2013 (11-Man) National

The 2013 (11-Man) National is scheduled for February 16th - 18th 2013 (Saturday thru Monday)
at the Libby Hill Seafood Restaurant, 3011 Randleman Road, Greensboro, NC 27406 (336)-275-7688

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Call - Teal Stanley (336)-215-7066 or JR Smith (336)-209-5656

We will play 11-Man - nine 2 game rounds (Swiss Style) of 3 hour per rounds.

$30.00 entry fee - Registration Opens: 8:15AM - Play begins 9:30AM - Lunch break after one round
(We agreed to eat lunch with Libby Hill for the privilege to use their private room 8:00am - 9:00pm)

Tim Laverty - Referee & Scorekeeper

Location will have a “Checker Tournament” sign at driveway entrance.

Out of town accommodations are at Continental Inn & Suites, 6102 Landmark Center Boulevard, Greensboro, NC 27407 (336) 553-2763 or (800) 267-7460 & (336) 553-2768 (Fax) www.continentalinngreensboro.com use this email: reservation@continentalinngreensboro.com

We have a block of 20 rooms reserved under "North Carolina Checkers" at a special rate of $45.00 + tax ($51.19) for double queens available February 15th through 18th. Request 2nd floor away from lobby. Reserve room early. Directions: Take Wendover Ave W off I-40, Greensboro, Exit 214, going west turn left at Red Lobster onto Landmark Center Dr, then turn right onto Landmark Center Boulevard, Continental Inn on right. From Hotel to Libby Hill, go back to I-40, take I-40 E toward Durham, take Randleman Rd exit 220 on left, turn right onto Randleman Rd, 3011 Randleman Rd (Libby Hill Seafood Restaurant) is on the left. (12 minutes - 8 miles)  click map above

A group of us usually eat breakfast around 7:00AM at Spring Valley Restaurant, 421 West Meadowview Road, Greensboro, NC 27406 before the tourney. Burlington Checker Club partners with North Carolina Checker Association to sponsor this three day tournament. This is a sanctioned tournament by American Checker Federation with player ratings. The public is welcome, and this tournament will bring together the best 11-Man players in the US, including the current World Champion. The tourney is an open format allowing anyone interested to register and compete. Bring your own board & checkers. Tourney was announced in News-Record, GoTriad Scene Calendar under recreation.

The winner of this tourney or possibly the successful runner-up (highest finisher) to the World Champ will be guaranteed a shot at the World 11-Man title which is currently held by World Champion, GM Alex Moiseyev. You may review 11-Man Deck & System. Call - Teal Stanley 336-215-7066 or JR Smith 336-209-5656   Click Google Checker Event Calendar or Americantowns for their calendar details.

Piedmont Triad International Airport to Continental Inn & Suites by shuttle/taxi (10 minutes/8miles) $15. (let us know your arrival so we can meet you)

Door prizes for all players and Tournament Trophies awarded to top two finishing players.

Due to National status of event and ACF sanctioned tournament, all participants must be ACF members which may be purchased at registration.

This 3-Day Tournament was scheduled to held over the 3rd weekend of February and includes President's Day for the convenience of working players.

Cake cutting planned for Monday lunch celebrating Alex Moiseyev's February 19th birthday. Closing ceremony includes recognizing winners, picture taking, trophies, and prize fund.

3 Hour Clock - Allows 1˝ Hour per Game and 3 Rounds per day, Saturday thru Monday, Break for 1 hour lunch (vote on schedule at business meeting) – Registration at 8:30 AM Thursday, Play begins at 9:30 AM – 1 Round before Lunch and 2 afterwards, 9 Rounds of Swiss style play scored by game. Play begins at 9:00 AM on Sunday and Monday. Tim Laverty Official Referee/Scorekeeper

2013 Tournament Dates | 2012 (11-Man) National | 2011 (11-Man) National | 2008 (11-Man) National ,