2015 Tennessee State Open Checker Tournament | March 6th thru 8th 2015
3-Move / Eight 2 game rounds (Masters, Majors & Minors) of 11/4 hour per game - playing 2 rounds Friday, 4 rounds Saturday, and 2 Sunday

2015 Tennessee Open 3-Move Tournament Rules of Play:

  • 2 hours per round - 2 games (1 hour & 15 minutes per game)

  • If the game is not completed on time, then a move per minute for 10 minutes.

  • If the move per minute does not create a decision, then the referee (Frank Davis) will make a decision for the results.

  • Frank Davis also has the options to ask for another Master's decision on a judicial decision.

  • When both masters ask for a computer analysis (decision) the position must show a value of 60 point to declare the win using KingsRow.

  • Player may request their 1st game completed by a referee decision so their 2nd game of that round starts on time for equal time & fairness.

  • A 3 point bye round would be awarded as the first bye, thereafter to the lowest opponent.

  • Only two points per multiple bye will be awarded to the lowest opponent.

  • If a player is 15 minutes late, then the game will be forfeited.

  • If a player is 1 hour late or more, then both games will be forfeited.

  • Repairing, only if necessary in last round (one time).

  • 4 points for a forfeit round (2 points per game).

  • 3 points for 1st bye, multiple byes thereafter gets only 2 points.

  • 2 points for a win.

  • 1 point for a draw.

(as posted on tournament bulletin board in playing room)

Friday, 3/6

Saturday, 3/7 

Sunday, 3/8

 Registration at 1:00pm

 Round  3:    8:00am  - 10:30am  Sunday Service: 7am - 7:45am
 Business Meeting at 3:00pm             4:  10:30am  -   1:00pm Round 7:   8:00am  - 10:30am
 Round 1:    4:00pm - 6:30pm             5:   2:00pm   -   4:30pm          8:  10:30am -  1:00pm
           2:  6:30pm - 9:00pm             6:   4:30pm   -   7:00pm closing ceremonies &
Pizza Party in Lobby:   prize fund pay-off
    6:00pm - 8:30pm
   (Players & Spouses / Family)

2015 Tournament Dates   |  2015 TN Open Results