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LVBC January 2023 Player of the Month

Al Hodis (63.0/5)
LVBC 2022 Maxakuli Cup Champion

Tony Anton
LVBC 2022 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:

    - The 2021 Maxakuli Cup photos
    Tony Anton vs Ron WertheimHoward Markowitz vs Greg West
    Brian Hoeft, Al Hodis and Ron WertheimTom Elgas and Tony Anton

    - The club will be dark on Tuesday, December 26, 2023

On January 31, 2023 we had 29 players in attendance.

  • Tournament #1 (16): 1/2-Tom McEvoy 1/2-Paul Franks
  • Tournament #2 (16): 1-Ron Wertheim 2-Fred Roufeh
  • Tournament #3 (8): 1/2-Buddy Ashmore 1/2-Howard Markowitz
  • Tournament #4 (8): 1-Kyle Ritz 2-Stephane Krief
  • Tournament #5 (8): 1/2-Brian Hoeft 1/2-Al Hodis
  • Tournament #6 (8): 1/2-Jaysom Sulus 1/2-Dennis McFarlin

Our next meeting will be Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Congratulations to Tony Anton for winning the 2022 Maxikuli cup. Tony has won the Maxakuli Cup Championship three years running! Wow!

Round #1

  • Al Hodis def Brian Hoeft
    (11 - 10)
  • Tony Anton def Ron Wertheim
    (11 - 9)
  • Tom Elgas def Dennis McFarlin
    (11 - 10)
  • Howard Markowitz def Greg West
    (11 - 5)

Round #2 (semi-finals)

  • Tony Anton def Al Hodis
    (11 - 9)
  • Tom Elgas def Howard Markowitz
    (11 - 6)

Round #3 (finals)

  • Tony Anton def Tom Elgas
    (11 - 6)

United States Backgammon Rules - 2019.

Las Vegas Backgammon Club Rules - Updated for 2023.

2023 Standings - January 31

Top 8 qualify for the LVBC Tournament of Champions

Year Standings:
1.Al Hodis74.0
2.Dennis McFarlin60.5
3.Ron Wertheim60.0
4.Jim Wright52.0
5.Paul Franks50.0
6.Howard Markowitz49.5
7.Tony Anton44.0
8.Greg West43.5
9.Brian Hoeft41.0
10.Denise Quatrale37.5

January Month Standings:
1.Al Hodis63.0
2.Dennis McFarlin54.5
3.Ron Wertheim53.0
4.Howard Markowitz45.5
5.Jim Wright45.0
6.Paul Franks44.0
7.Tony Anton42.0
8.Greg West41.5

2023 season ends on Dec. 19.
Maxakuli Cup will be on Wed., Dec. 20.

Player of the month for past 12 months
Dec 2022Al Hodis(38.5/3)
Nov 2022Al Hodis(63.0/5)
Oct 2022Al Hodis(47.0/4)
Sep 2022Greg West(47.5/4)
Aug 2022Randy Ohel(56.0/5)
Jul 2022Ash Boorboor(44.0/4)
Jun 2022Al Hodis(50.0/4)
May 2022Ash Boorboor(55.5/5)
Apr 2022Al Hodis(32.5/3)
Mar 2022Tom Elgas(79.0/5)
Feb 2022Al Hodis(49.5/4)
Jan 2022Al Hodis(58.5/4)

1000 to 1 Club 2023

Club members winning 10 or more matches in a row in 2023
None yet this year

VegasBG 1000 to 1 Club Members