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LVBC March 2015 Player of the Month
Ramon Eleazar
LVBC 2014 Maxakuli Cup Champion
Ray Fogerlund
LVBC 2014 Player of the Year
Ramon Eleazar


Current 2015 Standings

UPDATED THROUGH TUESDAY APRIL 21ST

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

 1. Ramon Eleazar                172.5
 2. Ted Baehman              161.5
 3. Tony Anton        158.5
 4. Ray Fogerlund             154.0
 5. Jon Alexander                  150.5
 6. Howard Markowitz           133.0
 7. Brian Hoeft                     119.0
 8. Jimmy Pappas              107.0
 9. Aaron Foust               102.5 
10. Damon Singer                  95.0
                         Month
  1.Ted Baehman                37.0
 2. Jon Alexander                     35.5
3.  Ray Fogerlund                     33.0
4.   Ramon Eleazar                     32.0
  5. Tony Anton                   28.5
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 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)
 
  3/2015 Ramon Eleazar (58.0/5)
  2/2015 Howard Markowitz (55.0/4)
  1/2015  Tony Anton    (45.0/4)
12/2014 Aaron Foust    (37.5/3)
11/2014 Howard Markowitz   (52/4)
10/2014 Aaron Foust    (51/4)
 9/2014 Ray Fogerlund    (68.5/5)
 8/2014 Howard Markowitz (50.0/4)
 7/2014 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)

1000 to 1 Club

Club members winning 10 or more matches in a row
NameMatchesYear
Ramon Eleazar102014
Damon Singer122014
Barry Lazarus102014
Howard Markowitz102014
Howard Markowitz112014
Howard Markowitz12 and counting2015
Brian Hoeft11 2015
Upcoming major west coast
backgammon tournaments

APR 23-27.....*ABT: U.S. OPEN CHAMPIONSHIPS, FLAMINGO, LAS VEGAS, NV..702/218-8238

MAY 22-26.....*ABT: 34th CHICAGO OPEN, HOLIDAY INN, ROSEMONT, IL......702/218-8238

JUN 20-22.....*ABT: LOS ANGELES OPEN, HILTON LAX, LOS ANGELES, CA.....818/901-0464

JUL 3-6.......*ABT: MICHIGAN SUMMER CHAMPIONSHIPS, SHERATON, NOVI, MI.810/232-9731

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


On April 21st we had 27 players in attendance.

  • Tournament #1 (16): 1-Ted Baehman 2-Jack Cohen
  • Tournament #2 (8): split Jon Alexander & Tony Anton
  • Tournament #3 (8): split Ray Fogerlund & Kaeley Loskutoff
  • Tournament #4 (8): split Ted Kirit & Ramon Eleazar
  • Tournament #5 (8): split Drew Giovanis & Brian Hoeft
  • Tournament #6 (8):
Our next meeting will be Tuesday, April 28th

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 2014 Maxikuli Cup tournament

Round #1

  • Ramon Eleazar def Steven Diano (11 - 5)
  • Dennis McFarlin def Howard Markowitz (11 - 9)
  • Ray Fogerlund def Tony Anton (11 - 6)
  • Aaron Foust def Jim Pappas (11 - 1)

Round #2 (semi-finals)

  • Aaron Foust def Ramono Eleazar (11 - 8)
  • Ray Fogerlund def Dennis McFarlin (11 - 9)

Round #3 (finals)

  • Ray Fogerlund def Aaron Foust (11 - 7)

Congratulations to Ray Fogerlund for winning the 2014 Maxikuli cup.

Results from the 2014 Player's Cup Tournament

Secial Thanks to Drew Larry and Jimmy for sponsoring this event

  • Winner: Jona Alexander
  • Runner-up: Gary Stern
  • Consolation Winner: Larry Liebster
  • Consolation Runner-up: Leonard Dangremond

Updated United States Backgammon Rules.