Al “Eastpoint” Barnett – Vadym Lapin

Al “Eastpoint” Barnett

Greetings to all Checker players, Enthusiast and Fans at home and abroad.

On April 20th, 2019, in the Great City of Miami Florida, we are proud to present what we believe to be one of the most important and interesting matches in modern times.

This match will feature two of the Countries finest athletes as 15 times (and current) APCA Top Masters Division Champion, Alfred “Eastpoint” Barnett (USA) will be meeting the 2018 APCA Top Masters Division 2nd place winner, Vadym Lapin (Ukraine) in a scheduled 12 game match.

Vadym Lapin

All are welcome to attend this grand event. Admission is $25.00. Food and Drinks are included. Donations are welcome to help cover the cost incurred in preparations for this grand event.

For Additional Information, Please Contact Conrad at 786-367-9204. You may also contact Youngblood at speedy00soul@gmail.com.

Law and Order will be maintained via the APCA Tournament Rules of Play: APCA Tournament Rules of Play

Checkers is a gentleman’s game. Be courteous and try to maintain the integrity of the game. Play by the rules and ask your opponent to do the same-in a kind way.

Event Details

Date: April the 20th, 2019
Time: 10:00AM
Location: The Haitian Culture Art Center
Address: 212 N.E 59th terrace Miami Florida 33137

Admission: $25.00
Donations: Any donations are welcome to help cover the cost incurred in preparations of this grand event. For donations of a minimum of $50.00, a PDF file of the games will be sent to the email address provided by the donors.

Anyone preferring to send a money order should mail it to as well as make it out to: Conrad Thomas, 6947 NW 4th Avenue Miami Florida 33150.

Another option would be Walmart to Walmart using the name Conrad Thomas. My phone number is 786-367-9204. Please send the Reference number to that same phone number. Once I have received the reference number I will send confirmation that I received it by posting it on the web site.

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Contacts:
Conrad: 786-367-9204
Youngblood: speedy00soul@gmail.com

Acknowledgements:

Hi All, We would like to take the opportunity to acknowledge Mr. Ralph Sr. and Ralph Jr. of Esquire Barber Shop And Clothing located at 1487 NW 54th St, Miami, FL 33142. Mr. Ralph’s connection with The Haitian Culture Art Center is what makes it possible for us to have use of the facility.

Please stay tuned as this post may be updated as necessary.

29 thoughts on “Al “Eastpoint” Barnett – Vadym Lapin”

  1. The status of the Recorded Games: All games (12) has been recorded. I am in the process of preparing the games in pdf format. As stated before, the games will be emailed to the email address provided by Donors… If you have provided a donation of $50.00 or more, and have not received a copy of the games via email by Monday (4/22/2019), please contact Youngblood at speedy00soul@gmail.com or call/text 954-297-3747. Email communications are preferred. Thank you for your support, Youngblood

  2. At this time, we would like to extend a Big Congratulations to Mr. Vadym Lapin on winning this much anticipated match. The final score was 4-3 and 5 draws, in favor of Mr. Vadym Lapin. This match has indeed proven to be one of the most important and interesting matches in modern times.

    We would also like to thank both players; Mr. Alfred “Eastpoint” Barnett and Mr. Vadym Lapin for providing us with 12 of the most amazing games that I have ever witnessed. I personally would like to send a big Thank you out to Mr. Conrad Thomas and his family, who worked tirelessly to make this event a success. A Big Thank you to all the great folks over at the Haitian Culture Art Center. A Big Thank you to all the Contributors and Donors – Thank you for your support. “Youngblood”

    • Thank everybody for coming and donating!
      It was great initiative from Conrad and others!
      I had never played such interesting match before!

  3. We welcome the arrival of, Mr. Joe Davis (North Carolina), Mr. Fred Shurn (Chicago), Thang (Georgia), Gary “Big Gary” Watson and Little Stevie (St. Pete Fl), Mr. Wayne “Bowlegs” Broderick (Lakeland Fl), Mr. Al Miller (Ocala Fl), The Jacksonville Team, and anyone not listed. Thank you all for your support as we promote the game of American Pool Checkers.

  4. Thank you Mr Micheal Tramine Adkins for your donation… Youngblood will be sending you your copy of the match

  5. Gentlemen,, East Point is in Miami ( dnt miss this Saturday’s event ) top master’s & master players anyone with love for the game of checkers ….. this is a must see event ( hope to see you there

  6. It has been confirmed Al Eastpoint Barrnett has received monies to travel to Miami Florida to cut heads not looking to do any fades these will be scalps down to the gristle

  7. @ this time I would like to let it be known that we lost another Great Player in the game we all love today …. Mr Robert Hunt ( A.K.A the Rump Whipper) @ the age of 86 years old…. You will be missed – but – never forgotten

  8. Thank you Mr Roger Blaine,, I received your donation today & I’m sorry to hear that the date set for match conflicts with your schedule and you wouldn’t be able to attend…. ( with your donation you will receive a copy of match ) please make sure Youngblood has your email address.. Once again thank you very much

  9. Sergeant of Arms: To assist in maintaing Law and Order, Mr. Wayne “Bowlegs” Broderick of the “Central Florida Checker Association” (Lakeland FL), has volunteered to serve as Sergeant of Arms for this event. Thank you Mr. Broderick.

  10. UPDATE: Due to possible Time restraints as well as a Focus on Game Quality, The number of Schedule Games has been updated from 14 to 12 games.

  11. I have a scheduling conflict and can’t attend the Miami event. However I would like to make a donation. Who do I make the check out to and where do I mail it?

    • Hello Mr. Dellas, Thank you for your inquiry. If you prefer to send a check, you should mail it to as well as make it out to: Conrad Thomas, 6947 NW 4th Avenue Miami Florida 33150. Thank you for your help and support.

  12. Hi All, We would like to take the opportunity to acknowledge Mr. Ralph Sr. and Ralph Jr. of Esquire Barber Shop And Clothing located at 1487 NW 54th St, Miami, FL 33142. Mr. Ralph’s connection with The Haitian Culture Art Center is what makes it possible for us to have use of the facility.

    • Also we would like to give a special thanks to Mr Duffy ( coordinator) of the Haitian culture art center…. for allowing us usage of the facilitie on April the 20th

    • At this time we would like to Thank Mr. Wayne Lockheart (APCA Tournament Director) for his generous contribution in support of this Grand Event.

  13. I would also like to remind everyone that at times you may not see your comments or replies posted right away, as I have to approve each comment before it is posted. This is done for security measures. If this security measure was not in place, this message board would be flooded with hundreds or even thousands of spam messages a day. I do apologize for any inconvenience this may cause at times. Thank you for your patience and understanding. I thank you for all your comments. Have a great Weekend. From Youndbood (Admin). BTW, I believe (according to my settings) that anyone that has a previously approved comment does not have to wait to be approved for future comments.

  14. Wow! This should be something! Mr. Lapin has been making quite a record for himself the last year or two in Straight Checkers and Big-Board Checkers (10 x 10) also.
    Roger Blaine

    • Good Morning Dr. Smith. I do apologize, but I’ve had to make some corrections to my previous message.

      The correct version is: For donations of a minimum of $50.00, a PDF file of the games will be sent to the email address provided by the donors. Please see the site gennii.com for updates. Thank’s. Youngblood

  15. It will be a honor to see you again in action. sir I will be there front row . Again welcome to the magic city for some .

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