Calendar 2020

Due to the virus epidemic events are under review contact organisers for more information. 

March 22-23 PCDA Master Cup Draughts Championship - Karachi Pakistan, Contact Iqbal Ahmed

POSTPONED!!!!!   British Open This 5 day, 10 session 3 move restriction event will be held in the Dorset Hotel, Ryde, Isle of Wight. Registration 9.30am at the latest for play to commence 10.00am Monday March 30th.  Contact Ken Lovell by email at for further information but to reserve a room at the Dorset Hotel contact Michael on 01983564327 or by email

March 30-April 3 Italian Open (3 Move) 

March 30-April 3 Barbados Open 

April 4-5 Illinois Open, Marion IL, USA 

May 15-16 North Carolina Open, USA 

May Texas Open, Vidor Texas, USA 

May 30-31 - German Open (3 Move) - Korbach, Enquiries Ingo Zachos nimzo@gmx

June World Title 3 Move Match Sergio Scarpetta vs Alexander Moiseyev   Held at the International Checkers Hall of Fame, Petal, Mississippi.

June 6-7 - Samuel Cohen Memorial GAYP - 16 Columbus Place, Warrington contact Donald Oliphant

June Missouri Open, St Joseph, MO, USA

June New England Open, Medfield, Massachutusetts, USA

July 13-16 - 3 Move Qualifying Event - Holiday Inn Express, Vidor, Texas, USA contact Watson Franks

August 2020 - 4th Pakistan National Open Draughts Championship, Karachi, Pakistan, Contact Iqbal Ahmed

August 31 - September 3 ACF Nationals - American Checker Federation National 3 move tournament. Held in Tulsa Central, 3340 S.79th E Ave, Tulsa.   Masters, Majors and Minors sections.  Contact

September 3-5 Northern Island Open - Held in the Farset International Hotel 466 Springfield Road, Belfast, BT12 7DW. Contact Francis McNally

September 5-10 2020 GAYP World Title Match - Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA between reigning World Champion Lubabalo Kondlo (South Africa) and Challenger Matteo Bernini (Italy)

September 18-19 Virginia State Open, Collinsville

September 26-27 Welsh Open - GAYP held at the Plough Inn Knighton. Contact

October 2-3 Illinois Open, Marion IL, USA 

October 24-26 2020 Irish Open -  Sean Philips (I.D.A Secretary) is organising this event to be held at Limerick. Contact is  

November 2020 Scottish Open - GAYP Held at Moyness Guest House, 6 Bruce Gardens, Inverness, IV3 5EN.  Contact

November Alabama Open, Guin, AL, USA 

December 5-6 South Africa 

December Uganda


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