Dear Checker Player
This is your personal invitation to participate in the 2015 Missouri Mixed
Opening Checker tournament on June 19, 20 and 21 in Branson, Missouri. This will be a three day event based on four rounds of 3-move and 4 rounds of 11-Man Ballot. Three rounds will be
played on Friday, June 19, three rounds on Saturday, June 20 and two rounds on Sunday, June
21. The first four rounds will be 3-move and the last four will be 11-Man.
The entry fee is $20.00.
We will have a social period on Thursday June 18 from 1 p.m. until 9 p.m.
You may register for
the tournament then or the next morning before the first round. Play will begin
each day at 8:30 a. m. The social hour will also give you an opportunity to
meet the tournament
directors and sponsors and also play a few friendly games. Please plan to come
The 2015 event will be extra special. Branson is a vacation paradise with
over 75 shows plus
Silver Dollar City, Whitewater, the Branson Scenic Railway and more. You and
your friends and
family can enjoy many of the attractions in addition to playing Checkers.
There will be at least $8,000 in prize money! This money will be
divided among the top
eleven players in two categories as follows: Masters - $1700 down to $100.
Majors - $500 down to $25. We should have more by tournament time and
money distribution could change based on entries in each class.
will be served to everyone on June 19 and 20. This event is being sponsored
by David Seres of Newport Beach, California, Jeannie & Joe McDaniel of Tulsa, Oklahoma,
and the Missouri Checker Association.
Please make your reservations now. It is important that you do this as early
as possible. If we
have ten rooms or more, there will be a reduction in the price. The normal
rate is $59.95 but with
the reduction it will be only $45. Be sure to mention that you are
playing in the checker tournament.
The site of the tournament will be the Ozark Valley Inn, 2693 Shepherd of
the Hills Expressway
65616 in the heart of Branson. The phone number is (417) 336-4666 or (800)
If you wish to help with the prize fund, send your contribution to: George
Mueller Lane, St. Joseph, MO 64506. Make checks to Missouri Checker
direct any questions to George at (816) 689-2859 or email at
Hope to see you in Branson
Jeannie and Joe McDaniel
1416 S. Marion Ave.
Tulsa, OK 74112-5923