2018 3-Move National Checker Tournament  
September 16th - 19th 2018

The Plaza Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada

Joe McDaniel's invitation letter:


Downtown, Las Vegas, Nevada
$20,000 Prize Money

February 14, 2018

Dear Checker Player

This is your personal invitation to participate in the 2018 ACF National 3-move Checker tournament on  September 16, 17, 18 and 19 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  This will be a four-day event. Majors and Minors will play ten rounds (20 games).  Two rounds will be played on Sunday, September 16, three rounds on Monday, September 17, three rounds on Tuesday, September 18 and two rounds on Wednesday, September 19.  Masters will play eleven rounds (22 games) or 2 rounds on Sunday and three rounds Monday through Wednesday.  The awards ceremonies will be after the final round.  The entry fee is Minors $20, Majors $30, and Masters $50.  A current ACF membership will be required.

The site of the tournament will be the beautiful Plaza Hotel, 1 South Main Street,  89101, in the heart of Las Vegas.  The phone number is (702) 386-2110.  Please make your reservations now.  It is important that you do this as early as possible.  The rate is $68 per night Sunday through Wednesday and $100 Thursday through Saturday.  You must use the Checkers Group # SPACA18 to get this discount rate. They break price down as $38+$22+Tax=$71.20, the $100 figure for weekend is $170.63.  This includes free parking.  The hotel will provide free airport pickup/drop off.

Honorees for the 2018 tournament will be Gerry Lopez and Richard Hallett.

There will be a social period on Saturday, September 15, from 1 p.m. until 9 p.m.  You may register for the tournament then or the next morning before the first round.  Play will begin Sunday at 1 p.m. and 8:30 a.m. Monday through Wednesday.  The social hour will also give you an opportunity to meet the tournament directors and sponsors and also play a few friendly games.  Please plan to come early.

Las Vegas is a great place for a vacation.  The hotel is located within walking distance of many shows and restaurants.

There will be at least $20,000 in prize money... the largest fund ever for a 3-move national tournament!  This money will be divided among the top players in three categories: The approximate amount will be: Masters $11,000, Majors $6,000 and Minors $3,000. This event is being sponsored by David Seres of Newport Beach, California, Dr. Ken Seres of Edmond, Oklahoma, and Jeannie and Joe McDaniel of Tulsa, Oklahoma.

If you wish to help with the prize fund, send your contribution to: 1416 S. Marion Ave., Tulsa, OK 74112.  Make checks payable to Joe McDaniel.

Hope to see you in Las Vegas.  Contact us if you have any questions.

Jeannie and Joe McDaniel
1416 S. Marion Ave.
Tulsa, OK 74112-5923
(918) 633-1510


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