The World Qualifier & Women/Youth World Championship was held June 8-12 in Rome, Italy. Congratulations to WQT winner Sergio Scarpetta (Italy). Alex Moiseyev (USA) was 2nd. New Ladies 3-move World Champion is Amangul Berdiyeva (also GAYP champion) of Turkmenistan. New World Youth Champion (3 move) is Penagylych Ezizgylyjov (Turkmenistan).
1. for the results of the QT:
2. for the Women World Championship:
3. for the Juniors:
GAYP World Title Match (Michele Borghetti challenging Sergio Scarpetta) was held July 8-15 in Rome.
Michele Borghetti won match 1-0 & 23 draws and becomes new GAYP World Champion. In 2017, Sergio Scarpetta will challenge Michele Borghetti for 3-Move World Title.
US National is July 27-30 in Branson, Missouri with prize fund of about $18,000 expected