2015 District 3 & Pennsylvania State
Saturday & Sunday - October 17th & 18th, 2015
District 3 contains States: Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Washington D.C. - Joe Moore, D3 Manager

2015 District 3 / Pennsylvania State Tournament

The 2015 District 3 / Pennsylvania State tournament will be held on October 17 & 18 at the Monroe Heights Hotel in Grove City, PA 16127(2049 Leesburg-Grove City Road). Registration will be from 7:30 AM to 8:30 AM with a business meeting to follow from 8:30 AM to 9:00 AM. ACF membership will be required for entrance into the tournament. Membership may be paid on site. The entry fee for this tournament will be $20. Play will begin at 9:00 AM on Saturday and 8:30 AM on Sunday. There will be 7 rounds with 2 hours per round (time-clocks will be utilized). Provided ample attendance there will be 2 divisions, majors and masters which will be determined by ACF ratings. In the event that there is not an adequate number of participants in a division, a decision will be made during the business meeting. Pairings will be determined by round robin if there are 8 players in a division and Swiss method if there are more/less than 8 players. There will be a half hour break between each round and an hour break for dinner after round 3. The tournament will conclude with a recognition and awards for tournament winners and participants from approximately 5:00 PM to 5:30 PM Sunday evening.

Monroe Heights Hotel has offered a group rate of $54 / night plus tax for a room with one queen sized bed and continental breakfast. To book a room call 724-748-9920 and mention that you are a part of the American Checkers Federation to receive a discount rate. There are plenty of sit down restaurants and fast food restaurants nearby. Free snacks and drinks will be provided to everyone and we will also be broadcasting some of the matches live! This hotel was used in past District 3 / Pennsylvania State tournaments under the name Microtel. It is located in western Pennsylvania near the Ohio border, so we hope to see some of our Ohio checkers friends! If you have any questions, please contact Joe Moore at (267) 994-3399 or Joseph.Moore.314@gmail.com  |   http://nwpahotels.com/hotels.cfm/mode/details/id/1395  Joe also mentioned, free drinks and snacks to be provided for everyone and we will also be broadcasting some of the matches live!

What: 2015 District 3 & Pennsylvania State Open
When: Sat, October 17th, 7:30 am Sun,
October 18th
, 8:30 am
Where: Monroe Heights Hotel,
2049 Leesburg-Grove City Road, Grove City, PA 16127  724-748-9920 (map)  
Who: Joe Moore, Tournament Sponsor,



Joe Moore, Tournament Sponsor reported results as of Wednesday, October 21, 2015 7:34 PM. There were only 4 of us that showed up.  Due to the low turnout we reduced the number of rounds from 7 to 6, playing a Double Round-Robin.  Alex Moiseyev and myself tied for first place with 16 points each.  Below are the final standings, as well as the prize breakdown:

Finish Position

Player City, State Game Points Cash



Joe Moore Upper Darby, PA 16 $90.00  Joe retains D-3 and PA State title for 5th straight year
1 Alex Moiseyev Dublin, OH 16 $90.00  Joe and Alex are 2015 PA Open Co-Champions
3 Richard Beckwith Willoughby, OH 10 $60.00  
4 Alan Millhone Belpre, OH 6 $40.00  
        $280.00  "2015 New Keystone State Checkers Trust" Gifted to BGCWPA

Regards, Joe Moore

(Official Cross-Table - Final Results of 2015 Pennsylvania State Open)
3-Move Single Division Open Tournament - Monroe Heights Hotel in Grove City, PA - October 17th & 18th , 2015
2015 PA Open (3-Move)
Single Div 7-2GmRds, Score By Gm
  before   after                  


 Name  City, State




Opp Rd1 Rd2 Rd3 Rd4 Rd5 Rd6 Pts Cash


1 Joe Moore Upper Darby, PA 12644 2129 2157 1 2T3 3T4 4T2 2T3 3T2 4T2 16


 D3 & 2015 PA State Champ
1 Alex Moiseyev Dublin, OH 10157 2283 2255 4 3T3 2T3 1T2 3T4 2T2 1T2 16 $90  Joe & Alex are 2015 PA State Open Co-Champs
3 Richard Beckwith Willoughby, OH 10151 2109 2091 2 1T1 4T1 3T2 1T1 4T2 3T3 10 $60  
4 Alan Millhone Belpre, OH 10142 1916 1934 3 4T1 1T0 2T2 4T0 1T2 2T1 6 $40  
  Total $280

2015 Tournament Dates  |   2014 PA & D3 Results   |   2013 PA & D3 Results    |   2012 PA & D3 Results   |   2011 PA & D3 Results