40th Backgammon World Championship

40th BACKGAMMON WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, August 4 – 9, 2015; Monte Carlo, Monaco
  Preliminary results from chicagopoint.com

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WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP (160):

Cihangir Cetinel

Cihangir Cetinel

Photo by Karen Davis

World Champion:(160)1-Cihangir Çetinel (Turkey), 2-Sergey Erokhin (Russia), 3-Eric McAlpine (England), 4/5-Armen Khachatryan (Armenia/Russia) / Kimon Papachristopoulos (Greece/Germany), 6/8-Henrik Bang (Denmark) / Gus Contos (USA) / Engin Öngel (Turkey/England); 1C-Fernando Neumark (Argentina), 2C-Tuvya Felt (USA), 3C/4C-Tore Fredriksen (Norway) / Masayuki Mochizuki (Japan); 1LC-Axel Stemark (Denmark), 2LC-Nevzat Dogan (Denmark).
INTERMEDIATE(55): 1-Boris Gurov (Russia), 2-Raphael Rosalba (France), 3-Michael Urban (Germany), 4/5-Günther Holzinger (Germany) / Helmut Jeske (Germany); 1C-Thibaud Thompson (Switzerland), 2C-Kakhaber Natchkebia (Georgia), 3C/4C-Laura Monaco (Italy) / Ciprian Radulescu (Romania); 1LC-Moises Farca (USA), 2LC Souhail Atie (Lebanon/Monaco).
NOVICE (23): 1-Pia Aimonen (Finland), 2-Donna Sherred (England), 3/4- Bogdan Constantinoiu (Romania) / Jose Carlos Fernandez (Spain); 1C-Leos Fiala (Czech Republic), 2C-Gay Roberts (Isle of Man); 1LC-Kenneth Prola (USA), 2LC-Patricia Rey (Monaco).
SENIORS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP (128): 1-Shimon Kagan (Israel), 2-Kakhaber Natchkebia (Georgia), 3/4-John Broomfield (England) / Nodar Gagua (Georgia/Russia).
STANLEY TOMCHIN SUPER JACKPOT (64): 1-Kimon Papachristopoulos (Greece/Germany), 2-Lars Trabolt (Denmark), 3/4-Joe Russell (USA) / Sergey Erokhin (Russia).
DOUBLES WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP (64 teams): 1-Annalisa Agosti (Italy) & Laura Monaco (Italy), 2-Falafel Natanzon (Israel/USA) & Akiko Yazawa (Japan), 3/4-Götz Hildsberg (Germany) & Kimon Papachristopoulos (Germany) / Max Mowzoon (USA) & Cliff Pappas (USA).
WORLD FEDERATION CUP (32): 1-Konstantinos Metrelis (Greece), 2-Jörgen Granstedt (Sweden).
LADIES WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP (16): 1-Laura Monaco (Italy), 2-Antoinette Williams (USA).
SPEEDGAMMON WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP (64): 1-Konstantinos Mitrelis (Greece), 2-Cihangir Çetinel (Turkey).
JUNIORS TOURNAMENT (8): 1-Iva Natchkebia (Georgia), 2-Thomas Décultot (France).
BELAIR WORLD TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP (33 teams): 1-Italians: Giorgio Castellano / Fabrizio Lo Surdo / Laura Monaco, 2-Swiss: Nicolas Deloche / Bernard Morel / Rolf Vetsch.
SHOGI TOURNAMENT (8): 1-Kota Fujiwara.
MOCHY’S PROFICIENCY TEST: 1-Doug Mayfield (USA).

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