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.
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…)
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 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.