8-time Brazilian champion, International Master Augusto Amilcar Carvalho won tournament. See results.  (more…)

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