World Draughts Federation Continues to Grow


FMJD which was founded in 1947 and has grown to nearly 80 national federation worldwide. FMJD is an active member of GAISF and one of the founding members of AIMS, both organisations recognised by the IOC. In the times of the pandemic FMJD has continued to engage with the national federation planning for post pandemic and staying positive to ensure that all athletes given online opportunities.

On the 4th July we will see again one of the activities, when one of the best players, former world champion Alexander Swarzman will make history by playing online simultaneously against 40 players from all over the world.

The events will start on Saturday the 4th of July at 12:00 Western European Time. The events will be broadcasted live on YouTube with commentary in Dutch and English. It is a fantastic opportunity to see the best of the best and learn more about the sport. For more information please go to .

Let’s get hooked to Draughts!