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Malawi Championship

General Secretary of Association of Draughts of Malawi (ADMA) Suzgo Alpha Nkhoma sent information on organization and holding of the Malawi National Draughts-64 Championship in 2016-2017.
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Calendar of national championships published

Calendar of national championships 2017 published in Section Events. See calendar HERE

We ask federations whose national championships were not included in the published calendar, urgently send a list of its events with dates and venues. Remember that competitions, that are not included in the IDF calendar 2017, will not be taken into account for calculating of rankings and norms of international titles.

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2nd Stage of World Cup-International competition “Rimini-2017”

International Draughts Federation IDF in accordance with the calendar of the competitions 2017 holds in Rimini (Italy) following events in draughts-64:

1. Training events with the participation of the strongest players of the world from 17 to 24 June;
2. 2nd Stage of World Cup 2017 in draughts-64-International competition “Rimini-2017” from 24 June to 1 July. (more…)

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Estonian Championships

Estonian Championships in draughts-64 among men and women was held from 26 to 29 January 2017. Competitions was held with the control time 45’+ 30″on the Swiss system in 8 rounds in men and on the round robin in women. After eight rounds of Swiss three people: Rist Raivo, Uutma Arno and Väärtnõu Urmas scored 11 points. Winner was determined by additional blitz-tournament with time control 3′ + 2 “. As a result of the additional tournament champion of Estonia 2017 among men became an international grandmaster Uutma Arno and the champion of Estonia among women became International Master Vainonen Kaari.

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World Seniors Championship

International Draughts Federation (IDF) in accordance with the calendar of the competitions in 2017 holds from August 23, (arrival day) till September 02, 2017 (departure day) at the Sports Complex «Aqualife», Kranevo (Bulgaria) World Seniors Championship in draughts-64 among men born in 1966-1957; men born in 1956 years and older; women born in 1966 years and older. (more…)

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