MINSK, 30 August (BelTA) – The World Team's Draughts-64 Championship in Kranevo, Bulgaria featured Belarusian athletes, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian Draughts Federation.
The competition was held separately among men's and women's teams in two disciplines: Classic and Blitz. The Belarusian team of Vera Khvashchynskaya and Viktoria Nikolaeva won in both women's tournaments. Two silvers went to the Russian team, both bronzes were won by the representatives of Kazakhstan.
The Belarusian men's team comprising Ihar Mikhalchenka, Andrei Valyuk and Artsiom Tikhanau placed second both in Classic and Blitz, behind Russia. Uzbekistan took bronze in Classic, Zambian - in Blitz.
The World Team's Draughts-64 Championship featured athletes from 11 countries.