2009 Missouri State 3-Move Open

April 18th - 19th 2009

East Hills Library, 502 Woodbine, St. Joseph, MO

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East Hills Library

MISSOURI STATE OPEN (3-MOVE) will be held on, April 18th and April 19th at the East Hills Library, 502 Woodbine, St. Joseph, MO. There will be 4 rounds on Saturday and 3 rounds on Sunday. Register at 9:00 a.m. and play at 10:00 a.m. There will be 2 classes. The business meeting will be held after the final round on Saturday. The entry fee is $10.00.

Directions: Exit 47 off I-29; go about one block to Woodbine and turn left; short distance and you turn right at the second mall entrance to the Visitors Center and Library (East Hills Mall). Take the elevator downstairs to the conference room.

Motels located nearby:

Motel 6, 4021 Frederick; 816-232-2311; one person $39.84; 2 people $45.84;

Ramada Inn, 4016 Frederick, 816-233-6192; $70.00 plus tax; $62.00 plus tax if you have coupon;

Super 8, 4024 Frederick, 816-364-3031; $59.99 plus tax for queen bed; $69.99 plus tax for 2 beds;

Days Inn. 4312 Frederick, 816-279-1671; $60.00 plus tax;

Drury Hotels, 4213 Frederick, 816-364-4700; $70.00 plus tax for 2 doubles or 1 king (ask for Jennifer).


There are plenty of restaurants nearby -- Dennys, Cracker Barrel, Red Lobster, McDonalds, Sonic, LePeep, Fazoliís; Ground Round; Applebees; Country Kitchen; Dunkiní Donuts; Village Steakhouse; Perkins; Carlos OíKellyís; Grand Round; Sonic; and Rib Cage.

For more information, contact George Stallsworth @ 816-689-2859 or email: dstallsworth@stjoelive.com.


The Missouri State 3-Move Tournament was held Saturday, April 18th and Sunday, April 19th, 2009, in St. Joseph, Missouri. We were very pleased to have Alex Moiseyev, the world champion; Ramon Dionisio, Illinois champion; and the current and several former Missouri champions attending. Alex Moiseyev was the winner of the tournament. Bill Wethington came in second and is our new Missouri State Champion. This is nothing new to Bill -- itís his 6th Missouri State Championship! Congratulations, Bill!

2009 Missouri State Open 3-Move
Saturday & Sunday, April 18th  and 19th at East Hills Library, 502 Woodbine, St. Joseph, MO

2009 Missouri State 3-Move Open
Single Division  -  St. Joseph, MO






            Name -  City, State


H Pts




 Alex Moiseyev - Dublin, IL




 Wins 2009 MO State 3-Move Open


 Bill Wethington - High Ridge, MO



 2009 Missouri State 3-Move Champion  (his 6th State Title)


 George Cook - Lincoln, MO 17   $45  


 Ramon Dionisio - Darien, IL 15   $40



 Keith Wait - La Plata, MO






 Wayne Miller - Windsor, MO


91 $30



 Chris Weiland - Sedalia, MO


86 $25



 George Stallsworth - St. Joseph, MO


81 $20



 Wilma Wolverton - Grain Valley, MO


84 $12.50

 Tied for 9th &10th Place


 Don Day - Springfield, MO


84 $12.50

 Tied for 9th &10th Place


 Gordon Dunlap - Prairie Village, MO 4   $5

 withdrew after 4th round


 Todd Eckdahl - St. Joseph, MO


 withdrew after 2nd round




Total Cash $365




A special thank you goes to the wives of the checker players who accompany their husbands to the tournaments and support them: Candy Wait, Mamie Wethington, Linda Day, Barbara Cook, and Darlene Stallsworth. Also, thanks to Wilma Wolverton and Darlene for keeping score.

Donating to the prize fund were: C.W. Nuss, Wilma Wolverton, George Stallsworth and the Missouri Checker Association, making the total prize fund $365.00. Thanks!

Photos  <>   Newspaper  <>  Scoresheet   <>    4/20/2009 StJoeNews.net - "Checkers take spotlight"

MISSOURI STATE GO AS YOU PLEASE TOURNAMENT, June 20, Joyce Raye Patterson Senior Center, 100 S. 10th Street, St. Joseph, MO. Register at 8:00 a.m.; play at 9:00 a.m. For more information, contact George Stallsworth, 816-689-2859 or email: dstallsworth@stjoelive.com.

2009 Tournament Dates    <>   2008 Results