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A FINE COLLECTION OF CHECKERS RELATED ITEMS FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE LATE GARY ZIMMERMAN, GRACIOUSLY ALLOWED TO BE DISPLAYED HERE BY HIS SON, ERIC ZIMMERMAN.
 
 
 
 
 

DEREK OLDBURY PAGE

A TRIBUTE PAGE DEDICATED TO ONE OF THE ALL TIME GREATS......DEREK OLDBURY !!! WITH TEXT BY SLAVA GORIN, AND RARE PHOTOS FROM KEN LOVELL, THIS IS A GREAT SOURCE OF INFO FOR ANY DEO FANS !!!
 
 
 
 

LOUIS FREEMAN

A TRIBUTE TO MR. LOUIS FREEMAN, PENNSYLVANIA CHECKERIST FROM THE PAST !!! WITH INFO AND PHOTOS PROVIDED BY THE DESCENDANTS OF FREEMAN HIMSELF.
 
 
 
 
A FOCUS ON FORMER AMERICAN CHECKER FEDERATION MAIL PLAY DIRECTOR (AND INSPIRATION FOR THE FOUNDING OF THE OMOCH ITSELF) MR. EARL HANGEN.
 
 
 
 
 
THE LEGENDARY PENNSYLVANIA CHECKERIST !! FERNIE WAS ONE OF THE GREATEST PATRONS OF THE GAME FOR MANY DECADES.
 
 
 
 
 
AFTER BEING HIDDEN FOR DECADES, THIS AMAZING COLLECTION OF PHOTOS AND ARTIFACTS WAS DISCOVERED IN 2011. LITERALLY SAVED FROM BEING BULLDOZED INTO THE GROUND BY MR. MICHAEL SMITH, HE ALLOWED THEM TO BE DISPLAYED HERE. THE COLLECTION WAS LATER SOLD ON EBAY.
 
 
 
 
 
A LOOK INTO THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE FAMOUS SCOTTISH GRANDMASTER, HENRY SHEARER. TEXT AND PHOTOS PROVIDED BY HIS GRANDSON, MR. IAN SHEARER.
 
 
 
 
AN AMAZING COLLECTION OF PHOTOS AND ARTIFACTS FROM THE CAREER OF ONE OF THE GAME'S GREATEST !! ITEMS PROVIDED BY MR. KEITH BRANNEN, THE GREAT GRANDSON OF ALFRED.
 
 
 
 
 
A BOOK BY MR. BILL SALOT THAT FOCUSES ON GEORGE SLOCUM'S PROBLEM COMPOSITIONS, AND ALSO CONTAINS BIOGRAPHICAL INFO ON SLOCUM AND MANY OF HIS CONTEMPORIES. EVEN IF YOU ARE NOT INTERESTED IN PROBLEMS, THE HISTORICAL CONTENT IS "MUST" READING !!
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