Russian draughts competition “Il Darkhan Cup”


232 athletes from more than 15 regions of the country take part in the Russian draughts competition for the Cup of the Head of the Republic Aisen Nikolaev. 15 of them are international grandmasters, including 9 world champions of different years.

The tournament is held in separate categories. Grandmasters, masters of sports and candidates for masters of sports are admitted to the grand tournament. In the open tournament take part athletes of the 1st sports category. There are also children’s tournaments.

The winner of the grand tournament will receive a special prize – a crown in the form of a laurel wreath made of 925 sterling silver, a mantle and a medal with a Yakutian diamond, as well as a cash prize.

Participants who take 1-3 places in their categories will be awarded medals, diplomas and cash prizes.

The total prize fund of the tournament is 1 million rubles.

The tournament takes place at the Yuri Gagarin Palace of Culture and Contemporary Art in Yakutsk. Yakutia has trained 14 grandmasters, more than 80 masters of sports of the USSR and Russia in draughts.

Results: Grand tournament Open tournaments  I  Boys 2012-2013  I  Boys 2014  I  Girls 2012-2013  I  Girls 2014 


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