District 4 Tournament
States: FL, GA, SC, NC, VA, WV - Larry Michael, D4 Manager
(Friday & Saturday) November, 4th & 5th 2011
Registration will be handled in the playing room at the fellowship hall on Friday morning between 8:30 - 9:30 AM. A short business meeting is scheduled following registration. Play begins 10:00 AM Friday. The entry fee is $25.00. Any contributions to support the tournament or Prize Fund will be appreciated.
As in the past, the tournament will be played under 3-Move, using the Swiss pairing system of scoring. There will be 8 rounds at 2 games per round - 1 hour games. 1 opening using the 156 Deck Openings; Score by games, 2 points for a win, 1 for a draw, 3 for a bye. We will play 4 rounds Friday of 2 hours per round - 1 round before lunch and break for 1 hour lunch. Then 3 rounds afterwards. An early start of 8AM for 4 rounds Saturday - 2 rounds before lunch then break for a 1 hour lunch at 12:00, and 2 afterwards, hopefully finished by 5PM permitting adequate travel time back home.
Larry Michael is our District 4 Manager who is the sponsor/director of this tournament. He plans to have the Tournament at his Church in the fellowship hall. This is a very nice facility, plenty of room, kitchen, padded chairs, etc. Friday evening fellowship meal! (lunch provided both days) Most players will lodge at the Holiday Inn Express (4 star) at 351 Vineyards Crossing, Lexington, NC 27295 (336) 224-6730 (map). Larry negotiated a checker player's rate $65.00 which you should book your reservation early and tell receptionist you are a checker player. Read Larry's Invitation Letter
Directions to the Fellowship Hall: From Holiday Inn, turn left onto Hwy 64 west. Go approximately 3 miles, and turn left onto Greensboro St. (beside Lexington Triad Inn). Go about .8 mile and then turn left on Hill Everhart Rd. Continue .4 mile to 622 Hill Everhart Rd, Gethsemane Baptist Church on right. (map) Church website: www.lexgbc.org
Hotel Holiday Inn Express Directions: Located near intersection US 64 & 52. If going South on 52 exit 89, off exit take a right, stay in right lane. When lane ends turn right into Childress Winery, Turn right @ the Shoppes at the Vineyards sign. Hotel sit at the top of the hill on the left. If going North on 52 exit 89, off exit take a take left, then follow above directions.
Lexington Triad Inn (418 Piedmont Drive 336-249-0011) as last year, is available at $30.00 + tax. Doubles, a good value for what you pay (1 star), Holiday is newer and nicer for more money. It is a short drive to Gethsemane Baptist Church on 622 Hill Everhart Rd. Lexington, NC 27295-9138 phone: Larry 336-248-8620, or Church office 243-1605. Larry's email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Directions: From Triad Inn on Piedmont Dr. go East .4 miles toward Greensboro St. turn left onto NC-1844 / Greensboro St, continue .8 miles then turn left on Hill Everhart Rd, continue .5 miles to Gethsemane Baptist Church on right. (Total less than 2 miles & > 5 minutes driving time)
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