USBGF Advanced Divisional CII

Dennis Lutz 2020_sm

Congratulations to Dennis Lutz, winner of the Advanced Divisional CII. Dennis defeated Kristian Mills in the 17-point final match. Finishing 3/4 in the 15-point semi-final were James Schothorst and Jerry Nussbaum. 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 CXXV

Peter Wisniewski- AdvDiv 17

Congratulations to Peter Wisniewski, winner of the USBGF Masters Divisional CXXV. Peter defeated Sol Sassoon in the 21-point final. Finishing 3/4 in the 19-point semi-final were Matthew Brown and James Schothorst. 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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ABT ONLINE! – California State Backgammon Championship

Charlie Raichle_2017 Colorado_sm

CALIFORNIA STATE BACKGAMMON CHAMPIONSHIP, December 3-6, 2020; GridGammon.com – Results from chicagopoint.com OPEN (52): 1-Charles Raichle (CO), 2-Ary Nogueira (Brazil), 3-Christopher Rogers (England), 4-Art Benjamin (CA), 5/6-Jeremy Bagai (CA) / Bob Glass (CA); 1LC-Karen Davis (FL), 2LC-Rune Farevåg (Norway). ADVANCED (28): 1-Joseph Guichebarou (NV), 2-David Gillett (CA), 3-Patty Johnson (CA); 1LC-Michael Kay (MA), 2LC-Ali Shamsian […]

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ABT ONLINE! – LAS VEGAS BACKGAMMON OPEN

Eduardo Costa

ABT ONLINE! – LAS VEGAS BACKGAMMON OPEN, November 18-22, 2020; BackgammonGalaxy.com – Results from chicagopoint.com CHAMPIONSHIP (55+27): 1-Eduardo Maciel Costa (Brazil), 2-Jonah Seewald (CO), 3-Ronald Wertheim (NV); 1C-Thomas Rebelo (Canada), 2C-Steve Sax (CA), 3C/4C-Armin Soltani (Canada) / Richard Stubbe (TX); 1LC-Bob Stringer (CA), 2LC-Gus Contos (CA). INTERMEDIATE (30+16): 1-Marcy Kossar (MD), 2-Michael Mesich (MN), 3-Steve […]

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USBGF Advanced Divisional XCIX

Max Levenstein Adv 2020-sm

Congratulations to Max Levenstein, winner of the Advanced Divisional XCIX. Max defeated Karl Sours in the 17-point final match. Finishing 3/4 in the 15-point semi-final were Jeff Spencer and Kerry Remp. 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 CXXII

Jasper Watertor 2020

Congratulations to Jasper Watertor, winner of the USBGF Masters Divisional CXXII. Jasper defeated Andrew Selby in the 21-point final. Finishing 3/4 in the 19-point semi-final were Kevin Jones and Kiri Vala. 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 CXXIII

JanCerny

Congratulations to Jan Cerny, winner of the USBGF Masters Divisional CXXIII. Jan defeated Irina Litzenberger in the 21-point final. Finishing 3/4 in the 19-point semi-final were Steve Hills and Sourria Impraim Oglou. 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 […]

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USBGF Advanced Divisional CI

JimWallace

Congratulations to Jim Wallace, winner of the Advanced Divisional CI. Jim defeated Jeff Spencer in the 17-point final match. Finishing 3/4 in the 15-point semi-final were Anthony Elliot and Jacques Stambouli. 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 XCI

Joao Almeida 2020

Congratulations to Joao Almeida, winner of the Intermediate Divisional XCI. Joao defeated Dan Pascu in the 13-point final. Brian Holmes 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 C

Dennis Lutz 2020_sm

Congratulations to Dennis Lutz, winner of the Advanced Divisional C. Dennis defeated James Schothorst in the 17-point final match. Finishing 3/4 in the 15-point semi-final were Jim Wallace and Sol Sassoon. 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 CXX

Karen Davis

Congratulations to Karen Davis, winner of the USBGF Masters Divisional CXX. Karen defeated Ruben Siñeriz in the 21-point final. Finishing 3/4 in the 19-point semi-final were Peter Wisniewski and Marc Emrich. 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 Advanced Divisional XCVIII

Sol Sassoon 2020rev

Congratulations to Sol Sassoon, winner of the Advanced Divisional XCVIII. Sol defeated Vinson Blanton in the 17-point final match. Finishing 3/4 in the 15-point semi-final were Bradley Rosenberg and Kara Schultz. 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 CXXI

Ruben Fernandez_SP 2020

Congratulations to Ruben Siñeriz, winner of the USBGF Masters Divisional CXXI. Ruben defeated Rich Sweetman in the 21-point final. Finishing 3/4 in the 19-point semi-final were Matthew Brown and Bob Azari. 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 XC

Curt Wilhelmsen 2019

Congratulations to Curt Wilhelmsen, winner of the Intermediate Divisional XC. Curt defeated Richard Casten in the 13-point final. Jacques Stambouli and Daniel Peters 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 or […]

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USBGF Advanced Divisional XCVII

Cristian Frisk 2020

Congratulations to Cristian Frisk, winner of the Advanced Divisional XCVII. Cristian defeated Doug Mayfield in the 17-point final match. Finishing 3/4 in the 15-point semi-final were Richard Stubbe and Shahrooz Moreh. 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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ABT ONLINE! – ST. LOUIS GATEWAY BACKGAMMON TOURNAMENT

David Klausa 2019

ABT ONLINE! – ST. LOUIS GATEWAY BACKGAMMON TOURNAMENT, October 16-25, 2020; BackgammonGalaxy.com – Results from chicagopoint.com CHAMPIONSHIP (44): 1-David Klausa (CO), 2-Dorn Bishop (CA), 3/6-Herman Arzuman (NY) / Jeremy Bagai (CA) / Art Benjamin (CA) / Brian Lonergan (LA). INTERMEDIATE (26): 1-James Fleming (NV), 2/4-Avi Cohen (FL) / Kate Elmore (GA) / Vlad Eydelman (IL). […]

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USBGF Advanced Divisional XCVI

WallerSteven-2015

Congratulations to Steve Waller, winner of the Advanced Divisional XCVI. Steve defeated Ali Shamsian in the 17-point final match. Finishing 3/4 in the 15-point semi-final were Jack LeProwse and Richard Griggs Jr. The Advanced Divisional requires players have a Circuit Elo rating between 1500.01 and 1649.99 at the time of registration. See current online standings […]

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USBGF September Womens Monthly

Lynda BG 5_sm

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

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USBGF Masters Divisional CXVII

Kevin Jones 2017

Congratulations to Kevin Jones, winner of the USBGF Masters Divisional CXVII. Kevin defeated John Manning in the 21-point final. Finishing 3/4 in the 19-point semi-final were P.J. Macali and Michael Klein. 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 Advanced Divisional XCV

Jorge Cano 2020

Congratulations to Jorge Cano, winner of the Advanced Divisional XCV. Jorge defeated Kris Waters in the 17-point final match. Finishing 3/4 in the 15-point semi-final were Richard Griggs Jr. and Barry Gittleman. The Advanced Divisional requires players have a Circuit Elo rating between 1500.01 and 1649.99 at the time of registration. See current online standings […]

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USBGF Intermediate Divisional LXXXVII

Bob Young 2020

Congratulations to Bob Young, winner of the Intermediate Divisional LXXXVII. Bob defeated Richard Casten in the 13-point final. Herman Arzuman and Max McCauley 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. See the current online tournament ratings […]

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USBGF Masters Divisional CXIX

Roberto Kenny Litzenberger_BLC

Congratulations to Roberto Litzenberger, winner of the USBGF Masters Divisional CXIX. Roberto defeated Rich Sweetman in the 21-point final. Finishing 3/4 in the 19-point semi-final were Barry Gittleman and Erwin Hom. 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 LXXXVIII

Richard Casten 2020_rev

Congratulations to Richard Casten, winner of the Intermediate Divisional LXXXVIII. Richard defeated David Gillett in the 13-point final. Gary Nouskajian and Ira Gardner 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. See the current online tournament ratings […]

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USBGF Masters Divisional CXVII

John Gamalielson

Congratulations to John Gamalielson, winner of the USBGF Masters Divisional CXVII. John defeated Giancarlo Ratto in the 21-point final. Finishing 3/4 in the 19-point semi-final were Scott Ward and Kevin Jones. 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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ABT ONLINE! – SUNNY FLORIDA BACKGAMMON CHAMPIONSHIP

Tim Cross_sm 2020

ABT ONLINE! – SUNNY FLORIDA BACKGAMMON CHAMPIONSHIP, October 8-11, 2020, BackgammonGalaxy.com, GridGammon.com, Heroes.BackgammonStudio.com – Results from chicagopoint.com ABT ONLINE! CHAMPIONSHIP (32): 1-Tim Cross (England), 2-Boris Dekhtyar (NY); 1C-Roberto Litzenberger (VA), 2C-David Klausa (CO); 1LC-Art Benjamin (CA). ABT ONLINE! ADVANCED (32): 1-Kate Elmore (GA), 2-Larry Brown (VA); 1C-Rick Wolf (FL), 2C-Laura Granger (FL); 1LC-Scott Salisbury (CT). […]

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PrimeTime BG Fall 2020

PrimeTime BG Fall 2020 In this issue, replete with great photos, we continue to track online backgammon in America and all over the world. The veteran American grandmaster Chris Trencher appears on our cover following a great performance in the first Magriel Cup, a monumental U.S. vs. U.K. challenge that America won. That big event […]

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USBGF Advanced Divisional XCIV

Jeff Spencer 2019

Congratulations to Jeff Spencer, winner of the Advanced Divisional XCIV. Jeff defeated Matthew Brown in the 17-point final match. Finishers 3/4 in the 15-point semi-final were David Staggs and Konstantin Kerestelieve. The Advanced Divisional requires players have a Circuit Elo rating between 1500.01 and 1649.99 at the time of registration. See current online standings at […]

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USBGF Masters Divisional CXVI

Narvey Goldman 2020

Congratulations to Narvey Goldman, winner of the USBGF Masters Divisional CXVI. Narvey defeated Roberto Litzenberger in the 21-point final. Finishing 3/4 in the 19-point semi-final were William Lonergan and Ruben Sineriz. 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. Registration […]

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USBGF WOMEN’S NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP

USBGF WOMEN’S NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP, October 3-4; GridGammon.com USBGF WOMEN’S NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP (28): 1-Kara Schultz (CA); 2/5: Rain Ackerman (Canada/US); Karen Davis (FL); Laura Granger Hoarty (FL); Patty Johnson (CA). All those placing qualified for the Women’s Team USA. In addition, two additional qualifiers Kare Elmore and Antoinette Williams are named to the team based on […]

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USBGF August #2 Womens Monthly

Christa Solovey Int 2019

Congratulations to Christa Solovey, winner of the USBGF #2 August Womens Monthly. Christa defeated Kara Schultz in the 17-point final. Lynda Clay and Alice Kay finished 3/4 in the 15-point semi-final round. The Womens Monthly tournament is open to all USBGF ladies. Entrants are accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis. For more information about this […]

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