Marcel Deslauriers

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Marcel Deslauriers at the 1960 Draughts World Championship.

Marcel Deslauriers (born in Montreal on July 22, 1905; died December 1988) was a Canadian/Québécois international draughts player. In 1956 he became the only North American, male or female, to win Draughts World Championship. A tournament in Canada was named in his honor.[1]


  1. ^ Canadian checkers federation at the Wayback Machine (archived June 22, 2004)