American Backgammon Hall of Fame

The American Backgammon Hall of Fame recognizes individuals who have achieved extraordinary playing results and/or have made extraordinary contributions to the game of backgammon in the United States.

2015
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.
2015
A gifted and prolific author, publisher, and promoter/director widely respected for his intelligence and insight, Bill Robertie is a two-time World Champion.
2015
Author of the “Bible” of backgammon, the name Paul Magriel has been synonymous with backgammon since the publication of his groundbreaking book Backgammon in 1976, still viewed as backgammon’s leading text.
2015
Noted for his brilliant analytical mind, Neil Kazaross is famous for inventing “Neil’s Numbers,” a short-hand method of calculating match equities over the board, and coauthor of the Rockwell/Kazaross MET (Match Equity Table).
2015
One of the preeminent gamesmen of the twentieth century, Oswald Jacoby was regarded both as a leading backgammon player and co-author of the first analytic book on backgammon.
2015
An innovative force in the game, Kent Goulding is esteemed as a backgammon player, publisher, director/organizer, witty auctioneer, and raconteur extraordinaire.