World Seniors Championship

International Draughts Federation IDF – FMJD Section-64 in accordance with the calendar of the competitions in 2015 holds from August 25, (arrival day) till September 04, 2015 (departure day) at Sports Complex «Aqualife», Kranevo (Bulgaria)  World Seniors Championship in draughts-64. Classic program of Championship ended. GMI Ion Dosca from Moldova won. See results.

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Results         Blitz         Classic program


Classic program of Championship ended.

GMI Ion Dosca from Moldova won. Zinaida Aleksandrova from Israel is the best among women.




Classic program of Championship started. 19 players from 8 countries participated. See current results.


Championship started. Opening ceremony was held today at 12.00. Blitz started at 15.00. 20 players from 10 countries participated.

Ivan Kostionov from Russia won.




Place, date

Championship will be held at the Sports Complex «Aqualife», Kranevo (Bulgaria) from August 25, (arrival day) till September 04, 2015 (departure day).
Credentials Committee will work August 25, from 14.00 till 22.00.
All participants must have medical insurance for the period of competition.


Tournament regulations

Championship is held separately among men 1965-56 years born, men 1955 years born and older; women 1965 years born and older.

Competitions are held in Russian version of draughts-64 by the system of micro-matches consist of two games in the two types of programs:
Classic – with time control 45 minutes till the end of the game plus 10 seconds per move;
Blitz – with time control 3 minutes till the end of the game plus 2 seconds per move.

All types of the program will be played with draw according to the official tables of the Section-64 for men and draw of the first move of the white for women.

System of competition is Swiss or Round robin, depending on the number of participants.

Requirements for participants

All participants claimed by national federations are allowed to participate in World Seniors Championship-2015.
Participants must comply with the dress code.
Participants must to be on opening and closing ceremony of the competition. In case of absence the closing ceremony, participants lose all official awards. Awards will not be sent or transferred.

Tournament fees

Each participant of the competitions should pay organizational tournament fee at the day of arrival: 30 euros for participating in the classic program and 10 euros for the blitz program.

Accommodation and meals

Hotel accommodation is in 2-3 bed rooms with facilities in the room.
Rooms will be booked in the order of receipt of applications. All participants and accompanying must residence in Sports Complex “Aqua Life” from August 25, till September 04, 2015. In case of violation of this paragraph penalties can be applied.
Sports Complex “Aqua Life” is closed and guarded territory. Peoples, who do not live in the complex, will not be allowed to the territory.

The cost of accommodation and meals (three-time buffet):
25 euros per person per day in the building “Aqua Life”;
30 euro per person per day in buildings “Aqua Life – Sport” and “Aqua Life – Active”

All costs for participation in competitions are paid by sending organizations.


You can get different types of transport to Varna.

From airport of Varna to the bus station Varna by bus number 409 (the frequency of flights of about 20 minutes).
Bus service or by bus line Varna – Kranevo, Varna – Albena and Varna – Balchik, which also come in Kranevo. Bus timetable from the bus station of Varna
Taxi from the airport in Kranevo (Taxi available at the airport)
Transfer can be arranged by Sports Complex “Aqua Life”.


Applications for participation in the Championship must be submitted to the office of IDF-Section-64 from national Federations not later than July 25 on e-mail: [email protected][email protected].

Applications for obtaining visas only with letter of guarantee from the national federation about accommodation in the sports complex “Aqua Life” (up to July 19) and booking accommodation (up to July 25) must be submitted to Langina Antonina, tel. +7 921 7777231, e-mail: [email protected]. Application form published on the site.

Applications for transfer to the competition and back must be submitted Jordanova Radostina, e-mail: [email protected].
Copies of applications you need to send to the office of IDF-Section-64 on e-mail: [email protected], [email protected]


Office, e-mail: [email protected]
Langin Vladimir, e-mail: [email protected], mob +7 921 9562001

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