Newspaper & Magazine Articles

Newspaper and Magazine Articles:

2014

7-9-2014 Barbados New Leaders-Nationnews - “Suki reins in challenger

6-10-2014 Dover-Sherborn Press - “New England Checker Champions in Dover, June 21

5/24/2014 WDAM 7 - “MS STATE OPEN CHECKER TOURNAMENT”

2/28/2014 Achievers Awards 2013 - Lubabalo Kondlo - Finalist “Sportsman of the Year”

2/10/2014 News Channel 12 - MYSTERTY MONDAY: “Sifting Ashes of Petal's Checker Hall of Fame”

2013

11/10/2013 Greensboro News-Record - “World checkers champ to be crowned in Burlington”

11/10/2013 Region Times-News - “Graham man competes in World Title Match”

11/4/2013 Region Times-News - “Graham checkers champ challenges grand master”

11/3/2013 Louisville News & WLKY 32 - “Local teen captures world checkers championship”

11/2/2013 The Evening News and Tribune - newsandtribune.com - “KING HIM: Local teen captures world checkers championship”

10-13-2013 Barbados New Leaders-Nationnews.com - “Scarpetta new draughts champ”

10-12-2013 Barbados New Leaders-Nationnews.com - “Second crack at Suki”

10-9-2013 Barbados New Leaders-Nationnews.com - “Draughts on”

8/9/2013 Daily Sun - “DRAUGHTS CHAMP!”  Lubabalo beats the world's best

7/14/2013 The Buffalo News - "A Checkered Path to Happiness"

7/10/2013 Midweek Nation - "Jack the giant slayer"

4/8/2013 Daily Sun - "Bring Draughts To School"

2/28/2013 The Chatham Record - "In Greensboro... Gerringer captures checker tourney"

2012

12/9/2012 Sport 24 - "Kondlo wins silver in checkers"

11/9/2012 Northwest Alabamian - "Alabama State Checkers Tournament next weekend"

10/14/2012 The Cabool Enterprise - "Gayle Helterbrand Obituary"

10/06/-2012 The News & Record - Greensboro - "Bill McClintock Obituary"

9/15/2012 The News & Advance - Lynchburg - "King them: Top-notch checker players compete in Bedford"

8/30/2012 - Ed Burch Obituary posted from Dengler, Roberts, Perna Funeral Home, East Amherst, NY

8/04/2012 Lebanon Democrat News - "Checkers champs crowned in Lebanon"

7/29/2012 Jacksonsun News - "Checker tourney pays tribute to a master; 2012 competition named for Jackson's Hugh Burton"

7/11/2012 Daily Sun News - "He's A Champion Player - Lubabalo is one of the world's best!"

Summer Quarterly 2012 - Millikin Alumni Magazine - "A Clash of Kings... This is not your Grandpa's Checkers."

7/07/2012 Lebanon Democrat News - "Horse racing isn't the only... Sport of Kings  Checkers tournament in Lebanon this weekend."

6/22/2012 “And speaking of which...” - blogspot.com

5/27/2012 Dover-SherbornPatch - "New England Checker Championship Returns to Dover, MA"

3/29/2012 - WKSU | 89.7 - Documentary jumps into world of competitive checkers: "A serious and funny side of world championship checkers"

3/25/2012 - Cleveland Plain Dealer - "Cleveland International Film Festival: 'King Me,' surprising complexity of checkers attracts local documentary maker"

3/11/2012 - Greensboro News-Record - "CHECKER(ED) PASTS RELIVED"

3/05/2012 Lebanon Democrat News - "Checker Championship welcomes 42 players from six states"

3/01/2012 Lebanon Democrat News - "Annual checkers tournament returns to Lebanon"

March 2012 Issue - English Draughts Association Journal - "Anderson’s Second Edition"

2/07/2012 The Press Enterprise PE.com - "MURRIETA: Man, 89, is checkers king again"

2011

10/31/2011 Lubabalo Kondlo in the news - "Bay man 2nd in World Draughts WQT"

10/6/2011 News of Chatham - "Gerringer takes win"

10/3/2011 Burlington-Times - "Graham man excels at checkers competition"

8/24/2011 - The Messenger - "Stoneville man wins checker tournament"

8/21/2011 - Greensboro News-Record - "Stoneville man is checkers champ"

8/8/2011 - Cleveland Plain Dealer - "World-title checkers tournament to begin in Cleveland - Checkers, anyone?"

7/6/2011 Victor Niederhoffer's letter - Open Letter to President Nelson Mandela, Nelson Mandela Foundation

7/5/2011 MINITOR-"Zziwa plotting for Holland, US events"

6/13/2011 Dover-SherbornPatch - "New England Checker Championship Held In Dover Over Weekend "

6/2011 English Draughts Journal - "Richard Jordan, unbeaten world champion"

5/22/2011 Greenville - The Daily Reflector -Frances "Sallie" Lovic Baldree Obit.

5/19/2011 Greensboro News-Record - "CHECK IT OUT"

5/14/2011 Greensboro News-Record - "King me game's masters say"

3/31/2011 Macon County Times -"McClard competes in Tennessee state checkers tournament"

03/07/2011 Lebanon Democrat "The sound of 'King me' fills Lebanon during checker tourney"

03/02/2011 Lebanon Democrat "State checker tournament coming to Lebanon"

02/24/2011 Macon County Times -"Former Macon County Sheriff will compete in checker tournament"

02/22/2011 internet-radio Cleveland "FDH Lounge" talk show - "Interview with Richard Beckwith, Checkers Champion"

02/06/2011 News-Record "Checkers tournament draws champs"

02/05/2011 Charlottesville Progress - Richard "Rick" Stephen Callaghan Jr. Obituary

2010

12-29-2010 The Shreveport Times - "Stockwell Place student wins checkers championship"

12/19/2010 Henry Frugard Obituary

12/16/2010 American Profile Magazine -"Top 10 Board Games"

12/14/2010 NewsOK - "Solving' the game of checkers"

12/07/2010 Burlington The Time News -"Ronald Jeffery Bailey Obituary"

11/13/2010 News and Sentinel - "Belpre man featured in checkers movie"

11/10/2010 Raleigh News & Observer - "Cecil C. Lowe Obituary"

11/10/2010 Northwest Alabamian - "Alabama State Checkers Tournament next weekend"

10/08/2010 Daily Register News - "Kenneth Ellison Obituary"

3/29/2010 The Leavenworth Times - HOMETOWN HERO - C.W. "Sarge" Nuss

10/02/2010 Lake County, OH  The News-Herald - "Up to the Challenge?"

9/01/2010 Middlesboro Daily News - "Paul Davis' wife Mary passed away"

8/19/2010 Eldon Advertiser -"Willis is National Womens' 3-movc checkers champion"

08/10/2010 News-Record "Walter Gardner Obituary"

8/01/2010 State Journal-Register -"Checkers tournament honors one of the greats"

7/27/2010 Vancouver Sun -"You Can Never Win Again"

7/26/2010 State Journal-Register -"National checkers tournament here will honor memory of local grandmaster"

7/24/2010 The Enterprise - "Green idea checks in at Ryan Elementary"

7/14/2010 Durham Herald Sun -"A game of patience, problem-solving"

7/13/2010 Durham Herald Sun -"Pool checkers club members look to share 'thinking game' with younger players"

5/20/2010 The Chatham News - "World Champion Moiseyev victorious in NC State tourney"

5/16/2010 Raleigh News&Observer - "New checkers champion takes crown"

5-03-2010 - Burlington The Times News - "State checker championship returning to Siler City"

5/03/2010 Lee County Star-Tribune - "Lee County Checkers: Elbert Lowder and Clint Pickard"

4/22/2010 - The Windsor Review - "State Checker Tournament held in Windsor"

4/8/2010 - The Windsor Review - "Windsor To Host State Checker Tournament on April 17 and 18"

2009

12/28/2009 - Northwest Alabamian - "Checker enthusiasts flock to Haleyville for tournament"

12/25/2009 - Sun Newspaper ­ Charlotte Sun Herald - "Toy Maker"

11/29/2009 - Trinidad &Tobago Newsd@y - "Knights crowned draughts kings"

11/20/2009 - Guardian - "Point Fortin leads Draughts & Checkers tourney"

October 13, 2009 - NationNews-"King surrenders two-game lead" (3 articles)

September 26 - November 1, 2009 - "Checkers Exhibition" - The Durham Museum, Omaha, NE"

September 15, 2009 - "Easy to Lose; Hard to Win: the Nebraska Checkers Association Exhibition"

Aug/Sept 2009 issue - Dublin Life Magazine - PROFILE: "Alex Moiseyev"

Aug 2009 - Ricerca Biosciences, LLC Newsletter - "Richard Beckwith"

7/20/2009 STV-today - High tension at Draughts Championships - Stonehaven is hosting the British and Irish Freestyle Draughts Championship"

7/20/2009 KTHV-TV Little Rock - THV2  "Erica Brewer, 13 is the new Checker Champion"

6/16/2009 Wicked Local Dover -"Checkers champ crowned: Dover couple host New-England-tournament"  

5/13/2009 Burlington TheTimeNews - "As for checkers, I retired undefeated"

5/13/2009 Burlington The Time News - "Checkers Championship is this weekend in Oxford"

5/07/2009 Durham Herald Sun - State checkers tourney slated

4/20/2009 St. Joseph News-Press - MIDLAND - "Checkers take spotlight"

4/20/2009 StJoeNews.net - "Checkers take spotlight"

2008

12/20/2008 Beaconcast.com - "Checker's best-known strategist passes away"

Sunday, November 30, 2008 - UPI.com - "Checkers champion Fortman dead at 93"

Saturday, November 29, 2008 - Northwest Alabamian - Checkers tournament continues to grow; 12 states represented

Saturday, November 29, 2008 - The NY Times - "Richard L. Fortman, a Champion at Checkers, Dies at 93"

Wednesday, November 26, 2008 - The London Times - TIMES ONLINE - Richard Fortman: draughts master

Tuesday, November 18, 2008 - MyPE.co.za Port Elizabeth's Community Web Site - Lubabalo Kondlo

Saturday, November 15, 2008 - HBTV 5 - Alabama District Five Championship Checkers Played in Haleyville

Wednesday, November 12, 2008 - Northwest Alabamian - Legend in his time Case to be honored at tournament

Monday, November 10, 2008 - The State Journal-Register - Richard Fortman Obituary

Monday, September 15, 2008 - Telegraph Herald- 175 Years Dubuque, Iowa (Terquasquicentennial)

 October 27, 2008 - Burlington TimesNews - "Life (and food) is good at The Snappy Lunch"

Saturday, October 18, 2008 - WMSG daily bulletin 14 - (featuring Mr. Alex on p. 2 & 7; medal count on p. 3)

Friday, October 3, 2008 - Mail & Guardian Online - Lubabalo Article

September 10, 2008 - DAILY SPECULATIONS - "Checkers Champions Square Off in Ohio, from John Acker"

September 5, 2008 - The Plain Dealer -"International checkers match set"

September 3, 2008 - DailyRecord.co.uk -"Scots draughts grandmaster looks for gold at Mind Olympics"

September 6, 2008 - News and Sentinel - Rev. Nedeff still admired at WVU -"Lubabalo N. Kondlo"

September, 2008 issue - Cleveland Magazine -"King Me"

September 1, 2008 - The Plain Dealer -"Median township hosting one world, two state checkers champions"

August 29, 2008 - The Lake County News-Herald -"King of the game"

August 24, 2008 - NationNews -"Suki going after table tennis title"

August 15, 2008 - DAILY SPECULATIONS -"Free Style World Checkers Championship, from Alan Millhone"

August 13, 2008 - The Tampa Tribune -"He's Master Pool Checkers Champion"

August 10, 2008 - The Daily Herald -"On the move: Draughts champ sharpens his skill"

July 19, 2008 - SOUTHTOWNStar -"Characters abound at checkers tournament"

July 10, 2008 - NationNews -"King seeking $33,000 for 2008 Campaign"

July 8, 2008 - The Stanly News and Press -"World champion crowned"

July 6, 2008 - The Stanly News and Press -"see checker results"

July 5, 2008 - The Sanford Herald -"Two kings of the checker world battle for top crown"

July 1, 2008 - The Stanly News and Press -"Two kings of the checker world battle for top crown"

June 24, 2008 - Wicked Local Dover-"Championship draws checkers fans to Dover"

June 17, 2006 - Cleveland - The Plain Dealer - "National Checker tournament - National Youth Checker Tournament""

June 13, 2008 - Burlington TimesNews-"Farmer, soldier, merchant, father"

May 13, 2008 - Capitol Coverage - The RMCR - "Checkers "

May 13, 2008 - The Stanly News & Press - "Checker tournament scheduled"

April 27, 2008 - The Greensboro News-Record - "Checkers game of choice back in the day"

April 6, 2008 - The Sanford Herald - "Playing by the rules"

March - 2008 The Scots Magazine - "The High Priest of The Dambrod" 

March 26, 2008 - The Wilson Post- "Annual TN Open Checker Tourney held in Lebanon"

March 2008 - In Celebration of the 2007 Centennial of Lee County: A Collection of Historical Articles and Creative Works -
"Elbert L. Lowder and Lee County Checkers"

March 2008 - The Cleveland Public Library- "George F. Wales collection"

March 8, 2008 - The Rocky Mountain News - "Young checkers champ gets jump on guv"

February 24, 2008 - Political Chess/Checker Cartoon - Daryl Cagle

February 21, 2008 - NationNews -"King nes draughts head" (2 articles)

February 5, 2008 - The Stanly News & Press - "National competitors enjoy Stanly during tourney"

February 2, 2008 - The Houston Chronicle - "In checkers, it's good to be the king"

February 1, 2008 - The Denver Post - "Meet the king of checkers"

February 1, 2008 - NationNews -"King pushing against Weekes"

February 1, 2008 - The Denver Post - "First person: To face a checkers prodigy"

January 29, 2008 - The Stanly News & Press - "Trying to bring checkers back to prominence"

January 24, 2008 - WGHP -My Fox 8 - "King Me Ronald: Playing Checkers at McDonalds"

January 20, 2008 - Burlington The Times News - "Locals jump at chance to revive checkers"

January 19, 2008 - Greensboro News & Record - "Bobby Fischer has died at age 64, Like the 64 squares of a chess board."

January 18, 2008 - The Boston Globe - "Chess master Bobby Fischer dead at 64"

January 18, 2008 - BBS News - "Chess legend Fischer dies at 64"

January 10, 2008 - Watertown Daily Times - "Checkers champ challenges teens"

January 8, 2008 - Stanly News & Press - "National checker tournament coming to Albemarle"

January 5, 2008 - Rocky Mountain News -"JOHNSON: Foul-ball column a home run with reader"

2007

December 20, 2007 - Courier-Gazette - Birthday swim: Earl Harvell continues to be as active as ever at age 94

December 9, 2008 - The New York Times Magazine - "The Death of Checkers"

November 24, 2007 - Alabamian - Pollard wins ninth state checkers title

November 21, 2007 - Burlington TheTimesNews.com - Alamance County Gives Thanks

November 19, 2007 - Hickory Daily Record - Store offers trip back in time

November 4, 2007 - Sanford Centennial Ceremony Program and Reception

November 2, 2007 - Inishowen News - Buncrana crowns new draughts champ

October 14, 2007 - Omaha World Herald - State checkers champ crowned

10/6/07 Boston Global News Article - Freeman T. Frank taught high school history; at 76

October 6, 2007 - RoadsideAmerica.com - World of Checkers Museum

October 6, 2007 - RoadsideAmerica.com - Checker Hall of Fame: Game Over

October 5, 2007 - Telegraph Herald News - Dubuque, IA - Dubuque's Deweber has checkered past, future - Local checkers collection takes national stage

September 30, 2007 - hattiesburgamerican.com - Former Checker Hall of Fame destroyed by fire

September 7, 2007 - Citizen Tribune.com - Obituaries, Steven Eugene 'Gene' Lindsay

September 1, 2007 - Des Moines Register - Norwalk, Brooklyn youths win at checkers

August 27, 2007 - Rocky Mountain News - Griego: In checkers, only the board is square

August 17, 2007 - NationsNews - Bad luck stalls "Suki"

August 4, 2007 Midland World-Herald - "Museum receives checkers material"

August 3, 2007 - NationsNews - John Walcott Obituary

July 30, 2007 - CBS Sports News -"ClayNation: Check your ambitions at the door against Chinook"

July 28, 2007 - Las Vegas Sun -"There's a new king of checkers, crowned in downtown Vegas"

July 22, 2007 - Midland World-Herald -"Checkers hobbyist honors game's elite"

July 20, 2007 - News & Record - Greensboro  -"Undisputed checkers champ"

July 20, 2007 - The New York Times -"Champion at Checkers That Cannot Lose to People"

July 20, 2007 - USA Today -"Computers can't lose checkers"

July 20, 2007 - ABC News  - "Computer Solves Checkers"

July 20, 2007 - Baltimoresun.com  - "At checkers, Chinook is unbeatable"

July 20, 2007 - Middle East Times -"Canadians create unbeatable computer at checkers"

July 19, 2007 - The New York Times - "Computer Checkers Program Is Invincible"

July 19, 2007 - abc News - "Computer Solves Checkers"

July 19, 2007 - CHESSBASE NEWS - "500 billion billion moves later, computers solve checkers"

July 19, 2007 - livescience - "computers solve checkers"

June 19, 2007 - MACHINIST - "Chinook, the unbeatable checkers-playing computer"

June 11, 2007 - The Herald Online - "Draughts wiz invited to world tournament"

July, 2007 - Jonathan Schaeffer - Research Paper - "Solving Checkers"

May 7, 2007 - The Daily News - Jacksonville -"Bill Quidley, Sr. Obituary"

April 13, 2007 - Burlington TimesNews - "A story while you're waiting to pay your taxes"

April 2, 2007 - Heartland News - "Checker tournament draws talent from the Heartland and beyond"

April 2, 2007 - thesouthern - Southern Illinois -"Checker players compete in annual tournament"

March 7, 2007 - Cabool Enterprise -"Cabool resident recognized by Missouri House"

March 5, 2007 - The Lebanon Democrat - "State Checker tournament draws international players"

February 28, 2007 - The Wilson Post - "Checker tourney this weekend"

February, 2007 - Wayne-White Counties Electric Cooperative - "State Checkers Champion Promotes The Game (Gene Ellison)"

January 7, 2007 - (WBRC-TV) - FOX6 News - "Alabama Open"

2006

December 30, 2006 - King - cbc.bb News - "King in Name and Nature"

December 26, 2006 - Tennessean - Daily   - " Obituary - Ralph H. Agee"

December 12, 2006 - McKinney Courier-Gazette Star - "They don't act their age"

December 26, 2006 - The Dallas Morning News   - " At 93, he's making all the right moves"

December 17, 2006 - The Sanford Herald   - "Elbert Lowder  - Obituary"

December 16, 2006 - The Wylie News - "Collin County 93-year-old leads a checkered life"

December 14, 2006 - The Barbados Advocate   - "King: I will regain Three Move Restriction Title"

September 27, 2006 - The Parkersburg News  - "Habitat for Humanity"

August 24, 2006 - The Enterprise   - "Dixie hosts tourney "

August 17, 2006 - The Enterprise   - " Make your move - Local dealership to hold checker tourney"

July 7, 2006 Lebanon Democrat   - "Checker kings compete in city"

July 6, 2006 Wilson Post - "Mature Lifestyles"

July 4, 2006 - NationNews - "BNB Banking on Suki" (2 articles)

June 21, 2006 Article - Yahoo's AFP Worldwide - "Checkers champions see game as art, science and sport"

June 19, 2006 - Medina County Gazette - "Jumping into the action"

June 19, 2006 - Burlington The Times-News - "GOODNEWS"

June 17, 2006 - Cleveland Plain Dealer - "National Checker tournament"

June, 2006 - Scottish Memories Magazine - "The Other Beautiful Game" pgs. 6-7

June, 2006 issue - Country Magazine - Checker Article pg. 26

May/June, 2006 issue - Elks Magazine - Board Games Article pg. 28

June 9, 2006 - NationNews - Barbados' Newspaper - "Suki" vs Francis  (2 articles)

May 27, 2006 - News-Record -"State crowns checkers player"

May 22, 2006 - Cabool Enterprise -"Helterbrand earns state checker champion title"

May 19, 2006 - News-Record -"Every Move You Make, I'll Be Watching You"

May 11 , 2006 - the Jackson Sun -"Checkers tourney draws big name to Strawberry Festival"

May 10, 2006 - NationNews - "King ready to 'eat' Jack"

May 3 , 2006 - the Lahontan Valley News -"Northside students compete in checkers"

February 22, 2006 - the Lebanon Democrat - "Checker Tournament returns to Lebanon"

January 8, 2006 - The Dallas Morning News - "Staying sharp"

2005

Nov 14 2005 - Midlands News - "4 Square off for State Title"

November 11, 2005 - NationsNews - "Suki" wins Irish Open

October 19, 2005 - The Marshall Democrat-News, Saline County, MO - "Falling back into the past"

October 16, 2005 - The Southland Times, New Zealand - "Mortimer checks her best game in Ireland"

October 6, 2005 - The Knoxville News Sentinel - "King of the checkerboard"

October 3, 2005 - Marion Daily Republican - "Norris City man captures title at 71st Illinois 101 County Checker Tournament"

October 3, 2005 - The Baytown Sun - "Older athletes compete in Senior Olympics"

October 1, 2005 - Las Vegas Review-Journal - 8th International Match in Las Vegas, NV - "USA vs Great Brittan & Ireland"

July 20, 2005 Greensboro News & Record - "Family of Kings"

June 23, 2005 NationNews - Suki pushing for winner (2 articles)

June 22, 2005 Dublin News - Checkers champs crown Dublin for their national 2005 tournament

June 17, 2005 The Parkersburg News and Sentinel - checkers King dazzles residents

June 3, 2005 NationNews - Three cheers for Moiseyev!

May 23-June3, 2005 News Articles about World 3-Move Title Match in Anderson, SC

May 2005 Issue of Our State Magazine - "A Checkered Past"

5/12/2005 High Point Enterprise - "Minister plays tough game of checkers"

March 5, 2005 The Lebanon Democrat - "Checkers champs battle in tourney"

January 2, 2005 Greensboro News & Record - "Strategic Measures"

2004

January 8, 2004 The Columbus Dispatch News -"One Jump Ahead"

May 8, 2004 The Dubuque Telegraph-Herald - "Checker champion finds Dubuque 'quite, friendly'- Moiseyev visits friend"

2003

October 29, 2003 - CHESSBASE NEWS - "Perfection in checkers"

May 18, 2003 Virginian-Pilot National & World - "Checkers showdown separates men from Kings"

2001

May 19, 2001 - South African Wargames Union - reported: "Lubabalo Kondlo defeats High Devlin"

2000

2000 Newspaper Article on Alex Moiseyev -"All The Right Moves"

May, 2000 - Telegraph Herald - "Dubuquer's checkers collection fit for king"

February 3, 2000 - Newspaper Article in London Times on Asa Long

1999

Aug 1999 - Smithsonian Magazine -"There is a Certain Amount of Humor in Checkers"

1998

July 24, 1998 Free Press -"Nothing beats a good game of checkers"

1997

August 19, 1997 The Oskaloosa Herald - "Checker players dream" - George Daily

July 9, 1997 The Sanford Herald -"All the right moves"

1996

November 22, 1996 Newport Daily Independent -"State checker champ, world champ knows right moves"

1995

April 8, 1995 The New York Times - Obituaries - Marion Tinsley, 68, Unmatched As Checkers Champion, Is Dead

March 24, 1995 The Oskaloosa Herald - "People Key to Daily successes" - George Daily, checker player

February 1995 Games Magazine - Out of this World

1995 The Clarion-Ledger - "Checkers champ says love of game basis for success"

1994

August 13, 1994 Richmond Times-Dispatch - "Checker fan's rank jumps"

July 7, 1994 Sanford News-Herald- "Checker players eye state titles"

March 15, 1994 National Examiner - "Checker champ makes all the right moves - through mail"

1993

1993 GAYP National in Danville, VA - "Crowning Glory"

1992

December 28, 1992 Sport Illustrated - A Checkered Career

September 6, 1992 Reading Eagle Newspaper - Lifestyle -

1992 Daily News-Sun - Computer checks out weekend tournament

June 19, 1992 Arizona Republic & Phoenix Gazette - "King Me - Checkers Champ seeks new friends for games"

1991

Jan 1991 Intelligencer Journal - King him: Fernie Moffett is major Checkers champ

1990

Oct 1, 1990 Danville Register & Bee - At 96 years young, he's still focused

May 24, 1990 The Compass - He makes world-class moves

1989

Nov 24 thru Dec 9, 1989 ACFB # 221 October, 1989 - "4 Men Team visits USSR"

Oct 25, 1989 Sanford News-Herald - Citizen of the week - Cecil Lowe

June 28, 1989 The Daily Courier Forest City NC - "Checkers"

February 1989 Carolina Country Magazine - Official Publication of R.E.C.

January 12, 1989 The Knoxville News-Sentinel - The Checkerboard kings

1988

1988 The Virginia Pilot - "Jump to top: Teacher wears checkers crown"

May 26, 1988 The Dispatch, Lexington, NC - "Ross Keeps Checkers Alive And Kicking"

Nov 2, 1988 The Sanford News-Herald - "Concentration was a must at the checker tournament"

Nov 5, 1988 The Sanford News-Herald - "Local men are checker tournament winners"

1987

7/18/1987 The Glasgow Herald - "Draughts really isn't such a breeze"

1987 People Magazine - "Winners - Checker King "Two-Ton" Tinsley Jumps for Joy - and Victory"

1986

1986 Intelligencer Journal, Lancaster, Pa. -"King Me: City Man Wins State Checker's Crown"

April 13, 1986 Reading Eagle -"The Checkers are in the mail" - Earl is King of the board

1985

April 27, 1985 - Orlando Sentinel - "Crown Him, His Name Is Marion Tinsley"

July 14, 1985 State Journal-Register - "Checkered Charter"

1984

November 14, 1984 The Charlotte Observer  - Checkers Master Knows Right Moves

June 3, 1984 Sanford News Herald - State Ty

1983

October 13, 1983 Poughkeepsie Journal - Checker concentration

October 13, 1983 Poughkeepsie Journal (extra) - Checker concentration

July 20, 1983 The Sanford Herald - Name of the game not really the same

July 19, 1983 The Sanford Herald - Local man member of top team

July 15, 1983 The Clarion - Ledger - Players bank on checkered pasts

1982

November 30, 1982 The Sanford News-Herald - Checkers anyone?

November 27, 1982 The Sanford News-Herald - Checkers players converge on Sanford for tournament

June 10, 1982 Suffolk Sun - Old game keeps pleasure on the move

1981

September 11, 1981 The Oak Ridger - At Civic Center - Checker Tournament hosts 20 players

July 17, 1981 - The Sanford News-Herald - “Checkers tourney to conclude today"

1980

January, 1980 Scientific American Magazine - MATHEMATICAL GAMES - Checkers, a game that can be more interesting than one might think

May 23, 1980 - Telegraph Herald - "Collection makes Dubuque a checker mecca"

1979

July 11, 1979 - The Sanford News-Herald - "It's your move, king me, triple jump: that's checkers folks"

July 7, 1979 - The Virginian-Pilot Nation & World - Tri-State Tournament - "Checkerboard Kings Gather"

June 3, 1979 - The Virginian-Pilot National & World - "They Jump at Chance to Play"

May 23, 1979 - Hattiesburg - AMERICAN  "At Petal - "Checker giants clash for title"

April 19, 1979 - Greensburg Record Herald - "Champs take to the board"

April 7, 1979 - Sanford News-Herald - "Checkers champ to face toughest foe"

1978

February 16, 1978 - The Petal Journal - "Chateau Walker"

1977

Nov 30, 1977 - Various Articles - (1977 National GAYP & Southeastern - Sanford)

Nov 30, 1977 - Sanford News-Herald - Sanford checkers expert cops title (1977 US National GAYP - Sanford)

Nov 27, 1977 - The Greensboro Daily News - Sanford Man's Checkers Play Wins A Crown

Nov 26, 1977 - The News and Observer - Game stopped in middle - Champ dubious of victory

Nov 26, 1977 - The Sanford News-Herald - Sanford Man Wins Title

Nov 26, 1977 - The Fayetteville Times - Sanford Man Is Checkers Champ

July 6, 1977 - The Greensboro Record - The Dueling's Hot And Heavy When The Weapons Are Checkers

1976

July 17, 1976 - The Sanford News-Herald - “City hosts record-braking National Checkers Tourney”

July 17, 1976 - The Sanford News-Herald - “Briton wins match”

July 15, 1976 - The News and Observer - “Checker Players Never Get Bored - Checker Players Keep On Move”

1975

1975 - The St. Petersburg Times - “A checkered career takes another jump”

December 1, 1975 - The Sanford Herald - “Southeastern Checker Tournament at Palomino Restaurant”

November 29, 1975 - The Sanford Herald - Duels hotly contested - “Crafty checkers pushers vie for title”

November 28, 1975 - The Sanford Herald - “Checkers masters are locked in duel”

July 6, 1975 - The Sanford Herald - “Lowder snares checkers title for the 13th time”

1974

November 29, 1974 - The Sanford Herald - “It's your move!”

October 1974 - The Associated Press - “Last Checkers Game He Lost Was In '58”

July 6, 1974 - The Sanford Herald - Finals in progress - Tournament nears end

July 5, 1974 - The Sanford Herald - Tar Heel checkers title is “prize”

July 4, 1974 - The Sanford Herald - “The North Carolina statewide checkers tournament is underway here”

1973

November 26, 1973 - Memphis Press-Scimitar - “Playing Checkers & Chess”

August 22, 1973 - The Washington Post - “Playing Checkers for 68 Years”

August 22, 1973 The Washington Post - “A Climate of boyish Fervor”

August 16, 1973 The Charlotte Observer -“N.C. Player To Help Yanks Jump British”

August 16, 1973 The Sanford Herald  -“Sanford man ready for checkers tournament in England”

July 21, 1973 The News and Observer -“Yes We Have A Champion”

July 12, 1973 The News and Observer -“State Champion - Checkers is His Game”

July 7, 1973 The Charlotte Observer -“Checkers Champ Retains Crown Right Moves”

July 5, 1973 The Daily Independent -“Tournament Here - Checker Champ Has Competition”

1972

December 4, 1972 The Wall Street Journal -“A Naive Wood-Pusher Gets Whomped Good By the Checkers Champ”

September 4, 1972 - Memphis Press-Scimitar - “Checkers Champ Named”

September 3, 1972 - Memphis Daily News - “Checkers Popular Like Chess”

September 3, 1972 The Charlotte Observer -“Billionaire, 83, Creeps Up On Good Health”

August 1, 1972 - Asheville Citizen - “Checkers masters Rate Their Game More Profound, Deeper Than Chess”

May 31, 1972 The The Greensboro Daily News -“Checkers Champion Decided”

1969

June 19, 1969 - Greensboro Daily News - “Checkers At Crossroads In Chatham And History”

1968

July 26, 1968 - New Orleans Post - “Long Struggle - Checkers Champions Lock Horns Silently”

May 25, 1968 - Belfast, Northern Ireland, - Belfast's International Hotel is venue for the “World City Championship in Draughts” 

1956

March 13, 1956 - Daily American - City Man Checker Champ

1953

August 1, 1953 - Giant Checkers in Stanley Park, Vancover, BC seen on the cover of Maclean’s

1948

April 1948 - The American Checkerist Magazine

1947

June 1947 - The American Checkerist Magazine

1918

Monday, January 28, 1918 - The New York Times - Girls Pack Checkers for Soldiers

1917

1917 - Harper's Weekly Magazine - “The Exhaustion of Checkers”

1908

Saturday, August 8, 1908 - The New York Times - Checkers In A Bibliography - "The Favorite Home Game of Grandmother and the Children Has a Rich Literature"

1892

November 1st 1892 - The American Checker Review - “Checkers As an Educational Factor: By the Scholarly Checkerist M.H. Wyckoof”


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