Results: Los Angeles Backgammon Tournament
U.S. Backgammon Federation
by Terri Fishel
5d ago
June 5-9, 2024 Los Angeles, CA Results Courtesy of Chicago Point ABT OPEN (64+38 rebuys): 1-Neil Kazaross (IL), 2-Al Hodis (NV), 3-Todd Crosner (AZ), 4/5-Carter Mattig (IL) / Kara Schultz (CA); 1C-Steve Sax (CA), 2C-Jeb Horton (NC), 3C/4C-Dorn Bishop (CA) / Jake Jacobs (AZ). ABT ADVANCED (55+23 rebuys): 1-Vinny Ramirez (CA), 2-Matthew Soleimani (CA), 3-Daniel Bluestone (VA), 4/5-David Parks (CA) / Mac Walker (CA); 1C-Bodger Millerd (OR), 2C-Gor Gevorgyan (CA). ABT INTERMEDIATES (23): 1-Travis Swenson (CA), 2-Yumi Iwago (Japan); 1C-Eli Oved (CA), 2C-Goldie Devalon (CO). BMAB PLAYER’S CUP LOS AN ..read more
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Results: Chicago Open Backgammon Tournament
U.S. Backgammon Federation
by Terri Fishel
2w ago
May 22-27, 2024 Rosemont, Illinois Results Courtesy of Chicago Point ABT CHAMPIONSHIP (100): 1-Alberto Showaki (FL), 2-Art Benjamin (CA), 3/8-Jeb Horton (NC) / Roberto Litzenberger (VA) / Richard Munitz (NY) / Dana Nazarian (CA) / Herb Roman (IL) / David Wu (NY), 9/11-Efim Liberman (IL) / Carter Mattig (IL) / Boris Shafransky (MD). ABT INTERMEDIATE (72): 1-Chasse Rehwinkel (IL), 2-Vlad Eydelman (IL), 3-Jeremy Ly (NY), 4/9-Alberto Chreem (Brazil) / Gene Eydelman (IL) / Jason Lacny (IN) / John Scott (IL) / Larry Whittenburg (IL) / Sue Will (IL), 10/13-Brion Brooks (IL) / Ken Carlson (GA) / Lynn ..read more
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Get Your USBGF Membership for FREE
U.S. Backgammon Federation
by April Mesich (Admin)
1M ago
The U.S. Backgammon Federation has recently partnered with Grouper, a Medicare Advantage and Supplement plan benefit, to cover your membership expenses! What does this partnership mean for you? Starting now, USBGF members on Medicare with a qualifying health plan can enjoy the benefits of membership without the cost. Grouper will cover up to $100 annually towards your USBGF membership.  Are you eligible? To find out if you qualify for this benefit, simply visit groupergroups.com/USBGF and complete a brief form. Grouper will promptly assess your eligibility and notify you wi ..read more
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PrimeTime Magazine Spring 2024
U.S. Backgammon Federation
by April Mesich (Admin)
1M ago
Read the latest PrimeTIme Magazine. Sorry, you must be a premium member and above to read PrimeTime Magazine. Please login or upgrade your membership. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password ..read more
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Results: Cherry Blossom Backgammon Championship
U.S. Backgammon Federation
by Terri Fishel
1M ago
April 17-21, 2024 Herndon, Virginia Results courtesy Chicago Point ABT CHAMPIONSHIP (96): 1-Victor Ashkenazi (NJ), 2-Marcy Kossar (MD), 3/9-Kent Goulding (MD) / John Klein (MD) / Roberto Litzenberger (VA) / Charlie Pipkin (FL) / David Shadi (NJ) / Jerry Shea (NY) / Chris Trencher (NY), 10/14-Alexander Abramenko (VA) / Alec Izzo (FL) / Dana Nazarian (CA) / Michael Urban (Germany) / Brian Vance (MI). ABT ADVANCED (42): 1-Jerry Ungar (FL), 2-Bob Hathaway (VA), 3/6-Samra Hadden (GA) / Matthew Lundeen (MN) / Candace Mayeron (CA) / Alan Pruce (SC). ABT INTERMEDIATE (19): 1-Andrew Keller (NC), 2-Jame ..read more
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Tara Mendicino and Bill Riles to Receive USBGF Lifetime Achievement Awards
U.S. Backgammon Federation
by April Mesich (Admin)
2M ago
U.S. Backgammon Federation President John Pirner selected Tara Mendicino and Bill Riles as the recipients of the USBGF Lifetime Achievement Awards for 2025. The formal presentations on their behalf will be made at the USBGF Awards Dinner during the Texas Backgammon Championships scheduled to convene February 5–9, 2025. “Tara and Bill have each established a long and distinguished record of service to the USBGF, to the promotion and development of their signature American Backgammon Tour event — the Texas Backgammon Championships — and to the promotion and development of backgammon at ..read more
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Results: Ohio State Backgammon Championships
U.S. Backgammon Federation
by Terri Fishel
2M ago
March 21-24, 2024; Middleburg Heights, Ohio Results Courtesy of Chicago Point ABT OPEN (36): 1-Neil Kazaross (IL), 2-John O’Hagan (IN), 3-Roberto Litzenberger (VA), 4/5-Boris Shafransky (MD) / Joe Urso (NY); 1C-Felix Goykhamen (NJ), 2C-Jeb Horton (NC). ABT ADVANCED (38): 1-Ray Cifani (OH), 2-Clare Phelps (OH), 3-Gary Payne (MI), 4/5-Jeff Cunningham (OH) / Ken Drees (OH); 1C-Brian Sposit (OH), 2C-Sean O’Donnell (Canada). BMAB PLAYER’S CUP OHIO (20): 1-John O’Hagan (IN), 2/5-Garry Kallos (Canada) / Neil Kazaross (IL) / Jeremy Ly (NY) / P.J. Macali (OH). PR winners: 1-Art Benjamin (CA) at 2.70 ..read more
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Qualifier for World Cup and Champions Cup
U.S. Backgammon Federation
by April Mesich (Admin)
2M ago
Enter now for a chance to represent the U.S. in the World Backgammon Internet Federation (WBIF) World Cup and Champions Cup! Entry deadline is Friday, March 29th. Qualifier matches will take place on Saturday, March 30th. Register for This Event Note: You must be logged in to register There’s no cap on qualifier entries. However, only six players from a single country can participate in the main events – three for the World Cup and three for the Champions Cup. While qualifier winners will represent the U.S., these are individual events, not team events. Qualifier Entry Deadline: Friday, March ..read more
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Results: Atlanta Spring Backgammon Classic
U.S. Backgammon Federation
by Terri Fishel
3M ago
ATLANTA SPRING BACKGAMMON CLASSICFebruary 29-March 3, 2024; Atlanta, Georgia Results Courtesy of Chicago Point ABT CHAMPIONSHIP (47): 1-Joe Urso (NY), 2-Brian Vance (MI), 3/4-Adrian Nedelcu (IL) / Ray Spehar (FL); 1C-Stacy Turner (FL), 2C-Roberto Litzenberger (VA); 1LC-Mike Horri (GA). ABT ADVANCED (49): 1-Jerry Ungar (FL), 2-Bill Kaludis (TN), 3/4-Ted Cetola (FL) / Kamran Kheirani (Canada); 1C-Garrett Brown (GA), 2C-Scott Bailey (GA); 1LC-Robert Kratz (NC). BMAB PLAYER’S CUP (24): Tie 1/6- Rob Crase (OH) / Di Di (GA) / Kent Goulding (MD) / Irina Litzenberger (VA) / Paul Polatov (NY) / Sammy W ..read more
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Results: Massachusetts State Backgammon Championships
U.S. Backgammon Federation
by Terri Fishel
4M ago
February 23-25, 2024; Boston, Massachusetts Results Courtesy of Chicago Point ABT OPEN (29): 1-Brad Mampe (MA), 2-Garrett Duquesne (NY); 1C-Alex Zamanian (MA), 2C-Ilja Tardijn (The Netherlands); 1LC-Doug Roberts (MA). ABT ADVANCED (13): 1-John Leonard (MA), 2-Stephen Griffin (MA); 1C-Richard Battikha (CT); 1LC-Sharooz Moreh (NY). MASTERS JACKPOT (8): 1-G.L. Harvie (VT), 2-Marty Storer (NH). DOUBLES (12 teams): 1-Anca Morar (RI) & Mike Vena (CT), 2-Jon Douglas (NY) & Steve Douglas (NY). EARLYBIRD JACKPOT (16): 1-Jerry Shea (NY); 1C-John Leonard (MA). OPEN JACKPOT (4): 1-Marty Storer (NH ..read more
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