February 14, 2018
Dear Checker Player
This is your personal invitation to participate in the 2018 ACF National
3-move Checker tournament on September 16, 17, 18 and 19 in Las Vegas,
Nevada. This will be a four-day event. Majors and Minors will play ten
rounds (20 games). Two rounds will be played on Sunday, September 16, three
rounds on Monday, September 17, three rounds on Tuesday, September 18 and
two rounds on Wednesday, September 19. Masters will play eleven rounds (22
games) or 2 rounds on Sunday and three rounds Monday through Wednesday. The awards ceremonies
will be after the final round. The entry fee is Minors $20, Majors
$30, and Masters $50. A current ACF membership will be required.
The site of the tournament will be the beautiful Plaza Hotel, 1 South Main
Street, 89101, in the heart of Las Vegas. The phone number is (702)
386-2110. Please make your reservations now. It is important that you do
this as early as possible. The rate is $68 per night Sunday through
Wednesday and $100 Thursday through Saturday. You must use the Checkers Group # SPACA18 to get this discount
rate. They break price down as $38+$22+Tax=$71.20, the $100 figure for
weekend is $170.63. This includes free
parking. The hotel will provide free airport pickup/drop off.
Honorees for the 2018 tournament will be Gerry
Lopez and Richard Hallett.
There will be a social period on Saturday, September 15, 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 Sunday at 1 p.m. and 8:30 a.m. Monday
through Wednesday. 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 early.
Las Vegas is a great place for a vacation. The hotel is located within
walking distance of many shows and restaurants.
There will be at least $20,000 in prize money... the largest fund ever for a
3-move national tournament! This money will be divided among the top
players in three categories: The approximate amount will be: Masters
$11,000, Majors $6,000 and Minors $3,000. This event is being sponsored by
David Seres of Newport Beach, California, Dr. Ken Seres of Edmond,
Oklahoma, and Jeannie and Joe McDaniel
of Tulsa, Oklahoma.
If you wish to help with the prize fund, send your contribution to: 1416 S.
Marion Ave., Tulsa, OK 74112. Make checks payable to Joe McDaniel.
Hope to see you in Las Vegas. Contact us if you have any questions.
Jeannie and Joe McDaniel
1416 S. Marion Ave.
Tulsa, OK 74112-5923