USBGF Masters Divisional CXXXII

Congratulations to Matthew Brown, winner of the USBGF Masters Divisional CXXXII. Matt defeated Richard Griggs, Jr. in the 21-point final. John Manning and Roberto Litzenberger finished 3/4 in the 19-point semi-final. The Masters Divisional is a single-elimination tournament, requiring players to have a Circuit Elo rating of 1650.00 or above at the time of registration. […]

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USBGF November Monthly Circuit

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Congratulations to Bruce Newberg, winner of the USBGF 2020 November Monthly Online Circuit. Bruce defeated Henry Lebard in the 11-point final match. Dennis Lutz and Eric Stippler finished 3/4 in the semi-final match. Entry into this tournament is free for all USBGF members — including Premium, Youth, and Basic members. For more information about this […]

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USBGF December Online Circuit

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Congratulations to Ben Yam of Hong Kong, winner of the USBGF 2020 December Monthly Online Circuit. Ben defeated Kevin Jones in the 11-point final match. Karen Davis and Dean Adamian finished 3/4 in the semi-final match. Entry into this tournament is free for all USBGF members — including Premium, Youth, and Basic members. For more […]

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USBGF Masters Divisional CXXXIII

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Congratulations to Tom Courts, winner of the USBGF Masters Divisional CXXXIII. Tom defeated Bob Stringer in the 21-point final. James Schothorst and Irina Litzenberger finished 3/4 in the 19-point semi-final. The Masters Divisional is a single-elimination tournament, requiring players to have a Circuit Elo rating of 1650.00 or above at the time of registration. For […]

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USBGF December Womens Monthly

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Congratulations to Lynda Clay, winner of the USBGF December Womens Monthly. Lynda defeated Marcy Kossar in the 17-point final. Canan Actas and Marcela Pelagatti finished 3/4 in the 15-point semi-final round. The Womens Monthly tournament is open to all USBGF women. Entrants are accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis. For more information about this tourney […]

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USBGF Advanced Divisional CIX

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Congratulations to Kara Schultz, winner of the Advanced Divisional CIX. Kara defeated Illia Guzei in the 17-point final match. Finishing 3/4 in the 15-point semi-final were Bob Larsen and Ramin Shahabi. The Advanced Divisional requires players have a Circuit Elo rating between 1500.01 and 1649.99 at the time of registration. For more information about this […]

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USBGF Advanced Divisional CVIII

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Congratulations to Kristian Mills, winner of the Advanced Divisional CVIII. Kristian defeated William Dugan in the 17-point final match. Finishing 3/4 in the 15-point semi-final were Marcela Pelagatti and Nigel Belton. The Advanced Divisional requires players have a Circuit Elo rating between 1500.01 and 1649.99 at the time of registration. For more information about this […]

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USBGF Intermediate Divisional C

Ted Cetola 2021 IntDiv

Congratulations to Ted Cetola, winner of the Intermediate Divisional C. Ted defeated Martin Thurmann in the 13-point final. Nigel Benton and David Seiler finished 3/4 in the 11-point semi-final. The Intermediate Divisional requires players to have a Circuit Elo rating of 1500.00 and lower at the time of registration. For more information about this tourney […]

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USBGF Advanced Divisional CVII

Michele Barone 2020

Congratulations to Michele Barone, winner of the Advanced Divisional CVII. Michele defeated Steven Waller in the 17-point final match. Finishing 3/4 in the 15-point semi-final were Konstantin Keresteliev and Brian Cohen. The Advanced Divisional requires players have a Circuit Elo rating between 1500.01 and 1649.99 at the time of registration. For more information about this […]

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USBGF Intermediate Divisional XCIX

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Congratulations to Richard Casten, winner of the Intermediate Divisional XCIX. Richard defeated Nicholaos Toukas in the 13-point final. David Bowen and Attila Felsen finished 3/4 in the 11-point semi-final. The Intermediate Divisional requires players to have a Circuit Elo rating of 1500.00 and lower at the time of registration. For more information about this tourney […]

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USBGF Advanced Divisional CVI

Jeff Spencer

Congratulations to Jeff Spencer, winner of the Advanced Divisional CVI. Jeff defeated Kara Schultz in the 17-point final match. Finishing 3/4 in the 15-point semi-final were Shahrooz Moreh and Richard Stubbe. The Advanced Divisional requires players have a Circuit Elo rating between 1500.01 and 1649.99 at the time of registration. For more information about this […]

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USBGF Intermediate Divisional XCVIII

David Gillett 2021-IntDiv

Congratulations to David Gillett, winner of the Intermediate Divisional XCVIII. David defeated Vera Holley in the 13-point final. Nigel Belton and Martin Thurmann finished 3/4 in the 11-point semi-final. The Intermediate Divisional requires players to have a Circuit Elo rating of 1500.00 and lower at the time of registration. For more information about this tourney […]

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USBGF Master Divisional CXXXI

John Gamalielson

Congratulations to John Gamalielson, winner of the USBGF Masters Divisional CXXXI. John defeated Peter Wisniewski in the 21-point final. Erwin Hom and Eusebio Blasco finished 3/4 in the 19-point semi-final. The Masters Divisional is a single-elimination tournament, requiring players to have a Circuit Elo rating of 1650.00 or above at the time of registration. For […]

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ABT ONLINE! : THE BIG BACKGAMMON FREEZE-OUT

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ABT ONLINE! : THE BIG BACKGAMMON FREEZE-OUT, January 29-31, 2021; Heroes.BackgammonStudio.com – Preliminary Results from chicagopoint.com OPEN (32): 1-Alfred Mamlet (MD), 2-Roberto Litzenberger (VA); 1C-Boris Dekhtyar (NY), 2-Michael Neagu (Canada). INTERMEDIATE DIVISION 1 (14): 1-Wayland Augur (CA), 2-Nestor Avila (Mexico); 1C-Patrick Enright (WA). INTERMEDIATE DIVISION 2 (14): 1-Rain Ackerman (Canada), 2-Michael Mesich (MN); 1C-Mark Danburg-Wyld […]

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USBGF Masters Divisional CXXIX

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Congratulations to Marc Emrich, winner of the USBGF Masters Divisional CXXIX. Marc defeated Roberto Litzenberger in the 21-point final. Bob Stringer and Scott Ward finished 3/4 in the 19-point semi-final. The Masters Divisional is a single-elimination tournament, requiring players to have a Circuit Elo rating of 1650.00 or above at the time of registration. For […]

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USBGF Advanced Divisional CV

Konstantin Keresteliev

Congratulations to Konstantin Keresteliev, winner of the Advanced Divisional CV. Konstantin defeated Anthony Elliot in the 17-point final match. Finishing 3/4 in the 15-point semi-final were Jacques Stambouli and Charles Stearns. The Advanced Divisional requires players have a Circuit Elo rating between 1500.01 and 1649.99 at the time of registration. For more information about this […]

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14TH NEW YORK METROPOLITAN BACKGAMMON OPEN

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ABT ONLINE! 14TH NEW YORK METROPOLITAN BACKGAMMON OPEN, January 13-17, 2021; BackgammonGalaxy.com – Results from chicagopoint.com OPEN (58+26 rebuys): 1-Albert Steg (MA), 2-Peter Wisniewski (WA), 3/4-Wendy Kaplan (IL) / Thomas Rebelo (Canada); 1C-Ary Nogueira (Brazil), 2C-Sean Garber (IN); 1LC-Mark Ferrin (TX), 2LC-Bob Zavoral (IL). INTERMEDIATE (30+16 rebuys): 1-Nestor Avila (Mexico), 2-Michael Rosen (NY); 1C-Cristian Frisk […]

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USBGF Masters Divisional CXXX

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Congratulations to Ted Chee, winner of the USBGF Masters Divisional CXXX. Ted defeated Steve Hills in the 21-point final. Masahiro Kisono and William Lonergan finished 3/4 in the 19-point semi-final. The Masters Divisional is a single-elimination tournament, requiring players to have a Circuit Elo rating of 1650.00 or above at the time of registration. For […]

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USBGF Masters Divisional CXXVIII

Irina Litzenberger

Congratulations to Irina Litzenberger, winner of the USBGF Masters Divisional CXXVIII. Irina defeated Scott Ward in the 21-point final. Finishing 3/4 in the 19-point semi-final were Jasper Watertor and Steve Hills. The Masters Divisional is a single-elimination tournament, requiring players to have a Circuit Elo rating of 1650.00 or above at the time of registration. […]

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USBGF November Womens Monthly

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Congratulations to Lynda Clay, winner of the USBGF November Womens Monthly. Lynda defeated Karen Davis in the 17-point final. Mary Morse and Bonnie Rogoff finished 3/4 in the 15-point semi-final round. The Womens Monthly tournament is open to all USBGF women. Entrants are accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis. For more information about this tourney […]

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USBGF Intermediate Divisional XCVII

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Congratulations to Bonnie Rogoff, winner of the Intermediate Divisional XCVII. Bonnie defeated Chris Coppa in the 13-point final. Denby Pettitt and Ted Cetola finished 3/4 in the 11-point semi-final. The Intermediate Divisional requires players to have a Circuit Elo rating of 1500.00 and lower at the time of registration. For more information about this tourney […]

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Winter 2021 Issue, PrimeTime Backgammon

Winter 2021 Issue, PrimeTime Backgammon What an issue! The headline topic is the 2020 ABT Online! tour. Art Benjamin is the champion! His photo adorns our cover, and Karen Davis has a profile of our genial genius. There’s also an analysis of positions from his USBGF Summer Finale final against ABT Online! runner-up Brian Lonergan. […]

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USBGF Intermediate Divisional XCV

David Gillett 2021-IntDiv

Congratulations to David Gillett, winner of the Intermediate Divisional XCV. David defeated David Bowen in the 13-point final. Nestor Avila and Jason Aingorn finished 3/4 in the 11-point semi-final. The Intermediate Divisional requires players to have a Circuit Elo rating of 1500.00 and lower at the time of registration. For more information about this tourney […]

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USBGF Intermediate Divisional XCVI

Ted Cetola 2021 IntDiv

Congratulations to Ted Cetola, winner of the Intermediate Divisional XCVI. Ted defeated Dan Pascu in the 13-point final. Jamie Lind and Janet Phoenix finished 3/4 in the 11-point semi-final. The Intermediate Divisional requires players to have a Circuit Elo rating of 1500.00 and lower at the time of registration. For more information about this tourney […]

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USBGF Advanced Divisional CIV

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Congratulations to Steve Waller, winner of the Advanced Divisional CIV. Steve defeated Dennis Lutz in the 17-point final match. Finishing 3/4 in the 15-point semi-final were Jeff Spencer and Fabian Melnik. The Advanced Divisional requires players have a Circuit Elo rating between 1500.01 and 1649.99 at the time of registration. For more information about this […]

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USBGF Masters Divisional CXXVI

Congratulations to Eusebio Blasko, winner of the USBGF Masters Divisional CXXIV. Eusebio defeated Jerry Gette in the 21-point final. Finishing 3/4 in the 19-point semi-final were Jim Wallace and Jerry Unger. The Masters Divisional is a single-elimination tournament, requiring players to have a Circuit Elo rating of 1650.00 or above at the time of registration. […]

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USBGF Masters Divisional CXXVII

Steve Hills 2020 Masters

Congratulations to Steve Hills, winner of the USBGF Masters Divisional CXXVII. Steve defeated Roberto Litzenberger in the 21-point final. Finishing 3/4 in the 19-point semi-final were Tom Courts and John Graas. The Masters Divisional is a single-elimination tournament, requiring players to have a Circuit Elo rating of 1650.00 or above at the time of registration. […]

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USBGF Intermediate Divisional XCIV

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Congratulations to Nestor Avila, winner of the Intermediate Divisional XCIV. Nestor defeated Rina Modica in the 13-point final. Steve Peck and Vera Holley finished 3/4 in the 11-point semi-final. The Intermediate Divisional requires players to have a Circuit Elo rating of 1500.00 and lower at the time of registration. For more information about this tourney […]

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USBGF October Womens Monthly

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Congratulations to Mary Morse, winner of the USBGF October Womens Monthly. Mary defeated Lynda Clay in the 17-point final. Anita Marholm and Kat Denison finished 3/4 in the 15-point semi-final round. The Womens Monthly tournament is open to all USBGF women. Entrants are accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis. For more information about this tourney […]

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ABT ONLINE! – CHICAGO CLASSIC

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ABT ONLINE! – CHICAGO CLASSIC, December 17-20, 2020; BackgammonGalaxy.com – Results from chicagopoint.com OPEN (54): 1-Kate Elmore (GA), 2/5-Kristian Mills (England) / Kara Schultz (CA) / Michael Showkati (CA), Ronald Wertheim (NV). INTERMEDIATE (27): 1-Michael Mesich (MN), 2/4-Michael Clapsadle (MI) / Mark Malueg (IL) / Franco Tosin (Italy). GREAT CHICAGO FIRE OPEN JACKPOT (24): 1-Bob […]

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