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Online Victory Cup in Draughts-64, dedicated to the 75th anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War, completed

The International Draughts Federation (IDF) launches online draughts-64 tournaments on the PlayOk platform (https://www.playok.com/).

The first such online tournament is the Victory Cup in Draughts-64, dedicated to the 75th anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War, which is held on May 9 and 10. Competitions are held in close collaboration with the Draughts Federation of St. Petersburg.

Online Victory Cup in Draughts-64, dedicated to the 75th anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War, completed. In total, 540! participants from 24 countries took part in all the Victory Cup competitions. See the results.

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European Youth Championship and the 1st stage of the 2020 World Cup postponed

Dear friends!

The International Draughts Federation (IDF) monitors the situation with the coronavirus pandemic in Europe and the world. Now no one can predict how the situation will develop in the near future, but we hope that over the next two to three months the spread of this virus will be significantly reduced in all countries.

We understand that health is the most valuable and most important thing that can be in the life of every person. Therefore, the European Youth Championship and the 1st stage of the 2020 World Cup, scheduled from May 2 to May 9, 2020 in Kobuleti (Georgia), are postponed to a later date. (more…)

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Miami Open 2020 International Draughts Tournament postponed

The International Draughts Federation (IDF) informs you that due to the Corona-virus pandemic, the difficult epidemiological situation, government restrictions on the movement of people in the United States and closed for many countries travel to the U.S., the International Draughts Tournament Miami Open scheduled from 2 to April 7 in the city of Miami (USA) have been postponed to a later date, presumably to October-November 2020. (more…)

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Tutorial “World of draughts 64” in English published

Recently at the St. Petersburg Publishing House “Levsha. St. Petersburg” was published a Tutorial “World of draughts 64” in English.

The Tutorial is published on behalf of the International Draughts Federation (IDF) with support of the “Russian Draughts” Promotion and Development Foundation. (more…)

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Arunas Norvaishas became the champion of Lithuania 2020

The final of the Lithuanian Draughts-64 Championship among men (International/Russian version) was held in the capital of Lithuania Vilnius from March 11 to 15. In the final of the Lithuanian Championship 9 players took part, among them 5 of the strongest international grandmasters and 1 international master.

International Grandmaster and former world champion Arunas Norvaishas became the champion of Lithuania 2020.

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