11-Man World Champions

Champions

Years

Alex Moiseyev

2008 - Present

Elbert Lowder

1987 - 2006

Richard Hallett

1986 - 1987

Derek Oldbury

1974 - 1986

Kenneth Grover

1969 - 1974

Newell Banks

1917 - 1969

 

Year Tournament / WTM Results / Comments
2016

Morrison vs Moiseyev 11-Man World Title Match of 16 games plus 4 tie-breaker if necessary. Held at Econo Lodge Hotel, Burlington, NC September 2nd - 5th 2016.

GM Alex Moiseyev retains his 11-Man World Championship Title by winning 11-3-1 and recognized by WCDF & ACF as the current 11-Man World Champion. The match ending after their 15th game on the 4th day of the match. This was Alex's closest World Championship Title Match yet to dethrone the Champion.

2016

11-Man Ballot National held at Econo Lodge Hotel, Burlington, NC January 16th- 18th 2016.

GM Alex Moiseyev retains his 11-Man World Championship Title by winning with 23 points, and recognized by WCDF & ACF as the current 11-Man World Champion. GM Jim Morrison finished for 2nd place with 22 points. Morrison challenge GM Moiseyev for 11-Man Title in 2016.

2015

(Laverty vs Moiseyev) 11-Man World Title Match of 16 games plus 4 tie-breaker if necessary, Friday, January 16th through Monday, January 19th at Econo Lodge Hotel, Burlington, NC.

GM Alex Moiseyev won and retains his coveted 11-Man World Title Championship by 6W-1L-5D, terminating the World Tile Match a day early.

2014

11-Man Ballot National held in Burlington, NC.
January 31st thru February 2nd at Econo Lodge Hotel

GM Alex Moiseyev retains his 11-Man World Championship Title by winning with 26 points, and recognized by WCDF & ACF as the current 11-Man World Champion. Tim Laverty and Joe Moore, Jr. tied for 2nd place with 20 points. IM Tim Laverty earned the right to challenge GM Alex Moiseyev next year by honor points.

2013

(Laverty vs Moiseyev) 11-Man World Title Match of 16 games, Friday, November 8th through Monday, November 11th, 2013, played at Econo Lodge Burlington, NC. 

GM Alex Moiseyev retains his 11-Man World Championship Title by winning 5-0-7 and recognized by WCDF & ACF as the current 11-Man World Champion.

2012

(Beckwith vs Moiseyev) 11-Man World Title Match of 16 games, Saturday - Tuesday, October 6th - 9th, played at the main Cleveland Public Library & Rodeway Inn in Medina, OH.  

GM Alex Moiseyev retains his 11-Man World Championship Title by winning 4-0-9 and recognized by WCDF & ACF as the current 11-Man World Champion.

2012

11-Man Ballot National held in Greensboro, NC.
February 17th - February 19th 

GM Richard Beckwith won the 11-Man Ballot National and plans to challenge Alex Moiseyev in a 11-Man WTM later this year.

2011

(Laverty vs Moiseyev) 11-Man World Title Match of 16 games, Friday - Monday, May 27th - May 30th If tie after 16 games, match will be extended by 4 games.

GM Alex Moiseyev wins 5-0-7 and retains his
11-Man World Championship Title

2011

11-Man Ballot National held in Greensboro, NC.
February 10th - February 13th

GM Alex Moiseyev is the 2011 National 11-Man Champion
Tim Laverty 2nd place runner up will challenge Alex Moiseyev in a 11-Man WTM later this year.

2008

(Moiseyev vs Laverty) 11-Man World Title Match.

Alex Moiseyev wins 5-0-7 & the 11-Man World Champion

2008

2008 "Elbert Lowder Memorial" 11-Man Ballot National

Tim Laverty wins 11-Man National

2006 11-Man Ballot WTM (Moiseyev vs Lowder) October 11-14th 6W-6L-8D which was not enough to dethrone Lowder.

Deceased Lowder leaves a vacancy in the
11-Man Ballot World Championship Title.

2002 11-Man Ballot WTM (Moiseyev vs Lowder) October 11-14th 6W-6L-8D which was not enough to dethrone Lowder.

Elbert Lowder retains his
11-Man World Championship Title

2001

Bob Podoff 11-Man Ballot email Ty - Aug 2001 - Prize Fund $670.00 - Nigel Proffitt 1st Place Winner, 6 wins & 0 losses. Nigel didn't lose a single game or match. Apparently Nigel won a number of these Bob Podoff 11-Man Ballot email Tournaments in the late 90's and early 2000's. He was recognized as the undisputed 11-Man Ballot Mail (email) Champion.

Nigel Proffitt declared the New World Champion 11-Man Ballot Mail (email) Tournament Champion.
 1st Place: Nigel Proffitt; 40% $670 = $268
 2nd Place: George Miller; 30% $670 = $201
 3rd Place: Caleb Carter; 20% $670 = $134
 4th Place: Mac Banks; 10% $670 = $67
 5th Place: Bill Wilkins, 6th Place: Gerry Lopez, 
 7th Place: Jim Loy, 8th Place: LaVerne Dibble.

1990

Lowder vs Levitt World 11-Man September 25 - 29th. Elbert L. Lowder of Sanford, NC beat Leo B. Levitt of Northridge, CA with a 5W-1L-11D finish.

Elbert Lowder retains his
11-Man World Championship Title

1989

Elbert Lowder vs Hugh Devlin of Ireland for the World 11-Man Ballot Title. Lowder defending his title 6-1-9 and retaining his 11-Man Ballot WCT.

Elbert Lowder retains his
11-Man World Championship Title

1987

Hallett vs Lowder 11-Man World Title Match
September 21-26, 1987. Elbert Lowder of Sanford, NC defeated Richard Hallett of Poughkeepsie, NY (4-2-13).

Elbert Lowder is the 11-Man World Champion

1986

9/2-6 11-Man Ballot World Title Match in Poughkeepsie, NY Hallett defeats Oldbury 4-3-13
Asa Long declined Oldbury's challenge.

Richard Hallett is the 11-Man World Champion

1980

Tentative Derek Oldbury vs Kenneth Grover 11-Man Ballot World Title Match. Oldbury and Grover didnít play.
(U.S. Tourney and Match Champion Asa Long officially declined Mr. Oldbury's challenge.)

 
1976

The title languished for years and was listed as inactive for a while and then dropped altogether. Long was apparently not interested in defending his title against Oldbury.

Asa Long lets title languish.

1975

11-Man Ballot World Title Match - Lakeside, OH - 8/4-8/75 Asa Long defeated Kenneth Grover 4-2-13. since he held both the Tourney and World Match Title.

Asa Long is the 11-Man Champion

1974

Kenneth Grover as the 11-Man Match Champion

Kenneth Grover is the 11-Man Match Champion - Asa Long as the
11-Man Tourney Champion

1974

11-Man Ballot World Championship Match - Derek Oldbury vs Kenneth Grover at Philadelphia, PA on July 8-12, 1974. Oldbury wins title 6-2-9. ACFB #130- August 1974.

Derek E. Oldbury of Devon, England is the
11-Man Ballot World Champion
1974

2nd 11-Man Ballot National held 7/22-25 in Philadelphia, PA won by Asa Long

1. Asa Long, 2. Levitt 3. Grover, 4. Oldbury, 5. Lieberman, 6. Lowder,7. Fuller, 8. Martin, 9. Freyer, 10. Hanson
1972

5/10/72 11-Man Ballot World Championship Match at Seattle, WA, Kenneth Grover vs R. Martin, Grover retains title 5-5-22

Kenneth Grover retains his
11-Man Ballot World Championship
1971

11-Man Ballot WTM (Newell Banks vs Robert "Bobby" Martin) Match in Detroit, MI held April, 1971. Banks 3-3-18

Newell Banks retains his position to challenge for title
1971

February 15-17 11-Man Ballot Match held in Forest City, NC Robert "Bobby" Martin vs Elbert Lowder 6-4-9

Robert "Bobby" Martin wins this 11-Man match 6-4-9 and challenged Banks

1970

2/7-8 11-Man Ballot Match in St. Petersburg, FL held before the Florida Open Robert "Bobby" Martin vs Elbert Lowder 3-3-6 draw

Martin & Lowder draws their 11-Man match 3-3-6

1969

11-Man Ballot World Championship Match at Detroit, MI Played at Fort Shelby Hotel over Thanksgiving weekend, 11/27-12/4, 1969. Kenneth Grover vs Newell Banks Grover wins 3-2-19

Kenneth Grover 11-Man Ballot World Championship

1968

Everett Fuller is listed as the 11-Man Ballot Champion in ACFB for this period.

Everett Fuller considered 11-Man National Champion

1968

1st 11-Man Ballot National held 11/28-12/1 in Philadelphia, PA

1. Fuller- $1,000, 2. Grover - $500, 3. Lowder - $300, 4. Long - $150, 5. Sprangle - $150.

1967

March 28- April 4 11-Man Ballot Stake-Purse Match Derek Oldbury of Devon, England vs LaVerne Dibble of Rockford, IL. Oldbury wins 6-2-7 held at Detroit, MI

Derek Oldbury 11-Man Stake-Purse Match Winner

1966

August 1966 Newell Banks played an 11-Man Ballot Title Match vs Wayne Van Leer at Detroit, MI. Banks wins 5-0-11. Pen Scan #48 - September 1966 (PA State Checker Association Newsletter) also ACFB-Sept/1966.

Newell Banks 11-Man Ballot Title Champion

1961

12/29-31 a 11-Man Ballot US Open at Philadelphia, PA

Harold Freyer winner

1928

Negotiations for a Banks vs Gonotsky match fell through, and Asa Long challenged Banks instead. Newell Banks defeated Long 7-5-28.

Newell Banks retains his 11-Man World Title

1928

Cedar Point Tourney... masters was held on 11-Man Ballot in Cedar Point, OH (1st US Masters Tournament to use the 11-Man Ballot System)

Samuel Gonotsky won this 11-Man Tourney with a perfect 15 wins & 0 losses

1917

Newell Banks vs Alfred Jordon played a 20 game 11- Man WCM at Cedar Point, OH in 8/6-13, Banks 5 - Jordan 2 - 11 draws.

Banks wins 5-2-11
Newell Banks becomes 1st 11-Man World Champion


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