World Championship among men and women, World Cup and European Youth Championship will be held in Georgia


In Georgia, in the city of Kobuleti, a number of events of the IDF draughts-64 calendar will be held: European Youth Championship,  World Cup and the main tournament of the year – World Championship among men and women 2022.

Invitation for the European Youth Championship, World Cup and  Regulations on the World Championship have been published. (more…)

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Asian Draughts Championship was held in Tashkent

From June 14 to June 26, Tashkent, the capital of Uzbekistan, held the Asian Championship in draughts 64, 100 and Turkish draughts. Draughts-64 competitions were held from 14 to 21 June.
Competitions were held in three programs: Classic, Rapid and Blitz in all age categories: men, women, veterans, juniors (boys and girls) up to 23 and 20 years old; boys and girls up to 17, 14, 11 and 9 years old.
More than 200 players took part in draughts-64 competitions.

Results, regulations, schedule and photos published on the website of the Asian Draughts Confederation

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New online tournaments on PlayStrategy

Following the launch of our Medley tournament format, and the end of the Mind Sports Olympiad’s Grand Prix event, online platform PlayStrategy is starting up a regular series of tournaments: Medley Shields.

There will be three Medley Shields to win that will run on a regular weekly schedule.

The third and final Medley draughts tournament will take place on Saturday, June 25, at 14:00 UTC/16:00 MSK. We invite you to participate. (more…)

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The 11th international draughts-64 tournament takes place in Jõgeva

From June 13 to June 20, the city of Jõgeva (Estonia) hosts the 11th international draughts-64 tournament “Jõgeva 2022”. Competitions are held in three programs: Blitz, Rapid and Classic.
International grandmaster Guntis Valneris (Latvia) won Rapid. International grandmaster Arno Uutma (Estonia) won Blitz. The Classic program started. Follow the results. (more…)

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Draughts-64 are presented in the MSO Grand Prix 2022 online competition

The MSO Grand Prix 2022 is a brand-new online Mind Sports competition, which took place from April 15 to May 29, 2022 on various online venues across seven game categories.

This was a separate event within the MSO Mind Sports Olympiad. The Olympiad itself, if circumstances permit, will return to its traditional face-to-face format in 2022.

See the results of the draughts-64 tournaments within the MSO 2022 Grand Prix. (more…)

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Information about the 2022 World Cup

Due to covid-19 restrictions in 2021, significant problems with crossing borders and entering some countries, many players were unable to participate in the 2021 World Cup stages, some of the competitions were cancelled.

In connection with this and the requests of the national federations, the IDF Board on 10/03/2022 decided to sum up the results of the 2021 World Cup and hold the 2022 World Cup in 2022. (more…)

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World Cup in draughts-64 in Uzbekistan completed

The International Draughts Federation (IDF) together with the Uzbekistan Draughts Federation in accordance with the Calendar of the competitions in 2022 held in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, International competition in draughts-64 “Uzbekistan-2022” – World Cup.

International masters Grigory Getmansky and Viktoryia Nikalayeva won the Rapid program of the World Cup!

International grandmasters Andrey Valiuk and Vera Khvaschinskaya won Blitz and Classic program of the World Cup! (more…)

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William Chinzewe became the new Zambia champion!

Zambia Draughts Federation held on 15th to 17th April 2022 in Olympic Youth Development Centre of Lusaka, capital of Zambia, the Tentani D. Mwanzah Individual Draughts-64 National championship in honor of ZDF Founding President Mr. Tentani D. Mwanzah.

15-old William, Chinzewe became the new Zambia champion and received the title of IDF master!

Elijah, Chanda took 2nd place, international grandmaster and African champion 2016 Richard, Mwamba took 3rd place. (more…)

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