2013 WTM 11-Man Ballot (Laverty vs Moiseyev)  
November 8th through 11th, 2013 at the Econo Lodge Hotel, 2133 Hanford Rd, Burlington, NC 27215  (336) 227-1270 
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Moiseyev vs Laverty  

The World 11-Man Ballot Match between GM Alex Moiseyev, current World 11-Man Checkers Champion from Dublin, Ohio and IM Tim Laverty, challenger from Graham, North Carolina is scheduled to play a 16 game match on November 8th - 11th, 2013. Dates are Friday thru Monday, with the option of possibly playing an additional 4 games (tie breaker play-off) on Tuesday, November 12th if an even score after 16 games. This 11-Man Ballot WTM will start 9:00 AM at the Econo Lodge in a designated playing room on the 2nd floor, room 245.  Opponents are scheduled to play 16 games at 4 games per day and finish their 16th game Monday (Veteran's Day) evening.

The public is welcome to watch this match provided they show respect and quietness to the competing opponents. The local news media is also invited. North Carolina Checker Association is sponsoring this World Title Match which is sanctioned by the American Checker Federation and World Checker Draughts Federation. JR Smith and Teal Stanley will serve as the official referee/scorekeeper.  All games will be recorded and published.  Travis Weddle will serve as media specialist. He will webcam the games and use LiveStream to video the games to internet so the public can watch this WTM.

IM Tim Laverty earned the right to challenge GM Alex Moiseyev this spring by winning 2nd place runner up to GM Moiseyev at the 2013 11-Man Ballot National in Greensboro, NC.  This will be IM Tim Laverty's third attempt to de-throne World Champion GM Alex Moiseyev.  Laverty played for this title in 2008, 2011, and hopefully this will be the year!

Donations are needed, and may be sent to JR Smith, NCCA, P.O. Box  39594, Greensboro, NC 27438. or donate via Paypal at www.usacheckers.com on ACF Store Donations page. 

Follow video of all games here:
http://new.livestream.com/accounts/6019324/events/2529892  or Review Games  or Final Results

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