2013 WTM 11-Man Ballot (Laverty vs Moiseyev)
November 8th through 11th,
at the Econo Lodge Hotel, 2133 Hanford Rd, Burlington, NC 27215 (336)
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
ACF Store Donations page.
video of all games here:
2013 Tournament Dates |
2013 11-Man WTM Flyer |
2013 11-Man WTM Contract
2013 11-Man WTM Contributors
11-Man World Champions |
11-Man Ballot Championship (Time-Line)