Saturday, April 7, 1979 The Sanford Herald  -  40-Game match for world championship
 "Checkers champ to face the toughest foe"

This article features Elbert's plans to play Tinsley in Petal, MS at ICHF for the WCM a 40 Game Match of 10 days in May, and late summer travel to Ireland to play Derek Oldbury, another World Champion who won the 1976 3-Move US Nationals in Sanford.

May 23, 1979 - Hattiesburg - AMERICAN  "At Petal - "Checker giants clash for title"

April 19, 1979 - Greensburg Record Herald - "Champs take to the board"