The 116th Illinois State Checker Tournament 
Saturday & Sunday - April 10th & 11th, 2021

( Usually scheduled 1st weekend in April )

Roger Doll, Secretary & Treasurer
phone: 618-402-1822  email:

The 2021 Annual Illinois State Checker Tournament will be held Saturday, April 10th and Sunday, April 11th, 2021 in Marion, IL. 

Registration at 8:00 a.m. with play beginning at 9:00 a.m. 
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.  It is opposite the Sam's Club. (map).
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.  Ask for special tournament rate.
Seven total rounds to be played.   Three move restriction paired by a modified Swiss system.  Entry fee is $10.00

Please join us for a great time playing checkers.  Interested participants should inform Roger Doll by phone at 618-402-1822 or email at so that he can keep you apprised of updates or changes.


2021 Tournament Dates