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Results of the World Draughts Championship 2013 in the city of Ufa


On the 19th of June finished World Draughts Championship in Ufa. This Championship lasted 18 days and it was one of the best in the history of Draughts Sport and one of the most exciting for the last two decades.
The last round was even more exciting than the previous days. One of the leaders was Mark Ndjofang (Cameroon) who won Alexander Getmanski. At that time in the game between Boomstra and Georgiev, Boomstra was in disadvantageous position and Georgiev was in a very good position. Everybody was waiting for the result of this games.
In «B» final the winner was Ndiaga Samb (Senegal). To become the winner it was enough for him to play a draw game with Murodullo Amrillaew (Russia) because all his opponents played draw games. The winner has 12 points out of 18 possible. Other five players have 11 points each. The second – Evgueni Watoetin (Belarus), the third – Ainur Shaibakov (Russia), the forth – Thomy Mbongo (Cameroon), the fifth – Murodullo Amrillaew (Russia), the sixth – Yuriy Lagoda (Ukraine). 12 players have 10 points, including Tamara Tansykkuzhina (Russia) who was a good opponent to the international grandmasters. Aigul Idrisova has 9 points and takes 19th place, Regina Ayupova – 6 points and 28th place.
All other games of the final round was over within 1,5 hour. Alexander Georgiev won Adonis Ano and became the World Champion. Roel Boomstra played a draw game and took the third place. Ndjofang – the second. Fantastic result!
Winners were awarded by the minister of youth policy and sport of the Republic of Bashkortostan Andrey Ivanyuta and Deputy Head of Administration of the city of Ufa Ramil Dilmukhametov.

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Alexander Georgiev proved his title of the Champion


On the 19th of June finished the final games of the World Draughts Championship.

Results of «A» final:
1 place — Alexander Georgiev (Russia) ,
2 place — Jean Mark Ndjofang (Cameroon),
3 place — Roel Boomstra (Netherlands).

Results of «B» final:
1 place — Ndiaga Samb (Senegal),
2 place — Evgueni Watoetin (Belarus),
3 place — Ainur Shaibakov (Russia).

Prize fund of the championship amounts to 3 850 000 rubles.

At the moment the Awarding ceremony of winners and awardees is holding.

Results of the 8th final round of World Draughts Championship


Next to the last round of the final was very exciting. At first Mark Ndjofang (Cameroon) won the outsider Dul Erdenebileg (Mongolia) and became one of the leaders with 12 points. Later Roel Boomstra (Netherlands) won Artem Ivanov (Ukraine) and became the leader with 13 points. The most interesting game was between the leader Alexander Georgiev (Russia) and N'Cho Joel Atse (Cote D'Ivoire). The current world champion won Atse. Now Georgiev and Boomstra have 13 points each and Ndjofang, Getmanski and Anikeev have 12 points each.  

In the last round will be held games between Getmanski - Ndjofang, Anikeev - Boomstra (two most important games), Georgiev - Ano, Scwarzman - Atse, Dul - Buzinskij, Ivanov - Chizhov. 

The leader of "B" final with 11 points is Ndiaga Samb (Senegal) who won Andrey Tolchikov (Belarus). Ainur Shaibakov (Russia), Evgueni Watoetin (Belarus), Thomy Mbongo (Cameroon), Murodullo Amrillaew (Russia) have 10 points each. Today they played draw games. 12 draughts players have 9 points. Nevertheless theoretically they still can become the winners of the consolation final. The main and the most important games of the final round are: Amrillaew - Samb, Lognon - Shaibakov, Silva - Watoetin, Tolchikov - Mbongo, Valneris - Domchev.

The final round of the World Draughts Championship will start on the 19th of June at 10.00 a.m. closing ceremony at 17.00 p.m.

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Minister of Youth Policy and Sport of the Republic of Bashkortostan Andrey Ivanyuta meets his colleague from Africa


Minister of Youth Policy and Sport of the Republic of Bashkortostan Andrey Ivanyuta met his colleague Head of the department of consideration and planning of international cooperation of the Ministry of Sport of Cameroon Baban Abissen. Mr Abissen came to Ufa to the World Draughts Championship as the head of delegation from Cameroon. During the conversation with Andey Ivanyuta he told about his impression of the championship and development of draughts sport in his country.

- Today the most exciting game was between Georgiev and Ndjofang. They played a draw game but in general I’m satisfied with the results achieved by the representatives of our country. It is very important that our representatives play in «A» final. Of course I would be pleased to see our draughts players on the podium. They do their best. Draughts is quite a popular game. First it is just a pickup game and then it becomes professional. Several years ago federation started actively promote and develop this game, State invests a lot of money for the development of draughts. In our country there are 47 federations of different kinds of sports. We host national and international competitions, for example only Football Cup was held 4 times – said Mr. Abissen.

After the conversation head of youth sport department of the region presented him souvenirs and invited to the Universiade Torch Relay which will be held today in Ufa.

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World Draughts Championship enters final straight!


The 19th of June is the closing day of the final of World Draughts Championship. On this day will be held the game for the title of the World champion and awarding ceremony of the championship. Prize fund of the World Draughts Championship amounts to 4 million rubles. We should note that not only the World Champion will be awarded but also winners of «A» and «B» finals.

Let us remind you that World Draughts Championship started on the 2nd of June and 40 best draughts players took part in it. All the participants were qualified by participation in the Championships of Europe, Asia, Africa, South and North America. The largest number of participants is from Russia – 6 representatives including the current world champion international grandmaster Alexander Georgiev.

Just before the awarding ceremony at 16.00 p.m. winners of the championship and organizators will answer all the questions on the press conference.

Awarding ceremony will start at 17.00 p.m. If you have any questions on the participation of mass media in the press conference, contact Elena Ledyaikina by tel: 89177938811.

Bashkir Sportsman Ainur Shaibakov became the most charming draughts player of the world


Online voting among the participants of the World Draughts Championship is over. During two weeks in the group of the Ministry of Youth Policy and Sport of the Republic of Bashkortostan everybody could vote for their favorite draughts player.

In the result of the voting Bashkir sportsman Ainur Shaibakov became the most charming draughts player. The winner will get Audience Award during the closing ceremony of the Championship which will be held on the 19th of June at 17.00 p.m.

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