2018 3-Move National Checker Tournament  
September 17
th - 20th 2018
The Plaza Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada

Joe McDaniel's invitation letter:


Downtown, Las Vegas, Nevada

$20,000 Prize Money


February 20, 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, 3 rounds on Wednesday, September 19, 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 tax.

For Plaza Reservations, group code to use for our rates is     1SPACA18

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

You may register for the tournament on Sunday or the next morning before the first round.  Play will begin at 8:30 a.m. each day. 

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 $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, 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. 

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


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