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2006-10-17
ACF earns 2007 WQT bid

The American Checker Federation has won the WCDF bid to host the 2007 World GAYP Qualifier Tournament in Las Vegas. Tentative dates are September 17-21 (Mon-Fri.), with Friday being reserved in case a playoff is needed. We plan to host men's, women's, and youth event. Donations may be sent to Kim Willis (31 Sandstone Rd., Eldon, MO, 65026), who has set up an account for this tournament. (Thanks Kim!) The winner of the men's and ladies tournaments will earn the right to challenge for the world title. The event will also decide a World Youth Champion.nnNon-ACF federations may send two players, provided federation has WCDF membership in good standing. We anticipate a financial kickback to assist with meals and lodging, etc.nnSee the ACF Calendar and Player's Rep Corner Archives for additional commentary.nMore info will be posted as it becomes available. n

Richard Beckwith,
ACF Player Rep