4th TEXAS BACKGAMMON CHAMPIONSHIPS

4th Texas Backgammon Championships, February 4-7, 2016; San Antonio, Texas
Results from chicagopoint.com

Rich Munitz_2016 Texas
Richard Munitz, Championship winner

CHAMPIONSHIP (68+26 rebuys): 1-Richard Munitz (NY), 2-Gary Fries (VA), 3/4-Julius High (KS) / David Kettler (TX); 1C-Ronald Loero (Venezuela), 2C-Michael Neagu (Canada), 3C/4C-Gus Contos (CA) / Barry Power (TX); 1LC-Ed O’Laughlin (VA), 2LC-Victor Ashkenazi (NJ).
ADVANCED(40+8 rebuys) 1-Philip Rousselle (TX), 2-Lloyd Jerauld (TX); 1C-Cem Aslan (TX), 2C-Robert Urquhart (TX), 3C/4C-Dave McKenzie (KS) / Rose Sheedy (IN); 1LC-Mario Savan (CA).
LIMITED (21): 1-Linda Bradley (NC), 2-Scott Butki (TX); 1C-Rebecca Lively (TX), 2C-Kathy Quentan (TX); 1LC-Paula Pipes (TX).
DUAL-DUEL TOURNAMENT (8): Score Winner Steve Sax (CA) vs PR Winner: Steve Sax (CA) or Bob Wachtel (CA). Playoff will conclude later.
LONGHORN CLASSIC MASTERS JACKPOT (27): 1-Ed O’Laughlin (VA), 2-Al Hodis (NV), 3/4-Steve Sax (CA) / Bob Wachtel (CA).
ALAMO CLASSIC LIMITED JACKPOT (32): 1-Jonah Seewald (CO), 2-Gary Fries (VA), 3/4-Eric Hiner (MN) / Ronald Loero (Venezuela).
TEXAS CLASSIC ADVANCED JACKPOT (8): 1-April Kennedy (MN), 2-Robert Orth (TX).
TOURNAMENT OF STARS (17 teams): 1-Harvey Gillis (AZ) & Petko Kostadinos (SC), 2-Gus Contos (CA) & Richard Munitz (NY).
USBGF NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP WEST (96): 1-Ray Fogerlund (NV), 2-Victor Ashkenazi (NJ).
USBGF $1,000 PRIME TOURNAMENT FREE ROLL (64): 1-Mario Savan (CA), 2-Eric Hiner (MN).
$1,000 SURPRISE FREE ROLL (32): 1-John Bird (TX), 2-Irina Litzenberger (VA).
SENIORS TOURNAMENT (64): 1/2-Julius High (KS) / Albert Steg (MA).
SENIORS OVERFLOW (32): 1-Ira Hessel (TX), 2-David Taniguchi (CA).
SPEEDGAMMON #1 (32): 1-Ronald Loero (Venezuela), 2-Scott Ward (TX).
SPEEDGAMMON #2 (16): 1-Michael Neagu (Canada), 2-David Taniguchi (CA).
ULTIMATE BACKGAMMON PACKAGE (16): 1-Alia Azamat (NJ), 2-William McHone (TX).
AMERICAN BACKGAMMON HALL OF FAME: 2016 Inductees – Patrick Gibson (CA), Danny Kleinman (CA), Howard Markowitz (NV) and Tim Holland (deceased).

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