• American Backgammon Hall of Fame

Mike Senkiewicz

Inducted in 2015
From New York, New York

Master chess player, Scrabble legend, backgammon champion, and mainstay of the New York games scene for four decades, Mike Senkiewicz raised the level of backgammon play since the early 1980s with his insightful analyses of the game. He is one of only seven players to have been voted onto every Giants of Backgammon listing since its inception.


  • Voted to the 32 Giants of Backgammon eleven consecutive times including once as #1, twice as #2, and a ten-year span in the top ten.
  • Author of articles in Backgammon Times and Backgammon Galore, among others.