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LVBC April 2023 Player of the Month

Steve Babayoff & Al Hodis 59.5
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:

    - !!! Since July 4 falls 4o4on a 4T4Tuesday this year we have optedto meet on Monday July 3 !!!

    - 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 May 30, 2023 we had 26 players in attendance.

  • Tournament #1 (16): 1/2-Al Hodis 1/2-Dennis McFarlin
  • Tournament #1 (8): 1/2-Paul Franks 1/2-Martine Oules
  • Tournament #1 (8): 1-Tom Elgas 2-Greg West
  • Tournament #1 (8): 1/2-Jim Tighi 1/2-Greg Nowak
  • Tournament #1 (8): 1/2-Jack Cohen 1/2-PJ Britto
  • Tournament #1 (8): 1/2-Jayson Salus 1/2-Tony Anton

Our next meeting will be Tuesday, June 06, 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 - May 30

Top 8 qualify for the LVBC Tournament of Champions

Year Standings:
1.Dennis McFarlin270.0
2.Al Hodis260.5
3.Ron Wertheim229.0
4.Jayson Salus209.5
5.Howard Markowitz205.5
6.Jack Cohen189.5
7.Tony Anton187.0
8.Greg West182.5
9.Paul Franks171.5
10.Steve Babayoff170.0

May Month Standings:
1.Steve Babayoff59.5
1.Al Hodis59.5
3.Dennis McFarlin58.0
4.Jayson Salus51.5
5.Howard Markowitz50.5
6.Paul Franks47.0
7.Jim Tighi40.0
8.Tom Elgas38.0

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

Player of the month for past 12 months
Apr 2023Ron Wertheim52.5
Mar 2023Dennis McFarlin53.5
Feb 2023Dennis McFarlin46.0
Jan 2023Al Hodis63.0
Dec 2022Al Hodis38.5
Nov 2022Al Hodis63.0
Oct 2022Al Hodis47.0
Sep 2022Greg West47.5
Aug 2022Randy Ohel56.0
Jul 2022Ash Boorboor44.0
Jun 2022Al Hodis50.0
May 2022Ash Boorboor55.5

1000 to 1 Club 2023

Club members winning 10 or more matches in a row in 2023
May 23  Steve Babayoff12
Mar 24  Dennis McFarlin11

VegasBG 1000 to 1 Club Members