Ed Scheidt featured on this AC front cover was a popular and well
known checker player. He started his career with the FBI as a
"G-Man" a special field agent and moved up through the ranks
eventually becoming the Director of the FBI office in New York
City. He moved to Raleigh, NC as the NC Commissioner of Motor
Vehicles for his 2nd career. Ed was always eager to help his protégés,
share his checker enthusiasm, and wrote this article. He won the NC
State Checker Championship 13 times.