March 19, 2018
Dear Checker Player
We have made changes in the schedule for the 2018 National 3-move
tournament. Please disregard any previous schedule you received. This will
be a four-day event. Majors and Minors will play 10 rounds (20 games). Two
rounds will be played on Monday, September 17, 3 rounds Tuesday, September
18 and Wednesday,
and two rounds Thursday, September 20. Masters will play 12 rounds (24 games).
Three rounds Monday through Thursday. The awards ceremonies will be after
the final round. The entry fee is Minors $20, Majors $30, Masters $50.
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 hotel will provide free parking and free
airport pickup/drop off.
If staying night of Friday 14th or Saturday 15th, room rate =
$143.51 per night.
If staying night of Sunday 16th through Wednesday 19th, room rate =
$67.80 per night.
If staying night of Thursday 20th, room rate = $58.76.
If staying night of Friday 21st or Saturday 22nd, room rate =
$211.31 per night.
These rates are for 1-2 people per room and include resort fee and
For Plaza Reservations, group code to use for our rates is
(if you have problems with
code leave off "1") SPACA18
Honorees for the 2018 tournament will be Gerry Lopez and Richard Hallett.
You may register for the tournament on Sunday
in our room or the next morning before the
first round. Play will begin at 8:30 a.m. each day except the
Majors and Minors will start at 1 p.m. on Monday.
Las Vegas is a great place for a vacation. The hotel is within walking
distance of many shows and restaurants.
There will be at least $28,000 in prize money... the largest fund ever for a
National Tournament! This money will be divided among the top
players in three categories: The approximate amount will be: Masters
$13,800, Majors $7,500 and Minors $3,800. The major sponsors of this event
David Seres of Newport Beach, Calif., Dr. Ken Seres of Edmond, Okla., and
Jeannie and Joe McDaniel of Tulsa, Okla.
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. Contact us if you have any questions.
Hope to see you.