Marcel Deslauriers

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]

Marcel Deslauriers at the 1960 Draughts World Championship.

Book on DeslauriersEdit

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


  1. ^ "Canadian checkers federation" (PDF). Archived from the original on June 22, 2004. Retrieved 2013-09-30.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)
  2. ^ "Nouveau livre au sujet de Marcel Deslauriers! | Association québécoise des joueurs de dames".