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2015 ABT PLAYER OF THE YEAR

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2015
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2015 AMERICAN BACKGAMMON TOUR STANDINGS

Compiled through April 19, 2015 after 7 events

Top three finishers win trophies. 1st through 20th earn solid silver dollar mementos.

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# NAME PTS.
1 Chuck Bower 25.78
2 Ray Fogerlund 23.38
3 Joe Russell 19.56
4 Tak Morioka 17.33
5 Carter Mattig 17.30
6 Phil Simborg 12.89
7 Bill Calton 11.11
8 Stacy Turner 9.78
9 Dennis McFarlin 9.63
10 Kathleen Davis 9.14
11 Bruce Ballance 9.11
12 Gerry Tansey 8.67
13 Akiko Yazawa 8.67
14 Gary Koscielny 8.60
15 Grant Schneider 8.00
16 Feliks Goykhman 7.85
17 Frank Talbot 7.26
18 Mike Senkiewicz 7.26
19 Bill Finneran 6.80
20 Richard Munitz 6.80
21 Adrian Rios 6.44
22 Dennis Culpepper 6.44
23 Gary Fries 6.44
24 Joe Freedman 6.44
25 Jonah Seewald 6.44
26 Neil Deutsch 6.44
27 Bob Howayeck 6.25
28 Eric Barr 6.17
29 Leyla Zaloutskaya 5.89
30 David Rockwell 5.56
31 Nick Mourtos 5.56
32 Patty Geoffroy 5.54
33 Jeb Horton 4.89
34 Bill Riles 4.89
35 Tom Wheeler 4.89
36 Kit Woolsey 4.89
37 Albert Steg 4.83
38 Kent Goulding 4.83
# NAME PTS.
39 Proctor Ritchie 4.81
40 Jackie Seiders-Smart 4.57
41 Martin Golman 4.57
42 Steve Grund 4.56
43 Faris Gabbara 4.56
44 Paul Laubner 4.43
45 Keene Marin 4.33
46 Bruce Russell 4.33
47 Neil Kazaross 4.33
48 Frank Raposa 4.33
49 Norman Perlmutter 4.30
50 LEW Webber 4.30
51 Georges Nader 4.00
52 Karen Davis 4.00
53 Donald Gabbai 3.93
54 Marcy Kossar 3.93
55 Jack Edelson 3.63
56 Jim Stutz 3.63
57 Roberto Litzenberger 3.63
58 Victor Ashkenazi 3.63
59 Sam Ahmed 3.40
60 John Klein 3.40
61 Steve Edlis 3.13
62 Shlomo Karbal 3.08
63 Zach Tabac 3.08
64 Pete Anderson 2.44
65 Malcolm Davis 2.44
66 Max Mowzoon 2.44
67 Gary Stern 2.41
68 Ron Genter 2.41
69 Kevin McDonough 2.41
70 Bob Urquhart 2.29
71 Lynn Lusk 2.29
72 C.J. Uttley 2.27
73 Igor Baburov 2.27
74 Rebecca Lively 2.14
75 Cloyd LaPorte 1.96
# NAME PTS.
76 Ghazi Al-Kinani 1.96
77 Peggy Neubig 1.96
78 Robert Sisselman 1.96
79 Donny Lomuto 1.81
80 Julius High 1.81
81 Petko Kostadinov 1.81
82 Steve Hairgrove 1.54
83 Roger Hickman 1.54
84 Serge Bondar 1.54
85 David Nosik 1.54
86 Ken Torrens 1.50
87 Peter Yanakis 1.20
88 Larry Liebster 1.20
89 Pete Mostoufi 1.20
90 Patti Rubin 1.14
91 Alia Azamat 1.14
92 Barry Retzkin 1.13
93 Konstantin Keresteliev 1.13
94 Elayne Feinstein 1.08
95 Allen Michie 1.07
96 Garry Boltjes 1.00
97 Cengiz Yakut 0.98
98 Kevin Walsh 0.98
99 Rick Wolf 0.98
100 Jin Hu 0.85
101 Melvin Smith 0.75
102 Paulette Duong 0.75
103 Marion Roland 0.67
104 Anna DiFlorio 0.57
105 Stefan Andreev 0.57
106 Mary Kay Lively 0.54
107 Elena Evans 0.50
108 Jeanette De Oliveira 0.50
109 Marcus Klebe 0.33
110 Nick Saverino 0.29
111 Ina Donath 0.28
112 Charlene Britton 0.25

ABT UPCOMING EVENTS

2015

Apr.-30-May 3: Atlanta Spring Classic; Atlanta, Georgia; Jerry Godsey; 404/403-1957
May 21-25: Chicago Open & Giants of Backgammon Invitational; Rosemont, IL; Rory Pascar; 617/699-9100
Jun. 5-7: Los Angeles Open; Los Angeles, California; Patrick Gibson; 818/901-046
Jul. 2-5: Michigan Summer Championships; Novi, Michigan; Carol Joy Cole; 810/232-9731
Jul. 24-26: Minnesota Open; Bloomington, Minnesota; David Minikus; 704/651-2949
Aug. 14-16: Wisconsin State Championships; Madison, Wisconsin; Keene Marin; 608/467-0013
Sep. 3-7: Carolina Invitational; Charlotte, North Carolina; Jeb Horton; 704/651-2949
Oct. 3-5: Illinois State Championships; Peoria, Illinois; Linda Rockwell; 309/699-6005
Oct. 16-18: Florida State Championships; Fort Lauderdale, Florida; Kathy Weiner; 941/355-6354
Oct. 30-Nov. 1: Connecticut State Championships; Windsor Locks, Connecticut; Ross Gordon; 203/521-7866
Nov 18-22: Las Vegas Open, Las Vegas, Nevada; Howard Markowitz; 702/218-8238
Dec. 4-6: California State Championship; Los Angeles, California; Patrick Gibson; 818/901-0464


2015 ABT TOURNAMENT WINNERS

US Open (Las Vegas, Nevada; Apr. 15-19)
Championship (66+22 rebuys): Joe Russell (CA)
Intermediate (65+19 rebuys): Dennis McFarlin (NV)
Beginner (6): Garry Boltjes (NV)

Ohio State Championships (Cleveland, Ohio; Mar. 27-29)
Open (25): Bill Calton (MI)
Advanced (41): Bruce Ballance (PA)
Novice (3): Jeanette De Oliveira (Canada)

Central States Invitational (Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois; Mar. 13-15)
Championship (52): Tak Morioka (IL)
Advanced (37): Eric Barr (KS)
Limited (12): Ken Torrens (IL)

Sunshine State Classic (Tampa, Florida; Feb. 27-Mar. 1)
Open (16): Grant Schneider (VA)
Intermediate (25): Bob Howayeck (FL)
Novice (4): Marion Roland (FL)

3rd Capital Classic (Herndon, Virginia; Feb. 20-22)
Open (34): Ray Fogerlund (NV)
Advanced (43): Gary Koscielny
Novice (8): Alia Azamat

Texas Championships (San Antonio, Texas; Jan. 29-Feb. 1)
Championship (87): Chuck Bower (IN)
Advanced (48): Kathleen Davis (KS)
Limited (15): Rebecca Lively (TX)

New York Metropolitan Open (Jersey City, New Jersey; Jan. 8-11)
Championship (49+17 rebuys): Carter Mattig (IL)
Intermediate (53+11 rebuys): Feliks Goykhman (NJ)
Advanced Beginner (17): C.J. Uttley (England)
Beginner (17): Igor Baburov (NY)