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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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  • 23rd European Youth Championship

    31.07.2023 - 09.08.2023

    Attached Rules & Regulations and registration formEYC_2023-Rules_Regulations official 23rd European Youth Championship 2023 – registration form.xlsx

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Belgium

Interesting facts about Belgium

A famous tourist attraction in Belgium is a statue of a little boy peeing, the “mannekin-pis”. A little known fact, though, is that the statue is often dressed. In fact, there are more than 600 costumes for it.

There are more castles per square mile in Belgium than anywhere else.- Brussels’ Royal Palace is bigger than Buckingham Palace.

A Belgian founded the Holy Roman Empire.

French-speaking Belgium is the world’s biggest producer of comics per capita.

It is a Belgian who founded New York City.

The first printed newspapers in the world was published in Antwerp, Belgium.

Belgian John-Joseph Merlin invented (in-line) roller skates in the 1760s.

Koninklijke Belgische Dambond

Demasure, J.
Elfde Julilaan 22
8860 Lendelende  
Belgium

Tel +32-51-307 034
E-mail johan.demasure@telenet.be

President of federation Alex Libbrecht.

Phone  +32-476-319098
E-mail fa574742@skynet.be

Best rated players Ronald Schalley, Marc De meulenaere, Yves Vandeberg
Best rated women’s players Tamara Wattez, Kathy Verstraete, Veronique Denys

News

  • EDC General Assembly Convocation and Agenda

    31.05.2023

    On behalf of the European Draughts Confederation, as determined during the Executive Board Meeting on 9th May, 2023, is pleased to invite one representative from each National Federation to take part in EDC General Assembly which will be held on August …

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  • EDC Executive Board Meeting 2/2023 – minutes

    31.05.2023

    Dear Friends,here below, attached, in English and French (soon also in Ukrainian and Russian version), the EDC Executive Board Meeting 2/2023 – minutes, held on 21st March, 2023A friendly draughts embrace to all of you.Carlo A. BordiniEDC EB Meeting 2_2023 …

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  • EDC Executive Board Meeting 1/2023 – minutes

    11.04.2023

    Dear Friends,here below, attached, in English, French, Ukrainian and Russian version, the EDC Executive Board Meeting 1/2023 – minutes, held on 10th January, 2023A friendly draughts embrace to all of you.Carlo A. BordiniEDC EB Meeting 1_2023 Minutes v1_ENG EDC EB …

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  • 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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Ladies and gentleman, let the games begin!