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2015 ABT PLAYER OF THE YEAR

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2015
All-Time    Records    Explanation

2015 AMERICAN BACKGAMMON TOUR STANDINGS

Compiled through June 7, 2015 after 10 events

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

# NAME PTS.
1 Chuck Bower 25.78
2 Joe Russell 24.81
3 Ray Fogerlund 23.38
4 Cliff Pappas 21.00
5 Dorn Bishop 19.13
6 Tak Morioka 17.33
7 Carter Mattig 17.30
8 Saba Bejanishvili 14.00
9 Di Di 12.98
10 Neil Kazaross 12.94
11 Phil Simborg 12.89
12 Bill Calton 11.11
13 Ed Rosenblum 10.50
14 Clarine 10.50
15 Dennis Culpepper 9.94
16 Stacy Turner 9.78
17 Dennis McFarlin 9.63
18 John Skratulia 9.20
19 Kathleen Davis 9.14
20 Bruce Ballance 9.11
21 Bob Howayeck 8.95
22 Roberto Litzenberger 8.88
23 Gerry Tansey 8.67
24 Akiko Yazawa 8.67
25 Gary Koscielny 8.60
26 Grant Schneider 8.00
27 Feliks Goykhman 7.85
28 Georges Nader 7.50
29 Frank Talbot 7.26
30 Mike Senkiewicz 7.26
31 Brian Lonergan 7.00
32 Bill Finneran 6.80
33 Richard Munitz 6.80
34 LEW Webber 6.80
35 Adrian Rios 6.44
36 Gary Fries 6.44
37 Joe Freedman 6.44
38 Jonah Seewald 6.44
39 Neil Deutsch 6.44
40 Eric Barr 6.17
41 Matt Cohn-Geier 5.98
42 Carol Joy Cole 5.98
43 Michihito Kageyama 5.98
44 Chris Knapp 5.98
45 Leyla Zaloutskaya 5.89
46 Pete Mostoufi 5.80
47 David Rockwell 5.56
48 Nick Mourtos 5.56
# NAME PTS.
49 Patty Geoffroy 5.54
50 Peter Roubicek 5.40
51 David Hanold 5.00
52 Jeb Horton 4.89
53 Bill Riles 4.89
54 Tom Wheeler 4.89
55 Kit Woolsey 4.89
56 Albert Steg 4.83
57 Kent Goulding 4.83
58 Proctor Ritchie 4.81
59 Paul Baraz 4.60
60 Jackie Seiders-Smart 4.57
61 Martin Golman 4.57
62 Steve Grund 4.56
63 Faris Gabbara 4.56
64 Paul Laubner 4.43
65 Keene Marin 4.33
66 Bruce Russell 4.33
67 Frank Raposa 4.33
68 Norman Perlmutter 4.30
69 Karen Davis 4.00
70 Donald Gabbai 3.93
71 Marcy Kossar 3.93
72 Jack Edelson 3.63
73 Jim Stutz 3.63
74 Victor Ashkenazi 3.63
75 Sam Ahmed 3.40
76 John Klein 3.40
77 Steve Edlis 3.13
78 Shlomo Karbal 3.08
79 Zach Tabac 3.08
80 Ken Indart 2.70
81 Alfred Mamlet 2.63
82 Ted Chee 2.63
83 Doug Mayfield 2.63
84 Charles Haley 2.50
85 Pete Anderson 2.44
86 Malcolm Davis 2.44
87 Max Mowzoon 2.44
88 Gary Stern 2.41
89 Ron Genter 2.41
90 Kevin McDonough 2.41
91 Paul Mangone 2.30
92 Bob Urquhart 2.29
93 Lynn Lusk 2.29
94 C.J. Uttley 2.27
95 Igor Baburov 2.27
96 Rebecca Lively 2.14
# NAME PTS.
97 Cloyd LaPorte 1.96
98 Ghazi Al-Kinani 1.96
99 Peggy Neubig 1.96
100 Robert Sisselman 1.96
101 Donny Lomuto 1.81
102 Julius High 1.81
103 Petko Kostadinov 1.81
104 Steve Hairgrove 1.54
105 Roger Hickman 1.54
106 Serge Bondar 1.54
107 David Nosik 1.54
108 Ken Torrens 1.50
109 Frank Dama 1.35
110 Adrian Costa 1.35
111 Max Levenstein 1.25
112 Ron Williamson 1.25
113 Peter Yanakis 1.20
114 Larry Liebster 1.20
115 Larry Andersen 1.15
116 Tom Fahland 1.15
117 Patti Rubin 1.14
118 Alia Azamat 1.14
119 Barry Retzkin 1.13
120 Konstantin Keresteliev 1.13
121 Elayne Feinstein 1.08
122 Allen Michie 1.07
123 Garry Boltjes 1.00
124 Cengiz Yakut 0.98
125 Kevin Walsh 0.98
126 Rick Wolf 0.98
127 Aram Aramyan 0.88
128 Jin Hu 0.85
129 Ongun Alsac 0.83
130 Melvin Smith 0.75
131 Paulette Duong 0.75
132 Marion Roland 0.67
133 Anna DiFlorio 0.57
134 Stefan Andreev 0.57
135 Mary Kay Lively 0.54
136 Elena Evans 0.50
137 Jeanette De Oliveira 0.50
138 Robert Firring 0.44
139 Tom McGraw 0.44
140 David Ostrow 0.42
141 Marcus Klebe 0.33
142 Nick Saverino 0.29
143 Ina Donath 0.28
144 Charlene Britton 0.25

ABT UPCOMING EVENTS

2015

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
Sep.11-13: Seattle Backgammon Classic; Kirkland, Washington; Kristina Vig; 206/568-0632
Oct. 2-4: 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

2016

Jan. 7-10: 8th New York Metro; Jersey City, New Jersey; Lynn Ehrlich; 408/529-6769
Feb. 4-7: 4th Texas Championships; San Antonio, Texas; Bill Riles; 281/703-9304
Mar. 18-20: Ohio State Championships; Cleveland, Ohio; Joe Miller; 330/268-4610
Apr. 13-17: US Open; Las Vegas, Nevada; Howard Markowitz; 702/218-8238
Apr. 28-May 1: Atlanta Spring Classic; Atlanta, Georgia; Jerry Godsey; 770/612-0818



2015 ABT TOURNAMENT WINNERS

Los Angeles Open (Los Angeles, California; June 5-7)
Open (63): Cliff Pappas (AZ)
Advanced (46): John Skratulia (CA)
Limited (7): Aram Aramayan (CA)

Chicago Open (Rosemont, Illinois; May 21-25)
Open (55): Dorn Bishop (CA)
Intermediate (25): David Hanold (IL)
Novice (5): Ongun Alsac (AZ)

Atlanta Spring Classic (Atlanta, Georgia; Apr. 30-May 3)
Championship (35): Saba Bejanishvili (GA)
Intermediate (27): Peter Roubicek (GA)

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)