2000 - 2017 Tournaments Dedicated to "Player Honoree" or "Player Memorial"
 

  2009 Tennessee 3-Move Open 
"Dedicated to the memory & honor of Gene Lindsey"

2009 Tennessee Open - Americas Best Value, Lebanon, TN - March 6th - 8th

  2011 Southern Open Checker Tournament 
"Dr. Robert L. Shuffett Tournament Honoree "
2011 Southern Open Checker Tournament | Friday through Sunday - July 8th - 10th at Americas Best Value Inn & Suites in Lebanon, TN

 2012 Tennessee Open
"Hugh R. Burton Tournament Honoree "
2012 Tennessee Open was held on March 2nd thru 4th in Lebanon, TN at Americas Best Value Inn & Suites

 2014 Tennessee Open
"Dedicated to the memory & honor of Leonard Hickman "
2014 Tennessee Open was held on March 7th thru 9th in Lebanon, TN at Comfort Suites, Lebanon, TN 2014 Tennessee Open Results

2000 - 42nd 3-Move
Asa Long Millennium Memorial”
    51 entrants

Toledo, OH 8/14th - 19th
Clarion Hotel
Asa Long Millennium Memorial

US 3-Move Champion - Alex Moiseyev
US 3-Move Majors Champion - Brian Hinkle & Clint Olsen
US 3- US 3-Move Move Minors Champion - Wade Holder

2001 - 13th GAYP 
Tom Wiswell Memorial”
 
(field of 100 entrants)

Las Vegas, NV
Aug 6th - 11th
The 4 Queens Hotel-Casino “The Tom Wiswell Memorial”

Wins GAYP Tournament - Ron King
US GAYP Champion - Alex Moiseyev
US GAYP Majors Champion - Steve Jones
US GAYP US GAYP Minors Champion - Rick Callaghan

2002 - 43rd 3-Move
“The Marion Tinsley Memorial”

66 entrants

Las Vegas, NV
August 5th - 11th
The 4 Queens Hotel-Casino “The Marion Tinsley Memorial”

US 3-Move Champion - Larry Keen  (Lowder2nd, Bruch3rd ) 
US 3-Move Majors Champion - Clayton Nash  age 18
US 3-Move Minors Champion - Wayne Gober
US 3-Move Women's Champion - Wilma Wolverton

2006 - 45th 3-Move
Edward A. Bruch Memorial”
                                         42 entrants & 9 youth players

Medina, OH
Jun 19th  - 24th
Traveler's Choice Hotel
“Edward A. Bruch Memorial”
6/17-18 “2nd Annual Arthur Niederhoffer” US National Youth Championship

Wins Open 3-Move Tournament - GM Ron King
US 3-Move Champion - Alex Moiseyev
US 3-Move Majors Champion - Larry Pollard
US 3-Move Minors Champion - Patrick Parker
US 3-Move Women's Champion - Kim Willis
US 3-Move 16-21 Youth Division - Ryan Pronk
US 3-Move 11 & under Younger Division - Trey Stanley
Total Cash Prize $7,300
Youth Total Cash Prize
$1,650 
(Niederhoffer $1,800)

2007- 16th GAYP
Derk Oldbury Memorial”

43 entrants & 3 women players

Las Vegas, NV
July 23rd through 27th
Plaza Hotel and Casino
“Derek Oldbury Memorial”

7/21-22 “3rd Annual Arthur Niederhoffer” US National Youth Championship

Wins Open GAYP Tournament - Lubabalo Kondlo
US GAYP Champion - John Webster
US GAYP Majors Champion - Kevin Burks
US GAYP Minors Champion - Eric Strange
US GAYP Women's Champion - Wilma Wolverton
wins US GAYP 16-21 Youth Division - Shane McCosker
US GAYP 16-21 Youth Division - Ryan Pronk,
3rd Kevin Burks, 4th Paul Bryan
US GAYP 11 & under Younger Division - Colton Cardie
ACF $8,000 + Entry Fees $1,500 + Donations $1,785 + Expenses $350 = $9,651
Total Cash Prize $11,635.00 Total Youth Cash Prize $4,990.00  (Niederhoffer $4,700)

2008 - 11Man National
Elbert Lowder Memorial”

replace deceased Champion Elbert Lowder     16 entrants

Albemarle, NC
Jan 31st - Feb 3rd
Sleep Inn & Suites
Elbert Lowder 11Man Memorial

US 11-Man National Champion - Tim Laverty
(2. Alex Moiseyev, 3. Teal Stanley, 4. Mike Ross, 5. Dr Richard Beckwith) 3-way-tie for 2    place with 19 game points each for Alex, Teal, & Mike but honor points separated as above   and Richard with 17 game points. Tim Laverty challenges Moiseyev for WTM
Total Cash Prize $525.00

2008 - 46th 3-Move National
Gene Lindsay Memorial”

27 entrants & 7 youth players

Las Vegas, NV
 
July 21st through 25th
 
Vegas Club Hotel
“Gene Lindsay Memorial”
7/19-20 “4th Niederhoffer” US National Youth Championship

US 3-Move Champion - GM Alex Moiseyev
US 3-Move Majors Champion - Phil Schwartzberg
US 3-Move Minors Champion - Corey Modich
US 3-Move Women's Champion - Kim Willis
US 3-Move 16-21 Youth Division - Corey Modich
US 3-Move 11 & under Younger Division - Colton Cardie
ACF $6,900+Efees $960+Donations $1,491+Expenses $300 = $9,651
Total Cash Prize $9,351.00 Total Youth Cash Prize $530

2009 - 17th GAYP National
Jim Morrison GAYP National Tournament
Honoree”
46 entrants & 6 youth players

Lebanon, TN
Aug 3rd through 7th
Americas Best Value Inn
“Jim Morrison” - Honoree
Aug 1st - 2nd
“5th Annual Arthur Niederhoffer” US National Youth Championship

US GAYP Champion - GM Jim Morrison  (by H Pt over 2nd J. Schwartz &
3rd R. Beckwith, 3-way game pts tie)
US GAYP Majors Champion - Albert Tucker  (by H Pt over Josh Armstrong)
US GAYP Minors Champion - Willis Shewcraft
US GAYP Women's Champion - Wilma Wolverton
US GAYP 16-21 Youth Division -  Josh Armstrong
US GAYP 11 & under Younger Division - Solomon Reece
ACF $6,450 Oldbury + Entry Fees $1,540 + Donations $1,010 = $9,000
Total Cash Prize $9,000

2010 - 47th 3-Move National
Richard Fortman Memorial”

45 entrants

Springfield, IL
Aug 1st through 5th
Days Inn 
“Richard L Fortman Memorial”
July 31st - August 1st
 

US 3-Move Champion - GM AlexMoiseyev
US 3-Move Majors Champion - Teal Stanley
US 3-Move Minors Co-Champion - Nick Addante & Earl Harvell
US 3-Move Women's Champion - Kim Willis
(highest Lady in Majors)
US 3-Move 16-21 Youth Division -
Trey Stanley (highest youth in Minors)
US 3-Move 11 & under Younger Division -
N/A (no Youth Division bid)
ACF $3,000 200 Club & Lindsay $3,000 + $2,875 Entry Fees + Donations $1,925 = $11,800   Total Cash Prize: $11,800

2011 - 18th GAYP National
Dr. Richard Beckwith GAYP National Tournament Honoree
 
23 entrants & 10 Blitz players

Medina, Ohio
July 26th through 30th Rodeway Inn & Medina Conference Center

No Youth National Bid

Wins Open GAYP Tournament - GM  Ron King
US
GAYP Champion - GM Alex Moiseyev
US GAYP Majors Champion -  Joe Moore
US GAYP Minors Champion -  Neil Wenberg
US GAYP 16-21 Youth Division - Alex Holmes
ACF - Oldbury: $1,500 + Joe LoConti 1,000 + Donations $370 + Entry fee $850 = $3,720
Total Expenses $200  Total Prize Fund: $3,520

2012 - 48th 3-Move National
Hugh R. Burton 3-Move National
Tournament Honoree”


39 entrants &  10 youth players

Lebanon, Tennessee
July 30th thru Aug 4th
Americas Best Value Inn
7/28 & 29th

“6th Arthur  Niederhoffer National Youth Championship”

US 3-Move Champion - GM AlexMoiseyev
US 3-Move Majors Champion -  Alex Holmes
US 3-Move Minors Champion - George Stallsworth
US 3-Move Youth Division Boy's Champion - Alex Holmes
US 3-Move Youth Girl's Champion - Laura Parker
ACF: $1,500 + LoConti $1,000 + Lindsey $4,500 + Donations $2,577+ Entry fee $2,185 = $10,722
Total Expenses $100  Total Prize Fund: $10,622  Youth Prize Fund: $150

2013 - 19th GAYP National
Carl W. Reno GAYP National Tournament Honoree”

24 entrants &  6 youth players

Cincinnati, Ohio
July 29th  thru Aug 3rd
The Holiday Inn I-275 North

Wins Open GAYP Tournament - Lubabalo Kondlo
US GAYP Masters Champion - Richard Beckwith
US GAYP Majors Champion -  Gary Wilson
US GAYP Minors Champion -  James Martin
US GAYP Youth Boy's & Girl's Division -

ACF Oldbury: $1,500 + Donations $2,200 + Entry fee $1,730 = $5,430 & Expenses $1,433
Total Prize Fund: $5,450   LOST $1,453
(ACF bailout)

2014 - 49th 3-Move National
“Don Lafferty Memorial”

19 entrants & 3 youth players

Louisville, Kentucky
July 23rd  thru July 27th

“BluegrassMagic Gameshop”
 

Co-Champions Winner 3-Move Open Masters Nat, GM Lubabalo Kondlo
Co-Champions - US 3-Move Masters Champion – GM Alex Moiseyev
Wins Open 3-Move Majors National - Desmond Maughan
US 3-Move Majors National Champion - Matthew Clark
Donations $1,510 + Entry fee $690 + ACF $1,900 = $4,100 + Expenses $1,060
Returned $350 to ACF, unused Youth funds  Total Prize Fund: $2,575 + Youth $200

2014 WQT 3-Move

16 entrants: 12 men & 4 Women as Women World Championship

Best Western Hotel - Green Tree Inn, Clarksville, IN
November 13th  thru 16th

1 Lubabalo Kondlo (S. Afr.) 22 $1,300
 2 Sergio Scarpetta (Italy) 22 $1,300
 3 Alex Moiseyev (OH) 21 $700
 4 Jack Francis (Bar.) 18 $400
 5 Ron King (Bar.) 18 $400
Women World Champion:  1. Nadiya Chyzhevska (Ukraine) 20 $1,200
Donations $2,200 + Entry fee $800 + ACF $3,400 + Expenses $200
Total Prize Fund: $6,400

2015 - 20th GAYP National
Dr. John R. Webster GAYP
National Tournament Honoree”

32 entrants:
10 Masters, 16 Majors,
& 6 Minors

Lebanon, Tennessee
July 27th through July 30th

(Monday thru Thursday)
Comfort Suites-Lebanon & also room accommodations at Econo Lodge-Lebanon.

US GAYP Masters Champion - GM Richard Beckwith, (J Francis, R Hallett, & C Nash tied for 2nd)
Wins US GAYP
National Majors Open - Loren Wells, Edmontson, AB Canada

US GAYP National Majors Champion - CM Alan Millhone, Belpre, OH (finished 2nd Place) 
US GAYP National Women Champion - Wilma Wolverton
, Grain Valley, MO 

US GAYP
National Minors Champion - Grover Minor, Greensboro, NC 
Youth GAYP Boy's & Girl's Division – held separately at:
Youth US GAYP National, Louisville, KY - Hannah Morrison, Glasgow, KY, (12 year old)

Youth US 3-Move, National, Petal, MS - Josh Parker, Pass Christian, MS

Donations $3,866 (including Joe McDaniel's $1,000) + Entry fee $740 + ACF Oldbury
Fund $750 + Expenses $200
    Total Prize Fund: $5,361

2016 Youth 3-Move National
100 entrants: 23 8th Graders,
24 7th Graders, 29 6th Graders, and
14 5th Graders, 10 4th & 3rd Graders.
Louisville, KY
Thursday, January 28th  
Nativity Academy at St Boniface
Youth 8th Grade Champion - Katie Morrison
Youth 7th Grade Champion
- Richard Chandler
Youth 6th Grade Champion
- 3-way tie: Varlee Kamara, Mohammed Fahnbulleh, & Kelden Abernathy
Youth 5th Grade Champion
- 4-way tie: Tyran Gray, Damarco O'Bannon, Jabari Alexander, and Radhiya Cobble

Donations: KingMe Fund $250 + Richard Beckwith $350 + Michael Holmes $135 = $735
Trophies & Gift Certificates =
Total Prize Fund: $735
2016 - 50th 3-Move National “George & Darlene Stallsworth, Tournament Honorees”
56 entrants: 23 Masters, 17 Majors,
& 16 Minors -
4 days - 10 Rounds, 20 Games of 3-Move | Wednesday through Saturday.
Honeysuckle Inn, Branson, MO
July 27th thru July 30th 
(Wednesday thru Saturday)
US 3-Move Masters Champion
US 3-Move Majors Champion
US 3-Move Majors Champion

Donations & Trophies & Total Prize Fund: $18,125.00 including ACF $3,100.00 & estimated entry fees @ $25. Joe & Jeannie McDaniel and David & Ken Seres donated $17K plus drinks, snacks, & lunch each day. They also provided shuttle service from the Springfield airport to the motel & back
.

2016 - 11-Man World Title Match (Morrison v Moiseyev)
4 days - 16 Games
Friday through Monday w/optional 4 additional games as a tie breaker.

Burlington, NC
Econo Lodge Hotel

September 2nd - September 5
th (Labor Day Weekend)
 

GM Alex Moiseyev won tournament after 15 games, being up 2 games, losing G5 and winning   G6, G9, & G12 as: 3W-1L-11D which made it impossible for GM Morrison to force an additional  day as a tie breaker.  This was Alex's closest World Championship Title Match yet to dethrone    the Champion. 11-Man Time Line | Tournament Expense Report

2017 11-Man Ballot ACF National “The Seres Checker Classic”
4 days - 10 Rounds, 20 Games of 11-Man
Tuesday through Friday.
Honeysuckle Inn, Branson, MO
March 28th thru 31st
(Tuesday thru Friday)
US 11-Man Masters Champion
US 11-Man Majors Champion
US 11-Man Majors Champion

Prize Fund: $20,000.00 provided by Joe & Jeannie McDaniel, David & Ken Seres,
plus drinks, snacks, & lunch each day. They also provided shuttle service from the Springfield airport to the motel & back.
2017 - 21st GAYP National “Don Lafferty Memorial” Checker Tournament
4 days - 10 Rounds, 20 Games of GAYP
Tuesday through Friday.
Honeysuckle Inn, Branson, MO
July 24th thru July 27th 
(Monday thru Thursday)

 

US GAYP Masters Champion
US GAYP Majors Champion
US GAYP Majors Champion

Donations & Trophies & Total Prize Fund: $12,000.00+ including Joe McDaniel's $10K donation.
 

2017 Tournament Dates  |  2017 GAYP National Announcement