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12.04.2016 00:00

The Russia Draughts Foundation for the Advancement of Draughts held a master class led by world draughts champion Sergey Belosheyev for patients of Russia’s first children’s hospice in Saint Petersburg on 11 April, the Foundation told the Lenta.ru online newspaper. 

22.03.2016 01:00

The Saint Petersburg-based Russian Draughts Foundation for the Advancement of Draughts has launched its own online project. The organisers hope the website will help to attract the attention of a vast audience from around the world to the most widespread version of draughts on a 64-square board. For this reason, the online project is somewhat atypical compared to its other ‘sports’ counterparts as it contains numerous feature articles that introduce readers to the world’s leading grandmasters as people and not just as athletes.

21.03.2016 01:00

The Saint Petersburg-based Russian Draughts Foundation for the Advancement of Draughts has launched its own online project, the Lenta.ru online newspaper reports citing a press release.

19.02.2016 01:00

Vladimir Langin, a world renowned grandmaster, three-time draughts world champion, and president of the International Draughts Federation, held a simultaneous draughts exhibition at the Kant airbase of the Collective Security Treaty Organization in Kyrgyzstan.

16.02.2016 01:00

Vladimir Langin, a three-time world champion in Russian draughts, travelled from Saint Petersburg together with the Russian Draughts Foundation to a Russian enclave in Kyrgyzstan – the Kant airbase of the Collective Security Treaty Organization – to hold a simultaneous exhibition on 14 February as part of efforts to promote the game, which develops the sharpness of the mind and speed of thought.