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Azerbaijan

Interesting facts about Azerbaijan

The name for Azerbaijan derives from a word for “fire”.

The first independent democratic republic in the whole Muslim East was established in Azerbaijan. It took place on 28 May,1918.

Towards the end of the nineteenth century the world’s first oil well was drilled near Baku.

Famous Azerbaijanis include Garry Kasparov, the thirteenth world chess champion, who was born in Baku (1963).

Azerbaijan is famous for its embroidered textiles. Artists use colorful threads (sometimes made of gold or silver) and beads to create geometric patterns on a thin wool fabric called tirme.

Azerbaijan Draughts Federation

President of federation Mustafayev, V.
Phone +994-12-885850
Fax +994-12-985525

Phone +994-12-323925
E-mail Ibragim2002@mail.ru

Ismaylov,
I. Sharifzadeh str. 75a
370138 Baku  
Azerbaijan

Best rated players Ouzeir Abdoulaiev, Farhad Huseynov, Eldar Aliev
Best rated women’s players Sabina IbrahimovaKarina MirzaevaWafa Gambarowa

News

  • EDC Executive Board Meeting 3/2022 – minutes

    07.11.2022

    Dear Friends,here below, attached, in English and French version (soon also Russian and Ukrainian ones), the EDC Executive Board Meeting 2/2022 – minutes, held on 17th September 2022. A friendly draughts embrace to all of you.Carlo A. BordiniFR_EDC EB Meeting 3_2022 …

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  • European Champions Blitz and Rapid 2022

    03.11.2022

    Hijken (Netherlands), 22nd-23rd October, 2022.Wouter Sipma (NED) 🇳🇱 is the European Champion Rapid 2022! On the podium also Artem Ivanov (UKR) 🇺🇦 and Guntis Valneris (LAT) 🇱🇻 . Natalia Sadowska (POL) 🇵🇱  is the European Champion of Women; Silver Medal to …

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  • Natalia Sadowska & Jan Groenendijk European Championship Women & Men 2022

    30.10.2022

    Kortrijk (Belgium), 3rd-9th October.European Draughts Championship 2022 Open and Women (Qualifiers WC 2023). Jan Groenendijk Netherlands 🇳🇱 won EC Men, followed by Jitse Slump 🇳🇱 and Roel Boomstra 🇳🇱. Natalia Sadowska 🇵🇱  won Title Women, followed by Marta Bankowska 🇵🇱  and …

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  • European Championships Veteran and Under 27

    12.10.2022

    European Draughts Championships Under 27 and Veterans 2022. Osio Sotto (BG), Italy – 19th-25th September, 2022 EC Under 27: Alessio Scaggiante (Italy)  is the Champion Under 27; 2nd Paul Robin (France), 3rd Domantas Norkus (Lithuania).  Vira Popruha (Ukraine) won Women …

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  • Deadline for ECs Rapid and Blitz extended till October 15th.

    03.10.2022

    To all the Draughts Federations of EuropeThe last day for the subscriptions of European Championships Rapid and Blitz is extended till October 15th. Please remember that player application have to come (or confirmed) by their National Federation, that is Federations for …

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Ladies and gentleman, let the games begin!