2008 North Carolina Open

Checker Tournament

Albemarle, North Carolina Birthplace of Elbert Lowder, a fitting tribute to him.
This is the 118th continuous State Tournament, excluding WWII years '43-'44-'45
3move - Eight 2 hours per 2 game Rounds of Swiss Style Play
Four Rounds on Friday 5/16th and Four on Saturday 5/17th

May 16th & May 17th 2008

Sleep Inn & Suites 621 SR 24/27 East Bypass, Albemarle, NC 28001

Deluxe continental breakfast featuring fresh brewed coffee, bagels, muffins, assorted pastries, fresh fruit, hot and cold cereals and hot waffles. Free local calls, free weekday newspaper, & full internet access service.  Fitness center, swim in the indoor heated pool, & Ideal 40 person playing room, well lit and spacious.

Make your reservations early, block of Double Queens or King reserved until May 9th under "NC Checkers" Special Tournament Rates $70.00 704-983-2770 Ms. Tiffany Roberts, Hotel Rep. or Matt McNeil, mgr. choicehotels.com

Registration:8-9:30 AM Brief Business Session, Door prizes, review rules & schedules-paring, Play Begins at 10:00AM Entry Fee: $20

1 Hours per Game (2 Game-Rounds) and 1 Round before Lunch and 3 afterwards, Break for 1 Hour Lunch at 12:30 various restaurants & eateries in walking distance and numerous others just a short drive. Start at 8 AM Saturday 2 Rounds before Lunch and 2 afterwards. Tim Laverty Official Referee/Scorekeeper

View the Tournament Calendar www.nccheckers.org

For additional information call JR Smith 336-288-6620 or jrsmith2@triad.rr.com

Submit your 2009 city venue bid to JR Smith 336-288-6620

Mayor Whit Whitley will welcome players, and w/newspaper coverage.

Tournament Trophies and Plaque certificates will be awarded to top position winners and a players' diplomas presented to all players.

Due to this 118th continuous state status of event and ACF sanctioned...

An Elbert Lowder Memorial 3-Move souvenir will be presented to all tournament partakers. 

Checker Memorabilia for this remarkable event !

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2008 Tournament Dates