Rules of official IDF competitions updated

In the Documents – Rules and Regulations section, have been published updated regulatory documents – Rules and Conditions for the Official IDF Competitions in draughts-64 for 2018 with the amendments and additions of 04.12.2017.

See updated regulatory documents:
Rules for the official IDF competitions in draughts-64 HERE
Conditions for the official IDF competitions in draughts-64 HERE

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European Youth Championship will be held in Bulgaria

The calendar of IDF events for 2018 has been updated. See the calendar in the Events section HERE

European Youth Championship in 6 age groups will be held in Sport complex “Aqualife”, Kranevo (Bulgaria) from April 29 to May 8, 2018. For the first time for youth competitions, six players from each IDF member country (one participant in the age groups up to 27, 20, 17, 14, 11, 9 years old – a boy or girl) will be provided with accommodation and meals. Reduced the amount of tournament fees – 50 euros for three players from the country for participation in all three programs. Prices for accommodation and meals for participants (buffet) in the building “Sport” per person per day will be 27 euros in a double room and 25 euros in a triple room. Sport complex “Aqualife” will provide for the participants of the European Championship with two paths in the professional sports pool with heating and fitness room. Invitation for the competition will be published in the near future.

African Championship will be held in Blantyre (Malawi) on 8 – 14 July.

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Championships of Belarus among men and women

Championships of the Republic of Belarus in draughts-64 among men and women (the highest league) are held from 22 to 31 January 2018 in Minsk, at the Chess School FIDE (Minsk, Independence Ave. 49, 4th floor).
International Grandmaster Andrey Valiuk became the champion of the Republic of Belarus among men, International Master Vera Khvaschinskaya became a champion among women.

See the results. (more…)

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Estonian Championships took place in Saaremaa

The 70th Estonian Men’s Draughts-64 Championship and the 62nd Estonian Women’s Draughts-64 Championship took place from 25 to 28 January on the island of Saaremaa, located in the Baltic Sea.
International Grandmaster Uutma Arno became Estonian Champion among men. Master of Sports Tull Andrus took 2nd place and Väärtnõu Urmas was on the third place.
For women, 16-year-old Jalg Merilii first time became Estonian Champion among women. She bypassed experienced players Wiirma Piret, who took 2nd place, and the multiple champion of Estonia Vainonen Kaari, who took only third place. (more…)

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Regulations of the World Cup 2018 published

Regulations of the World Cup 2018 in draughts-64 published HERE

The World Cup 2018 will be held in six stages. Within the framework of the World Cup competitions on various versions of draughts-64: international/Russian, Brazilian, Portuguese and pool checkers will be held. The final stage of the World Cup 2018 will be held in Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia, in November 2018.

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