Women's World Draughts Championship

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The Women's Draughts World Championship is the world championship in international draughts organized by the World Draughts Federation (FMJD). The championship occurs every two years. In the even year following the tournament must take place the World Title match. [1]

International draughts strategy board game

International draughts is a strategy board game for two players, one of the variants of draughts. The gameboard comprises 10×10 squares in alternating dark and light colours, of which only the 50 dark squares are used. Each player has 20 pieces, light for one player and dark for the other, at opposite sides of the board. In conventional diagrams, the board is displayed with the light pieces at the bottom; in this orientation, the lower-left corner square must be dark.

World Draughts Federation

The Fédération Mondiale du Jeu de Dames is the international body uniting national draughts federations. It was founded in 1947 by four Federations: France, the Netherlands, Belgium and Switzerland.

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The women's championship began in 1973 in the Netherlands and has had winners from the Soviet Union, Latvia, Ukraine, and Russia. [2] The current women's champion is Natalia Sadowska. The player who has won most times is Zoja Golubeva, who previously won the championship fifteen times.

Ukraine Sovereign state in Eastern Europe

Ukraine, sometimes called the Ukraine, is a country in Eastern Europe. Excluding Crimea, Ukraine has a population of about 42 million, making it the 32nd most populous country in the world. Its capital and largest city is Kiev. Ukrainian is the official language and its alphabet is Cyrillic. The dominant religion in the country is Eastern Orthodoxy. Ukraine is currently in a territorial dispute with Russia over the Crimean Peninsula, which Russia annexed in 2014. Including Crimea, Ukraine has an area of 603,628 km2 (233,062 sq mi), making it the largest country entirely within Europe and the 46th largest country in the world.

Natalia Sadowska draughts player

Natalia Sadowska is a Polish draughts player who ranked third at the Women's Draughts European Championship in 2010 and whose successes go back to 2007. She is a highly rated women's player for Poland and was second at the 2015 Women's World Draughts Championship in Wuhan. In 2016 won title women's world draughts champion in the match with Olga Kamyshleeva. In 2018 won title women's world draughts champion in the match with Zoja Golubeva.

Zoja Golubeva Latvian draughts player

Zoja Golubeva is a Soviet, Belarussian and Latvian draughts player in the International draughts. She was Women's World Champion in 1986, 1988, 1990–1992, 1994–2000, 2013, 2015, 2017. She became 16-time champion after winning in 2017; she was also Women's European Champion. Zoja Golubeva was also the winner of the International Draughts tournament at the 1st World Mind Sports Games. She is one of the highest ranking women in international draughts.

The World Title Match

The championship is held every two years, in the odd years. The World Title match must take place in the even year following the world championship (tournament). Right for the World Title Match has former champion and new champion, if former champion has retained his title in the World Championship tournament he have right for the match with the player ended on the second place in the World Championship tournament. [3]

Classic

YearHostGoldSilverBronzeformat
1973 Amsterdam, Flag of the Netherlands.svg Flag of the Soviet Union.svg Elena Mikhailovskaya Flag of the Soviet Union.svg Tatiana Stepanova Flag of France.svg Raymonde Barras tournament
1974 Amsterdam, Flag of the Netherlands.svg Flag of the Soviet Union.svg Elena Mikhailovskaya Flag of the Soviet Union.svg Iraida Spasskaja Flag of the Netherlands.svg Barbara Graas tournament
1975 Amsterdam, Flag of the Netherlands.svg Flag of the Soviet Union.svg Elena Mikhailovskaya Flag of the Soviet Union.svg Lioubov Travina Flag of the Netherlands.svg Barbara Graas tournament
1976 Amsterdam, Flag of the Netherlands.svg Flag of the Soviet Union.svg Elena Mikhailovskaya Flag of the Soviet Union.svg Lioubov Travina
Flag of the Netherlands.svg Barbara Graas
------tournament
1977 Amsterdam, Flag of the Netherlands.svg Flag of the Soviet Union.svg Elena Mikhailovskaya Flag of the Soviet Union.svg Ludmilla Sochnenko Flag of the Netherlands.svg Barbara Graas tournament
1979 Sneek, Flag of the Netherlands.svg Flag of the Soviet Union.svg Ludmilla Sochnenko Flag of the Soviet Union.svg Elena Altsjoel Flag of the Netherlands.svg Petra Polman tournament + match Ludmilla Sochnenko-Elena Altsjoel (+2=2-2)
1980 De Lier, Flag of the Netherlands.svg Flag of the Soviet Union.svg Elena Altsjoel Flag of the Soviet Union.svg Ludmilla Sochnenko Flag of the Soviet Union.svg Elena Mikhailovskaya tournament
1981 Riga, Flag of the Soviet Union.svg Flag of the Soviet Union.svg Olga Levina Flag of the Soviet Union.svg Irina Pashkevich Flag of the Soviet Union.svg Ludmilla Sochnenko tournament
1982 Moscow, Flag of the Soviet Union.svg Flag of the Soviet Union.svg Elena Altsjoel match with Olga Levina (+3=8-1)
1983 Sandomierz, Flag of Poland.svg Flag of the Soviet Union.svg Elena Altsjoel Flag of the Soviet Union.svg Olga Levina Flag of the Soviet Union.svg Ziwille Sakalauskaite tournament
1984 Tallinn, Flag of the Soviet Union.svg Flag of the Soviet Union.svg Elena Altsjoel match with Olga Levina (+3=6-0)
1985 Cannes, Flag of France.svg Flag of the Soviet Union.svg Elena Altsjoel Flag of the Soviet Union.svg Ziwille Ringelene Flag of the Soviet Union.svg Zoja Sadovskaja tournament + match for the right to become challenger
Zoja SadovskajaZiwille Ringelene (+2=4-0)
1986 Minsk, Flag of the Soviet Union.svg Flag of the Soviet Union.svg Zoja Sadovskaja match with Elena Altsjoel (+3=9-0)
1987 Minsk, Flag of the Soviet Union.svg Flag of the Soviet Union.svg Olga Levina Flag of the Soviet Union.svg Elena Altsjoel Flag of the Netherlands.svg Karen van Lith tournament
1988 Yalta, Flag of the Soviet Union.svg Flag of the Soviet Union.svg Zoja Golubeva match with Olga Levina (+3=7-0)
1989 Rosmalen, Flag of the Netherlands.svg Flag of the Soviet Union.svg Olga Levina Flag of the Soviet Union.svg Zoja Golubeva
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg Elena Altsjoel
------tournament; Olga Levina took 22 points from 22
1990 Pitsunda, Flag of the Soviet Union.svg Flag of the Soviet Union.svg Zoja Golubeva match with Olga Levina (+4=5-0)
1991 Minsk, Flag of Belarus.svg Flag of Latvia.svg Zoja Golubeva Flag of the Soviet Union.svg Nina Jankovskaja Flag of the Netherlands.svg Karen van Lith tournament + match for the right to become challenger
Nina JankovskajaKaren van Lith (+1=4-0)
1992 Kiev, Flag of Ukraine.svg Flag of Latvia.svg Zoja Golubeva match with Nina Jankovskaja (+4=5-0)
1993 Brunssum, Flag of the Netherlands.svg Flag of Ukraine.svg Olga Levina Flag of Russia.svg Elena Chitaykina
Flag of Belarus.svg Olga Kamyshleeva
------tournament
1994 Flag of Latvia.svg Zoja Golubeva match not played, title awarded
1995 Bamako, Flag of Mali.svg Flag of Latvia.svg Zoja Golubeva Flag of the Netherlands.svg Karen van Lith Flag of Ukraine.svg Olga Baltazhy tournament
1996 Vught, Flag of the Netherlands.svg Flag of Latvia.svg Zoja Golubeva match with Karen van Lith (+2-1)
1997 Mińsk Mazowiecki, Flag of Poland.svg Flag of Latvia.svg Zoja Golubeva Flag of Belarus.svg Olga Kamyshleeva
Flag of Poland.svg Ewa Minkina
------tournament + match for the right to become challenger
Ewa MinkinaOlga Kamyshleeva (+2=4-0)
1999 Yakutsk, Flag of Russia.svg Flag of Latvia.svg Zoja Golubeva Flag of the Netherlands.svg Nina Hoekman Flag of Russia.svg Tatiana Teterina tournament
+ match Zoja Golubeva-Nina Hoekman-Tatiana Teterina (5:4:3)
2000 Zutphen, Flag of the Netherlands.svg Flag of Latvia.svg Zoja Golubeva match with Nina Hoekman (+3 sets, 0 set)
2001Velp, Flag of the Netherlands.svg Flag of Russia.svg Tamara Tansykkuzhina Flag of Ukraine.svg Olga Baltazhy Flag of Lithuania.svg Laima Pakuckiene tournament
2002 Riga/Ufa, Flag of Latvia.svg / Flag of Russia.svg Flag of Russia.svg Tamara Tansykkuzhina match with Zoja Golubeva (+2 sets, -1 set)
2003 Zoutelande, Flag of the Netherlands.svg Flag of the Netherlands.svg Olga Kamyshleeva Flag of Latvia.svg Zoja Golubeva Flag of Ukraine.svg Olga Baltazhy tournament
2004 Ufa, Flag of Russia.svg Flag of Russia.svg Tamara Tansykkuzhina match with Olga Kamyshleeva (+2 sets, -1 set)
2005 Latronico, Flag of Italy.svg Flag of Ukraine.svg Darya Tkachenko Flag of Belarus.svg Irina Pashkevich Flag of the Netherlands.svg Nina Hoekman tournament
2006 Yakutsk/Kiev,
Flag of Russia.svg / Flag of Ukraine.svg
Flag of Ukraine.svg Darya Tkachenko match with Tamara Tansykkuzhina (+2 sets, -1 set)
2007 Yakutsk, Flag of Russia.svg Flag of Russia.svg Tamara Tansykkuzhina Flag of Ukraine.svg Darya Tkachenko Flag of Russia.svg Marfa Nikitina tournament
2008 Dniprodzerzhynsk/Ufa,
Flag of Ukraine.svg / Flag of Russia.svg
Flag of Ukraine.svg Darya Tkachenko match with Tamara Tansykkuzhina (+3 sets, 0 set)
2010 Ufa, Flag of Russia.svg Flag of Latvia.svg Zoja Golubeva Flag of the Netherlands.svg Nina Hoekman Flag of Russia.svg Matrena Nogovitsyna tournament
2011 Dniprodzerzhynsk, Flag of Ukraine.svg Flag of Ukraine.svg Darya Tkachenko match with Zoja Golubeva (+2 sets, -1 set)
2011 Rovno, Flag of Ukraine.svg Flag of Russia.svg Tamara Tansykkuzhina Flag of Russia.svg Matrena Nogovitsyna Flag of Ukraine.svg Viktoriya Motrichko tournament
2013 Ulaanbaatar, Flag of Mongolia.svg Flag of Latvia.svg Zoja Golubeva Flag of Ukraine.svg Darya Tkachenko Flag of Russia.svg Tamara Tansykkuzhina tournament
2015 Zerendi, Flag of Kazakhstan.svg Flag of Latvia.svg Zoja Golubeva match with Tamara Tansykkuzhina (8:3:4:0—4:5:2:4)
2015 Wǔhàn, Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Flag of Latvia.svg Zoja Golubeva Flag of Poland.svg Natalia Sadowska Flag of the Netherlands.svg Olga Kamyshleeva tournament
2016 [4] Karpacz, Flag of Poland.svg Flag of Poland.svg Natalia Sadowska match with Flag of the Netherlands.svg Olga Kamyshleeva
(refuse Flag of Latvia.svg Zoja Golubeva)
2017 [5] Tallinn, Flag of Estonia.svg Flag of Latvia.svg Zoja Golubeva Flag of Belarus.svg Olga Fedorovich Flag of Russia.svg Aygul Idrisova tournament
2018 (match) [6] Riga, Flag of Latvia.svg Flag of Poland.svg Natalia Sadowska match with Flag of Latvia.svg Zoja Golubeva
2019 [7] Yakutsk, Flag of Russia.svg Flag of Russia.svg Tamara Tansykkuzhina Flag of Russia.svg Aygul Idrisova Flag of Belarus.svg Darja Fedorovich tournament

Rapid

YearHostGoldSilverBronze
2013 Ulaanbaatar, Flag of Mongolia.svg Flag of Ukraine.svg Darya Tkachenko Flag of Ukraine.svg Viktoriya Motrichko Flag of Poland.svg Natalia Sadowska
2015 [8] İzmir, Flag of Turkey.svg Flag of Russia.svg Matrena Nogovitsyna Flag of Russia.svg Tamara Tansykkuzhina Flag of Belarus.svg Olga Fedorovich
2016 [9] İzmir, Flag of Turkey.svg Flag of Russia.svg Matrena Nogovitsyna Flag of Russia.svg Aygul Idrisova Flag of Russia.svg Tamara Tansykkuzhina
2017 [10] İzmir, Flag of Turkey.svg Flag of Russia.svg Tamara Tansykkuzhina Flag of Ukraine.svg Olga Baltazhy Flag of Russia.svg Aygul Idrisova
2018 [11] İzmir, Flag of Turkey.svg Flag of Russia.svg Matrena Nogovitsyna Flag of Ukraine.svg Viktoriya Motrichko Flag of Latvia.svg Zoja Golubeva

Blitz

YearHostGoldSilverBronze
1999 Rotterdam, Flag of the Netherlands.svg Flag of Latvia.svg Zoja Golubeva Flag of Russia.svg Tamara Tansykkuzhina Flag of Ukraine.svg Olga Baltazhy
2001Velp, Flag of the Netherlands.svg Flag of the Netherlands.svg Nina Hoekman
2007 Yakutsk, Flag of Russia.svg Flag of Ukraine.svg Darya Tkachenko Flag of Russia.svg Elena Milshina Flag of Russia.svg Matrena Nogovitsyna
2009 Berlin, Flag of Germany.svg Flag of Latvia.svg Zoja Golubeva Flag of the Netherlands.svg Nina Hoekman Flag of Russia.svg Olesya Abdullina
2011 Ufa, Flag of Russia.svg Flag of Latvia.svg Zoja Golubeva Flag of Ukraine.svg Darya Tkachenko Flag of the Netherlands.svg Nina Hoekman
2012 Lille, Flag of France.svg Flag of Russia.svg Aygul Idrisova Flag of Russia.svg Matrena Nogovitsyna Flag of Ukraine.svg Olga Baltazhy
2013 Ulaanbaatar, Flag of Mongolia.svg Flag of Russia.svg Matrena Nogovitsyna Flag of Ukraine.svg Viktoriya Motrichko Flag of Ukraine.svg Darya Tkachenko
2015 [12] İzmir, Flag of Turkey.svg Flag of Ukraine.svg Olga Baltazhy Flag of Russia.svg Tamara Tansykkuzhina FMJD Darya Tkachenko
2016 [13] İzmir, Flag of Turkey.svg Flag of Russia.svg Aygul Idrisova Flag of Russia.svg Tamara Tansykkuzhina Flag of Russia.svg Matrena Nogovitsyna
2017 [14] İzmir, Flag of Turkey.svg Flag of Russia.svg Matrena Nogovitsyna Flag of Belarus.svg Olga Fedorovich Flag of Russia.svg Tamara Tansykkuzhina
2018 [15] İzmir, Flag of Turkey.svg Flag of Belarus.svg Darja Fedorovich Flag of Russia.svg Tamara Tansykkuzhina Flag of Ukraine.svg Viktoriya Motrichko
2019 [16] Riga, Flag of Latvia.svg Flag of Russia.svg Agata Parahina Flag of Russia.svg Nika Leopoldova Flag of Ukraine.svg Viktoriya Motrichko

See also

2013 Womens World Draughts Championship

The 2013 Women's World Draughts Championship was an international draughts tournament held in Ulan Bator, Mongolia. Sixteen female players in total competed in the tournament, which began on October 4, 2013 and ended on October 15, 2013. The tournament was round-robin style, with a total of 15 rounds played, each of which was a micro-match from two games. Arbiter — Rima Danileviciene (Lithuania).

2015 Womens World Draughts Championship

The 2015 Women's World Draughts Championship at the international draughts was held May 11–24, 2015 in Wuhan, China International Draughts Federation FMJD. Sixteen female players in total will be competing in the tournament. The tournament started on May 11, 2015 and will end on May 24, 2015. It will be played as a round-robin, with 15 rounds in total, each of which be micro-match from two games. The winning prize for the tournament is 20,000 euros.

The Draughts World Championship is the world championship in international draughts and is held every two years. In the even year following the tournament, the World Title match takes place. The men's championship began in 1885 in France and since 1948 it's organised by the World Draughts Federation (FMJD). The men's championship has had winners from the Netherlands, Canada, the Soviet Union, Senegal, Latvia, and Russia.

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References

  1. "Annex 17 Individual FMJD Competitions - The World Championship (all categories)" (PDF). World Draughts Federation.
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  5. FMJD Calendar 2016/2017
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  7. 44th World Women's Championship
  8. Women's World Draughts Championship
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  10. Women's World Draughts Championship (rapid) 2017
  11. Women's World Draughts Championship (rapid) 2018
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