World draughts / checkers championship is a tournament on draughts, which determines the world champion. It is organized by the world checkers draughts Federation. The first edition of the mens championship took place in the 1840s the years leading up to mens draughts championship of the world for several decades. The womens championship has been held since 1993. A championship is held in two versions. One 3-move, where players begin the game in the initial position, but the position three moves in the game. Another GAYP, where players start from the beginning.