About Confederation

In 2000 Kazakhstan, Mongolia and Uzbekistan founded the Confederation in Tashkent city, Uzbekistan despite Asian players had 2 championships till this moment. The first championship was held in Nebit Dag, Turkmenistan followed by the second edition of the championship in 1999 Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.

Till 2007 all championships was only for one age category as men (open) including the championships in Mongoia (2001) and India (2003). In Chandigarh city, India almost all South Asian countries participated at the championship namely India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan along with Kazakhstan, Mongolia, and Uzbekistan. In 2007, Uzbekistan hosted Youth championship for the time.

In 2010 the female category started its presence in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. Female players from China, Japan, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, and Uzbekistan competed for the first time in Asia.

Since 2012, all age categories officially entered into the programme of the championship. The Confederation established the system for all tournaments for U8, U11, U14, U17, U20, and Open age categories once a year at the same time. The championships were held in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), Bangkok (Thailand), Ulaanbaatar (Mongolia), Tashkent (Uzbekistan), and Xintai, Shandong (China) with the minimum number of players around 200. The format of the Asian championship is similar to Olympic Games with the International-100, Russian and Brazilian-64, Turkish draughts events for time control of classic (4hrs for a game), rapid (20min for a game), and blitz (10min for a game).

As of 2018, the Confederation has 26 member federations between them 12 countries are full members and the rest 14 countries are candidate members (they played in Asian championships at least once).

The Confederation is a part of FMJD (World Draughts Federation) for the development of draughts sports in the Asian continent.

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