2008 Ohio Title Match
The Ohio State Title Match will be held August 30th - September 1st 2008
Ohio State Title Match
August 30th - September 1st at Rodeway Inn in Medina, Ohio
Alex Moiseyev of Dublin, Ohio declared 2008 OHIO MATCH CHAMPION
Alex Moiseyev of Dublin, Ohio, successfully defended his Ohio State Match Title 2-0 with 10 draws against Richard Beckwith of Willoughby, Ohio.
The 12-game match took place at the Rodeway Inn in Medina, Ohio on August 30 - September 1.
Alex won games #10 and #12, with Dr. Beckwith saying, "It was a closer scored match than I thought it would be."
All games were 3-move style and played by clocks with 24 moves per hour.
Alex won the Ohio State Match Title in 2005 against Beckwith by a score of 5-1 with 10 draws.
The match received much local newspapers, magazine coverage, and a radio interview.
A word of thanks goes to Steve Holliday and Tom Rea who visited and made a donation to the match.
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