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41st Backgammon World Championship Official Results

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41st Backgammon World Championship Official Results

41st BACKGAMMON WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP
July 26-31, 2016; Monte Carlo, Monaco

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP (144): 1-Jörgen Granstedt (Sweden), 2-Joseph Russell (USA), 3-Tatsuya Tanaka (Japan), 4/5-Ed O’Laughlin (USA) / Victor Petersen (Norway), 6/8-Conny Ericksson (Sweden) / Philippe Lecomte (France) / Slava Pryadkin (Ukraine); 1C-Arkadiy Tsinis (USA), 2C-Lawrence Powell (England), 3C/4C-Ary Nogueira (Brazil) / Felix Ziva (Israel); 1LC-Alain Babillon (France), 2LC-Stepan Nuniyants (USA).

INTERMEDIATE (47): 1-Stephen Chidwick (England), 2-Lasse Danielsen (Denmark), 3-Walter Thesing (Germany), 4/5-Yulia Gromenkova (Russia) ...

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40th Backgammon World Championship Official Results

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40th BACKGAMMON WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP
August 4-9, 2015; Monte Carlo, Monaco

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP (160): 1-Cihangir Çetinel (Turkey), 2-Sergey Erokhin (Russia), 3-Eric McAlpine (England), 4/5-Armen Khachatryan (Armenia/Russia) / Kimon Papachristopoulos (Greece/Germany), 6/8-Henrik Bang (Denmark) / Gus Contos (USA) / Engin Öngel (Turkey/England); 1C-Fernando Neumark (Argentina), 2C-Tuvya Felt (USA), 3C/4C-Tore Fredriksen (Norway) / Masayuki Mochizuki (Japan); 1LC-Axel Stemark (Denmark), 2LC-Nevzat Dogan (Denmark).

INTERMEDIATE (55): 1-Boris Gurov (Russia), 2-Raphael Rosalba (France), 3-Michael Urban (Germany), 4/5-Günther Holzinger (Germany) ...

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Raffle Prizes During the Opening Cocktail

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Raffle Prizes During the Opening Cocktail

We are excited to announce prizes which will be raffled off during the opening cocktail to all World Championship participants. Players must be entered in the Main event to be eligible to win.

Be sure to attend on Monday, August 3rd from 7pm to 8pm.

Fairmont Monte Carlo
Elegant Weekend Getaway: (1) One weekend (2 nights) for 2 people at the Fairmont Monte Carlo valid from September 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016.

NOBU: ...

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Mochy’s Backgammon Proficiency Exam

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Mochy’s Backgammon Proficiency Exam

We are thrilled to announce #1 Giant of Backgammon Masayuki “Mochy” Mochizuki will be giving his Backgammon Proficiency Exam during the 39th Backgammon World Championship. The cost is 20 Euros to take the exam and includes grading, an in-depth lecture with review of all answers, and a beautiful certificate given to all test-takers.


Thursday, August 7th

1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

Mochy’s Proficiency Exam – Exam Given


Friday, August 8th

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World Champion 2018 Akiko Yazawa (Japan)
World Champion 2017 Didier Assaraf (France)
World Champion 2016 Jörgen Granstedt (Sweden)
World Champion 2015 Ali Cihangir Cetinel (Turkey)
World Champion 2014 Akiko Yazawa (Japan)
World Champion 2013 Vyacheslav Pryadkin (Ukraine)
World Champion 2012 Nevzat Dogan (Denmark)
World Champion 2011 Takumitsu Suzuki (Japan)
World Champion 2010 Lars "Buster" Bentzon (Denmark)
World Champion 2009 Masayuki "Mochy" Mochizuki (Japan)
World Champion 2008 Lars Trabolt (Denmark)
World Champion 2007 Jorge Pan (Argentina)
World Champion 2006 Philip Vischjager (Netherlands)
World Champion 2005 Dennis Carlston (USA)
World Champion 2004 Peter Hallberg (Denmark)
World Champion 2003 Jon Røyset (Norway)
World Champion 2002 Mads Andersen (Denmark)
World Champion 2001 Jörgen Granstedt (Sweden)
World Champion 2000 Katie Scalamandre (USA)
World Champion 1999 Jörgen Granstedt (Sweden)
World Champion 1998 Michael Meyburg (Germany)
World Champion 1997 Jerry Grandell (Sweden)
World Champion 1996 David Nahmad (Italy)
World Champion 1995 David Ben Zion (Israel)
World Champion 1994 Frank Frigo (USA)
World Champion 1993 Peter Jes Thomsen (Denmark)
World Champion 1992 Ion Ressu (Switzerland)
World Champion 1991 Michael Meyburg (Germany)
World Champion 1990 Hal Heinrich (Canada)
World Champion 1989 Joseph Russell (USA)
World Champion 1988 Phillip Marmorstein (Germany)
World Champion 1987 William Robertie (USA)
World Champion 1986 Clement Palacci (Italy)
World Champion 1985 Charles-Henri Sabet (Switzerland)
World Champion 1984 Michael Svobodny (USA)
World Champion 1983 William Robertie (USA)
World Champion 1982 Jacques Michel (Switzerland)
World Champion 1981 Lee Genud (USA)
World Champion 1980 Walter Coratella (Mexico)
World Champion 1979 Luigi Villa (Italy)
World Champion 1978 Richard de Surmont (France)
World Champion 1977 Jean Noel Grinda (France)
World Champion 1976 Joe Dwek (UK)