12:57 PMInternational Draughts Federation (IDF) created
In the 12 of July, 2012, in the town of Balchik (Bulgaria) there was established the International Draughts Federation (IDF), which became the legal successor of the FMJD Section 64. The objectives of the new federation are to develop and to promote all over the world the draughts – sports game 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 Federation plans to continue its cooperation with FMJD in the status of the Partner member.
The principles of work and schedule of events, taken by the Section 64 continues in the work of the International Draughts Federation. At the same time, the new organizational form will simplify the solution of many issues, ranging with the assignment of international titles and finishing with the interaction with international sports organizations and associations.
In addition to developing its core versions – Russian and Brazilian draughts – IDF will contribute to the promotion the rest of the game on the 64-square board. In particular, in the near future we will hold talks on the coordinated interaction with the organizations representing checkers, pool, Czech checkers, Italian checkers, etc. at the global arena. All news and regulations of the IDF until creating of its own siteswill be published in Russian www.fmjd64.com and English http://www.fmjd64.org/ versions of the FMJD Section 64 official website. Look for the updates!
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