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The first draughts-64 tournament among boys and girls was held in India

The Draughts Association of India held on September 1, 2019 the first draughts-64 tournament among boys and girls in India.

Draughts tournament was organized at Seth Hukum Chand S.D public school – Jalandhar, Punjab (state unit). In this tournament chief Guest was Mrs. Amita Khanna, Principal who honoured the winners by medals.

In this tournament 150 players took participation under the age groups: under 9 years, under 11 years, under 13 years, under 15 years, under 17 years, under 19 years and above. (more…)

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World Youth Championship in Bulgaria completed

Personal-team World Youth Championship in draughts-64 among boys and girls was held from 22nd August to 1st September 2019 in Sports Complex AqualifeKranevo, Bulgaria. Personal Championship was held in six age groups in three types of program: classic, blitz and rapid. Team standings in the overall team classification and classification among teams of boys and girls were determinated. For the first time during the World Youth Championship, the World Youth Team Championship was held for boys’ teams and girls’ teams. World Youth Championship 2019 completed. See results. (more…)

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World Championship among veterans

International Draughts Federation (IDF) in accordance with the calendar of the competitions in 2019 held from August 22 till September 01, 2019 in the Sports Complex «Aqualife», Kranevo (Bulgaria) World Championship in draughts-64 among veterans in the age groups: men 60 years and older (1959 year born and older); men 50-59 years old (1969-1959 year born); women 50 years and older (1969 year born and older). Participants on the date of the start of the competition must be fulfilled the required number of years. Championship was held in the two types of programs: Classic and Blitz.  See results. (more…)

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4th Stage of World Cup – International competitions “Bulgaria-2019”

International Draughts Federation (IDF) in accordance with the calendar of the competitions in 2019 held in Kranevo (Bulgaria) from August 26 (arrival day) till September 01, 2019 (departure day) 4th Stage of World Cup 2019 in draughts-64-International competitions “Bulgaria-2019”. Competitions were held in two types of programs: Blitz and Rapid.

International grandmaster Andrei Valiuk (Belarus) won both programs.
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World Team Championship

International Draughts Federation (IDF) in accordance with the Calendar of the IDF competitions in 2019 held in Kranevo (Bulgaria) from 25th August (arrival day) to 1st September 2019 (departure day) World Team’s Championship in draughts-64. Competitions were held separately among men’s and women’s teams in two types of programs: classic and blitz.

In the men’s championship, the team of Lithuania won Blitz program, the team of Russia won Classic program. In the women’s championship, the team  of Belarus won in both programs.
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International competitions in Bulgaria completed

The International Draughts Federation (IDF) together with the Bulgarian Draughts Federation in accordance with the Calendar of Competitions for 2019 from August 19 to September 1, 2019 held training events and international draughts-64 competitions in Kranevo (Bulgaria). Competitions were held in three programs: classic, Blitz and Rapid. Personal and team results were summed up. See the results. (more…)

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3rd Stage of World Cup – International competition “Jogeva-2019”

International Draughts Federation (IDF) in accordance with the Calendar of the competitions in 2019 from August 9 to August 16, 2019 held in Kuremaa, Jõgeva region (Estonia) International competition “Jogeva-2019” having status of 3rd Stage of World Cup 2019 in draughts-64. Competitions were held in the two types of programs: Rapid and Classic.

International grandmaster Andrei Valiuk (Belarus) won Rapid. International master Dmitrii Melnikov (Russia) won Classic program. See results. (more…)

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Traditional Tournament “White Nights-2019” in St. Petersburg completed

Traditional Open Draughts Tournament “White Nights-2019” was held from July 13 (arrival day) to July 21 (departure day) 2019 in St. Petersburg (Russia). Three separate competitions were held within the framework of the tournament: an open-tournament among men and women and separate competitions among boys and girls in the age groups 2003-2005, 2006-2008, 2009-2010, 2011 and younger. All competitions were held in two programs: Classic and Blitz. International grandmaster Yevgeny Kondrachenko (Belarus) won open tournaments for men and women in both programs. See results. (more…)

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Competitions in Bulgaria in August-September 2019

We remind you that in August-September 2019, the main starts in draughts-64 of 2019 will be held in Bulgaria.

In the Sports Complex “Aqualife”, Kranevo will be held:

World Youth Championship – from August 22 to September 1. Representatives from more than 15 countries will take part in the competition. Read more HERE

For the first time, the World Youth Team Championship will be held on August 25. Read more HERE (more…)

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2nd Stage of World Cup – International competition “Rimini-2019”

International Draughts Federation (IDF) in accordance with the calendar of the competitions 2019 held in Rimini (Italy) from 15 June (arrival day) to 22 June 2019 2nd Stage of World Cup 2019 in draughts-64-International competition “Rimini-2019”. Competitions were held in the three types of programs: Blitz, Rapid and Classic.

International grandmaster Aleksej Domcev (Lithuania) won Blitz and Rapid. International master Dmitrii Melnikov won Classic program. In women Maryna Kasian (Ukraine) won Blitz, Anna Filipenko (Russia) won Rapid and Svetlana Streltsova (Russia) won Classic program.  (more…)

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