2019 85th Illinois 101 Counties Open Tournament
October 5th and 6th, 2019
(Usually scheduled 1st weekend in October)

The 85th Annual Illinois 101 Counties Checker Tournament will be held Saturday October 5th, 2019 in Marion, IL. Registration at 8:00 a.m. with play beginning at 9:00 a.m.  Note the change in format to a one day tournament.

Venue: Mackie's Pizza, at 2704 Walton Way, Marion, IL 62959.  The Illinois State Checker Association will be providing pizza for meals to all players   Players will need to purchase their own beverages.

The Mackie's Pizza is located west of the intersection of Interstate I-57 and IL State Highway 13 (Exit 54).  Travel west on IL 13 about 0.6  miles. Turn left onto Walton Way and follow around to Mackie's Pizza. Recommended hotel: Super 8 Motel at 2601 Vernell Road, Marion, IL 62959 (map),  phone 618-993-5577.   The Super 8 is located to the left, off the first light west of the Interstate.

Five total rounds to be played, unless time allows for more rounds. .  Three move restriction paired by a modified Swiss system.  Entry fee is $10.00 Please join us for a great time playing checkers.  For information call Roger Doll  (618) 402-1822, email erdoll@gmail.com


2019 Tournament Dates