The winner of the blitz program, Grandmaster Yuri Kirillov from Israel sent analyzed games of the World Championship among veterans in Kranevo, Bulgaria. International Grandmaster Gennady Shapiro from Germany sent an overview of the games. See new publications HERE
Preliminary calendar of IDF events in 2017 published HERE.
What should pay attention:
World Championships for men and women will be held in October 2017 in St. Petersburg (Russia).
In the older group of Juniors the upper limit for the age increased. Players 26 years and younger will be able to take part in competitions.
We ask all countries to send calendars of national competitions for inclusion in the shared calendar 2017.
Statement of the Presidium of the Draughts Federation of Russia
On the site of Draughts Federation of Russia issued a statement on the participation of players from Russia Alexander Kandaurov, Alexander Shvartsman, Alexander Georgiev and Darya Tkachenko in the so-called “World Championship in draughts-64.” See the text HERE and HERE. (more…)
IDF General Assembly was held in Bulgaria
General Assembly of International Draughts Federation (IDF) was held 29 August 2016 at Sports complex “Aqua Life” in Kranevo (Bulgaria) during the World Championships in draughts-64 among teams, veterans and youth General Assembly of International Draughts Federation (IDF). (more…)
Estonian Blitz and Rapid Championships
Estonian Blitz and Rapid Championships among men and women was held 3th and 4th September in the city of Viljandi. In Men Championships international grandmaster Uutma Arno won Blitz and Rapid. In Women Championships Triis Aneli won Blitz and Viirma Piret won Rapid.
World Team Championship
International Draughts Federation (IDF) in accordance with the Calendar of the competitions in 2016 holds at the Sports Complex «Aqualife», Kranevo, Bulgaria, from August 24, (arrival day) till September 03, 2016 (departure day) World Team’s Championship in draughts-64.
In Blitz program Belarus teams won in men and in women. In Classic program team of Russia (CFO) won in men and team of Belarus won in women.
See new publications.
4th Stage of World Cup – International competition «Cup of information technology»
4th Stage of World Cup – International competition «Cup of Information Technologies» was held from 14th August to 19th August, 2016 in Kazan (Russia). International grandmaster, world champion Sergey Belosheev became the winner of the Blitz program. International master Denis Shogin from Kazan won classical program. Published report of the organizer of the 4th stage of the World Cup, an international grandmaster Dmitry Tsinman. (more…)
World Youth Championship
World Seniors Championship
International Draughts Federation (IDF) in accordance with the calendar of the competitions in 2016 holds from August 24, (arrival day) till September 03, 2016 (departure day) at the Sports Complex «Aqualife», Kranevo (Bulgaria) World Seniors Championship in draughts-64. Yuri Kirillov (Israel) in men and Yulia Kuznetsova (Russia) in women won blitz. In classic program Ion Dosca (Moldova) won in men and Regina Pironen (Latvia) won in women. See results.
World Championship among disabled
Under the auspices of the International Draughts Federation IDF from 23th August (day of arrival) to 2th September (day of departure) 2016 in Kranevo (Bulgaria) was held World Draughts-64 Championship among disabled. Championship was held in four types of disability: DEAF, BLIND, PARAPLEDGIA and SPESH-OLYMPIC. See results. (more…)
The European Draughts-64 Championship among men and women in Türkiye completed
European Youth Championship in Turkey completed
International competitions in draughts-64 – World Cup in Turkey completed
Uzbekistan held international competitions in draughts-64 – World Cup
World Draughts-64 Championship among men and women in Georgia completed