This organization is a legal entity of the FMJD Section-64 in accordance with the decision of the FMJD Section-64 General Assembly (September 14, 2012, Evpatoria, Ukraine). This step was taken to formalize the legal status of the main organizational structure, developing draughts-64 in the world, as well as improving the transparency of its management.
The objectives of this organization are to develop and to promote all over the world the draughts – sports games at the traditional 64-square board, spread in the most countries of the world, to organize international sports draughts events, to organize drawing of the world and continental titles.
The organization can be called as a “The FMJD Section-64 – International Draughts Federation” (also possible to use the names “The FMJD Section-64” and “The International Draughts Federation”).
The Section-64 – IDF is the part of the FMJD, along with the Section 100 and the Checkers Section.
In addition to developing its core versions – Russian and Brazilian draughts – IDF promotes different types of the game on the 64-square board at the global arena.
Vladimir Langin (Russia), the President of the FMJD Section-64, was elected as the President of the International Draughts Federation IDF.
The game of draughts is the integral part of world culture; millions of people in most countries play in draughts-64. We are confident that the draughts-64 has a great future, so the International Draughts Federation (IDF) plans to develop all variants of draughts on the 64-square board. Some variants of draughts, such as pool checkers, Czech and Italian draughts will be able stabile to reach the international level. All together in a friendly family of draughts-64, we can overcome difficulties, create a powerful organization and to raise the draughts-64 as a sport to a new level.
We invite all National federation of draughts interested in the development of our sport, to join our organization created primarily to support and develop draughts-64 all over the world.
Full name: INTERNATIONAL DRAUGHTS FEDERATION
Address: Dobrich Region, Kranevo, Chernomorska str. 41, 9649 Bulgaria
Bank: Raiffeisenbank (Bulgaria) EAD / Райфайзенбанк (България) ЕАД
Bank address: Dobrich, 25 Septemvri Str. 25, 9300 Bulgaria
IBAN account no: IBAN BG94 RZBB 9155 1003 8766 00
BIC (Swift code): BIC RZBBBGSF