2016 (11-Man Ballot) Open National 

The 2016 (11-Man Ballot) Open National is scheduled for January 16th - 18th 2016 (Saturday thru Monday)
Econo Lodge Hotel, 2133 Hanford Rd, Burlington, NC 27215 | 336-227-1270 | I-40E exit 145 (
We play in Conference Room 247

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

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

$20.00 entry fee - Registration Opens: 8:00AM - Play begins 9:00AM - Lunch break after one round
Tim Laverty - Referee & Scorekeeper

We have a block of 8 rooms reserved under "North Carolina Checkers" at a special rate of $54.00 + tax ($60.35) for double queens available February 15th through 18th. You must let receptionist know you are a checker player to get discount.  Get directions by: “click map above”  

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  |  Schedule   |  Postcard   |  Display

Piedmont Triad International Airport (GSO) flyfrompti.com | (336) 665-5600 to EconoLodge - Burlington, NC by rental/shuttle/taxi 336-668-9808 or 12-N-Go 336-510-8339 $40 (33 minutes/35 miles). You may consider Raleigh-Durham International (RDU) more flights & cheaper fares (45 minutes/45 miles). Let us know and we can meet you).

Our last 11-Man National was held in Burlington, NC January 31st thru February 2nd, 2014.

This National is ACF sanctioned and 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 January and include the National/State Holiday for the convenience of the working players.

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

2016 Tournament Dates | 2014 (11-Man) National | 2013 (11-Man) National  | 2012 (11-Man) National | 2011 (11-Man) National | 2008 (11-Man) National ,