Thank You

This is the last post. Time to show some picture from the closing ceremony. We saw game played by blind players and we sow also a lot of emotion and big applause for the winner of course but also for forever young gmi Bassirou Ba. Within few coming days, the Read more…

World Cup standing after Abidjan

1 gmi georgiev alexander Russia 455 2 gmi chizhov alexey Russia 384 3 gmi valneris guntis Latvia 345 4 gmi getmanski alexander Russia 340 5 gmi trofimov ivan Russia 319 6 gmi vatutin evgeni Belarus 310 7 gmi anikeev yuriy Ukraine 304 8 gmi shvartsman alexander Russia 290 9 gmi Read more…

Welcome in Africa

It was not beginning of the tournament expected by World Champion. Aleksander Shvartsman played a draw against Mahamoudou Yugo from Burkina Faso. Same player who finished 30th in Open Ouagadougou 2 month before. Who is next?

Match in Abidjan

We can enjoy some pictures of friendly match between Draughts Club Koumassi INCHALLAH Abidjan vis WOMEN TEAM & JUNIORS TEAM OF Ivory-Coast
This afternoon 04/03/2018 in order to prepare World Cup Open Abidjan -April 2018.
The winner … is not important. Good to see youth and female player. (more…)

Support from UNESCO

The document enclosed is the agreement of UNESCO as an international institution of United Nations (UN), with Ivory-Coast Draughts Federation, to be partner of Abidjan WCup 2018.
So, it is a moral and an institutional support from UNESCO CÔTE d’Ivoire. Very important for the image and credibility of the tournament.

UNESCO extend his thanks and gratitude to FMJD board, for choosing Ivory-Coast to host its 1st Wcup in Africa.