2012 WTM 11-Man Ballot (Moiseyev vs Beckwith)
 October 6th, 2012 at the Cleveland Public Library (Main Library), downtown Cleveland, Ohio  (
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October 7th - 9th, 2012 at the Rodeway Inn in Medina, Ohio  (
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The World 11-Man Ballot Match between GM Alex Moiseyev (current champion, Dublin, Ohio) and GM Richard Beckwith (challenger, Willoughby, OH) is scheduled to play a 16 game match on October 6-9, 2012. Dates are Saturday thru Tuesday, with the option of possibly playing an additional 4 games (tie breaker play-off) on Wednesday, October 10th.  This 11-Man Ballot WTM will start (first day) at the Cleveland Public Library (Main Library in downtown Cleveland) [map], and complete the rest of match, playing October 7-9th at the Rodeway Inn in Medina, Ohio [map].  Joe LoConti helped sponsor this WTM. Steve Holliday will be the official referee/scorekeeper and John Acker-Media/Video Specialist will cover the match.

Keep in mind, the John G. White chess and checkers special collection is also at the Cleveland Public Library. A great time to visit while in the Cleveland area.

Donations are needed, and may be sent to Richard Beckwith, WCDF President, 34490 Ridge Road, #115, Willoughby, OH 44094, or donate via Paypal at www.usacheckers.com on ACF Store Donations page. More full details on this later.


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picture taken by Alan Millhone, Alex vs Richard - Steve bkgr, & John forgr

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Results:
GM Alex Moiseyev retains his World 11-Man Championship Title by defeating GM Richard Beckwith  (4 wins - 0 Loss - 9 draws)

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GM Richard Beckwith

GM Alex Moiseyev

 

Place SNo. Title Name FMJD Local R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 R6 R7 R8 R9 R10 R11 R12 R13 R14 R15 R16 Total
1 0   Moiseyev, Alex A 2321 2321
0w 1
0w 2
0w 1
0w 2
0w 1
0w 1
0w 1
0w 2
0w 1
0w 2
0w 1
0w 1
0w 1
0w 0
0w 0
0w 0
17
2 0   Beckwith, Richard A 2094 2094
0b 1
0b 0
0b 1
0b 0
0b 1
0b 1
0b 1
0b 0
0b 1
0b 0
0b 1
0b 1
0b 1
0b 0
0b 0
0b 0
9

World 11-Man Ballot Match Results: Alex Moiseyev successfully defended his world 11-man ballot title in a 16-game match by defeating Richard Beckwith 4-0 with 9 draws. The match was held Oct. 6-9. The first three games were held at the Cleveland Public Library. The remainder of the match was played at Rodeway Inn, Medina, OH. Both venues provided free playing room. Prize fund of $800 was split 60-40. Steve Holliday was referee, and John Acker provided LiveStream internet coverage. Special thanks go to donors: Joe LoConti ($1000) and Bryce Morville ($100). Alan Millhone donated winnerís plaque, scoresheets, and subbed as referee for one game. Challenger R. Beckwith donated balance ($130) to cover lodging, meals, and gas, and is preparing a match book of games.  GAMES.pdn


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