World Veterans Championships

Draughts-64 Championships among veterans are held since 1995, first as the World Cup, since 2002 as the European Championships, since 2012 as the World Championships.

World championships are held in two program: classic and blitz in age groups 60+, 50-60 years old for men, 45/50 years old for women.

Players from 17 countries took part in the competition: Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Bulgaria, France, Germany, Israel, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Poland, Russia, Ukraine, USA, Uzbekistan and Estonia.

Classic game

Men 50 year and older

No Year City, country Winner Silver medalist Bronze medalist
1 2012 Evpatoria (Ukraine) I. Dosca (MDA) S. Boyko (UKR) G. Shapiro (GER)
2 2013 Evpatoria (Ukraine) A. Burov (RUS) I. Dosca (MDA) V. Gorobets (UKR)
3 2014 Evpatoria (Ukraine) N. Abatsiev (RUS) I. Dosca (MDA) V. Deryabin (RUS)
4 2015 Kranevo (Bulgaria) I. Kostionov (RUS) A. Tashtemirov (UZB) Y. Frizen (GER)
5 2016 Kranevo (Bulgaria) O. Shapunov (UKR) G. Shapiro (GER) D. Ganopolsky (ISR)
6 2017 Kranevo (Bulgaria) A. Norvaishas (LTU) I. Kostionov (RUS) O. Shapunov (UKR)
7 2018 Kranevo (Bulgaria) A. Norvaishas (LTU) S. Smaidrys (LTU) V. Shafir (ISR)
8 2019 Kranevo (Bulgaria) A. Uutma (EST) O. Shapunov (UKR) V. Kovalenko (UKR)
9 2021 Kranevo (Bulgaria) A. Shvartsman (RUS) A. Uutma (EST) U. Vaartnou (EST)

 Men 60 year and older

No Year City, country  Winner Silver medalist Bronze medalist
1 2012 Evpatoria (Ukraine) N. Abatsiev (RUS) V. Ivanov (RUS) I. Naumenko (UKR)
2 2013 Evpatoria (Ukraine) N. Abatsiev (RUS) N. Dmitriev (UKR) V. Ivanov (RUS)
3 2014 Evpatoria (Ukraine) N. Abatsiev (RUS) I. Dosca (MDA) V. Deryabin (RUS)
4 2015 Kranevo (Bulgaria) I. Dosca (MDA) S. Gersht (RUS) Y. Kirillov (ISR)
5 2016 Kranevo (Bulgaria) I. Dosca (MDA) Y. Kirillov (ISR) A. Kovtun (KAZ)
6 2017 Kranevo (Bulgaria) Y. Kirillov (ISR) I. Dosca (MDA) V. Kupriyanov (RUS)
7 2018 Kranevo (Bulgaria) I. Dosca (MDA) Y. Kirillov (ISR) V. Kononov (RUS)
8 2019 Kranevo (Bulgaria) I. Dosca (MDA) Y. Kirillov (ISR) A. Kovtun (KAZ)
9 2021 Kranevo (Bulgaria) I. Dosca (MDA) B. Druzhinin (LTU) B. Yanev (BUL)

 Women 45 year and older

No Year City, country Winner Silver medalist Bronze medalist
1 2012 Evpatoria (Ukraine) Z. Anisimova (UKR) L. Petrova (RUS) I. Grausliene (LTU)
2 2013 Evpatoria (Ukraine) J. Tkacenko (LAT) Z. Mruchkovskaia (UKR) A. Chuprik (KAZ)
3 2014 Evpatoria (Ukraine) L. Vederko (UKR) L. Ibragimova (UKR) L. Petrova (RUS)
4 2015 Kranevo (Bulgaria) Z. Aleksandrova (ISR) Y. Kuznetsova (RUS) N. Kim (UZB)
5 2016 Kranevo (Bulgaria) R. Pironen (LAT) Y. Kuznetsova (RUS) M. Kasyan (UKR)
6 2017 Kranevo (Bulgaria) Y. Kuznetsova (RUS) Z. Aleksandrova (ISR) L. Petrova (RUS)
7 2018 Kranevo (Bulgaria) J. Tkacenko (LAT) Z. Aleksandrova (ISR) E. Sorkin (ISR)
8 2019 Kranevo (Bulgaria) Z. Aleksandrova (ISR) J. Tkacenko (LAT) R. Egorova (RUS)
9 2021 Kranevo (Bulgaria) J. Tkacenko (LAT) Odajiu, Ada (MDA) L. Petrova (RUS)

 

Blitz program

Men 50 year and older

No Year City, country Winner Silver medalist Bronze medalist
1 2012 Evpatoria (Ukraine) I. Dosca (MDA) S. Boyko (UKR) G. Shapiro (GER)
2 2013 Evpatoria (Ukraine) A. Burov (RUS) I. Dosca (MDA) V. Gorobets (UKR)
3 2014 Evpatoria (Ukraine) N. Abatsiev (RUS) V. Deryabin (RUS) V. Gorobets (UKR)
4 2015 Kranevo (Bulgaria) I. Kostionov (RUS) Y. Frizen (GER) A. Tashtemirov (UZB)
5 2016 Kranevo (Bulgaria) O. Shapunov (UKR) G. Shapiro (GER) D. Ganopolsky (ISR)
6 2017 Kranevo (Bulgaria) I. Kostionov (RUS) O. Shapunov (UKR) A. Guliev (AZE)
7 2018 Kranevo (Bulgaria) O. Shapunov (UKR) A. Norvaishas (LTU) S. Smaidrys (LTU)
8 2019 Kranevo (Bulgaria) V. Kovalenko (UKR) O. Shapunov (UKR) D. Ganopolsky (ISR)
9 2021 Kranevo (Bulgaria) A. Shvartsman (RUS) A. Norvaishas (LTU) A. Uutma (EST)

Men 60 year and older

No Year City, country Winner Silver medalist Bronze medalist
1 2012 Evpatoria (Ukraine) N. Abatsiev (RUS) S. Yusupov (RUS) A. Khalin (UKR)
2 2013 Evpatoria (Ukraine) N. Abatsiev (RUS) Y. Andreev (RUS) V. Dudkovsky (RUS)
3 2014 Evpatoria (Ukraine) N. Abatsiev (RUS) V. Deryabin (RUS) V. Gorobets (UKR)
4 2015 Kranevo (Bulgaria) Y. Kirillov (ISR) S. Gersht (RUS) L. Itkin (UKR)
5 2016 Kranevo (Bulgaria) Y. Kirillov (ISR) V. Kupriyanov (RUS) I.  Dosca (MDA)
6 2017 Kranevo (Bulgaria) I. Dosca (MDA) Y. Kirillov (ISR) V. Kupriyanov (RUS)
7 2018 Kranevo (Bulgaria) Y. Kirillov (ISR) I. Dosca (MDA) K. Ozols (LAT)
8 2019 Kranevo (Bulgaria) Y. Kirillov (ISR) I. Dosca (MDA) I. Shchukin (RUS)
9 2021 Kranevo (Bulgaria) I. Dosca (MDA) I. Rybakov (USA) B. Druzhinin (LTU)

Women 45 year and older 

No Year City, country Winner Silver medalist Bronze medalist
1 2012 Evpatoria (Ukraine) M. Kasyan (UKR) L. Ibragimova (UKR) L. Petrova (RUS)
2 2013 Evpatoria (Ukraine) J. Tkacenko (LAT) M. Kasyan (UKR) L. Petrova (RUS)
3 2014 Evpatoria (Ukraine) L. Vederko (UKR) L. Petrova (RUS) L. Ibragimova (UKR)
4 2015 Kranevo (Bulgaria) E. Sorkina (ISR) Z. Aleksandrova (ISR) Y. Kuznetsova (RUS)
5 2016 Kranevo (Bulgaria) Y. Kuznetsova (RUS) Z. Aleksandrova (ISR) R. Pironen (LAT)
6 2017 Kranevo (Bulgaria) Z. Aleksandrova (ISR) J. Tkacenko (LAT) Y. Kuznetsova (RUS)
7 2018 Kranevo (Bulgaria) Z. Aleksandrova (ISR) M. Azojan (EST) E. Sorkin (ISR)
8 2019 Kranevo (Bulgaria) A. Tirdea (MDA) Z. Aleksandrova (ISR) J. Tkacenko (LAT)
9 2021 Kranevo (Bulgaria) J. Tkacenko (LAT) L. Petrova (RUS) J. Jakstoniene (LTU)