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  • 19th EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP VETERANS

    06.09.2020 - 15.09.2020

    9th EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP VETERANSNof Hagalil Nazareth, IsraelSeptember 06th – 15th 2020The championship will be held on September, 06th – 15th 2020 (arriving day September 06th; departure September, 14th – 15th) in Nof Hagalil (Nazareth – Ilit).Official hotel: Hotel “Plaza”(5*****).Here below …

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  • European Draughts Championship 2020 Classic, Rapid, Blitz – Antalya (Turkey)

    04.10.2020 - 14.10.2020

    EC 2020 Turkey Antalya_Regulations_v6Prize money: XXI European Championship: 6.000€; X European Women Championship 4.000€; IX European Championship Rapid: 360€ (at least*); IX European Women Championship Rapid: 240€ (at least*); XV European Championship Blitz: 360€ (at least*); XIII European Women Championship …

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Wales

Interesting facts about Wales

Typically Welsh surnames are given names ending in “-s”, such as Williams, Davies, Jones, Edwards, Roberts, Hughes, Lewis, or Evans, but also names like Owen, Lloyd, Morgan, Vaughan, Jenkins or Griffith(s).

Wales is the land of mythical King Arthur, the famous Romano-British leader fighting against the invading Anglo-Saxons.

Robert Recorde of Pembrokeshire, invented the equals = sign.

Mount Everest is named after Welshman surveyor Sir George Everest from Gwernvale, Breconshire.

Lawn tennis came to fruition in Wales in the 1800’s.

Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwyll-llantisiliogogogoch on the Isle of Anglesey has the longest name for any railway station in the World.

Cymdeithas Draffts Cymru

President of federation G. Miller

Phone  +44-1179772933
E-mail george.miller@uk.imptob.com

Miller, G.
384A Wells Road
BS4 2QP Knowle – Bristol  
Wales

 

News

  • Europe vs America on-line Match (17th-20th May, 2020)

    09.05.2020

    Dear draughts friends, in this unpleasant Covid-time, where it’s not possible to play live and to meet each other on the draughts-boards, many tournaments are played on-line. In this path to stay active in playing our loved Sport of mind, …

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  • Statement on Coronavirus and European Championships Youth 2020

    26.03.2020

    EDC Executive Board Statement on Coronavirus (Covid-19) and European Championships Youth 2020Here below attached in English, Russian and French versions14_2020 EDC EB Statement on Coronavirus & EC Youth 2020 ENG14_2020 EDC EB Statement on Coronavirus & EC Youth 2020 RUS14_2020 …

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  • Martijn van IJzendoorn and Viktoriya Motrichko won the Turkish Open 2020

    19.03.2020

    Turkish Open World Cup 2020, Antalya, 7th-14th March.  Martijn van IJzendoorn (Netherlands) won the tournament (13 pts), followed by Jan Groenendijk (Netherlands), Guntis Valneris (Latvia) and Alexander Getmanski (12 pts).Among the Women, it won Viktoriya Motrichko (Ukraine), 2nd Natalia Sadowska …

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  • V. Motrichko double gold in Israel

    30.11.2019

    The Rapid and Blitz European Championships ended in Netanya (Israel)Blitz Open:   1. Alexander Shvartsman (Russia), 2.  Y. Anikeev (Ukraine), 3.  I. Kirzner (Ukraine)Blitz – Women: 1. Viktoriya Motrichko (Ukraine) 2. O. Fedorovich (Belarus) 3. T. Fedorova (Russia)Rapid – Open: 1. …

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  • Minutes of the EDC Executive Board Meeting n. 1 – 2019

    05.10.2019

    The EDC Executive Board Meeting n. 1 – 2019 (of the Executive Board elected on 03.08.2019) Rome, 28th September 2019, in the headquarters of the Italian National Olympic Committee (CONI), in Largo Lauro de Bosis n. 15, the first Meeting …

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Ladies and gentleman, let the games begin!