2008 Indiana State & District 6 Open
The Indiana State and District 6 Open Checker Championship will
August 23rd - 24th, 2008 at Motel 6 (formerly AmeniHost)
in Plainfield, Indiana, just west of Indianapolis.
Roger Blaine, PO Box 353, Osceola, IN 45561 email@example.com
A.C.F. DISTRICT 6
Aug. 23-24, 2008
Motel 6, 6105 Cambridge Way, Plainfield, Indiana.
(formerly called AmeriHost Inn) West of Indianapolis, I-70 Exit 66, St.
Rt. 267 (Quaker Blvd.), north ¼ mile, right at light (Hadley Rd.), right
again on Cambridge, behind Comfort Inn. Phone (317) 838-9300.
Room $54.95 + tax. Please mention checker tourney when reserving.
Masters and Majors - Sat. & Sun. - 7 rounds - 3-move restriction
– ACF membership. required ($25/yr) Entry fee $15.
Special deal: if you are not an ACF member, membership + entry only $30.
Start 10:00 a.m. Indiana is on Eastern Daylight time, same as Ohio.
+++ Novice tournament, if at least 4 enter: Sat. Aug. 25 only –
"Go as you please" - membership not required - entry fee $10.+++
Please bring standard checkers (red & white 1¼”)
and board (green & buff 2” squares) if possible.
We will also have equipment for sale at the tournament.
Director: Roger Blaine, (574) 257-9033, firstname.lastname@example.org
Entries: Fair Play Games, P.O. Box 353, Osceola IN 46561
Congratulations, Ed Bucker
2008 Indiana & District 6
August 23rd thru 24th at Motel 6, 6105 Cambridge Way, Plainfield, IN
|NO||Player||City - State||Points||H Points||Cash||Comments|
|1||Neil Wenberg||Harmony, PA||21||
Wins Indiana State & D 6 Tourney
|2||Byron Woolum||Walker, KY||18||
|3||Earl Kennell||Roanoke, IL||17||
District 6 Champion
|4||Ted Williamson||Kenova, WV||16||
|5||Flavious Burgess||Fancy Farm, KY||15||102|
|6||Ed "Pal" Bucker||Mooresville, IN||15||87||
New 2008 Indiana State Champion
|7||Dennis Bullington||Salem, IN||14||101|
|8||Ed Lucas||Greenwood, IN||14||86||
|9||Howard Hoover||Odin, IL||14||84|
|10||Roger Blaine||Osceola, IN||13|
|11||Alex Holmes||New Albany, IN||7||
Indiana State Youth Champion (9 yrs old)
|12||Jim Lubbers||Evansville, IN||4||
Tournament Director - Roger Blaine.
Wenberg, Harmony, Pa., topped the 12 players in the Indiana State and District 6
Checkers championship in Plainfield, Ind., the weekend of Aug. 23-24, 2008.
Earl Kennell, Roanoke, Ill., took third place with 17 and the title of District 6
Champion for the Illinois-Indiana-Michigan-Ohio district.
Top Indiana resident was Ed "Pal" Bucker, Mooresville,
Ind., with 15 points. Bucker, who is an enthusiast for checker history, took
custody of the historic Indiana Checker Champions' boards and also won a print
of Norman Rockwell's "Last Move" which was donated by checker museum curator
Deweber and Miss Becky, of Dubuque, Iowa,
visited the tournament, as did Jim Allen, Sellersburg, Ind., a veteran of 1970's
and 1980's Indiana tourneys; his nephew Mike Allen; and Phil Lucas, Greenwood,
First-time Indiana competitors included Ed Lucas, Greenwood (father of Phil); Jim Lubbers, Evansville; and 9-year-old Alex Holmes, New Albany. Alex's father, the master Michael Holmes, was not able to come this time.
Missing this year was Brandon Like, Casey Goddard, Alan Millhone,
Alex Moiseyev and Michael Holmes, we hope next year you guys will be able to be
Roger Blaine submitted by email 8/25/08 1:22 PM, NCCA via email from Richard
Beckwith 8/26/08 5:12PM
Dr. Beckwith revised honors points slightly which changed finish positions slightly from original ACF Forum posted results.
Score-Sheet | 2008 Tournament Dates | 2007 Indiana