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RACE FOR 2014 ABT
PLAYER OF THE YEAR

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2014 AMERICAN BACKGAMMON TOUR STANDINGS

Compiled after 10 events through 20 July 2014

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

# NAME PTS.
1 Frank Raposa 37.33
2 Ray Fogerlund 35.00
3 Gary Bauer 27.22
4 Masayuki Mochizuki 24.04
5 Ben Friesen 18.67
6 Julius High 18.17
7 Dorn Bishop 17.50
8 Malcolm Robertson 15.78
9 Matt Reklaitis 15.11
10 Rory Pascar 14.40
11 Antoinette Williams 14.08
12 Kit Woolsey 13.53
13 Jonah Seewald 13.50
14 David Rockwell 12.67
15 Audronis Zunde 12.67
16 Carter Mattig 11.38
17 Paul Stebbing 10.18
18 Christopher Shanava 9.92
19 Saul Meir 9.67
20 Victor Ashkenazi 9.32
21 Tim Lawless 8.50
22 Mick Zakrajsek 8.32
23 Farid Khalili 8.20
24 Alex Owen 8.00
25 Ethan Nissani 7.83
26 Samuel Wang 7.70
27 Bill Phipps 7.56
28 Frank Talbot 7.56
29 David Presser 7.20
30 John O'Hagan 6.93
31 Carol Joy Cole 6.67
32 Ghazi Al-Kinani 6.67
33 Bruce Russell 6.33
34 Ed O'Laughlin 6.00
35 Jack Edelson 6.00
36 Petko Kostadinov 6.00
37 Roberto Litzenberger 6.00
38 Steve Blanchard 6.00
39 Stuart Thomson 6.00
40 Karen Davis 5.54
41 Malcolm Davis 5.54
42 Paul Magriel 5.54
43 Prince Barlow 5.09
44 Faris Gabbara 5.09
45 Vadim Nuniyants 5.08
46 Odis Chenault 4.83
# NAME PTS.
47 Lucky Nelson 4.25
48 Rob Ring 4.25
49 Abby Biss 4.21
50 Brian Flanagan 4.16
51 Stewart Pemberton 4.16
52 David Cohen 4.10
53 John Isaac 4.10
54 Rachel Bishop 4.00
55 Oleg Raygorodsky 3.92
56 Greg Merriman 3.92
57 Sam Ahmed 3.92
58 Steve Sax 3.92
59 Ted Chee 3.92
60 Canan Atkas 3.85
61 Scotty Kelland 3.85
62 Sasha Bennett 3.78
63 Allen Tish 3.60
64 Bob Hickey 3.33
65 Jason Marshall 3.33
66 Tom Magne 3.33
67 Patrick Gibson 3.17
68 Dean Adamian 3.17
69 Dion Hogan 3.17
70 Samra Hadden 3.00
71 David Hanold 2.96
72 Alfred Mamlet 2.77
73 Sharon Torres 2.70
74 Steve Diano 2.55
75 Omar Shah 2.55
76 Mark Antranikian 2.42
77 Cheryl Andersen 2.42
78 Justin Nunez 2.42
79 Hugh Morris 2.40
80 Josh Avery 2.33
81 Kevin McDonough 2.13
82 Michael Derylo 2.13
83 Bobby Mohammadi 2.08
84 John Shakory 2.08
85 Patrick Keene 2.05
86 David Meyer 2.00
87 Eric Hiner 2.00
88 Anna Mielech 1.93
89 John Barnett 1.93
90 Leon Marini 1.93
91 Tom Rebelo 1.93
92 Vadim Musaelyan 1.89
# NAME PTS.
93 Kathy Quentan 1.80
94 Stephen Benjamin 1.67
95 Adrian Costa 1.50
96 Kate Elmore 1.50
97 Bob Schumacher 1.50
98 Ralph Stowell 1.50
99 Don Marek 1.48
100 Leslie Lockett 1.48
101 Serge Bondar 1.48
102 Simon Woodhead 1.48
103 Cem Yorulmaz 1.38
104 Chuck Young 1.35
105 Robert Domaine 1.35
106 Amy Trudeau 1.27
107 Rick Wedge 1.27
108 Paul Turdik 1.25
109 Kevin Ahtou 1.20
110 Randy Vacek 1.17
111 Norma Lunsford 1.11
112 Lynn Lusk 1.04
113 Bill Darrow 1.03
114 Glen DeGuzman 1.03
115 Debra Campbell 0.96
116 Gary Zelmanovics 0.96
117 LEW Webber 0.75
118 Ronald Loero 0.75
119 Chris Scott 0.74
120 Larry Andersen 0.69
121 Stephen Furry 0.69
122 Lisa Pelaez 0.68
123 Michael Rosen 0.68
124 James Green 0.67
125 Victor De Oliveira 0.67
126 Scott Martin 0.63
127 Steve O'Connor 0.63
128 Steve Binenstock 0.60
129 Kevin Heacox 0.60
130 Matt Rogers 0.58
131 Fran Miller 0.56
132 Amber McLean 0.56
133 Bill Kraybill 0.33
134 Charlene Britton 0.33
135 Antoinette Marter 0.31
136 Jami Tipton 0.31
137 Hunter Haaf 0.28

ABT UPCOMING EVENTS

2014

Aug. 1-3: Wisconsin State Championships; Madison, Wisconsin; Keene Marin; 608/467-0013
Aug. 28-Sep. 1: Carolina Invitational; Charlotte, North Carolina; Jeb Horton; 704/651-2949
Sep. 5-7: Seattle Backgammon Classic; Seattle, Washington; Kristina Vig; 253/230-6561
Sep. 19-21: Capital Classic Championships; Herndon, Virginia; Ed O'Laughlin; 540/222-6431
Oct. 10-12: Illinois State Championships; Peoria, Illinois; Linda Rockwell; 847/845-3579
Oct. 23-26: Florida State Championships; Fort Lauderdale, Florida; Kathy Weiner; 941-355-6354
Oct. 31-Nov. 2: Connecticut State Championships; Hartford, Connecticut; Ross Gordon; 203/521-7866
Nov. 19-23: Las Vegas Open; Las Vegas, Nevada; Howard Markowitz; 702/218-8238
Dec. 5-7: California State Championship; Los Angeles, California; Patrick Gibson; 818/901-0464

2015

Jan. 8-11: New York Metro Open; Jersey City, New Jersey; Lynn Ehrlich; 408/529-6769
Jan. 29-Feb. 1: Texas Championships; San Antonio, Texas; Bill Riles; 281/703-9304
Mar. 13-15: Central States Invitational & ABT Awards; Oakbrook Terrace, IL; Amy Trudeau; 773/218-9555
May 21-25: US Open; Las Vegas, Nevada; Howard Markowitz; 702/218-8238
May 21-25: Chicago Open & Giants of Backgammon Invitational; Rosemont, IL; Rory Pascar; 617/699-9100
Jul. 2-5: Michigan Summer Championships; Novi, Michigan; Carol Joy Cole; 810/232-9731



2014 ABT TOURNAMENT WINNERS

Minnesota Open (Bloomington, Minnesota; July 18-20)
Open (15): David Rockwell (IL)
Intermediate (12): Hugh Morris (MN)

Michigan Summer Championships (Novi, Michigan; July 3-6)
Open (76): Gary Bauer (NJ)
Intermediate (56): Paul Stebbing (Canada)
Novice (10): Norma Lunsford (MI)

Los Angeles Open (Los Angeles, California; June 20-22)
Open (58): Ray Fogerlund (NV)
Advanced (41): Farid Khalili (CA)
Limited (11): Cem Yorulmaz (CA)

34th Chicago Open (Rosemont, Illinois; May 22-26)
Open (63): Frank Raposa (VA)
Intermediate (37): Christopher Shanava (IL)
Novice (5): Kathy Quentan (TX)

US Open (Las Vegas, Nevada; April 23-27)
Open (47+13 rebuys): Ray Fogerlund (NV)
Advanced (51+19 rebuys): Tim Lawless (MN)
Novice (4): James Green

Atlanta Spring Classic (Atlanta, Georgia; Apr. 4-6)
Championship (30): Julius High (KS)
Advanced (15): Samra Hadden (GA)

Ohio State Championships (Cleveland, Ohio; Mar. 28-30)
Open (30): Frank Raposa (VA)
Advanced (30): Ghazi Al-Kinani (VA)
Novice (4): Victor De Oliveira (Canada)

Central States Invitational (Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois; Mar. 14-16)
Championship (36): Rory Pascar (IL)
Advanced (40): Alex Owen (IL)
Limited (10): Paul Turdik (IL)

Texas Championships (San Antonio, Texas; Jan. 30-Feb. 2)
Championship (72): Masayuki Mochizuki (Japan)
Advanced (52): Mick Zakrajsek (IN)
Limited (21): Josh Avery (TX)

New York Metropolitan Open (Jersey City, New Jersey; Jan. 9-12)
Championship (51 + 13 rebuys): Matt Reklaitis (MA)
Intermediate (52 + 16 rebuys): Samuel Wang (NY)
Beginner (27): Sharon Torres (NY)