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Zambia Draughts-64 Championship was held in Lusaka

Zambia Draughts Federation (ZDF) 2018 National Draughts-64 Championship which is held once per year and this year it was conducted from 30th March, 2018 to 2nd April, 2018 at Justin Kabwe Primary School in the capital of Zambia, Lusaka under the supervision of Mr. Raphael Phiri as Tournament Referee together with the Zambia Draughts Federation National Executive Comiittee. The championship was the qualifier for the African Championship 2018. Elias Munkondia became Zambian National Champion 2018. (more…)

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The city youth championships among boys and girls under 14 were held in Yerevan

From March 18 to 27, the city of Yerevan hosted the city’s youth championships in draughts-64 among boys and girls under 14.
Total 120 players participated in the final stages of the championships, the press service of the national federation reports. Prize-winners:
Boys: 1. Hayk Azoyan – 7 points; 2. Artak Sahradyan – 7 points; 3. Raphael Ordyan – 5.5 points.
Girls: 1. Victoria Isakhanyan – 6 points; 2. Karine Morayan – 5,5 points; 3. Ani Tatoyan – 5.5 points. (more…)

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The UDF Open National Draughts-64 Championship

The Uganda Draughts Federation held Open National Individual Draughts-64 Championship (poolcheckers) in Gulu town on 10th March 2018. A total of 22 participants (all men) took part in the Championship.  The championship was held in 9 rounds on the Swiss system, on Rapid game with time control 5 ‘+ 3 “. Stanley Odeke with 14 points won Championship. Isaac Bafaki with 12 points was in 2nd position, George William Omaya from Gulu with 12 points was 3rd and Julius Mwita with 12 points, a draughts player from Kenya, was in 4th position. The Guest of Honour was Hon. Betty Aol Ocan, the women member of parliament, Gulu District. See report. (more…)

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