PrimeTime Backgammon, July-August 2013

Vadim & Stepan Nuniyants, Carol Joy Cole

Vadim (left) & Stepan Nuniyants, Open Doubles champions, with Tournament Director Carol Joy Cole (photo by Karen Davis)


Howard Markowitz

Howard Markowitz faces Herb Roman at the L.A. Open

The U.S. Backgammon Federation presents the July-August 2013 issue of its bi-monthly electronic magazine, PrimeTime Backgammon. In it, you’ll find articles by leading backgammon players and authors.

Selected contents include:

  • Chuck Bower–USBGF Collegiate Championship Quiz
  • Steve Sax–Experience Rules at the 2013 L.A. Open
  • Dmitriy Obukhov and Paul Weaver–Opening 64 in a Seven-Point Match
  • Player Profile–Bruce Farquhar: Scottish Sportsman
  • Player Profile–Jim Stutz: Winner of the USBGF Director’s Cup
  • Karen Davis–Everyone a Winner! Michigan Sumer Backgammon Championships


  • Perry Gartner–Changes in USBGF Benefits and Dues
  • Barry Silliman–The Leading U.S. Players
  • Tara Mendicino–USBGF Online Leader Board
  • Founding Sponsors
  • Upcoming U.S. Backgammon Events
  • Tournament Results (May 1—July 8, 2013)
  • Perry Gartner–Update on the U.S. Backgammon Federation
  • USBGF Club Team Championship

This issue of PrimeTime Backgammon, and other analytic articles, are restricted to Premium, Youth, and Founding Sponsor members. Join now, and you’ll enhance your playing experience–and have more fun! For those of you who have joined, again, many thanks for your confidence in us, and enjoy this 70-page action-packed, fun-filled issue.