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LVBC May 2022 Player of the Month

Ash Boorboor (55.5/5)
LVBC 2021 Maxakuli Cup Champion

Tony Anton
LVBC 2021 Player of the Year

Al Hodis

  • Welcome to the Las Vegas Backgammon Club. We have tournaments at 6 PM every Tuesday evening, any special scheduling information will be clearly posted below. Late entries are usually available (final spot typically sells out between 8 p.m. and 9 p.m.). $15 entries $10 reentries, 7 point matches, single elimination. Please bring a board if you have one (if you don't, we have extras).

    The Vegas BG Club venue
    Our club meets at Meepleville Board Game Cafe -- 4704 W Sahara Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89102 (702)444-4540 (NE corner of Sahara & Decatur). Here is a reference map for Meepleville.

    • There is no smoking in the main playing room.

    Contact: Call Tony Anton at 702-458-0926 (after 4PM Tue, 702-720-7742) for more information.

  • Upcoming schedule and announcements:
    Congratulations to Ash Boorboor for winning player of the month in May, 2022.

    - The 2021 Maxakuli Cup participants during their first round
    Jack Cohen vs Al HodisTom Elgas vs Brian Hoeft
    Howard Markowitz vs Greg WestTony Anton vs Jim Tighi

    - The club will be dark on Tuesday, December 27, 2022

On June 21, 2022 we had 20 players in attendance.

  • Tournament #1 (16): 1/2-Freddy Landry 1/2-Brian Hoeft
  • Tournament #2 (8): 1-Rob Thewes 2-Tony Anton
  • Tournament #3 (8): 1/2-Ron Wertheim 1/2-Jim Tighi

Our next meeting will be Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Congratulations to Tony Anton for winning the 2021 Maxikuli cup. Tony is our first back-to-back Maxakuli Cup Champion.

Round #1

  • Jack Cohen def Al Hodis
    (11 - 5)
  • Brian Hoeft def Tom Elgas
    (11 - 8)
  • Greg West def Howard Markowitz
    (11 - 4)
  • Tony Anton def Jim Tighi
    (11 - 4)

Round #2 (semi-finals)

  • Jack Cohen def Brian Hoeft
    (11 - 3)
  • Tony Anton def Greg West
    (11 - 6)

Round #3 (finals)

  • Tony Anton def Jack Cohen
    (11 - 0)

United States Backgammon Rules - 2019.

Las Vegas Backgammon Club Rules - Updated for 2022.

2022 Standings - Jun 14

Top 8 qualify for the LVBC Tournament of Champions

Year Standings:
1.Al Hodis304.0
2.Dennis McFarlin237.0
3.Tom Elgas219.5
4.Howard Markowitz201.5
5.Brian Hoeft201.5
6.Tony Anton181.5
7.Martine Oules163.0
8.Ash Boorboor162.0
9.Mary Franks159.0
10.Greg West159.0

June Month Standings:
1.Al Hodis34.0
2.Tony Anton32.0
3.Rob Thewes28.5
4.Ron Wertheim25.5
5.Johnny Jigamian24.5
6.Jim Tighi22.0
7.Martine Oules18.5
8.Howard Markowitz18.0

2022 season ends on Dec. 22.
Maxakuli Cup will be on Wed., Dec. 23.

Player of the month for past 12 months
Apr 2022Al Hodis(32.5/3)
Mar 2022Tom Elgas(79.0/5)
Feb 2022Al Hodis(49.5/4)
Jan 2022Al Hodis(58.5/4)
Dec 2021Greg West(34.0/3)
Nov 2021Al Hodis & Howard Markowitz(60.5/5)
Oct 2021Al Hodis(48.0/4)
Sep 2021Al Hodis(41.5/4)
Aug 2021Dennis McFarlin(56.0/5)
Jul 2021Howard Markowitz(42.0/4)
Jun 2021Al Hodis(55.0/5)
May 2021Howard Markowitz(49.5/4)

1000 to 1 Club 2020

Club members winning 10 or more matches in a row in 2021
Feb 2  Al Hodis11
Mar 8  Mary Franks10
Mar 29  Tom Elgas11

VegasBG 1000 to 1 Club Members