Pitchnut Board

"The fast, fun, finger-flicking game"

Pitchnut Board #100 finished on January 13th

The first pitchnut board I built was back in 1988. I fished some old cabinets out of a dumpster and fashioned together a board with masonite and pine baseboards. Bad idea. The board was virtually unplayable, masonite is not smooth, the pine dented and the cabinets had been painted. Ten years later, I built 4 new boards. They were much better, but the sides were a bit too high. I still have one of them, board #1 resides in my classroom for the ARHS pitchnut club to play on.

Lee and Kelly Larcheveque win the Addison County Pitchnut Tournament

About 40 avid gamers showed up for the first ever Addison County "Croki-Nut" Day at the Lincoln Peak Winery in New Haven, Vermont. Middlebury grad student, Ben Meader organized the event, which featured two round-robin sessions of crokinole and pitchnut. Lee and Kelly Larcheveque edged Ben and Emma Meader 11-10 after round robin play and beat them 3-0 one on one in the championship match. Ben and Emma might have done better if the poison didn't find its way into a pocket multiple times. Still, a win's a win. Ben will surely try to avenge his loss as soon as possible.

Pitchnut Featured on Vermont Public Radio

Although they call it "pinchnut", Vermont Public Radio covered the Addison County Croki-Nut Day. You can listen to the story here: