In Willemstad, Curacao from June 2nd to June 10th 2018 Pan-American Draughts Federation conducted 20th Pan-American Senior International Draughts Championship 2018 (33 participants) and Historical 1th Pan American Championship Women( 8 Ladies).
USA in these tournaments represented Lyublyana Turiy(New York) , Rudi Azimullah(Louisiana) ,Igor Rybakov(Minnesota).
Our congratulations to Lyublyana Turiy with a great achieving – winning 1th Pan American Championship among Ladies! She obtained 100% result – 7 victories in 7 games and deserved the right to represent Pan America in World Championship 2019 (Ufa, Russia).
Guno Burleson from Surinam won his 3th(!) title of Pan American Champion in Draughts among seniors(5 wins, 4 draws). Igor Rybakov scored 3 wins and 6 draws. The same result got 4 more players. In additional challenge Igor finished on 4th place. Hopefully(with some luck) Igor will receive an invitation to play in World Championship). Rudi Azimullah ( 2 wins, 4 draws and 2 loses) was on 21th place.
Thank you Lyublyana, Rudi, Igor for representing ICAONA in Pan American Championships!