The world champion, international grandmaster Elena Skovitina won Championship of Moldova 2016 among women. The championship was held from 15 to 21 February 2016 in the capital of Moldova city of Chisinau. Christina Zaruba took second place, Anna Shlyahovskaya took third place on additional criteria. (more…)
Open Championship of the Republic of Tatarstan (Russia) in Russian draughts took place in Kazan (Russia) indoors TSSDYUSHSHOR name R.G.Nezhmetdinov from 21 to 23 February 2016. The competition was attended by players from different cities of Tatarstan and the guests of the Samara region, Republics of Bashkortostan and Chuvashia. The competition was attended one of the strongest players of the world, International Grandmaster Oleg Dashkov. (more…)
New Rating list on January 1, 2016 published HERE. World champions Sergey Belosheyev among men and Elena Skovitina among women become the best of the world draughts-64 ranking!
International grandmaster Evgeny Kondrachenko (Belarus) sent for the discussion his proposals for official tournaments in draughts-64 and the new table of draw for men and for women. Please send before January 31, 2016 your feedback and your suggestions on any matter for development of draughts-64 in the world and holding of official competitions in draughts-64 of the International Draughts Federation IDF. (more…)
New titles in draughts-64 for players and referees was approved on the meeting of IDF Board 10th December 2015. It is automatic titles for 2014-2015 years and titles by norms for previous years. Other titles take into account the World Championship and the World Cup 2015 will be approved at a meeting of of IDF Board in February 2016.
We congratulate all players and referees on the new titles in draughts-64! (more…)
December 10, 2015, during the 2015 World Cup finals in St. Petersburg, was held the IDF Board Meeting. It was discussed the entry of IDF into the international sport association for all TAFISA and the participation of the International Draughts Federation in the TAFISA Games on October 6-12, 2016. Were approved Georgia’s application for the 2016 European Men’s and Women’s Championship and St. Petersburg’s application to host European Youth Championship in the 6 age groups. New international titles for players and referees were approved.
Dear friends! On behalf of the International Draughts Federation IDF and I personally congratulate draughts players, coaches, organizers, officials and all fans of draughts on the New Year! (more…)
World Cup 2015 ended. Total 256 players from 24 countries took part in all stages of World Cup 2015 (Belarus, Czech Republic, China, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Ghana, Kazakhstan, Korea, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Moldova, Morocco, Poland, Israel, Italy, Portugal, Russia, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, USA, Uzbekistan). (more…)
International Draughts Federation IDF in accordance with the Calendar of the competitions in 2015 was held from December 06 (day of arrival) to December 13, 2015 in St. Petersburg (Russia) Final of World Cup 2015 – International draughts-64 competitions memory Vasily Sokov. Vladimir Scrabov won Final of World Cup and overal World Cup 2015. Reports of strong international grandmasters about tournament published. (more…)
Draughts tournaments: 6th Open German Draughts 64 Championship and 10th International Saarbrücken Open Draughts 100 tournament was held in Saarbrücken (Germany) from the 20th to the 22th November 2015. See results. (more…)