Dutch Championships 14-23 December 2023 in Drachten

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This year's Dutch Championships Frisian Draughts is organised together with the Dutch Championships International Draughts. This double tournament is held in Drachten, Van der Valk Hotel, Lavendelheide 4, 9202 PD Drachten.

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The eight participants of the Dutch Championships Frisian Draughts have qualified in four online tournaments on Lidraughts.

Links to the qualification tournaments
Saturday 4 November 4, 8 p.m.: First Qualifier
Sunday 5 November 5, 8 p.m.: Second Qualifier
Saturday 6 November 11, 8 p.m.: Third Qualifier
Sunday 7 November 12, 8 p.m.: Fourth Qualifier

Results of the online qualification tournaments
Qualifier 1:
1st Folkert Groenveld (13 points)
2nd Jelle Wiersma (12 points)

Qualifier 2:
1st Taeke Kooistra (14 points)
2nd Frederik Bos (12 points)

Qualifier 3:
1st Marten Walinga (14 points)
2nd Dicky van der Meer (12 points)

Qualifier 4:
1st Hein de Vries (12 points)
2nd Frans Kingma (8 points)

Thursday 14 December 14, 2.30 p.m.: Round 1
Friday 15 December, 3 p.m.: Round 2
Saturday 16 December, 3 p.m.: Round 3
Thursday 21 December, 9.30 a.m.: Round 4

Thursday 21 December, 3 p.m.: Round 5
Friday 22 December, 1 p.m.: Round 6
Saturday 23 December 23, 10 p.m.: Round 7

Players and schedule:
1. Folkert Groenveld
2. Jelle Wiersma
3. Taeke Kooistra
4. Frederik Bos
5. Marten Walinga
6. Dicky van der Meer
7. Hein de Vries
8. Frans Kingma

Noting and use of the clock
The games are noted down digitally on a tablet. All moves must be in accordance with the rules of the game. Any irregulars moves must be withdrawn as soon as noticed. A move is made on the board first, then entered on the tablet. Only after a correct move has been entered, the clock can be pressed.

Time control:
90 minutes + 30 seconds per move (Fisher)
In case of 2 players finishing tied for first place, a play-off is played, Fisher clock 45 minutes+15 seconds, players with the other colour than in the regular championship. In case of multiple players for first place, a round tournament will be played.

The Dutch champion qualifies for the World Cup Frisian Draughts 2024 (August).

Prize money (qualification and final):
Total €4,200. When the prize money is divided where players in the final results have the same number of points obtained the same number of points in the final results, the prize money of the respective places will be divided.