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checker world cup should be exciting

Postby champion374 on Tue Nov 18, 2014 5:34 pm

this should be exciting any detils as yet?>

i think this is a good idea something new and creative in checkers.
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Re: checker world cup should be exciting

Postby George Hay on Sun Dec 21, 2014 12:17 pm

This would be a great boost for Checkers, preferably with sponsorship and prize money!
I would like to see no restriction of how many events count for points. This would encourage
participation. The Winner of the World Cup would then maybe get a seat at the WCDF Qualifier?
It would be interesting to see what tournaments are on the circuit if the World Cup happens!

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Re: checker world cup should be exciting

Postby rich beckwith on Mon Dec 22, 2014 3:18 pm

George,

This was discussed in Louisville, General Assembly meeting. The Ukranian proposal spoke of:
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Include in the World Cup the following competitions: English Open, British Open, N.Irish Open, Welsh Open, Czech Open, German Open, Irish Open - (those which were already in this year), and the open championships of Italy, Denmark and Ukraine (if held as open tournaments). Also the open championships of Barbados, United States and possibly in Africa and Turkmenistan, if it will agreed with their national federations.
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I think it will look basically like the European Cup (most events are clustered here) with a couple additional events thrown in, and a bigger-sounding title. There are still details to work out. Yes, it was a late addition to have the winner generally get a seat at the World Qualifier.

The previous European Cup concept was to be low cost to WCDF by using existing tournament schedule. Of course, we would welcome anyone who wishes to add a level of sponsorship/prize money!
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Re: checker world cup should be exciting

Postby George Hay on Mon Dec 22, 2014 5:47 pm

Rich, thanx for the update. The WCDF World Cup is definately a positive development for World Checkers Draughts.

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Re: checker world cup should be exciting

Postby champion374 on Tue Dec 23, 2014 7:08 am

this is the way forward some thing diffrent for the game.keep us up updated Richard.

so will it be the first 3 in the national tournaments or only the winner to be send to the world cup?
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Re: checker world cup should be exciting

Postby champion374 on Tue Dec 23, 2014 7:14 am

need new ideas this is the right way forward.people just concentrate on Wq.

I think england would be a good place to host it or even canada,. reason i say this it would boost checkers in those countries where players seem to be lacking.
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Re: checker world cup should be exciting

Postby rich beckwith on Fri Dec 26, 2014 3:18 pm

Hmmmm....The World Cup is not a separate tournament. People compete is usual Calendar of Events, which now expands a bit beyond Europe. A season-long point race is tabulated based on order of finish at each scoring event (which tend to be National tournaments for various countries, and preferably these federations hosting these events will affiliate to WCDF). The overall point earner (top overall & also top woman) is the one who wins a seat at the World Qualifier/Woman's Championship.
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Re: checker world cup should be exciting

Postby champion374 on Fri Dec 26, 2014 7:20 pm

thanks for clearing that up
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Re: checker world cup should be exciting

Postby champion374 on Mon Feb 16, 2015 11:16 am

the checker world cup rounds should be exciting for checkers this year and years to come . some thing new for checkers to make it more intresting.

The 2014 WCDF General Assembly accepted, with modification, a proposal from
Ukranian Draughts Federation to expand the previous European Cup into a World
Cup to include National Opens from other countries who wish to designate. See
events page for calendar information.

April 20-24 1st stage - English Open Ryde, Isle of Wight, England 3-move Ian Caws Yes

May 3 2nd stage - Uganda Open YMCA, Kampala GAYP Dan Isabirye *

May 15-17 3rd stage - Italian Open Castiglione della Pescaia, Italy 3-Move Carlo Bordini Yes

June 4th stage - Barbados Open GAYP? Glyne Howell Yes

July 13-17 5th stage - Scottish Open Wick, Scotland 3-Move Graham Young Yes

y 27-August 1 6th stage - USA Open Lebanon, Tennessee GAYP Frank Davis Yes

September 7th stage - Northern Ireland Open Yes

September 19-20 8th stage - Welsh Open Knighton, Wales GAYP John Morgan Yes

October 9th stage - Czech Open Filip Kareta Yes

October 10th stage - German Open Ingo Zachos Yes

October 11th stage - Irish Open Hugh Devlin/Bill Dobbins Yes

December 5 & 6 12th stage - South Africa HTS Witbank, Beyers Road, Witbank Colin Webster *

December 6 Uganda YMCA, Kampala 3-Move Dan Isabirye
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Re: checker world cup should be exciting

Postby champion374 on Tue Mar 10, 2015 10:07 pm

so has the prizes for this event been made final as yet? a important thing everyone wants to know :bounce: :bounce: or just a seat in the world quli?
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Re: checker world cup should be exciting

Postby champion374 on Fri Apr 24, 2015 9:51 pm

The 2015 World Qualifier & Woman's World Championship will be played in Wales on September 21-25 (25th reserved in case of playoffs), which will follow the Welsh Open on 19th and 20th at the same Knighton venue. Referee is John Reade with Ian Caws. WCDF-affiliated associations may nominate 2 men, 2 women and 2 youth. Wales may nominate 3 of each.

John Reade suggests Manchester as a good airport with a direct train to Knighton. Lindus Edwards suggests to book as early as possible at the Knighton Hotel or at the Horse and Jockey Inn across the road. Both establishments provide quality rooms and food. Some relevant links:

http://www.theknighton.com/ (hotel)
http://www.thehorseandjockeyinn.co.uk/ (hotel)
http://www.visitknighton.co.uk/the_town.htm (town info)

The following info is directly from the Knighton Hotel, where the tournament will be played: We can offer £85 for single occupancy and £95 for Double/Twin occupancy. These rates are Bed and Breakfast and we would require a non-refundable deposit of £30 per room per night to secure your reservation. Currently we do have availability for 19 September to 26 September 2015, however, this is limited on Monday 21 and Friday 25 September 2015.
The Knighton Hotel | Broad Street | Knighton | Powys | LD7 1BL |
tel: 01547 520530 | fax: 01547 520529

European Cup / World Cup News

A general checkers calendar and schedule for this year's inaugural World Cup is available on the Events page. Players get points in each stage of the World Cup according to tournament finishes by the following table. An individual's three best results shown in official stages go into the overall World Cup standings. World Cup standings are separate among men and women.

taken place points
1 22

2 18

3 15

4 13

5 12

6 11
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Re: checker world cup should be exciting

Postby rich beckwith on Sat Apr 25, 2015 12:48 pm

There are 9 stages in this year's World Cup as shown at http://www.wcdf.net/events.htm The list of events a few posts back is not up-to-date and accurate. (Some countries didn't consent to participating & affiliating, for example.) Perhaps the list of participating countries will be different next year (plus there are some date conflicts this year that would be nice to see sorted out for next year) -- we will see how it goes. As for prizes ...the original concept from UDF did not have a clear system for cash prizes. The positive side it that it is easier to implement the concept to get it running using pre-existing events with minimal cost structure. There will be things like diploma awards (and winner getting a seat at the qualifier). Of course, anyone wanting to donate to a World Cup Prize fund is more than welcome!
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Re: checker world cup should be exciting

Postby champion374 on Sat Apr 25, 2015 2:16 pm

i had look at the events Rich . i live in Barbados and did not even know there was a next suki fest.

i not got around to ask suki about it. but do you have any other info.
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Re: checker world cup should be exciting

Postby rich beckwith on Sat Apr 25, 2015 9:07 pm

Ron mentioned to me a few months ago that he would put on another Sukifest tournament. But I have not heard anything further since.
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Re: checker world cup should be exciting

Postby champion374 on Sun Apr 26, 2015 6:11 am

its a long way will october . i am sure he is working on it like how he had work on the last one.

seems a bumper year for checkers alot of events :D
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