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NC State Open

Postby Alex_Moiseyev on Sat Apr 09, 2016 6:31 pm

Short announcement on this site ...

When: May 13 – 14, 2016

Where: Econo Lodge Hotel, 2133 Hanford Rd, Burlington, NC 27215 (map)

What: The North Carolina Checker Association presents:

The 126th Annual North Carolina Open Checker Tournament "Clint Pickard Tournament Honoree" will be held on Friday and Saturday, May 13th & 14th 2016 | Econo Lodge Hotel, 2133 Hanford Rd, Burlington, NC 27215 (336) 227-1270 | We play in Conference Room 247

Call - Teal Stanley (336)-215-7066 or JR Smith (336)-209-5656 | Reserved room under "North Carolina Checkers" at a special rate of $54.00 + tax ($60.35) for double queens available May 12th through 14th. You must let receptionist know you are a checker player to get discount.

I 'll try to be there.

Respectfully,

AM
I am playing checkers, not chess.
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Re: NC State Open

Postby JR Smith on Fri Apr 29, 2016 1:36 pm

Thanks Alex for posting... It's great to know you plan to attend. I'll get a note to the local newspaper that you're adding a little dignity to our tournament by bring World Championship talent to the tournament. Here is a link I mailed to those players who don't read email.... Hello Checker Players, please attend the upcoming North Carolina State Checker Tournament. Click The Link...

http://nccheckers.org/NCCA/2016%20NC%20 ... tation.htm
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Re: NC State Open

Postby Michael Holmes on Fri May 13, 2016 3:16 am

adding dignity? who? Old stories I guess. Glad to be back in NC. Jim Morrison and I arrived very late but are ready to play.
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Re: NC State Open

Postby John Acker on Sat May 14, 2016 5:58 am

Day 1 is in the books-- Moiseyev and Morrison top the Masters, while Mike Choate has a three-point lead in the Majors. We'll play three more rounds today, starting in about an hour.

Standings: http://procheckers.com/ncm…/tournament_table_acc_places.html and http://procheckers.com/ncm…/tournament_table_acc_places.html
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Re: NC State Open

Postby John Acker on Sat May 14, 2016 12:33 pm

Final Standings, Masters Division:

1. Alex Moiseyev 19 ($500)
2. Jim Morrison 18 ($300)
3. Michael Holmes 17 ($200)
4. Larry Keen 16 ($125)
5. John Webster 15 ($100)
6. Teal Stanley 10 ($90)
7. John Acker 6 ($85)
8. Bobby Gerringer 5 ($80)

Final Standings, Majors Division:
1. Mike Choate 19 ($162.50)
1. Matthew Clark 19 ($162.50)
3. Lynn Steelman 16 ($100)
4. Buck Smith 15 ($90)
5. Glenn Fuquay 14 ($82.50)
5. Mike Ross 14 ($82.50)
7. Grover Minor 13 ($72.50)
7. Jeff Webster 13 ($72.50)
9. JR Smith 8 ($20)
10. Morris Auman 0 ($20)

That's a wrap! Full results for the Masters are at http://www.procheckers.com/ncmasters, and Majors results are at http://www.procheckers.com/ncmajors.
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Re: NC State Open

Postby Michael Holmes on Sat May 14, 2016 4:52 pm

A big thanks to all at the tournament who donated to Alex Holmes' travel fund. We collected $115 which will pay for two nights and is a great help.
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