• American Backgammon Hall of Fame

Bill Davis

Inducted in 2015
From Chicago, Illinois

Bill Davis is widely respected for his contributions, innovations, and promotion of the game. He is the founder of the American Backgammon Tour, has directed the Chicago Bar Point Club since 1983, directed the Midwest Backgammon Championships from 1984 thru 2009, and has directed the Central States Invitational since 2010. He has published the Chicago Point newsletter, website, and the Facebook page reaching thousands of backgammon players around the world.


  • Founder and director of the American Backgammon Tour.
  • The #15 all-time leader on the American Backgammon Tour in career points with 5 career ABT tournament victories.
  • #2 all-time points leader in Chicagoland Backgammon (1974 – 2014).
  • Winner of the 2012 Chicago Open.