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] and a book was written on him and his strategies.[2]

Book on Deslauriers[edit]

  • L.J.A Koops, Marcel Deslauriers : Partijen, fragmenten en analyses

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Canadian checkers federation" (PDF). Archived from the original on June 22, 2004. Retrieved 2013-09-30. 
  2. ^ http://dames.quebecjeux.org/nouveau-livre-au-sujet-de-marcel-deslauriers/