International Grandmaster Ion Dosca won the Moldova Championship 2021

From 7 to 13 June, the National Draughts-64 Championship among men was held in the capital of the Republic of Moldova Chisinau.

International Grandmaster Ion Dosca became the champion of Moldova 2021. He scored 14 points out of 14 and won this title for the 19th time. The second place was taken by the International Grandmaster, ex-world champion among women Elena Scovitina, the third place was taken by the master of sports Nikolai Guba.


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President IDF Vladimir Langin awarded the state award of Russia

On June 10, 2021, the Governor of St. Petersburg Aleksandr Beglov presented the President of the International Draughts Federation (IDF) Vladimir Langin with a high state award of Russia – the Medal of the Order of Merit to the Fatherland, 1st degree.

The award was presented for merits in the development of physical culture and sports and many years of conscientious work.

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7th Malawi National Championship was held May 27-30, 2021

Malawi conducted its 7th National Men’s Championship and 1st Women’s Championship at the Simama Hotel in the capital of Malawi, Lilongwe, from 28 to 30 May 2021.

The men’s championship was attended by 48 athletes from all over the country.
9 athletes participated in the women’s championship.

The Malawi champions were Enock Banda in men and Suzeni Kachepa in women.


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Current results of the 2021 World Cup and upcoming competitions

The 2021 World Cup in draughts-64 has started. This year 6 stages are planned in Turkey, Bulgaria, France, Portugal, Jamaica and Israel. Within the framework of the World Cup, competitions in the disciplines of Russian, Brazilian, Portuguese draughts, draughts -100 and pool checkers will be held at various stages.

Regulations on the 2021 World Cup in draughts-64 published HERE

The 1st stage of the 2021 World Cup was the International Competition “Turkey-2021”, which was held at a high level in Kemer (Turkey) from 23 to 29 April 2021. (more…)

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International Online Draughts-64 Tournament “TESHIL CUP” dedicated to the 98th Anniversary of national leader Heydar Aliev was held on May 8

Azerbaijan held on May 8, 2021 on the playok internet portal International Online Draughts-64 Tournament “TESHIL CUP” dedicated to the 98th Anniversary of national leader Heydar Aliev. The competition will start on May 8, 2021 at 19:00 Baku time.

239 players under the age of 17 (born in 2004 and younger) from 20 countries took part in the competition. Valentin Golubaev (Lithuania) became the winner of the tournament. Prize fund of the tournament was 900 USD.

See the results. (more…)

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News about the IDF official tournaments

IDF successfully and at a high level held in Kemer (Turkey) From April 23 to May 1, 2021 European Youth Draughts-64 Championship and World Cup. The strongest players from 10 countries took part in the competitions, representatives of 7 countries won medals.

Due to the still difficult situation with COVID-19 in Europe and the world and certain requirements in the countries for the competitions, the European Draughts-64 Championship among men and women, scheduled in Jõgeva (Estonia) from 4 to 13 June, 2021 was postponed to September 10 at the same place.

The VII TAFISA World Games, scheduled from 18 to 24 June, 2021 in Lisbon (Portugal), will be held (more…)

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European Youth Championship and World Cup were held in Turkey

International Draughts Federation (IDF) in accordance with the Calendar of the competitions in 2021 held personal-team European Youth Draughts-64 Championship and World Cup in Kemer, Turkey.
Competitions were held  from April 23 (arrival day) to May 1, 2021 (departure day) at the TRANSATLANTIK HOTEL & SPA 5*.

April 30 Classic program of the European Youth Championship completed. See full results of all competitions.


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