District 4 Tournament
(Usually scheduled on 1st weekend in November)

First Friday & Saturday in November 5th & 6th 2010 

RegiGethsemane Baptist Church & Fellowship Building on right 07D4.jpg (106674 bytes)stration will be handled in the playing room at the fellowship hall on Friday morning between 8:00 - 9:00 AM. A short business meeting is scheduled following registration. Play begins 10:00 AM Friday. The entry fee is $20.00.  Any contributions to support the tournament or Prize Fund will be appreciated.

As in the past, the tournament will be played under 3-Move, using the Swiss System of scoring. There will be 8 rounds at 2 games per round - 1 hour games. 1 opening using the 156 Deck Openings; Score by games, 2 points for a win, 1 for a draw, 3 for a bye. We will play 4 rounds Friday of 2 hours per round - 1 round before lunch and break for 1 hour lunch.  Then 3 rounds afterwards, an early start of 8AM for 4 rounds Saturday - 2 rounds before lunch then break for a 1 hour lunch at 12:00, and 2 afterwards, hopefully finished by 5PM permitting adequate travel time back home. 

Larry Michael is our District 4 Manager who is the sponsor/director of this tournament.  He plans to have the Tournament at his Church in the fellowship hall.  This is a very nice facility, plenty of room, kitchen, padded chairs, etc.  Friday evening fellowship meal!  Most players will still lodge at the EconoLodge in Lexington - renamed Lexington Triad Inn (418 Piedmont Drive 336-249-0011) as last year.  Larry negotiated our special checker players' rate at $30.00 + tax.  Doubles, reserve your room early.   It is a short drive to Gethsemane Baptist Church on 622 Hill Everhart Rd. Lexington, NC 27295-9138  phone: 336-249-0111.

Directions:  From Lexington Triad Inn on Piedmont Dr. go East .4 miles toward Greensboro St.  turn left onto NC-1844 / Greensboro St, continue .8 miles then turn left on Hill Everhart Rd, continue .5 miles to Gethsemane Baptist Church on right. (Total less than 2 miles & > 5 minutes driving time)

Hotel Directions:  I-85 from Greensboro, exit on 96, follow US 64 West 3.5 miles to Bus 85 intersection, stay right onto Triad Inn at Intersection 64 & Bus 85.jpg (70333 bytes)Bus Triad Inn on Bus 85 heading East at Intersection 64 .jpg (111089 bytes)85, immediately you will see Lexington Triad Inn sign across 85 business loop on right.  You should see Lexington Triad Inn tower sign and just behind it, the Panda Panda sign.     MapQuest    I-85 from Charlotte, take Bus 85 loop which circles north around Lexington downtown, you should see Lexington Triad Inn sign on left as you approach US 64 intersection.

Larry Michael's Invitation Letter  |  Americantowns  | 2010 Tournament Dates | District 4 Results