26 November 2015, Thursday, 12:03

Alexander Georgiev - the world draughts champion again


UFA, 26 November 2015. /Bashinform News Agency, Dmitry Slezin/. In the Dutch town of Emmen the World International Draughts Championship was closed with a victory of Russian Alexander Georgiev representing Bashkortostan together with Ainur Shaibakov.

The ninth world title Alexander Georgiev received after a draw of Arnaud Cordier (France) and Jan Groenendijk (Netherlands) in the final match of the tournament.

The Dutchman eventually finished second. The third was a 22-year-old Groenendijk compatriot — Rul Bumstra.

Ainur Shaibakov took the 14th position.