The Mississippi state checkers championship was held on May 26th at the ICHF in Petal, MS. We had a total of 28 participants in five different categories. The results are as follows:Children:
9 participants, 1st place Zach Heitzmann, 2nd place Laura Parker, 3rd place Cameron Adams, 4th place Justin Walker, 5th place Landon ThomasYouth:
3 participants: 1st place Joshua Parker, tied for 2nd place Katie Johnson and Ryan HighWomen:
6 participants: 1st place tie Amanda Baker and Linda Seaton, 2nd place tie Nikki Andrews and Sandra Freeman, 3rd place Elizabeth BartasiusAmateur Men:
5 participants: 1st place Tim Frasier, 2nd place Robbie Andrews, 3rd place Denny BakerMajors/Masters:
5 participants: 1st place Charles Walker (new State champ), 2nd place Johnny Ramia, 3rd place Danny Pitts
The tournament was a round-robin. Each player played every other player in their group twice.
Link to Announcement, Result, Cross-Table http://www.nccheckers.org/NCCA/2012%20MS%20Open.htm