41st BACKGAMMON WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

41st Backgammon World Championship, July 26-31, 2016; Monte Carlo, Monaco
Results from chicagopoint.com

2016 BWC winner

2016 BWC winner

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP (144): 1-Jörgen Granstedt (Sweden), 2-Joseph Russell (USA), 3-Tatsuya Tanaka (Japan), 4/5-Ed O’Laughlin (USA) / Victor Petersen (Norway), 6/8-Conny Ericksson (Sweden) / Philippe Lecomte (France) / Slava Pryadkin (Ukraine); 1C-Arkadiy Tsinis (USA), 2C-Lawrence Powell (England), 3C/4C-Ary Nogueira (Brazil) / Felix Ziva (Israel); 1LC-Alain Babillon (France), 2LC-Stepan Nuniyants (USA).
INTERMEDIATE (47): 1-Stephen Chidwick (England), 2-Lasse Danielsen (Denmark), 3-Walter Thesing (Germany), 4/5-Yulia Gromenkova (Russia) / Tim Lawless (USA); 1C-Marianne Husum (Norway), 2C-Laura Monaco (Italy), 3C/4C-Helmut Jeske (Germany) / Halil Tulan (Turkey/Switzerland); 1LC-Lise Nielsen (Denmark), 2LC-Farokh Moazed (Sweden).
BEGINNERS (15): 1-Joan Grunwald (USA), 2-Michael Bang (Denmark); 1C-Vaibhav Saxena (India), 2C-Shanee Bor (USA); 1LC-Philip Jameson (Australia), 2LC-Lucinda Holland (England).
SUPER JACKPOT (42): 1-Peter Jes Thomsen (Denmark), 2-Götz Hildsberg (Germany), 3/4-Masayuki Mochizuki (Japan) / Kimon Papachristopoulos (Greece/Germany).
SPEEDGAMMON WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP (64): 1-Stepan Nuniyants (USA), 2-Mikael Vardanyan (Russia), 3/4-Didier Assaraf (France) / Sergey Erokhin (Russia).
SENIORS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP (128): 1-Johan Moazed (Sweden), 2-Robert Lindbom (Sweden), 3/4-David Brown (England) / Stepan Nuniyants (USA).
DOUBLES WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP (32 teams): 1-Jürgen Orlowski (Germany) & Bernhard Winkelhaus (Germany), 2-Annalisa Agosti (Italy) & Laura Monaco (Italy), 3/4-Halil Tulan (Turkey/Switzerland) & Ulrich Tamm (Germany) / Alex Lehmann (USA) & Peter Jes Thomsen (Denmark).
LADIES WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP (16): 1-Cecilia Sparke (England), 2-Yulia Gromenkova (Russia).
MONTE CARLO WORLD FEDERATION CUP (16): 1-Robert Lindbom (Sweden), 2-Alan Grunwald (USA).
JUNIORS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP (8): 1-David Broomfield (England), 2-Evan Sarno (USA).
1-POINT WORLD VICTIMS MEMORIAL (128): 1-Vaibhav Saxena (India), 2-Roman Korber (Austria). 1800 euros were raised for the victims of the attack in Nice.
BELAIR TEAM WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP (34 teams): 1-Swimmers: Sergey Erokhin (Russia) / Yulia Gromenkova (Russia) / Jürgen Orlowski (Germany), 2-Evolution: Cihangir Çetinel (Turkey) / Yan Kit Chan (England) / Michihito Kageyama (Japan).
SHOGI TOURNAMENT: 1-Kota Fujiwara (Japan), 2-Toshiya Nishii (Japan).
MOCHY’S PROFICIENCY EXAM (22): 1-Falafel Natazon (Israel/USA) – 40, 2-Steen Grønbech (Denmark) – 37, 3-Jörgen Granstedt (Sweden) – 35.

6th MONTE CARLO BACKGAMMON OPEN – July 24-25, 2016; Monte Carlo, Monaco

MONTE CARLO OPEN (62): 1-Ron Rubin (USA), 2-Chris Rogers (England), 3/4-Johan Bynell (Sweden) / Peter Jes Thomsen (Denmark); 1C-Raul Timerman (Argentina), 2C-Jacek Wojciechowski (Poland).
MONTE CARLO INTERMEDIATE (30): 1-Didier Assaraf (France), 2-Martin de Bruin (USA/Spain), 3/4-Frédéric Andrieu (France) / Martha Ghio (USA); 1C-Florin Popa (Italy), 2C-Havard Hafskjuld (Norway).

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