2015 WTM 11-Man Ballot (Laverty vs Moiseyev)  
January 16th through 19th, 2015 at the Econo Lodge Hotel, 2133 Hanford Rd, Burlington, NC 27215  (336) 227-1270 
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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 January 16th - 19th, 2015. Dates are Friday thru Monday, with the option of possibly playing an additional 4 games (tie breaker play-off) on Tuesday, January 20th if an even score after 16 games. This 11-Man Ballot WTM will start 10:00 AM at the Econo Lodge in conference room 245 as the designated playing room on the 2nd floor. Opponents are scheduled to play 4 games per day, Friday through Monday, and finish their 16th game Monday evening (Martin Luther King's Day).

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 from Roanoke, VA will serve as media specialist. He will webcam the games and use UStream to video the games to the internet so the public can watch this WTM.

Here's the link to the channel on USTREAM:

IM Tim Laverty earned the right to challenge GM Alex Moiseyev this spring by winning 2nd place runner up to GM Moiseyev at the 2014 11-Man Ballot National in Greensboro, NC. Tim Laverty won his position by a tie on game points with Joe Moore, Jr. of Levittown, PA but earned 9 more honor points for his 2nd Place Finish. This will be IM Tim Laverty's fourth attempt to de-throne World Champion GM Alex Moiseyev. Laverty played for this title in 2008, 2011, 2013, and hopefully this will be the year!

We have negotiated special checker players' room rates of $45 for king or doubles so let the receptionist know you are a checker player (336)-227-1270.

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.

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