2009 WTM 3-Move   (King vs Mosieyev)

The 3-move World Title Match (40 games) between Alex Moiseyev (champion)and Ron King (challenger) to be held on October 5th - 15th in The Rodeway Inn Medina Conference Center, Medina, Ohio.

World 3-Move Title Match between Alex Moiseyev (USA, champion) and Ron King (Barbados, challenger) will be played Oct. 5-15, 2009 in Medina, Ohio, with Oct.10th as a rest day. Match is 40 games (as needed).  Referee is Steve Holliday. The bid includes expenses and a prize fund for the players.

The Rodeway Inn Conference Center, Medina, Ohio 44256, is located on 2875 Medina Road on the Northeast corner of I-71 interchange with state highway 18 (exit 218, just south of where I-71 and I-271 merge).  Hotel is a quarter-mile from interchange.  Room rates are $49.95 (single or double) per night plus tax.  Seven-day rates (no pro-rating) are available for $149.95 plus tax (approx. $169).  Phone number for Rodeway Inn is 330-725-4571.  Please indicate you are there for the checker match to receive the discount.

The final cash price bid ended up with $4,500.00. ACF finally agreed to donate $1,500.00 for the world title match on USA territory where one (at least) player is USA citizen.

Ron arrives late Friday, Alex will be there Sunday afternoon. Opening ceremony will be on Monday at 9:00 AM.

 

To send a contribution to this match, contact:
Richard Beckwith - ACF Player Rep.
34490 Ridge Road, #115
Willoughby, Ohio 44094-3035
(440) 516-1284  or e-mail:  beckwith24@msn.com

 


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Greensboro to Medina: 8hrs / 482 miles


Results:

Date Player (time) vs Player (time)

Opening

Opening Name

Results

Comment

Mon Oct 5          
Gm 1  Alex Moiseyev  (1.00) vs Ron King (1.37) 11-16  22-18  7-11 (+28) * I on F Draw  
Gm 2  Ron King (0:45) vs Alex Moiseyev  (1:45) 11-16  22-18  7-11   Draw  
Gm 3  Ron King (1:08) vs Alex Moiseyev  (1:59) 11-16  22-17  7-11 (+14) K on C Draw  
Gm 4  Alex Moiseyev  (2.07) vs Ron King (0.50) 11-16  22-17  7-11   WW  King: 1 win - 0 loss - 3 draws
Tue Oct 6          
Gm 5  Ron King (0:32) vs Alex Moiseyev  (0:47) 10-15  21-17 11-16 (+4) L on J  “Pioneer” Draw  
Gm 6  Alex Moiseyev  (1:10) vs Ron King (0.45) 10-15  21-17 11-16   Draw  
Gm 7

 Alex Moiseyev  (0:33) vs Ron King (0.38)

 10-15  23-18  6-10

(+18) D on B  “Goatgetter” Draw  
Gm 8  Ron King (0:38) vs Alex Moiseyev  (0:47)

 10-15  23-18  6-10

  WW  Moiseyev: 1 win - 1 loss - 6 draws
Wed Oct 7          
Gm 9

 Alex Moiseyev  (0:35) vs Ron King (0.27)

 11-16 22-18 16-20

(+4) D on A Draw  
Gm 10  Ron King (0:59) vs Alex Moiseyev  (1:07)

 11-16 22-18 16-20

  Draw  
Gm 11  Ron King (0:48) vs Alex Moiseyev  (1:48)

 11-15 23-18 15-19

(+1) C on G  "Montrose Cross" Draw  
Gm 12

 Alex Moiseyev  (0:45) vs Ron King (0.28)

 11-15 23-18 15-19

  Draw  
Thu Oct 8          
Gm 13  Ron King (1:05) vs Alex Moiseyev  (1:59)

 11-16 24-20 16-19

(-3) K on “Bristol” Draw  
Gm 14

 Alex Moiseyev  (0:55) vs Ron King (0.27)

 11-16 24-20 16-19

  Draw  
Gm 15

 Alex Moiseyev  (0:58) vs Ron King (0.25)

 11-15 22-17 15-19

(-2) A on H "Dyke" aka "Black Dyke" WW

 

Gm 16  Ron King (0:10) vs Alex Moiseyev  (0:25)

 11-15 22-17 15-19

or 11-16 22-17 16-19 transpo Draw

 King: 2 win - 1 loss - 13 draws

Fri Oct 9          
Gm 17

 Alex Moiseyev  (1:00) vs Ron King (0.50)

  9-13  24-20 10-14

(+14) F on G WW  
Gm 18  Ron King (0:40) vs Alex Moiseyev  (0:12)

  9-13  24-20 10-14

  Draw  
Gm 19  Ron King (1:00) vs Alex Moiseyev  (1:55)

  9-13  21-17  5-9

(-6) E on H  "The 5-9 Switcher" Draw  
Gm 20

 Alex Moiseyev  (0:10) vs Ron King (0.12)

  9-13  21-17  5-9

  Draw

 King Wins: 3 win - 1 loss - 16 draws

Sat Oct 10 Rest Day - 1st 20-Game Match King Wins      

 

Sun Oct 11

2nd 20-Game Match

       
Gm 21  Ron King (0:47) vs Alex Moiseyev  (1:12)

 11-16 22-17 16-20

(+4) F on C  “Pioneer” Draw  
Gm 22

 Alex Moiseyev  (0:36) vs Ron King (0.40)

 11-16 22-17 16-20

  Draw  
Gm 23

 Alex Moiseyev  (0:55) vs Ron King (0.37)

 10-14 22-18 12-16

(+33) * H on F also “White Doctor” Draw  
Gm 24  Ron King (0:14) vs Alex Moiseyev  (0:40)

 10-14 22-18 12-16

  WW

 Moiseyev: 2 win - 3 loss - 19 draws

Mon Oct 12          
Gm 25  Alex Moiseyev  (0.55) vs Ron King (0.46) 10-14  22-18 11-15 (+2) C on K Draw  
Gm 26  Ron King (0:30) vs Alex Moiseyev  (0:20) 10-14  22-18 11-15   Draw  
Gm 27  Ron King (0:17) vs Alex Moiseyev  (0:17)

 10-14  24-20  6-10

(+1) B on I WW  
Gm 28

 Alex Moiseyev  (0:47) vs Ron King (0.41)

 10-14  24-20  6-10

  Draw

Moiseyev: 3 win - 3 loss - 22 draws

Tue Oct 13          
Gm 29  Ron King (0:25) vs Alex Moiseyev  (1:40)

 12-16 24-20 10-15

(+18) M on L C* “The Skunk” WW  
Gm 30

 Alex Moiseyev  (1:40) vs Ron King (0.25)

 12-16 24-20 10-15

  WW  
Gm 31  Alex Moiseyev  (1.25) vs Ron King (1.10) 9-13  22-17 13-22 (-1) C on M Draw  
Gm 32  Ron King (0:55) vs Alex Moiseyev  (0:55) 9-13  22-17 13-22   Draw

Moiseyev: 4 win - 4 loss - 24 draws

Wed Oct 14          
Gm 33  Alex Moiseyev  (0.55) vs Ron King (0.28) 10-14  24-19  6-10 (+7) L on “The Nemesis” Draw  
Gm 34  Ron King (0:48) vs Alex Moiseyev  (0:58) 10-14  24-19  6-10   Draw  
Gm 35  Ron King (0:40) vs Alex Moiseyev  (0:58)  9-13  23-19 10-14 (+6) H on K Draw  
Gm 36  Alex Moiseyev  (0.55) vs Ron King (0.30) 9-13  23-19 10-14   Draw

Moiseyev: 4 win - 4 loss - 28 draws

Thu Oct 15          
Gm 37  Ron King (1:00) vs Alex Moiseyev  (1:15)  11-15  23-19  9-14 (-1) I on J "Classic" (Fife, Souter, Whilter, Defiance) Draw  
Gm 38  Alex Moiseyev  (0.27) vs Ron King (0.21) 11-15  23-19  9-14   Draw  
Gm 39  Alex Moiseyev  (2:29) vs Ron King (1:55) 10-14 24-19 11-16 (+16) G on J Draw  
Gm 40  Ron King (0.22) vs Alex Moiseyev  (0.27) 10-14 24-19 11-16   Draw

Moiseyev: 4 win - 4 loss - 32 draws

         

Final Score of World Title Match: 4-4-32   Alex Moiseyev retains his 3-Move World Title.

The 3-Move World Title Match between champion Alex Moiseyev (Dublin, Ohio) and challenger Ron 'Suki' King (Barbados) has ended in a draw, meaning that Alex retains his title. The final score was 4-4-32. The 40-game match was held October 5-15 at the Rodeway Inn, Medina, Ohio. Steve Holliday served as referee. Representatives from Think Media Studios filmed portions of the match. Prize fund was $4570, and the player's expenses (hotel, meals, flights) were also covered. The primary sponsor ($4000) was EVERGREEN-UNI (Joe LoConti's firm). Other donations were received by Richard Beckwith, ACF, Joe LoConti, Alan Millhone, Jay Hinnershitz, Don Deweber, and John Reade.


Ron King, Steve Holliday is the referee, and Alex Moiseyev.  The box on the table is a novel Ohio
State Football Checkers Set that Alex presented to Ron.


Alan Millhone - ACF President, will present this handsome walnut plaque to the 3-Move WTM Champion.

Link to ACF Forum WTM daily thread
 

These and above Photos by Alan Millhone and Richard Beckwith

Alex Moiseyev, Steve Holliday-Referee & Ron King - 09  3Move WTM.jpg (440797 bytes)Joe Loconti offers King a ballot card - 09  3Move WTM.jpg (571266 bytes)Alex Moiseyev & Steve Holliday, Referee - 09  3Move WTM.jpg (455050 bytes)Ron King vs Alex Moiseyev & Steve Holliday, Referee - 09  3Move WTM.jpg (472282 bytes)Steve Holliday, Referee - 09  3Move WTM.jpg (519155 bytes)WTM Gm 36 final day  11-15, 23-19, 9-14.jpg (625948 bytes)Alex receives plaque from Dr B - 09WTM Moiseyev vs King.jpg (530618 bytes)



Lloyd Auker of Manheim, PA and Pal Bucker of Mooresville, IN visited the WTM in Medina, OH

 


Closing ceremony in Cookstown, Northern Ireland, 2003 3-Move WTM Alex Moiseyev 8-2-25


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