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Calendar 2017 updated

Calendar 2017 updated. New competitions were added.
Given the positive feedback on the holding of the European Championship 2016, Stage of World Cup the first time will be held in Tbilisi (Georgia). Dates of the competition are from 5 to 12 November.
From 19 to 24 December in Eilat (Israel) under the auspices of IDF will take place the International Draughts-64 tournament.

Updated calendar published HERE

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1st Stage of World Cup – International competition “Portugal-2017”

International Draughts Federation together with Portuguese Draughts Federation in accordance with the calendar of the competitions 2017 conducted from 3rd June (arrival day) to 10 June (departure day) 2017 in Albufeira (Portugal) 1st Stage of World Cup 2017 in draughts-64-International competition “Portugal-2017”. Match Portugal against the whole world won the team of the world. Tiago Manuel won Rapid. Dmitry Tsinman won Blitz. Arunas Norvaisas won Classic program. See results. An interview of International Grandmaster Dmitry Tsinman on the results of the first stage of the World Cup published.

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News from Uganda

On June 4, for the first time, in Gulu was held the National Draughts Championship, organized by the Uganda Draughts Federation (UDF). 38 players from 4 regions took part in the competitions. Competitions were held on a Swiss system in 7 rounds with a time control of 5 minutes + 3 seconds per move. The winner of the tournament became participant of the World Championship 2013 Sam Senoga. Bronze medalist of the Rapid program of African championship 2016 Isaac Bafaki took second place and George William Omaya took third place.   (more…)

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Championships of Belarus among men and women

Championships of Belarus in draughts-64 among men and women (final) were held from 22 till 30 May 2017 in the Republican Center of Olympic training for chess and draughts (Minsk, str. of Marks, 10).

International Grandmasters Andrey Valyuk and Darya Fedorovich became champions among men and women. (more…)

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Draughts events in Loo (Sochi)

Several major draughts events traditionally are held in the period from May 28 to June 9  in the boarding house “Akvaloo” (Krasnodar Region, Sochi):

1. Russian Youth Championship in Russian draughts among school teams «Miracle draughts». Final.
Two teams from each region of the Russian Federation may participate in competitions. The team consists of five people: three boys and one girl under the age of 14 years (2003 year born and younger) from one secondary school and one representative of the team. 32 teams from 25 regions of Russia participated.

The competitions have a long history and are held since 1966. More information HERE  and  HERE (more…)

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