PrimeTime Backgammon Magazine Indexes

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2010 SEP – OCT

  • Welcome to U.S. Backgammon Federation by Perry Gartner
  • To Double or Not to Double by Kit Woolsey
  • Mortal Combat in Michigan by Malcolm Davis
  • Lessons in Life and Backgammon: Sybil and Sandra Sha by Randee Simborg
  • UCLA Chess and Backgammon Club by Joe Russell
  • Interview With Bob Wachtel by Phil Simborg
  • USBGF Ratings Information by Patrick Gibson
  • Founding Sponsors: Spotlight on Patrick and Carla Gibson by Randee Simborg
  • Founding Sponsors
  • Upcoming ABT Tournaments
  • May-August Tournament Results
  • US Chess Federation–US Backgammon Federation

2010 NOV – DEC

  • Update on the USBGF by Perry Gartner
  • Thanks to Harvey Gillis
  • Starting Off Right by Mary Hickey
  • Book Recomendations by John O‘Hagan
  • A Mayfair Genius, Revisited by Mike Corbett
  • Al Tesoro Memorial Quiz By Karen Davis & Rochelle Hasson
  • Backgammon Meetup Comes to Ohio By Karen Davis
  • Ross Gordon: Creating a BG Community by Rochelle Hasson
  • Malcolm Davis: Backgammon Pioneer By Randee Simborg
  • USBGF Local Club Initiative
  • Founding Sponsors
  • Illinois State Backgammon Championship By Rochelle Hasson
  • ABT Upcoming Events
  • September-October Tournament Results

2011 JAN – FEB

  • Update on the USBGF by Perry Gartner
  • Art Benjamin to Join USBGF Board of Directors
  • Starting Off Right by Mary Hickey
  • The Free Drop by John O‘Hagan
  • Eight Days In Monte Carlo by Matt Cohn-Geier
  • Chuck Bower on Monte Carlo by Chuck Bower
  • I’d Like That Match To Go, Please by Richard Munitz
  • Alan and Joan Grunwald by Rochelle Hasson
  • Tips on Increasing Attendance at an ABT Event by Patrick Gibson
  • 2010 Cal State BG Cham-pionship by Steve Sax
  • Top-Ranked Players
  • USBGF Local Club Initiative by Justin Nunez
  • Founding Sponsors
  • USBGF Tournament of Stars
  • Upcoming Events
  • ABT Tournament Results
  • USBGF Gear Depot

2011 MAR – APR

  • Update on the USBGF by Perry Gardtner
  • USBGF Annual Membership Meeting Starting Off Right by Mary Hickey
  • BG: Decision Analysis For Success by Harvey Gillis
  • Charting The Best Play by Gus Contos
  • Off The Top Of My Head, Part I by Jake Jacobs
  • X Marks the Spot: 2011 NM BG Championship by Steve Sax
  • Seven Reasons You Should Teach Children BG by Phil Simborg
  • USBGF Reaches Out to College Students by Karen Davis
  • Top-Ranked ABT Players
  • Shoot for the Stars by Karen Davis
  • Ed Bennett: King Of The Mountain by Karen Davis
  • Founding Sponsors
  • Upcoming Events
  • National Club Team Championship by Justin Nunez
  • ABT Tournament Results
  • USBGF Gear Depot by Rochelle Hasson

2011 MAY – JUN

  • Update on the USBGF by Perry Gartner
  • Backgammon at MathFest 2011 by Karen Davis
  • Starting Off Right by Mary Hickey
  • Determining Proper Doubling Decisions in Races By Chuck Bower
  • UCLA Wins USBGF
  • Collegiate BG Championship by Karen Davis
  • Top-Ranked ABT Players
  • Shoot for the Stars by Karen Davis
  • Chuck Bower: From Astrophysics to Zeus by Adam Bennett
  • National Club Team Championship by Karen Davis
  • Founding Sponsors
  • 1st International Backgammon Championship
  • Upcoming Events
  • ABT Tournament Results
  • USBGF Gear Depot by Rochelle Hasson

2011 JUL – AUG

  • Update on the USBGF by Perry Gartner
  • USBGF Monthly Lecture Series
  • Starting Off Right by Mary Hickey
  • Review: What’s Your Game Plan? Reviewed by John O’Hagan
  • My Dinner with Bourbaki by Danny Kleinman
  • Neil Kazaross: Hard Work Pays Off by Adam Bennett
  • The Nordic 2011: A Double Coming-Out Party by Robert Wachtel
  • ABT Top-ranked Players
  • Founding Sponsors
  • Chicago Bears Take Traveling Trophy Home by David Rubin
  • 2011 USBGF National Internet Championship by Joe Russell
  • Upcoming U.S. Events
  • ABT Tournament Results
  • USBGF Gear Depot by Rochelle Hasson
  • USBGF Board of Directors

2011 SEP – OCT

  • Update on the USBGF by Perry Gartner
  • USBGF Reaches 500-MemberMilestone
  • Starting Off Right by Mary Hickey
  • Cube Decision in Florida by Malcolm Davis
  • Let Me Count the Ways By Danny Kleinman
  • The Sun Shines on Malcolm Davis by Karen Davis
  • Backgammon for Life’s Challenges by Harvey Gillis
  • The World’s Revenge, Part 1 by Robert Wachtel
  • The Olympics of Backgammon by Karen Davis
  • The Leading USBGF Players by Barry Silliman
  • Help Develop the Next Generation
  • Collegiate Summer Championship by Phil Simborg
  • Founding Sponsors
  • 2011 USBGF National Internet Championship by Joe Russell
  • Upcoming U.S. Events
  • ABT Tournament Results
  • USBGF Volunteer Staff
  • USBGF Gear Depot by Rochelle Hasson
  • USBGF Board of Directors

2011 NOV – DEC

  • Update on the USBGF by Perry Gartner
  • Backgammon for the Young-at-Heart
  • Starting Off Right by Mary Hickey
  • Wactation: Shorthand for Recording Positions by Robert Wachtel
  • Michigan and Ohio State Battle It Out By Karen Davis
  • The World’s Revenge, Part 2 by Robert Wachtel
  • Stacking Up in Las Vegas by Justin Nunez
  • Sylvester and Rockwell Big Winners in Peoria by John O’Hagan
  • The Leading USBGF Players by Barry Silliman
  • Founding Sponsors
  • ABT Tournament Results
  • Upcoming U.S. Events
  • NY Open & USBGF Championship
  • USBGF Volunteer Staff
  • USBGF Gear Depot by Rochelle Hasson
  • USBGF Board of Directors

2012 JAN – FEB

  • Update on the USBGF by Perry Gartner
  • Annual Membership Meeting of the USBG
  • Starting Off Right by Mary Hickey
  • Mathematics and BG by Art Benjamin and Bob Koca
  • How Do You Stack Up Against the Giants? by Phil Simborg and Stick Rice
  • 2012 National Club Team Championship by Justin Nunez and Joe Russell
  • NY Open and USBGF Championship by Karen Davis
  • 2012 National Collegiate Championship by Joe Russell and Phil Simborg
  • Mellen and Nunez Join USBGF Board of Directors
  • USBGF Rating and Stats System: An Update by Richard Munitz
  • The Leading US Players by Barry Silliman
  • Founding Sponsors
  • ABT Tournament Results
  • Upcoming U.S. Events
  • 2011 USBGF Awards<
  • USBGF Volunteer Staff
  • USBGF Gear Depot by Rochelle Hasson
  • USBGF Board of Directors

2012 MAR – APR

  • Update on the USBGF by Perry Gartner
  • USBGF Online Match Series
  • Starting Off Right by Mary Hickey
  • NIC Profile: Dorn Bishop by Bob Wachtel
  • Facelift for USBGF Facebook Page
  • NIC Profile: Svilen “Svilo” Todorov by Karen Davis
  • Stick Rice Backgammon Lesson
  • NIC Profile: Bruce Newberg by Karen Davis
  • NIC Profile: Joe Roth by Karen Davis
  • Upcoming U.S. Events
  • Pittsburgh Championships by Karen Davis
  • The Leading US Players by Barry Silliman
  • Founding Sponsors
  • ABT Tournament Results
  • USBGF Volunteer Staff
  • USBGF Gear Depot by Rochelle Hasson
  • USBGF Board of Directors

2012 MAY – JUN

  • Update on the USBGF by Perry Gartner
  • Annual Membership Meeting of the USBGF
  • Starting Off Right by Mary Hickey
  • BG at the University of South Carolina by Art Benjamin
  • Horton And Mattig Win Big At CSI by Bill Davis
  • My Ohio State Backgammon Recap by Stick Rice
  • Harvey Mudd College wins NCTC by Chuck Bower
  • Announcing the 2012 Inter-national BG Championship
  • 2013 Texas BG Championships by B Riles, T Mendicino, and P Gibson
  • Upcoming U.S. Events
  • An Explanation of the USBGF Leader Board by Barry Silliman
  • The Leading US Players by Barry Silliman
  • Founding Sponsors
  • ABT Tournament Results
  • USBGF Volunteer Staff
  • USBGF Gear Depot by Rochelle Hasson
  • USBGF Board of Directors

2012 JUL – AUG

  • Update on the USBGF by Perry Gartner
  • USBGF Monthly Lecture Series
  • Starting Off Right by Mary Hickey
  • Review: What’s Your Game Plan? Reviewed by John O’Hagan
  • My Dinner With Bourbaki By Danny Kleinman
  • Neil Kazaross: Hard Work Pays Off by Adam Bennett
  • The Nordic 2011: A Double Coming-Out Party by Robert Wachtel
  • ABT Top-ranked Players
  • Founding Sponsors
  • Chicago Bears Take Traveling Trophy Home by David Rubin
  • 2011 USBGF National Internet Championship by Joe Russell
  • Upcoming U.S. Events
  • ABT Tournament Results
  • USBGF Gear Depot by Rochelle Hasson
  • USBGF Board of Directors

2012 SEP – OCT

  • Update on the USBGF by Perry Gartner
  • Tournament of Stars in San Antonio
  • Starting Off Right by Mary Hickey
  • I Never do Well at Novi by Phil Simborg
  • Upcoming U.S. Backgammon Scheduled Events
  • 2012 USBGF National Internet Championship by Joe Russell, Justin Nunez, and Tara Mendicino
  • The Leading US Players by Barry Silliman
  • Founding Sponsors
  • ABT Tournament Results
  • USBGF Volunteer Staff
  • USBGF Gear Depot by Rochelle Hasson
  • USBGF Board of Directors

2012 NOV – DEC

  • Update on the USBGF by Perry Gartner
  • Upcoming USBGF Events
  • Starting Off Right by Mary Hickey
  • USBGF Monthly Online Circuit Tournaments By Karen Davis
  • USBGF Online Leader Board by Tara Mendicino
  • Desperado by Robert Wachtel
  • USBGF College March Mayhem by Michael Edge
  • Upcoming U.S. Backgammon Scheduled Events
  • The Leading US Players by Barry Silliman
  • Founding Sponsors
  • The U.S. Backgammon Foundation
  • Tournament Results
  • USBGF Volunteer Staff
  • USBGF Gear Depot
  • USBGF Board of Directors

2013 JAN – FEB

  • Update on the USBGF by Perry Gartner
  • Upcoming USBGF Events
  • Five Important Tools to Excellent Checker Play by Phil Simborg
  • Ben Friesen, Collegiate Champion By Karen Davis
  • USBGF Online Leader Board by Tara Mendicino
  • Upcoming U.S. Backgammon Scheduled Events
  • Nations Cup by Dorn G. Bishop
  • Kat Denison: USBGF National Internet Champion, Intermediate Division
  • The Leading U.S. Players by Barry Silliman
  • The American Team: Inter-national BG Championship by Tara Mendicino
  • Founding Sponsors
  • Tournament Results
  • USBGF Volunteer Staff
  • USBGF Gear Depot
  • USBGF Board of Directors

2013 MAR – APR

  • Update on the USBGF by Perry Gartner
  • Nowruz at the Smithsonian by Karen Davis
  • Lecture in Texas by Phil Simborg and Mochy
  • Scott Kelland By Karen Davis
  • Remember The Alamo! by Karen Davis
  • The Leading US Players by Barry Silliman
  • USBGF Online Leader Board by Tara Mendicino
  • Upcoming U.S. Backgammon Scheduled Events
  • Founding Sponsors
  • Tournament Results
  • USBGF Volunteer Staf

2013 MAY – JUN

  • Update on the USBGF by Perry Gartner
  • Annual Membership Meeting
  • Backgammon at the New MoMath by Karen Davis and Jason Lee
  • To Double or Not to Double by Kit Woolsey
  • John Klein: Student of the Game by Karen Davis
  • The Leading U.S. Players by Barry Silliman
  • Online Leader Board by Tara Mendicino
  • Upcoming Backgammon Scheduled Events
  • Alfred Mamlet: Winner of the January Online Circuit by Karen Davis
  • The Riviera in Winter by Bob Wachte
  • MindGamesCenter: A Re-view by Bob Wachtel
  • Friendly Tournaments: Ohio And Atlanta by Karen Davis
  • Founding Sponsors
  • Tournament Results
  • USBGF Volunteer Staff
  • USBGF Gear Depot
  • USBGF Board of Directors

2013 JUL – AUG

  • Update on the USBGF by Perry Gartner
  • USBGF Club Team Championship
  • Bruce Farquhar: Scottish Sportsman by Karen Davis
  • Opening 64 in a Seven-Point Match by D. Obukhov and P. Weaver
  • Jim Stutz Interview by Karen Davis
  • Change in USBGF Benefits and Dues by Perry Gartner
  • Michigan Summer BG Championships by Karen Davis
  • Twenty Questions With Robert E. Stoller by Phil Simborg
  • The Leading U.S. Players by Barry Silliman
  • Online Leader Board by Tara Mendicino
  • Upcoming Scheduled Backgammon Events
  • Founding Sponsors
  • Tournament Results
  • USBGF Volunteer Staff
  • USBGF Gear Depot
  • USBGF Board of Directors

2013 SEP – OCT

  • USBGF Third Anniversary By Perry Gartner and Karen Davis
  • Mochy 33rd Chicago Open By Marty Store
  • Playing From Behind By Phil Simborg
  • Cannes Summer Cup By Sabri Büyüksoy
  • Report From Monte Carlo By Bob Wachtel
  • Meet Slava Pryadkin By Martha Ghio
  • Adam Versaw By Karen Davis
  • Eva Zizkova By Karen Davis
  • Mario Savan By Karen Davis
  • Carolina Invitational By Karen Davis
  • The 3rd IBC By Tara Mendicino
  • Live Tournament Results
  • Online Circuit Winners By Tara Mendicino—Ots Coordinator
  • Bill Riles To Lead The USBGF By Karen Davis
  • Founding Sponsors
  • Live Leader Board By Barry Silliman—Ratings Editor
  • Online Leader Board By Tara Mendicino—Ots Coordinator
  • Upcoming Tournaments

2013 NOV – DEC

  • USBGF Master Points System By Richard Munitz and Joe Russell
  • President’s Membership Challenge Initiative By Bill Riles
  • Home Field Advantage By Bob Wachtel
  • Using The Opening Move To Figure Out A Reply By Mike Mannon
  • Gorgeous Georgia By Sabri Büyüksoy
  • When In Doubt By Phil Simborg
  • Charlie Raichle By Karen Davis
  • Gerard Jendras By Karen Davis
  • Kevin Helton By Karen Davis
  • Durham / Chapel Hill Club By Karen Davis
  • Illinois State Championships By Linda Rockwell
  • Ohio-Michigan Challenge By Karen Davis
  • Live Tournament Results In Illinois, Florida, And Connecticut
  • Online Circuit Winners Since January 2013 By Tara Mendicino
  • Natl Internet Championship By Tara Mendicino
  • Priorities and Plans For USBGF By Bill Riles
  • Founding Sponsors
  • Live Leader Board By Barry Silliman—Ratings Editor
  • Online Leader Board By Tara Mendicino
  • Upcoming Tournaments

2014 JAN – FEB

  • USA Versus Japan By Ben Friesen and Yuki Hiroki
  • Kauder Paradox By Ray Kershaw
  • How To Grow The Game By Ken Larsen
  • Inaugural USBGF Team Championship By Marty Storer
  • Cube Efficiency By Phil Simborg
  • Harvey Gillis By Karen Davis
  • Maya Peycheva By Karen Davis
  • Qualifying Prime Clubs By Karen Davis
  • Game On! No Gridlock At Capital Classic By Karen Davis
  • Live Tournament Results
  • Online Circuit Winners By Tara Mendicino
  • Volunteering By Bill Riles
  • Founding Sponsors By Karen Davis
  • Live Leader Board By Barry Silliman—Ratings Editor
  • Online Leader Board By Tara Mendicino
  • 2013 Final ABT Results
  • Upcoming Tournaments

2014 MAR – APR

  • Interview With Bill Riles By Phil Simborg
  • A Tip Of The Ten-Gallon Hat By Ray Fogerlund
  • Limiting Gammonish Volatility By Jason Pack
  • Backgammon In Cyprus By Sabri Büyüksoy
  • Istavder 6th Anniversary By Sabri Büyüksoy
  • Breaking The Anchor By Phil Simborg
  • Jamie Erin Rosen By Karen Davis
  • Gregory Kurrell By Karen Davis
  • Austin Backgammon Club By Karen Davis
  • California State Steve Sax
  • New York Metro Open By Karen Davis
  • Mochy Does It All Steve Sax
  • Live Tournament Results
  • Board Of Directors Election By Bill Riles
  • Founding Sponsors
  • USGBF Online Circuit By Karen Davis
  • Live Leader Board By Barry Silliman—Ratings Editor
  • Online Leader Board By Tara Mendicino
  • Upcoming Tournaments

2014 MAY – JUN

  • Mochy Versus Michy by Paul Weaver
  • How to give a Gammonish Recube by Jason Pack
  • Bearing in Lesson by Phil Simborg
  • Who is Saba? by Marty Storer
  • 2013 USBGF Club Team Championship by Bob Koca, Jason Lee and Frank Raposa
  • David Presser by Karen Davis
  • 2014 CSI by Bill Davis
  • 6th Atlanta Spring Classic by Ray Fogerlund
  • 20th Ohio State Backgammon Championships
  • Live Tournament Results
  • Online Circuit Winners by Tara Mendicino
  • Legal Moves for Tournament Play by Bill Riles
  • Founding Sponsors
  • Live Leader Board by Barry Silliman
  • Online Leadeer Board by Tara Mendicino
  • New Qualifying Prime Clubs
  • Upcoming Tournaments

2014 JUL – AUG

  • Giant Sorting by Jake Jacobs
  • Falafel vs. Matt Cohn-Geier 2014 Chicago Open by Paul Weaver
  • Denmark vs. The World: The Lineup by Iancho Hristov
  • Denmark vs. The World: The Back Story by Bob Wachtel
  • 26th Nordic Open: Backgammon at its Peak by Savri Büyüksoy
  • 2-2 Second Roll Study by Phil Simborg
  • In The Game Until The End, Volume ll by John O’Hagan
  • Michelle Steinberg by Karen Davis
  • Max Crosner by Karen Davis
  • 2014 Los Angeles Open by Steve Sax
  • Live Tournament Results
  • Online Circuit Winners by Tara Mendicino
  • What’s On The Drawing Board for The USBGF? by Bill Riles
  • Founding Sponsors by Karen Davis
  • Live Leaderboard byBarry Silliman
  • Online Leaderboard byTara Mendicino
  • Beltway Backgammon Club by Karen Davis
  • Upcoming Tournaments

2014 SEP – OCT

  • John O’Hagan vs. Akiko Yazawa at Michigan by Paul Weaver
  • Genius and Grace in Monte Carlo by Jason Pack
  • Backgammon in the Shadow of Glamour nd Highrollers by Sabri Büyüksoy
  • Mochi’s PR 4.0 Club by Karen Davis and Paul Weaver
  • Tournament of Champions: Friesen vs. S&ooml;hnchen
  • Counting Pips by Phil Simborg
  • World Championship: Goals for the Future byPatti Rubin
  • World Championship: Continuity and Reinvigoration by Jason Pack
  • David Kettler by Karen Davis
  • Peter Toftsǿ by Karen Davis
  • Ted Chee by Karen Davis
  • Kansas City’s BG Study Group by Karen Davis
  • Michigan Championships by Paul Weaver
  • Live Tournament Results
  • Online Circuit Winners by Tara Mendicino
  • Exciting new Initiatives Slated for the USBGF by Bill Riles
  • Founding Sponsors
  • Live Leaderboard by Barry Silliman
  • Online Leaderboard
  • Upcoming Tournaments

2014 NOV – DEC

  • Petko vs. Saba: Battle of the PR’s by Marty Storer
  • Trabolt vs. Pryadkin Part 3: Seizing the Moment by Jason Pack
  • 2-Away, 4-Away by Phil Simborg
  • Tom Christnr and Jacob Atie by Karen Davis
  • Trina Litzenberger by Karen Davis
  • Bill Riles by Karen Davis
  • Ohio – Michigan Challenge by Karen Davis
  • Virginia – Maryland – D.C. by Karen Davis
  • 11th Carolina Invitational by Karen Davis
  • 2014 Capital Classic by Ray Fogerlund
  • Live Tournament Results
  • Online Circuit Winners by Tara Mendicino
  • My Perspective: Reflections and Vision by Bill Riles
  • Founding Sponsors
  • Live Leaderboard by Barry Silliman
  • Online Leaderboard
  • Upcoming Tournaments

2015 JAN – FEB

  • American Backgammon Hall of Fame Inductees by Jeremy Bagai, Karen Davis, and Bill Riles
  • Ray Fogerlund: ABT 2014 Player of the Year, Again by Karen Davis
  • USBGF Awards Online Master Point Leaders by Karen Davis
  • The Early Game: 64 Split, 52 by Stick
  • Jonah Seewald:2014 USBGF Grand Champion by Karen Davis.
  • The Inaugural U.K. Open by Peter Bennet
  • The Story of Bill Phipps by Iancho Hristov
  • Lots of Fish: The Japan Open by Jake Jacobs
  • Tough Middle-Game Play by Phil Simborg
  • The 2nd Merit Open by Sabri Büyüksoy
  • Fitchburg’s Kid is No.1 by Anne O’Connor, Correspondent for The Sentinel & Enterprise
  • Zednĕk Žižka by Karen Davis
  • Kansas City BG Club by Karen Davis
  • Qualifying Prime Clubs
  • Illinois State Championships by Linda Rockwell
  • Live Tournament Results
  • Online Circuit Winners
  • Happy New Year to the USBGF by Bill Riles
  • USBGF Board of Directors
  • Founding Sponsors
  • Live Leaderboard by Barry Silliman
  • Online Leaderboard
  • Upcoming Tournaments

2015 MAR – APR

  • 2015 American Backgammon Hall of Fame Awards Dinner by Karen Davis & Bill Riles
  • The Early Game: 54 Split, 63 by Stick
  • Victor Ashkenazi: #11 Giant of Backgammon by Phil Simborg
  • The Great Conehead Match: Robertie vs Reklaiis by Martie Storer
  • The Marquis de SAT: 3rd Texas Backgammon Championship by Ray Fogerlund
  • Cube Vig by Phil Simborg
  • Ralph Desimone by Karen Davis
  • Igor Erovenko by Karen Davis
  • Frank Simon by Karen Davis
  • Harvey Gillis by Karen Davis
  • Qualifying Prime Clubs
  • New York Metropolitan Open by Karen Davis
  • Odis Does It Again: 2014 California State by Steve Sax
  • Live Tournaent Results
  • Online Circuit Winners
  • Upcoming Tournaments

 
2015 MAY – JUN

  • Mochy and Saba: Stepping Up To the Board by Marty Storer
  • Istavder 7th Anniversary Tournament by Sabri Büyüksoy
  • John Gamalielson by Karen Davis
  • Cuneyt Argun Genc by Karen Davis
  • Deborah Ferolito by Karen Davis
  • Early Game Strategy by Julius High
  • The Third Capital Classic by Ray Fogerlund
  • The 2014 Vietor Cup by Bob Wachtel
  • Qualifying Prime Clubs
  • Live Tournament Results
  • Online Circuit Winners
  • Beauty and the Beast by Bill Riles
  • Founding Sponsors by Bill Riles
  • Master Point Leaders by Rich Munitz
  • 2014 Online Tournament of Champions by Tara Mendicino
  • Live Leaderboard by Barry Silliman
  • Online Leaderboard by Tara Mendicino

 
2015 JUL – AUG

  • Herb Gurland:A Match in Memoriam by Marty Storer
  • HOF: Abridged Interview with Malcolm Davis by Robert Stoller
  • Nordic Open 2015 by Bob Wachtel
  • U.S. Open Backgammon Championships by Ray Fogerlund
  • Backgammon Fever in Sochi, Russia by Sabri Büyüksoy
  • Running Pip Count byJulius High
  • Herb Gurland by Paul Weaver and Albert Steg
  • Elayne Feinstein by Karen Davis
  • Fernando Neumark by Karen Davis
  • Dallas Backgammon League by Malcolm Davis
  • 7th Atlanta Spring Classic by Karen Davis
  • Qualifying Prime Clubs by Tara Mendicino
  • Live Tournament Results
  • Online Circuit Winners
  • President’s Column by Bill Riles
  • Founding Sponsors
  • Master Point Leaders by Rich Munitz
  • 2014 Online Tournament of Champions
  • National Leaderboard by Barry Silliman
  • Online Leaderboard by Tara Mendicino

 
2015 SEP – OCT

  • Hof: Abridged Interview With Bill Robertie. By Robert Stoller
  • Michy Vs. Matt Cohn-Geier: Markowitz Masters . By Marty Storer
  • Bagai’s Replies Surprise . By Jeremy Bagai
  • The Rule Of 8: How To Do 1296 Division Quickly & Accurately. By Grant Hoffman
  • Final Pressure: Çetinel Vs. Erokhin . By Bob Wachtel
  • East Meets West In Monte Carlo. By Karen Davis
  • Cihangir Çetinel: 2015 World Champion By Sabri Büyüksoy
  • Ed Sawyer By Robert Stoller
  • Genna Cowan By Karen Davis
  • Dmitriy Obukov By Karen Davis
  • Walt Smith By Karen Davis
  • 2015 Michigan Summer Backgammon Championships By Karen Davis
  • Qualifying Prime Clubs
  • Live Tournament Results
  • Online Circuit Winners
  • President’s Column By Bill Riles
  • Founding Sponsors
  • Master Point Leaders By Rich Munitz
  • National Leaderboard By Barry Silliman
  • Online Leaderboard By Tara Mendicino

 
2015 NOV – DEC

  • Abridged interview with Bill Davis and Carol Joy Cole By Robert Stoller
  • Marty marches to Michigan milestone By Marty Storer
  • 2015 Vietor Cup by Ray Fogerlund
  • Georgian Open Gets Bigger In Downtown Batumi By Sabri Büyüksoy
  • The Natural : 2015 Los Angeles Open By Steve Sax
  • Jan Honza Černý By Karen Davis
  • Martin Zizka By Karen Davis
  • Illinois State Backgammon Championships By Linda Rockwell
  • Conquering Backgammon: The Path to Advanced Play By John O’Hagan
  • Qualifying Prime Clubs
  • Live Tournament results
  • Online circuit winners by Tara Mendicino
  • President’s column By Bill Riles
  • Founding Sponsors
  • Master point leaders By Rich Munitz
  • National Leaderboard By Barry Silliman
  • Online Leaderboard By Tara Mendicino
  • Upcoming Tournaments

 
JAN – FEB 2016

  • 2016 American Backgammon Hall Of Fame Inductees by Bill Riles And Jeremy Bagai
  • Abridged Interview With Goulding And Senkiewicz by Robert Stoller
  • Presser Versus Simon: Final Of The 2014 Online Toc by Marty Storer And David Presser
  • One Man’s Meat by Jake Jacobs
  • 3rd Merit Open by Sabri Büyüksoy
  • Art Benjamin by Phil Simborg
  • Ray Cifani by Karen Davis
  • 2015 Seattle Backgammon Classic by Ray Fogerlund
  • Flashback App By Bagai: Backgammon Flashcards by Bruce J. Farquhar
  • Qualifying Prime Clubs
  • Live Tournament Results
  • Online Circuit Winners
  • Upcoming Tournaments
  • President’s Column By Bill Riles
  • Newest USBGF Directors
  • Founding Sponsors
  • Master Point Leaders By Rich Munitz
  • National Leaderboard By Barry Silliman
  • Online Leaderboard By Tara Mendicino

2016 MAR – JUN

  • 2016 American Backgammon Hall Of Fame Awards Dinner By Bill Riles And Robert Stoller
  • Abridged Interview With Goulding And Senkiewicz By Robert Stoller
  • Too Good At The New York Metro Open: Stick Vs. Phipps By Paul Weaver
  • USA Versus The World By Steve Sax
  • 2016 Texas Backgammon Championships By Bill Riles And Tara Mendicino
  • Brian Lonergan By Phil Simborg
  • Cynthia Belonogoff By Karen Davis
  • Jason Marshall By Karen Davis
  • Regional Team Tournaments By Chuck Bower, David Rockwell, Karen Davis, Carol Joy Cole, And Sean Garber
  • Qualifying Prime Clubs
  • Live Tournament Results
  • Online Circuit Winners
  • Upcoming Tournaments
  • President’s Column By Bill Riles
  • Founding Sponsors
  • National Leaderboard By Barry Silliman
  • Online Leaderboard By Tara Mendicino

2016 Summer

  • 4th USBGF Club Team Championship By Dmitriy Obukhov.
  • Backgame Checker Play At The Texas Championships By Paul Weaver.
  • Opening Cubes By David Presser And Igor Erovenko.
  • Gibraltar: Rolling On The Rock By Bob Wachtel.
  • 2016 Nordic Open By Jesper Carlsson.
  • Robert Wachtel By Vera Degtiarova.
  • It’s A Family Affair By Karen Davis.
  • Barry Silliman By Karen Davis.
  • Atlanta Spring Classic By Stuart Thomson.
  • Ohio State Championships By Karen Davis.
  • Live Tournament Results – ABT In Atlanta, Washington D.C., Chicago, And Los Angeles.
  • Online Circuit Winners Through Mid May 2016.
  • Upcoming Tournaments Upcoming ABT Tournaments And USBGF Online Events.
  • President’s Column By Bill Riles.
  • Founding Sponsors Master Point Leaders For 2016.
  • Online Leaderboard See The Latest Leaders BY Tara Mendicino.

2016 Fall

  • Abridged Interview with Patrick Gibson By Robert Stoller
  • Klein Vs. Senkiewicz: Liberty Cup Masters Final By Marty Storer
  • The 2016 Dual-Duel By Steve Sax
  • A-B Approach To Opening Cubes By David Presser And Igor Erovenko
  • The Greatest Redouble Ever By Malcolm Davis
  • Bespoke Backgammon: Geoffrey Parker Games By Robert Stoller
  • The 41st Backgammon World Championship By Bill Riles
  • The Other Georgia By Bob Wachtel
  • Live Tournament Results
  • Online Circuit Winners Through Early August 2016.
  • President’s Column By Bill Riles
  • Founding Sponsors – Thanks To Our Newest Founding Sponsors.
  • Master Point Leaders Check Out The Top-Ten Players in Both the USBGF National And Online Master Points Races For 2016.
  • National Leader board – Leaders In USBGF Elo Ratings In Live Events and 2016 ABT Points. By Barry Silliman
  • Online Leader board – Leaders from USBGF Online Tournaments, Plus Wins, Losses, And Tournaments Won By Tara Mendicino

2017 Winter

  • The MFIC: Patrick Gibson. By Bill Riles
  • Nation’s Capitol 2016. By Ray Fogerlund
  • Michigan Summer Championships. By Paul Weaver
  • 2016 London Open. By Julia Hayward With Comments By Brendan Burgess and Anna Clarke
  • 4th Merit Cyprus Open By Blake Fleetwood
  • Doubles Dilemmas in Cyprus By Bob Wachtel with Commentary By Christian Sorensen
  • Growing Backgammon Through Social Media By Karen Davis
  • The Great Jim Scott By Malcolm Davis
  • Chicago Open – By Bill Riles
  • Prime Club Awards
  • Live Tournament Results
  • AT Final Standings for 2016
  • USBGF President and Executive Director announces latest developments to grow the backgammon community. By Bill Riles
  • Founding Sponsors – newest Gold Founding Sponsor Arkadiy Tsinis; Silver Founding Sponsor Russell Sands; and Bronze Founding Sponsors Shay Asraff, Ed Rosenblum, and Kirby Domingue
  • Master Point Leaders for 2016.
  • National Leader board: Open, Advanced, and Novice leaders in USBGF Elo ratings in live events and 2016 ABT Points. By Barry Silliman
  • Online Leader board

2017 Spring

  • 2017 American Backgammon Hall Of Fame Awards Dinner
  • Inductees Joseph Russell & Mike Svobodny by Jeremy Bagai
  • Inductees Joseph Russell & Ray Fogerlund by Steve Sax
  • Norm Wiggins by Steve Sax
  • Louise GOLDSMITH by Michael Senkiewicz
  • Memories of Louise by Karen Davis, Mike Svobodny, And Martha Ghio
  • Checker Play After An Opening Cube by David Presser And Igor Erovenko
  • Backgammon Is As Easy As…1-2-3 by Steve Sax
  • The Changing Of The Guard by Bill Riles
  • Tom Buckner by Phil Simborg
  • Rodryk Schönfeld by Karen Davis
  • 2017 New York Metro Open by Bill Riles and Karen Davis
  • Live Tournament Results
  • 2017 ABT Standings Top 6
  • Chairman’s Message USBGF by Joseph Russell
  • Founding Sponsors
  • Master Point Leaders
  • Online Circuit Winners
  • Upcoming Tournaments

2017 Summer

  • Abridged Interview With Neil Kazaross By Robert Stoller
  • 2017 Ohio State Championships By Stick
  • Cube Action In The Cherry Blossom Final By Paul Weaver
  • Saving The Gammon On The Last Roll By Marty Storer
  • Forty-Year Milestone For The U.S. Open By Robert Stoller
  • House Of Cards By Ed Rosenblum
  • 2017 Cherry Blossom Championship By Steve Sax
  • Conquering Backgammon: Viking Style! By Blake Fleetwood
  • How To Compensate Players Not Eligible For Byes By Art Benjamin And Patrick Gibson
  • Grant Hoffman By Karen Davis
  • Gerry Tansey By Karen Davis
  • Primetime Exclusive
  • Photography By Doris Auer
  • President’s Column By Karen Davis
  • Your USBGF Membership
  • USBGF National & Online Stats
  • Master Point Leaders
  • Online Leaderboard By Tara Mendicino
  • Online Circuit Winners

2017 Fall

  • Abridged Interview With Joseph Russell By Robert Stoller
  • 2016 Federation Cup Final By Marty Storer
  • Worldwide Trophy Ii: Tbilisi 2017 By Bob Wachtel
  • 42nd Backgammon World Championship By Bill Riles
  • The World Championship Final From My Perspective By Bill Riles
  • Malcolm Davis Quiz: Part I By Malcolm Davis
  • Viking Horde Plunders Wisconsin’s Cheese By Ray Fogerlund
  • Fazil Terlemez: 20th Anniversary Of Fth Boards By Alexander And Doris Auer
  • Ross Gordon By Karen Davis
  • 1972 World Chess Championship By Robert Stoller
  • Live Tournament Results
  • 2017 ABT Standings Top 60
  • Chairman’s Message By Joseph Russell
  • President’s Column By Karen Davis
  • Founding Sponsors
  • Master Point Leaders
  • Online Leaderboard
  • Online Circuit Winners
  • Upcoming Tournaments