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Draughts

Draughts also known as Checkers, Dames and Dama is one of the best known "board games". It is one of the ten events tested in the Decamentathlon. As the game has a have to take rule it is necessary to think through very long sequences of moves in order to try and change the timing.


Rules

http://www.mastersgames.com/rules/draughts-rules.htm

The full list of MSO games that are in this category are below or for all games see Games A-Z.

MSO Draughts Champions

YearNameCountryFlagTitle
2011 Andres Kuusk Estonia Olympiad Champion
2010 David Kotin Belarus Olympiad Champion
2009 Tony Boyle England Olympiad Champion
2008 Tony Boyle England Olympiad Champion
2008 Walter Celani Italy Olympiad Champion
2007 Tony Boyle England Olympiad Champion
2006 David Harwood England Olympiad Champion
2005 Fred Kok Netherlands Olympiad Champion
2004 Adam K. Andall Granada Olympiad Champion
2003 Mustafa Durdyev Turkmenistan Olympiad Champion
2002 Mustafa Durdyev Turkmenistan Olympiad Champion
2001 Mustafa Durdyev Turkmenistan Olympiad Champion
Mustafa Durdyev Turkmenistan
2000 Mustafa Durdyev Turkmenistan Olympiad Champion
2000 : Russia Olympiad Champion
2000 Pat Mccarthy Ireland Olympiad Champion
1999 Mustafa Durdyev Turkmenistan Olympiad Champion
1999 Guntis Valneris Latvia Olympiad Champion
1999 H. Wiersma Netherlands Olympiad Champion
1999 Ron King Barbados Olympiad Champion
1998 Guntis Valneris Latvia Olympiad Champion
1997 H. Wiersma Netherlands Olympiad Champion
1997 Ron King Barbados Olympiad Champion

Full results and other winners can be found in Results.

MSO Draughts Ranked Players:

GRANDMASTERS:

  David Harwood, George Miller, Mustafa Durdyev, Pat Mccarthy, Ron King, Tony Boyle

INTERNATIONAL MASTERS:

  Angelo Goss, Con Mccarrick, Parahat Durdyev, Walter Celani

CANDIDATE MASTERS:

  Bagtiyar Durdyev, Raivis Paegle, Terry Thomas



External Links

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Checkers
http://www.bobnewell.net/checkers/principles.html