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LVBC MARCH 2014 Player of the Month
Howard Markowitz
             
LVBC 2013 Maxakuli Cup Champion
Ramon Eleazar
             
LVBC 2013 Player of the Year
Ray Fogerlund


CURRENT 2014 Standings

UPDATED THROUGH TUESDAY APRIL 8th

Top 8 qualify for the LVBC Tournament of Champions (a.k.a. the Maxakuli Cup)
                        Year
 
 1. Ramon Eleazar        138.0 
 2. Damon Singer         121.0
 3. Jim Pappas             120.0
 4. Spencer Chen          115.0
 5. Ray Fogerlund          111.0
 6. Dennis McFarlin       105.0
 7. Kenna James             97.0
 8. Tony Anton                95.0 
 9. Dave Skrede             87.5
10.Howard Markowitz  87.5

                           Month
 1. Spencer Chen              27.5 
 2. Jim Pappas                  27.5
 3.  Ramon Eleazar            22.0
 4.  Dennis McFarlin          22.0
 5.  Chase Wilson                 20.5
 6.                                         0.0
 7.                                    0.0
 8.                                    0.0
 9.                                    0.0
10.                                     0.0

2014 season ends on Dec. 16.
Maxakuli Cup will be on Wed., Dec. 17.

Last 12 Players of the Month
(Points/Weeks)
 
 3/2014 Howard Markowitz (52.0/4)
 2/2014 Ramon Eleazar    (43.0/4)
 1/2014 Ray Fogerlund    (50.0/4)
12/2013 Ramon Eleazar    (31/3)
11/2013 Ray Fogerlund    (43.5/4)
10/2013 Ramon Eleazar    (54.5/5)
 9/2013 Tony Anton       (58.5/4)
 8/2013 Ray Fogerlund    (44.0/4)
 7/2013 Ray Fogerlund    (64.0/5)
 6/2013 Ray Fogerlund    (48.5/4)
 5/2013 Ray Fogerlund    (40.0/4)
 4/2013 Ramon Eleazar    (60.5/5)
 
 
 


 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 



 
 
 
 
 


 




 
 
 
 
 
 
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  • 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/reentries, optional $10 side pool, 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 no smoking in the main playing room. Our club meets at Jackson's Bar and Grill on the northeast corner of Flamingo and Jones in Las Vegas. Here's a map: 6020 West Flamingo Road, Las Vegas. Call Tony Anton at 702.458.0926 for more information.

    Upcoming schedule: The club will be dark on Tuesday December 24, 2013 and December 31, 2013. The 2013 Maxakuli Cup will be held on Wednesday, December 18, 2013 -- an Invitational tournament for the top 8 in the standings at the end of the year.

  • Due to changes in the laws of Nevada, minors are no longer allowed access to Jackson's



  • On April 8th we had 22 players in attendance . >

  • Tournament #1 (16):Split Jim Pappas & Spencer Chen
  • Tournament #2 (16):Split Pat Dittmer & Chase Wilson
  • Tournament #3 (8): 1- Gary Stern 2-Trish Hegland
  • Tournament #4 (8): Split Dennis McFarlin & Ramon Eleazar
  • Tournament #5 (8):
  • Tournament #6 (8):
    • NEXT MEETING WILL BE TUESDAY April 15th.
  • CONGRATULATIONS TO THE FOLLOWING CLUB PLAYERS WHO CASHED IN THE 2013 BIG DADDY OPEN
  • JIMMY PAPPAS-------------------------- MAIN EVENT CHAMP $160 AND A NEW BACKGAMMON BOARD
  • TOM MCEVOY---------------------------- MAIN EVENT RUNNER UP $100
  • LARRY LEIBSTER AND BRIAN HOEFT-------- $30 EACH 3RD AND 4TH IN MAIN EVENT
  • TED BAEHMAN--------------------------- FIELD OF 16 CHAMP $80 AND WINNER OF A SET OF PRECISION DICE
  • RAMON ELEAZAR------------------------- FIELD OF 16 RUNNER UP $40
  • DAVE SKREDE AND AARON FOUST----------- $20 EACH 3RD AND 4TH FIELD OF 16
  • TONY ANTON---------------------------- FIELD OF 8 CHAMP $50 AND WINNER OF BACKGAMMON SCORECARD
  • BOB SAHAGIAN-------------------------- FIELD OF 8 RUNNER UP $30
  • THE TOURNEY TOOK PLACE ON FRIDAY NIGHR APRIL 26TH AT JACKSON'S
    • RESULTS FROM THE 2013 MAXIKULI CUP TOURNAMENT
    • ROUND #1
    • RAMON ELEAZAR def STEVEN DIANO 11 - 1
    • DAMON SINGER def HOWARD MARKOWITZ 11 - 0
    • TONY ANTON def AARON FOUST 11 - 7
    • DAVE SKREDE def RAY FOGERLUND 11 - 5
    • ROUND #2 (SEMI-FINALS)
    • RAMON ELEAZAR def DAMON SINGER 11 - 2
    • TONY ANTON def DAVE SKREDE 11 - 1
    • ROUND #3 (FINALS)
    • RAMON ELEAZAR def TONY ANTON 11 - 6
    • CONGRATULATIONS TO RAMON ELEAZAR FOR WINNING THE 2013 MAXIKULI CUP. THANKS TO ALL WHO PARTICIPATED IN THE CLUB THIS YEAR.