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Interesting facts about England

London used to be the largest and most influential city in the world. With a population of 12 million, it remains the largest city in Europe.

The world’s largest and oldest chained library is in Hereford Cathedral, which also contained the world’s best preserved Mappa Mundi.

The world’s oldest public zoo opened in London in 1828.

London Heathrow Airport is the world’s busiest airports by international passenger traffic, and the third for total traffic.

English people consume more tea per capita than anybody else in the world.

English Draughts Association

President of federation Jolliff, J.
Phone +44-150-2220548

Tel +44-161-6432985
Fax +44-161-2755819
E-mail johnr@maths.man.ac.uk

Reade, J.
123 Andover Avenue Middleton
M241JQ Manchester  
England

Best rated players Wim Martin, David Harwood, John Reade

 

News

  • 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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  • 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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Ladies and gentleman, let the games begin!