Traditional Draughts Tournament “White Nights-2018” in St. Petersburg completed

Under the auspices of the International Draughts Federation (IDF) Traditional Open Draughts Tournament “White Nights-2018” was held from July 21 (arrival day) to July 29 (departure day) 2018 in St. Petersburg (Russia). Within the framework of the competition there were an open tournament for men and women and competitions among among boys and girls in the age groups 2002-2004, 2005-2007, 2008-2009, 2010 and younger, having the status of All-Russian competitions. See results. (more…)

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2nd African Championship was held in Malawi

2nd African Draughts-64 Championship was held from 8 to 14 July 2018 in the city of Blantyre, Malawi. Organizers of the competitions was International Draughts Federation (IDF), African Draughts Confederation and the Association of Draughts of Malawi (ADMA). Competitions were held with the support of the Government of Malawi and the Malawi National Council of Sports. Competitions were held in three programs: Classic, Rapid and Blitz, with three versions of draughts: international/Russian, Brazilian and Pool checkers, and will be qualifying for World Draughts-64 Championship 2019. Competitions were held with the support of the Fund for Promoting the Development of Draughts Sport “Russian Draughts”.

Sam Senoga from Uganda won Blitz. Enock Makoka Banda from Malawi won Rapid. Lukanga Mwambwe from Zambia won Classic program. See results.


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X Cup of information technology will be held in Kazan (Russia)

Draughts Federation of the Republic of Tatarstan under auspices of the International Draughts Federation (IDF) holds in Kazan (Russia, Republic of Tatarstan) from August 11 (arrival day) to August 18, 2018 (departure day) open tournament «X Cup of information technology». Competitions will be held at Chess school named after Rashid Nezhmetdinov.

Information about tournament published. (more…)

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IDF regular General Assembly will be held in Bulgaria

International Draughts Federation (IDF) according to the Board’s decision from June 26, 2018 holds August 30, 2018 during the World Draughts-64 Championships among teams, veterans and youth at Sports complex “Aqua Life”  in Kranevo (Bulgaria) regular reporting and election General Assembly of International Draughts Federation (IDF). Arrival of the delegates is 29 and 30 August 2018. (more…)

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