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LVBC October 2023 Player of the Month

Dennis McFarlin 51.0
LVBC 2022 Maxakuli Cup Champion

Tony Anton
LVBC 2022 Player of the Year

Al Hodis

  • Welcome to the Las Vegas Backgammon Club. We, generally, have tournaments at 6 PM every Tuesday evening. Late entries are usually available, the 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
    Where: 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.

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

  • Upcoming schedule and announcements:

    - Wow! Peter Bourman does it again, winning his second entry this year into the 1000-to-1 club in Las Vegas. Peter won his 10th, 11th and 12th matches in a row on Tuesday, November 21, 2023. Congratulations Peter!

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

On November 21, 2023 we had 27 players in attendance.

  • Tournament #1 (16): 1-Dennis McFarlin 2-Peter Bouman
  • Tournament #1 (16): 1/2-Buddy Ashmore 1/2-Rob Thewes
  • Tournament #1 (8): 1/2-Denise Quatrale 1/2-Jim Tighi
  • Tournament #1 (4): 1-Greg Nowak 2-Al Hodis

Our next meeting will be Tuesday, November 28, 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.

End of Night Rules (Time Crunch) - Updated for 2023.

2023 Standings - November 21

Top 8 qualify for the LVBC Tournament of Champions

Year Standings:
1.Al Hodis551.0
2.Dennis McFarlin547.5
3.Ron Wertheim481.5
4.Howard Markowitz431.0
5.Jayson Salus399.5
6.Jack Cohen395.0
7.Ash Boorboor386.5
8.Tom Elgas375.0
9.Tony Anton355.5
10.Steve Babayoff316.0

November Month Standings:
1.Dennis McFarlin41.5
2.Ron Wertheim31.5
3.Jordan Etzig30.0
4.Jack Cohen29.5
5.Tony Anton24.5
5.Peter Bouman24.5
7.Al Hodis24.0
8.Jayson Salus23.0

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

Players of the month for past 12 months
Sep 2023Ash Boorboor44.5
Aug 2023Al Hodis67.5
Jul 2023Howard Markowitz56.5
Jun 2023Peter Bouman56.0
May 2023Steve Babayoff & Al Hodis59.5
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

1000 to 1 Club 2023

Club members winning 10 or more matches in a row in 2023
November 21  Peter Bouman12
July 18  Howard Markowitz12
June 27  Peter Bouman13
May 23  Al Hodis10
May 23  Steve Babayoff12
Mar 24  Dennis McFarlin11

VegasBG 1000 to 1 Club Members