World Team’s 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 the Sports Complex «Aqualife», Kranevo (Bulgaria) World Team’s Championship in draughts-64.Championship ended. Classic and blitz program in men and in women won teams of Belarus.  See results and photo.

Announcement engl           Announcement rus

Photo         Blitz          Classic         Closing

Results  Men’s team :         Blitz            Classic program

Women’s team :          Blitz           Classic program


World Team’s Championship in draughts-64.Championship ended. Classic and blitz program in men and in women won teams of Belarus including: the current European champion Igor Mihalchenko, former world champion Andrew Valyuk, international master Nikolay Kadesnikov in men, Khvaschinskaya Vera and Fedarovich Daria in women.   See results.


Classic program started. 12 men teams from 8 countries and 11 women teams from 9 countries participated. 18 international and national grandmasters take part in competitions. Among them are current world champions among men and women Nikolay Struchkov and Zhanna Sarshaeva from Russia, current champion of Europe Igor Mikhalchenko (Belarus), Former world champion Andrey Valyuk, winner of World cup 2014 Vladimir Skrabov and other strongest grandmasters of the world. Competitions are held on the Swiss system in 7 rounds separately among men and women teams.


Team Championship started.  Blitz was held today. 12 men teams from 7 countries and 12 women teams from 9 countries participated. Teams from Belarus won in men and in women competitions. See results.


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

Competitions are held separately among men’s and women’s teams.
The composition of teams: men – 3 man + 3 reserve players, women – 2 women + 2 reserve players.

Competitions are held in the Russian version of draughts-64 by the system of micro-matches consist of two games in the two types of programs: classic and blitz.

All types of the program will be played with the draw according to the official tables of the Section-64 on the first and second men’s boards and the first move of the white on the third men’s board. Women play with the draw of the first move of the white.

Requirements for participants

Teams from countries, for Russia – teams from federal districts, cities Moscow and St. Petersburg, declared by national federation, are allowed to participate in the competition. Only one invited player can play in each men’s and women’s team.

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 team should pay organizational tournament fee at the day of arrival:
Classic program: 30 euro for men’s team, 20 euro for women’s team.
Blitz: 30 euro for men’s team, 20 euro for women’s team.

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, coaches and accompanying must residence from August 25, till September 04, 2015 in Sports Complex “Aqua Life”. 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):
30 euro per person per day in buildings “Aqua Life – Sport” and “Aqua Life – Active”
All costs for participation of teams in competitions are paid by their 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 «Aqualife». The cost is 40 euros per car for 4 people.


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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