Calendar 2020

February 22-23 Kildare Open - Townhouse, Naas contact

March 13-15 East of Scotland Championships - 3 move event held at the Moyness Guest House, 6 Bruce Gardens, Inverness, IV3 5EN contact

March 11-19 World Title 3 Move Match - Sergio Scarpetta vs Alexander Moiseyev   Held at the International Checkers Hall of Fame, Petal, Mississippi.

March 30-April 3 British Open This 5 day, 10 session 3 move restriction event will be held in the Dorset Hotel, Ryde, Isle of Wight. Registration 9.30am at the latest for play to commence 10.00am Monday March 30th.  Contact Ken Lovell by email at for further information but to reserve a room at the Dorset Hotel contact Michael on 01983564327 or by email

August 31 - September 3 ACF Nationals - American Checker Federation National 3 move tournament. Held in Tulsa Central, 3340 S.79th E Ave, Tulsa.   Masters, Majors and Minors sections.  Contact

September 3-5 Northern Island Open - Held in the Farset International Hotel 466 Springfield Road, Belfast, BT12 7DW. Contact Francis McNally

September 26-27 Welsh Open - GAYP held at the Plough Inn Knighton. Contact

October 2020 Irish Open - dates to be decided   Held at letterkenny

November 2020 Scottish Open - GAYP Held at Moyness Guest House, 6 Bruce Gardens, Inverness, IV3 5EN.  Contact


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Furthermore, any statement issued in the EDA name is only done by an elected officer (see list) who may be contacted for verification as necessary.