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Tarok tournament winners

Oct. 3, 2013 at 5:03 a.m.

The winners of the 28th Annual Texas State Traditional Tarok Tournament on Sept. 22 at the Victoria Community Center, from left, are Travis Mixon, of Yoakum, first place; Jennifer Turner, of Corpus Christi, second place; David Kucera, of Ingleside, third place; and Daniel Melnar, of Hallettsville, fourth place. Tarok is a card game brought to Texas by early Czech immigrants and is still played by many of the descendants today. The tournament is held annually in conjunction with the Czech Heritage Festival, sponsored by the Victoria County Czech Heritage Society. Next year's tournament is set for Sept. 28, 2014. Not pictured are the four round winners: first round, Jimmy Coufal, of Temple; second round, Willie Cervenka, of Granger; third round, Jennifer Turner, of Corpus Christi; and fourth round, tied, David Kucera, of Ingleside, and Dannie Tajchman, of Corpus Christi.



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