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LVBC January 2019 Player of the Month
Joe Apicella (41.0/4)
LVBC 2018 Maxakuli Cup Champion
Ray Fogerlund
LVBC 2018 Player of the Year
Ray Fogerlund *With a club record 637.5 points


  • Welcome to the Las Vegas Backgammon Club. We have tournaments at 7 p.m. every Tuesday evening. Late entries usually available (final spot typically sells out between 9 p.m. and 10 p.m.). $10 entries $10 reentries, 7 point matches (9 point matches in the finals of a 16-player bracket), single elimination. Please bring a board if you have one (if you don't, we have extras).

    There is a new venue for the Vegas BG Club!
    Where (starting 2/19/2019):
    Our club meets at Porchlight Grille -- 8416 W Desert Inn Road (NE corner of DI & Durango). Here's a map for Porchlight Grille.

       * There is no smoking in the main playing room.
       * Sorry - No players under 21.
    Contact: Call Tony Anton at 702-458-0926 (after 4PM Tue, 702-720-7742) for more information.

  • Upcoming schedule:
    - The club will be dark on Tuesday December 25, 2018.
    - The 2018 Maxakuli Cup will be held on Wednesday, December 19, 2018 -- an Invitational tournament for the top 8 in the standings at the end of the year.
    - The club will be dark on Tuesday January 1, 2019 .

On February 5th we had 34 players in attendance.

  • Tournament #1 (16): 1-Al Hodis 2-Jack Cohen
  • Tournament #2 (16):Split 1/2-Brian Hoeft 2-Tony Anton
  • Tournament #3 (8): 1-Nicole de Paris 2-Steve Babyoff
  • Tournament #4 (8): 1-James Scouten 2-Dwight Rounds
  • Tournament #5 (8):Split 1/2-Ash Boorboor 1/2-Howard Markowitz
Our next meeting will be Tuesday, February 12th, 2019

Congratulations to Ray Fogerlund for winning the 2018 Maxikuli cup.

Round #1

  • Ray Fogerlund def Joe Apicella (11 - 9)
  • Al Hodis def Aaron Foust (11 - 9)
  • Dennis McFarlin def Tony Anton (11 - 7)
  • Howard Markowitz def Brian Hoeft (11 - 2)

Round #2 (semi-finals)

  • Ray Fogerlund def Al Hodis (11 - 1)
  • Dennis McFarlin def Howard Markowitz (11 - 7)

Round #3 (finals)

  • Ray Fogerlund def Dennis McFarlin (11 - 4)


United States Backgammon Rules - 2019.

Las Vegas Backgammon Club Rules - Updated for 2019.

2019 Standings through February 5th

Top 8 qualify for the LVBC Tournament of Champions (a.k.a. the Maxakuli Cup)

Year Standings:
1.Al Hodis63.5
2.Jim Fleming54.5
3.Brian Hoeft50.5
4.Jack Cohen47.0
5.Howard Markowitz47.0
6.Paul Franks45.0
7.Joe Apicella45.0
8.Steve Babyoff40.5
9.Tony Anton40.5
10.Doug DeWitte36.5


February Month Standings:
1.Al Hodis16.0
2.James Scouten14.0
3.Tony Anton13.0
4.Brian Hoeft13.5
5.Howard Markowitz12.0
6.Jack Cohen11.0
7.Nicole de Paris11.0
8.Ash Boorboor9.0

2019 season ends on Dec. 17.
Maxakuli Cup will be on Wed., Dec. 18.

Previous 12 Players of the Month(Points/Weeks)
Dec 2018Paul Franks(38.0/3)
Nov 2018Aaron Foust(49.0/4)
Oct 2018Aaron Foust(59.5/5)
Sep 2018Al Hodis & Ray Fogerlund(46.0/4)
Aug 2018Howard Markowitz(47.5/4)
Jul 2018Ray Fogerlund(66.0/5)
Jun 2018Al Hodis(51.0/4)
May 2018Al Hodis(61.0/5)
Apr 2018Ray Fogerlund(41.5/4)
Mar 2018Ray Fogerlund(56.0/4)
Feb 2018Brian Hoeft(53.0/4)
Jan 2018Ray Fogerlund(55.0/5)

1000 to 1 Club 2019

Club members winning 10 or more matches in a row in 2019
Matches
-No one so far:-)

VegasBG 1000 to 1 Club Members