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LVBC JULY 2014 Player of the Month
Ray Fogerlund
LVBC 2013 Maxakuli Cup Champion
Ramon Eleazar
LVBC 2013 Player of the Year
Ray Fogerlund


CURRENT 2014 Standings

UPDATED THROUGH TUESDAY AUGUST 19TH

Top 8 qualify for the LVBC Tournament of Champions (a.k.a. the Maxakuli Cup)
                         Year
    1. Ramon Eleazar       369.0
    2. Howard Markowitz    301.5
    3. Ray Fogerlund       300.0
    4. Jim Pappas          272.0
    5. Tony Anton          259.0
    6. Aaron Foust         243.0
    7. Dennis McFarlin     242.0
    8. Damon Singer        230.0
    9. Brian Hoeft         194.5
   10. Dave Skrede         192.0
                         Month
   1. Howard Markowitz     43.0
   2. Tony Anton           31.0
   3.                       0.0
   4.                       0.0
   5.                       0.0
   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)
 
 7/2013 Ray Fogerlund    (60.5/5)
 6/2014 Howard Markowitz (52.5/4)
 5/2014 Tony Anton       (51.0/4)
 4/2014 Jim Pappas       (57.0/5)
 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)

1000 to 1 Club

Club members winning 10 or more matches in a row
NameMatchesYear
Ramon Eleazar102014
Damon Singer122014
Barry Lazarus102014
Howard Markowitz102014
Upcoming major
backgammon tournaments

AUG 28-SEP 1..*ABT: CAROLINA INVITATIONAL, CROWNE PLAZA, CHARLOTTE,NC.704/651-2949

AUG 28-SEP 1..*ABT: CAROLINA INVITATIONAL, CROWNE PLAZA, CHARLOTTE,NC.704/651-2949

SEP 19-21.....*ABT: 2nd CAPITAL CLASSIC, DULLES MARRIOTT, HERNDON, VA.540/222-6431

OCT 10-12.....*ABT: 2014 ILLINOIS STATE, GRAND HOTEL, PEORIA, IL......309/699-6005

OCT 23-26.....*ABT: FLORIDA STATE, RODEWAY INN, FORT LAUDERDALE, FL...941/355-6354

OCT 31-NOV 2..*ABT: 2nd CONNECTICUT STATE, SHERATON HARTFORD AIRPORT..203/521-7866

See the Position of the day
on Phil Simborg's website.
Meyer Dice Tube


On August 12th we had 20 players in attendance.

  • Tournament #1 (16): 1-Howard Markowitz 2-Tom McEvoy
  • Tournament #2 (16): split Teddy "KGB" Baehman & Jim Pappas
  • Tournament #3 (8): 1-Ray Fogerlund 2-Laura Robertson
  • Tournament #4 (8): split Ramon Eleazar & Brian Hoeft
  • Tournament #5 (8):
  • Tournament #6 (8):
Our next meeting will be Tuesday, August 19th.

2014 Big Daddy Open RESULTS

Tom McEvoy---Main event champ - $160 and a new board
Larry Leibster---Main event runner up - $100
Tony Anton---3rd/4th in the main event - $30
Paul Franks---3rd/4th in the main event - $30
Chris LNU---Field of 16 champ $90 and prec. dice
Nick Tsoukalis---Field of 16 runner up $50
Dave Skrede---3rd/4th field of 16 - $10
Sam Orandle---3rd/4th field of 16 - $10
Mary Franks---Field of 8 #1 champ - $50 and a scorecard
Jeff Burdsall---Field of 8 #1 runner up - $30
Maria Tsoukalis---Field of 8 #2 champ - $50 and prec. dice
Jack Cohen---Field of 8 #2 runner up - $30
Brian Hoeft---Field of 8 #3 champ - $50 and prec. dice
Dave Skrede---Field of 8 #3 runner up - $30
Howard Markowitz---Field of 8 #4 champ - $50 and 2015 entry
Maria Tsoukalis---Field of 8 #4 runner up - $30

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 Aarom Foust (11 - 7)
  • Dave Skrede def Ray Fogerlund (11 - 5)

Round #2 (semi-finals)

  • Ramono 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.


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