Wednesday, November 12, 2008 - Northwest Alabamian - Legend in his time Case to be honored at tournament
Article is about Basil G. Case to be honored at 2008 Alabama 3-Move Open with his daughter Mrs.
Emma Emogene Raburn presence for the opening ceremony. Basil was no stranger to checkers since he spent his early youth in Chicago where he was tutored to stardom in checkers by P. H. Ketchum and Joe Duffy... taken from the American Checkerist Magazine.  More Basil Case 2008 Basil Case Memorial

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Basil G. Case,  b: August 26,1908,  d: January 1, 1987  Age: 79     Basil's Gravesite      Larry Keen email this 11/13/2011 at 3:11pm, "JR, Just returned from the wonderful tournament in Alabama.  Hope you had a great time there.  There was someBasil Case Toombstone by L Keen.jpg (124856 bytes) interest at one time in viewing the gravesites of some the greatest players of all time. I have a picture of Basil G. Case's gravesite which I will send to you.  He has to be one of the best of all time.  He challenged for the world title twice.  He lost to Hellman 4-1 in 1953 he lost again to Hellman 2-1 in 1963.  He is buried at Duncan Creek Cemetery (Franklin County) in Russellville, Alabama.  Aug 26, 1908 - Jan 1, 1987.  It would be nice if this could appear on the forum."  Thanks, Larry

Saturday, November 15, 2008 - HBTV 5 - Alabama District Five Championship Checkers Played in Haleyville.

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