2nd SACRAMENTO BACKGAMMON CHAMPIONSHIP

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2nd SACRAMENTO BACKGAMMON CHAMPIONSHIP, March 6-8, 2020; Sacramento, California – Results from chicagopoint.com OPEN (17): 1-Ted Chee (CA), 2-Terry Stigall (CA); 1C-Allen Tish (CA); 1LC-Ray Fogerlund (NV). ADVANCED (16): 1-Tom Tseng (CA), 2-Richard Loomer (CA); 1C-David Parks (CA); 1LC-Ely Johnson (CA). NOVICE (3): 1-Robert Alvord (CA), 2-Trevor Dahl (CA). MASTERS (18): 1-Ted Chee (CA), 2-Ken […]

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4th BOSTON OPEN – MASSACHUSETTS STATE BACKGAMMON CHAMPIONSHIPS

Doug Roberts 2020 Boston

4th BOSTON OPEN – MASSACHUSETTS STATE BACKGAMMON CHAMPIONSHIPS, February 13-16, 2020; Boston, Massachusetts – Results from chicagopoint.com Photo credit Karen Davis OPEN (40): 1-Doug Roberts (MA), 2-Stephen Hassman (MA), 3/4-Frank DiMaggio (NY) / Ray Fogerlund (NV); 1C-Boris Dekhtyar (NY), 2C-Allen Tish (CA); 1LC-Clement McNally (FL), 2LC-Leyla Zaloutskaya (NY). ADVANCED (32): 1-Alia Azamat (NJ), 2-Tom Rebelo […]

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TEXAS BACKGAMMON CHAMPIONSHIPS

TEXAS BACKGAMMON CHAMPIONSHIPS, January 30-February 2, 2020; San Antonio, Texas – Results from chicagopoint.com GEOFFREY PARKER CHAMPIONSHIP (77+31 rebuys): 1-Scott Ward (TX), 2-Bill Lonergan (NY), 3/4-David Winn (TX) / Salomon Zonana (Mexico); 1C-Rory Pascar (IL), 2C-Richard Munitz (NY), 3C/4C-Frank Farjood (CA) / Mark Ferrin (TX); 1LC-Kit Woolsey (CA), 2LC-John Shakory (TX). ADVANCED (42+14 rebuys): 1-Randi […]

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13th NEW YORK METROPOLITAN BACKGAMMON OPEN

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13th NEW YORK METROPOLITAN BACKGAMMON OPENT, January 9-12, 2020; Jersey City, New Jersey – Results from chicagopoint.com CHAMPIONSHIP (100+40 rebuys): 1-Saba Bejanishvili (GA), 2-Ron Rubin (CA), 3/4-Matt Reklaitis (MA) / Arkadiy Tsinis (FL); 1C-Peter Naguib (Germany), 2C-Alan Grunwald (NJ), 3C/4C-John Klein (MD) / Ed O’Laughlin (VA); 1LC-Roberto Litzenberger (VA), 2LC-Gary Bauer (NJ). INTERMEDIATE (77+31 rebuys): […]

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CALIFORNIA STATE OPEN BACKGAMMON CHAMPIONSHIP

Ergin Bayrak 2019 CAL State

CALIFORNIA STATE OPEN BACKGAMMON CHAMPIONSHIP, December 5-8, 2019; Los Angeles, California – Results from chicagopoint.com OPEN (72+36 rebuys): 1-Ergin Bayrak (CA), 2-Ray Fogerlund (NV), 3-Efim Liberman (IL), 4/5-Roberto Litzenberger (VA) / Ian Macfarlane (Brazil); 1C-Paul Mangone (CA), 2C-Dennis McFarlin (NV), 3C/4C-Cary Hoarty (OH) / Guido Weidner (Germany). ADVANCED (49+25 rebuys): 1-Eitan Peleg (CA), 2-Tara Mendicino […]

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LAS VEGAS BACKGAMMON OPEN

2019 Joe Feldman_LV Open

LAS VEGAS BACKGAMMON OPEN, November 20-24, 2019; Las Vegas, Nevada – Results from chicagopoint.com CHAMPIONSHIP (72 +30 rebuys): 1-Joe Feldman (MI), 2-Cary Hoarty (OH), 3/4-Mark Antranikian (CA) / Jonah Seewald (CO); 1C-Takayuki Hino (Japan), 2C-John O’Hagan (IN), 3C/4C-Gary Bauer (NJ) / Guido Weidner (Germany); 1LC-Scott Ward (TX), 2LC-Dennis McFarlin (NV). INTERMEDIATE (81 + 29 rebuys): […]

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CONNECTICUT STATE BACKGAMMON CHAMPIONSHIPS / NEW ENGLAND NATIONALS

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CONNECTICUT STATE BACKGAMMON CHAMPIONSHIPS / NEW ENGLAND NATIONALS, October 24-27, 2019; Springfield, Massachusetts – Results from chicagopoint.com HOPE ‘N OPEN (36): 1-Ed O’Laughlin (VA), 2-Robert Caldwell (Canada), 3/4-Ben Friesen (MI) / Gary Koscielny (FL); 1C-Leyla Zaloutskaya (NY), 2C-Frank Raposa (VA); 1LC-Emil Mortuk (MI). ENTRANCED ADVANCED (30): 1-Daniel Bluestone (VA), 2-Daniel Adler (NY); 1C-Dan Minardi (CO), […]

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SUNNY FLORIDA BACKGAMMON CHAMPIONSHIP

Ed O'Laughlin-Florida 2019

SUNNY FLORIDA BACKGAMMON CHAMPIONSHIP, October 10-13, 2019; Fort Lauderdale, Florida – Results from chicagopoint.com CHAMPIONSHIP (51): 1-Ed O’Laughlin (VA), 2-Cary Hoarty (OH), 3-Philippe Salnave (FL), 4/5-Roberto Litzenberger (VA) / Stacy Turner (FL); 1C-Leyla Zaloutskaya (NY), 2C-Ray Zamani (MD), 3C/4C-Cameron Govonlu (MA) / Kit Woolsey (CA). ADVANCED (48): 1-Clement McNally (FL), 2-Kevin Jones (FL), 3/4-Daniel Bluestone […]

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2019 DENVER OPEN: WILD WEST SHOOTOUT

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2019 DENVER OPEN: WILD WEST SHOOTOUT, September 19-22, 2019; Denver, Colorado Results from chicagopoint.com OPEN GUNSLINGER (45): 1-Carol Joy Cole (MI), 2-Neil Kazaross (IL); 1C-Bill Riles (TX), 2C-Jim Stutz (CT); 1LC-Sean Garber (IN), 2LC-Ray Fogerlund (NV), 3LC/4LC-Norm Friedman (CA) / Eric Hiner (MN). ADVANCED WARRIOR (37): 1-Bill Lonergan (NY), 2-Marcy Kossar (MD); 1C-Marston Hefner (CA), […]

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3rd VIKING CLASSIC BACKGAMMON TOURNAMENT

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3rd VIKING CLASSIC BACKGAMMON TOURNAMENT , August 29-September 2, 2019; Minneapolis, Minnesota – Results from chicagopoint.com ODIN OPEN (49): 1-Jeb Horton (NC), 2-Jack Edelson (MN), 3-Carol Joy Cole (MI), 4/5-Mary Hickey (OH) / Phil Williams (MN); 1C-Nick Blasier (TX), 2C-Yury Millman (MN). THOR ADVANCED (39): 1-Hugh Morris (MN), 2-Franklin Scott (MN), 3-Kevin Heacox (IN), 4/5-Daniel […]

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17th ANNUAL WISCONSIN BACKGAMMON CHAMPIONSHIPS

2018 Linda Rockwell-WI Open

17th ANNUAL WISCONSIN BACKGAMMON CHAMPIONSHIPS, August 15-18, 2019; Madison, Wisconsin – Results from chicagopoint.com CHAMPIONSHIP (41): 1-Linda Rockwell (IL), 2-Tak Morioka (IL); 1C-David Rockwell (IL), 2C-Phil Simborg (IL); 1LC-Steven Ferguson (MO), 2LC-Frank Talbot (MI). ADVANCED (31): 1-Bill Lonergan (NY), 2-Christina Elias (MN); 1C-Laura Hoarty (OH), 2C-Brion Brooks (IL); 1LC-Gene Eydelman (IL). NOVICE (4): 1-Larry Sosna […]

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44th WORLD BACKGAMMON CHAMPIONSHIP / 9th MONTE CARLO OPEN

Eli Roymi_2019 World Champion

44th WORLD BACKGAMMON CHAMPIONSHIP / 9th MONTE CARLO OPEN , July 27-August 4, 2019; Monte Carlo, Monaco – Results from chicagopoint.com Photo by Phil Simborg CHAMPIONSHIP (186): 1-Eli Roymi (Israel), 2-Petko Kostadinov (Bulgaria/USA), 3-Fabrizio Lo Surdo (Italy), 4/5-Daniel Sorensen (Denmark) / Rolf Vetsch (Switzerland), 6/8-Toni Bernaba (Lebanon) / Mislav Kovacic (Croatia) / Wilcox Snellings (Costa […]

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MICHIGAN SUMMER BACKGAMMON CHAMPIONSHIPS

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MICHIGAN SUMMER BACKGAMMON CHAMPIONSHIPS, July 4-7, 2019; Novi, Michigan – Results from chicagopoint.com OPEN (81): 1-Frank Raposa (VA), 2-Phil Simborg (IL), 3-Bill Calton (MI), 4/5-Joe Feldman (MI) / Mary Hickey (OH), 6-Audronis Zunde (CO); 1C-Michael Neagu (Canada), 2C-Cary Hoarty (OH), 3C/4C-Dion Hogan (MI) / Stepan Nuniyants (WA). INTERMEDIATE (83): 1-Simon Kennedy Rose (IL), 2-Stewart Pemberton […]

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SACRAMENTO BACKGAMMON CHAMPIONSHIP

SACRAMENTO BACKGAMMON CHAMPIONSHIP, June 22 – 23, 2019; Sacramento, California Results from chicagopoint.com OPEN (17): 1-Terry Stigall (CA), 2-Jack Edelson (MN); 1C-Steve Sax (CA), 2C-Julius High (KS); 1LC-Allen Tish (CA). INTERMEDIATE (18): 1-Kara Schultz (CA), 2-Alan Goldstein (CA); 1C-Fernando Corredor (CA), 2C-Michaela Olsen (CA); 1LC-Ken Johnson (CA). NOVICE ROUND-ROBIN (6): 1/2-Larry Brelsford (CA) / Dirk […]

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NIAGARA INVITATIONAL BACKGAMMON TOURNAMENT

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NIAGARA INVITATIONAL BACKGAMMON TOURNAMENT, June 6-9, 2019; Amherst, New York – Results from chicagopoint.com NIAGARA OPEN (16): 1-Chris Knapp (MA), 2-Ray Bills (MN); 1C-Marty Storer (NH), 2C-Al Jones (Canada); 1LC-Farhad Forudi (OH). AMHERST ADVANCED (30): 1-Victor DeOliveira (Canada), 2-Mike Vasilatos (OH); 1C-Mark Milkie (IN), 2C-Marc Grutka (FL); 1LC-Joe Miller (OH). NEUTRAL NATION NOVICE ROUND-ROBIN (9): […]

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LOS ANGELES OPEN BACKGAMMON TOURNAMENT

2019 Bob Glass LA Open

LOS ANGELES OPEN BACKGAMMON TOURNAMENT, June 6 – 9, 2019; Los Angeles, California – Results from chicagopoint.com CHAMPIONSHIP (68): 1-Bob Glass (CA), 2-Al Hodis (NV), 3-Herb Roman (IL), 4/5-Dana Nazarian (CA) / Steve Sax (CA); 1C-Neil Kazaross (IL), 2C-Hideaki Ueda (Japan), 3C/4C-Alexandra Knupfer (Romania/Switzerland) / Val Ovespyan (CA). ADVANCED (50): 1-Frank Costello III (CA), 2-Manuel […]

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39th CHICAGO OPEN BACKGAMMON TOURNAMENT

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39th CHICAGO OPEN BACKGAMMON TOURNAMENT, May 23-27, 2019; Rosemont, Illinois – Preliminary Results from chicagopoint.com OPEN (76): 1-Alexandra Knupfer (Switzerland), 2-Victor Ashkenazi (NJ), 4/9-Ray Bills (MN) / Michael Flohr (IL) / Cary Hoarty (OH) / Curtis Melville (MI) / Dmitriy Obukhov (MI) / David Rockwell (IL). INTERMEDIATE (70): 1-Simon Kennedy Rose (IL), 2-Sue Will (IL), […]

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CHERRY BLOSSOM BACKGAMMON CHAMPIONSHIP

John O'Hagen 2019 Cherry Blossom

CHERRY BLOSSOM BACKGAMMON CHAMPIONSHIP, May 9-12, 2019; Herndon, Virginia – Results from chicagopoint.com CHAMPIONSHIP (58): 1-John O’Hagan (IN), 2-Sean Garber (IN), 3-Allen Tish (CA), 4/5-Carol Joy Cole (MI) / Grant Schneider (VA); 1C-Bahman Zandi (MD), 2C-Michihito Kageyama (Japan), 3C/4C-Garry Kallos (Canada) / David Winn (TX). ADVANCED (46): 1-Rick Wolf (FL), 2-Kevin McDonough (AZ); 1C-Irina Litzenberger […]

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11th ANNUAL ATLANTA SPRING BACKGAMMON CLASSIC

Joe Feldman 2019 Atlanta

11th ANNUAL ATLANTA SPRING BACKGAMMON CLASSIC, April 25-28, 2019; Atlanta, Georgia – Results from chicagopoint.com CHAMPIONSHIP (32): 1-Joe Feldman (MI), 2-Carol Joy Cole (MI); 1C-Ed O’Laughlin (VA), 2C-Bahman Zandi (MD); 1LC-Jonah Seewald (CO), 2LC-Gregg Cattanach (GA). INTERMEDIATE (48): 1-Roland Leutert (FL), 2-Steve Saad (NC), 3/4-Simon Kennedy Rose (IL) / Dan Minardi (CO);1C-Koray Agirbas (GA), 2C-Stephen […]

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U.S. OPEN BACKGAMMON TOURNAMENT

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U.S. OPEN BACKGAMMON TOURNAMENT, April 3-7, 2019; Las Vegas, Nevada – Results from chicagopoint.com CHAMPIONSHIP (53+25 rebuys): 1-Allen Tish (CA), 2-Patrick Gibson (CA), 3/4-Patrick Keene (CA) / Tom Wheeler (TX); 1C-Salomon Zonana (Mexico), 2C-Kit Woolsey (CA), 3C/4C-Neil Kazaross (IL) / Norm Wiggins (CA); 1LC-Alfredo Unes (Brazil), 2LC-David Klausa (CO). INTERMEDIATE (68+26 rebuys): 1-Randi Sachar (NY), […]

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25th ANNUAL OHIO STATE BACKGAMMON CHAMPIONSHIPS

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25th ANNUAL OHIO STATE BACKGAMMON CHAMPIONSHIPS, March 21-24, 2019; Cleveland, Ohio Results from chicagopoint.com OPEN (40): Sean Garber (IN), 2-Allen Tish (CA); 1C-Mary Hickey (OH), 2C-Scott Johnston (IN); 1LC-Karen Davis (FL), 2LC-Jonah Seewald (CO). ADVANCED (45): 1-Tigran Avanesian (OH), 2-Bill Tallmadge (NY); 1C-Mike Vasilatos (OH), 2C-Jay Karns (NY); 1LC-Ben Elliott (NC), 2LC-David Seiler (IL), 3LC/4LC-Mike […]

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3rd BOSTON OPEN: MASSACHUSETTS STATE BACKGAMMON CHAMPIONSHIPS

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3rd BOSTON OPEN, February 14-17, 2019; Boston, Massachusetts – Results from chicagopoint.com OBSESSIVE OPEN (32): 1-Frank Raposa (VA), 2-Marty Storer (NH); 1C-Gary Koscielny (FL), 2C-Stephen Hassman (MA); 1LC-Cary Hoarty (OH), 2LC-Roberto Litzenberger (VA). ADORING ADVANCED (39): 1-Joe Miller (OH), 2-Al Theriault (CT), 3/4-Scott Salisbury (CT) / Jerry Shea (NY); 1C-Garrett Duquesne (NY), 2C-Marcy Kossar (MD); […]

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SUNSHINE STATE CLASSIC BACKGAMMON TOURNAMENT

2018 Tampa_Stacy Turner

Sunshine State Classic Backgammon Tournament, February 8-10, 2019; Clearwater, Florida – Preliminary Results from chicagopoint.com OPEN (11): 1-Stacy Turner, 2-Chris Knapp (MA); 1LC-Roland Leutert. INTERMEDIATE (19): 1-Kevin Jones, 2-Cinda King (IL); 1LC-Caryl Stephenson (Canada). NOVICE (12): 1-Brad Fisher (IL), 2-Ken Proctor; 1LC-Andrew Goldman. MASTERS (4): 1-Stacy Turner, 2-Cary Hoarty (OH). GULF COAST DOUBLES (8 teams): […]

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7th TEXAS BACKGAMMON CHAMPIONSHIPS

2019 Texas Jonah Seewald

7th TEXAS BACKGAMMON CHAMPIONSHIPS – January 31-February 3, 2019; San Antonio, Texas Results from chicagopoint.com CHAMPIONSHIP (75+27 rebuys): 1-Jonah Seewald, 2-Dmitriy Obukhov, 3/4-Ben Friesen / Albert Steg; 1C-Dana Nazarian, 2C-Jon Vietor, 3C/4C-Carol Joy Cole / Julius High; 1LC-Michael Neagu, 2LC-Boris Dekhtyar ADVANCED (50+18 rebuys): 1-Manuel Perito, 2-Irina Litzenberger; 1C-Cem Aslan, 2C-Scott Neal, 3C/4C-Ed Onny / […]

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12th NEW YORK METROPOLITAN BACKGAMMON OPEN

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12th NEW YORK METROPOLITAN BACKGAMMON OPEN, January 10-13, 2019; Jersey City, New Jersey – Results from chicagopoint.com CHAMPIONSHIP (96 + 40 rebuys): 1-Kimon Papachristopoulos (Germany), 2-Kent Goulding (MD), 3/4-Tobias Hellwag (Germany) / Leyla Zaloutskaya (NY); 1C-Volker Sonnabend (Germany), 2C-Al Cantito (CT), 3C/4C-Richard Munitz (NY) / Frank Talbot (MI); 1LC-Michael Levi (England), 2LC-Joe Freedman (NM). INTERMEDIATE […]

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CALIFORNIA STATE BACKGAMMON CHAMPIONSHIP

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CALIFORNIA STATE BACKGAMMON CHAMPIONSHIP, November 29–December 2, 2018; Los Angeles, California – Preliminary results from chicagopoint.com OPEN (79 + 41 rebuys): 1-Farhad Kamani, 2-Sam Ahmed, 3-Brian Lonergan, 4/5-Johah Seewald / Chris Trencher; 1C-Ted Chee, 2C-Jon Vietor. ADVANCED (28 + 14 rebuys): 1-Kevin Kahl, 2-Erwin Hom, 3-Eitan Peleg, 4/5-Marc Emrich / Chris Zafares; 1C-Jim Houghton, 2C-John […]

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Las Vegas Backgammon Open

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LAS VEGAS BACKGAMMON OPEN, November 7-11, 2018; Las Vegas, Nevada – Preliminary Results from chicagopoint.com Photo C Mayeron CHAMPIONSHIP (83 +33 rebuys): 1-Richard Munitz (NY), 2-Nevzat Dogan (Denmark), 3/4-Bob Glass (CA) / Tommy Kean (Denmark); 1C-Jacob Markussen (Denmark), 2C-Ron Rubin (NV), 3C/4C-Cary Hoarty (OH) / Tim Lawless (IN); 1LC-Dana Nazarian (CA), 2LC-Armin Soltani (Canada). INTERMEDIATE […]

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CONNECTICUT STATE BACKGAMMON CHAMPIONSHIPS

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CONNECTICUT STATE BACKGAMMON CHAMPIONSHIPS, October 18-21, 2018; Rocky Hill, Connecticut – Results from chicagopoint.com Photo credit Karen Davis OYSTER OPEN (34): 1-Richard Munitz (NY), 2-Phil Simborg (IL), 3/4-Boris Dekhtyar (NY) / Chris Knapp (MA); 1C-Ed O’Laughlin (VA), 2C-Jim Stutz (CT); 1LC-Douglas Huch (NY). SILVER ADVANCED (30): 1- Stephen Hassman (MA), 2-Jay Karns (NY); 1C-Leon Marini […]

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COLORADO STATE BACKGAMMON CHAMPIONSHIPS

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COLORADO STATE BACKGAMMON CHAMPIONSHIPS, October 11 – 14, 2018; Denver, Colorado – Results from chicagopoint.com OPEN (22): 1-David Taniguchi (CA), 2-Stacy Turner (FL); 1C-Steve Sax (CA). ADVANCED (11): 1-Edward Onny (CO), 2-Tom Christner (CO); 1C-Norm Friedman (CA). CONTINENTAL DIVIDE OPEN JACKPOT (14+2 rebuys): 1-Jonah Seewald (CO), 2-David Taniguchi (CA). ROYAL GORGE LIMITED JACKPOT (4): 1-Laura […]

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SUNNY FLORIDA BACKGAMMON CHAMPIONSHIP

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SUNNY FLORIDA BACKGAMMON CHAMPIONSHIP , October 4-7, 2018; Hollywood, Florida – Preliminary Results from chicagopoint.com CHAMPIONSHIP (39): 1-Brian Lonergan (LA), 2-Frank Talbot (MI), 1C-Allen Tish (CA), 2C-Perry Gartner (FL), 3C/4C-Donny Lomuto (NY) / Michael Neagu (Canada). ADVANCED (39): 1-Neal Rosensweig (FL), 2-Milton Gonzalez (Costa Rica); 1C-William Lonergan (NY), 2C-Steve Spudic (FL), 3C/4C-Linda Bradley (NC) / […]

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