News from Malawi

The Association of Draughts in Malawi ADMA successfully conducted from 26 to 29 April, 2019 the most important national events 2019 in the city of Mzuzu at Mphatso Motel as planned.

Finally 40 players went into a strong 6th Malawi National Championship in which top 5 was identified to represent Malawi in the forthcoming World Championship. International Master Moses Winesi won championship.

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8th Championship of France in draughts-64

The 8th French Draughts-64 Championship (Brazilian version) was held on April 14 in the city of Octeville sur Mer. 12 people played the title of champion of France 2019 in 2 stages. 1st stage was held according to the Swiss system in 5 rounds. Further, in accordance with the places occupied at the 1st stage, players under the Olympic system played places from 1 to 12.
The champion of France 2019 became the IDF master MONNET, Pierre. The IDF master VERBOUK, Félix took 2nd place. The famous international master in draughts-100 MOSTOVOY Georges took 3rd place. See results. (more…)

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3rd Stage of World Cup – International competition “Jogeva-2019”

International Draughts Federation (IDF) in accordance with the Calendar of the competitions in 2019 from August 9 (arrival day) to August 16, 2019 (departure day) holds in Kuremaa, Jõgeva region (Estonia) 3rd Stage of World Cup 2019 in draughts-64- International competition “Jogeva-2019”. Competitions will be held in the two types of programs: Rapid and Classic.

Invitation published. (more…)

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Estonian men’s and women’s championships completed

From April 4 to 7, 2019 in the city of Tartu (Estonia), the 71st Estonian Championship among men and the 63rd Estonian Championship among women in Russian draughts were held. The men’s championship was open. Except for Estonians two representatives of Russia took part in it. The winner of the men’s championship was an international master from Russia Kalachnikov Andrey. The international grandmaster Uutma Arno became the Estonian men’s champion. Master of Sports Unnuk Argo took 2nd place, Väärtnõu Urmas was the third.
In women, the experienced Wiirma Piret became the Estonian women’s champion. She won an additional match against Kuusik Karmen, who finished on 2nd place. Two players took third place – multiple Estonian champion Vainonen Kaari and young Estonian champion of last year Jalg Merilii. (more…)

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