The 112th Illinois State Checker Tournament
Saturday & Sunday - April 1st & April 2nd, 2017

( Usually scheduled 1st weekend in April )

Illinois State Checker Association
Roger Doll, Secretary & Treasurer
phone: 618-402-1822  email:  erdoll@gmail.com


Illinois State Tournament Results. See attached score sheets.

On April 1 and 2, 2017 the 112th Illinois State Tournament was held in Marion, IL by the Illinois State Checker Association (ISCA). Thirteen players attended from four states. Play was very competitive. Ramon Dionisio is the new Illinois State Champion, his third time holding that title. The tournament champion is Don West. The B Class top Illinois player is Roger Doll and top score was a tie between Bobby Rice, Roger Blaine and Roger Doll, with Bobby Rice taking first place on honor points. The tournament was played using seven round-robin paired rounds for the A Class and a five round round-robin plus two king-to-hill pairings for the B Class. A good time was had by everyone. The ISCA wants to specially thank Joe McDaniel for his generous donation to the prize fund. Please mark your calendar to the first weekend in October 2017 for the Illinois 101 Tournament. Submitted by Roger Doll, Secretary/Treasurer. Submitted by Roger Doll, ISCA Secretary/Treasurer (e-mail: April 2, 2017 at 9:22 PM).



All Photos by Judy Grisley:

      


A Class:

Congratulations, IM Don West!
1st Place 2017 IL Open Winner

Congratulations, Ramon Dionisio!
2017 IL State Champion

A Class:

Place

Player's Name

Before
Rate
After
Rate

City, State

Points H. Pts Prize $
1  IM Don West

2042

   Mayfield, KY 24  

$160

2  Ramon Dionisio

1956

   Darien, IL 20  

$110

3  Gary Ellison

1836

   Eldorado, IL 16  

$80

4  Ken Christian

1775

   Watertown, TN 14  

$50

5  Gene Ellison

1844

   Norris, IL 11  

$40

6  John Grisley

1804

   Marion, IL 10  

$25

6  Cody Adams

1795

   Marion, IL 10  

$25

7  Ken Shultz

1518

   Cosby, TN 7  

$10

 

TOTAL

         

$500


B Class:

Bobby Rice 2012 TN.jpg (136213 bytes)

Congratulations, Bobby Rice!
1st Place
2017 IL Open Class B Winner

Congratulations, Roger Doll!
2017
IL State Class B Champion  

Congratulations, Roger Blaine!
2nd Place 2017 IL Open Class B Winner  

B Class:

Place

Player's Name

Before
Rate
After
Rate

City, State

Points H. Pts Prize $
1  Bobby Rice

1616

   Columbia, KY 18 82

$80

2  Roger Blaine

1396

   Mishawaka, IN 18 74

$80

2  Roger Doll

1601

   O'Fallon, IL 18 74

$80

3  Sue DeVoy

unrated

   Marion, IL 10  

$30

   Boone Wooden 

1359

   Shawneetown, IL 7  

(withdrew)

 

TOTAL

         

$270


IL State 2017 - A Class Cross-Table   |    IL State 2017 - B Class Cross-Table   |    Illinois A & B Champions


2017 Tournament Dates  |  2016 IL Results  |  2015 IL Scoresheets   |  Illinois State Champions  |  2015 IL Results  |  2014 IL Results  |  2013 IL Results   |  2012 IL Results   |  2011 IL Results   |  2010 IL Results