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  • Checker 64 – European Championships 3-move 2023

    12.05.2023 - 14.05.2023

    For the first time also with the patronage of EDC, will be held in Misano Adriatico (Italy), the 2nd European Championship 3-move (Men, Women, Youth), organized by FID and WCDFCheckers 64 -European Championships 3-move 2023

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  • EUROPEAN TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS

    11.06.2023 - 18.06.2023

    13th  EUROPEAN TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS 7th  EUROPEAN WOMEN’S TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS Classic, Rapid, BlitzFollonica – Italy, 12th – 18th June, 2023EC_Teams_2023_Rules_Regulations v3 2023_EC Teams 2023 Registration Form

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Netherlands

Interesting facts about the Netherlands

In the Netherlands there are over 15 000 km roads for bicycles. Every person in the Netherlands owns a bike. There are twice as much bikes as cars in the country.

The Netherlands is a very liberal country. Liberalism is very important not only in economy, but also in society and culture. The Netherlands has the highest population density (493 inhabitants per square km – water excluded) of any European country with over 1 million inhabitants.

Dutch people are the tallest in the world, with an average height of 184 cm for men and 170 cm for women.

New York City started as Dutch colony called New Amsterdam; the Dutch were the first Europeans to discover Australia and New Zealand in the 17th century. Australia was then named “New Holland”. New Zealand was named after the province of Zeeland.

Koninklijke Nederlandse Dambond

Tel. +31-26-4952 309
Fax +31-26-4952 309
E-mail bondsbureau@kndb.nl

Postbus 100
6990 AC RHEDEN  
Netherlands

Best rated players Alexander Baliakin, Roel Boomstra, Jan Groenendijk
Best rated women’s players Heike Verheul

 

News

  • European Veterans and Under-27 Championships 2023 – Results

    28.03.2023

    European Veterans and Under-27 ChampionshipsThe European Championships of Veteran and Under 27, which took place in Julinek, Poland, from 19th to 25th March, excellently organized by the Polish Draughts Federation (Polski Zwiazek Warcabowy) have just ended. Main Referee Bartosz Socha. …

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  • EDC Executive Board Meeting 4/2022 – minutes

    04.02.2023

    Dear Friends,here below, attached, in English, French, Ukrainian and Russian version, the EDC Executive Board Meeting 4/2022 – minutes, held on 6th December, 2022. A friendly draughts embrace to all of you.Carlo A. BordiniEDC EB Meeting 4_2022 Minutes v1_ENG EDC EB …

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  • European Championships 2023 – Calendar

    21.01.2023

    Dear National Federations,Dear Friends,Here attached the letter with the Calendar of European Championship 2023.Best Regards.2023_013 EDC 2023 CalendarCarlo A. Bordini

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  • EDC annual fee 2023 (Deadline 28th February)

    13.12.2022

    Dear Friends,during the recent EDC Executive Board Meeting, it’s been set the deadline to pay the EDC annual fee of 50,00 €, as Ordinary Member. Federations have to pay that amount by the 28th February 2023, using the following EDC bank …

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  • 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 3/2022 – 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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Ladies and gentleman, let the games begin!