1st Dutch Championship in Brazilian Draughts

1st Dutch Championship in Brazilian Draughts was held in Tilburg on May 17, 2014. Championship recognised by the KNDB. Time schedule was 10 minutes plus 5 seconds bonus for each move, 10 rounds. 28 players participated. Anton van Berkel won. Jasper Daems took 2nd place and Genadij Shapiro took 3rd place. See more information HERE

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European Youth Championship

International Draughts Federation IDF – FMJD Section-64 in accordance with the calendar of the competitions in 2014 holds Personal-team European Youth Championship in draughts-64 from April 29th, (arrival day) till May 07th, 2014 in Pinsk, Brest region, Belarus. Blitz was held April 30th. Rapid was held May 1st. See results and photo. Closing ceremony of blitz and rapid was held May 5th. See photo. Classic program was held from May 2nd to May 7th. See final standings and photo from closing ceremony. (more…)

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News from Portugal

25 April in Portugal were held the following tournaments in Portuguese draughts:
XXII Open Nacional de Damas Clássicas “25 de Abril” – Oliveira de Azeméis. Miguel Justino with 4,5 points won.  Team CCD São João Madeira came to dominate.  See results  HERE
XI Open Nacional de Damas Clássicas “25 de Abril” – União Setubalense. Manuel Tiago with 4,5 points won. Team Capricho Setubalense won team standings. See results HERE

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Statement of International Draughts Federation IDF – FMJD Section-64

The FMJD for the sake of personal ambitions of some Board members held electronic voting for separation of the Section-64 into two new – Russian and Brazilian. Due to the fact that the division of the Section-64 (Russian/Brazilian) into Russian and Brazilian section conducted contrary to the FMJD Statutes, this decision is illegal and we will challenge it in court. (more…)

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World Youth Championship 2014 in age group U8


Executive Board of International Draughts Federation IDF-FMJD Section-64 discussed the initiative of the Russian and Uzbekistan Draughts Federations and decided for the first time, experimentally, to hold in Bulgaria together with World Youth Championship 2014 in the age groups U23, U19, U16, U13 and U10 – World Youth Championship among boys and girls born in 2006 and younger (U8). (more…)

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Belarussian Men and Women Championship

Major League of Belarussian Men and Women Championships ended. Championships was held in Minsk from April 3th to April 11th. Competitions was held by the system of micro-matches from two games, time control: 45 minutes for each participant before the end of the game plus 15 seconds per move. Igor Mikhalchenka won in men and Vera Khvaschinskaya won in women. See results MEN, WOMEN  and games HERE  (more…)

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