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2016 ABT PLAYER OF THE YEAR

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2016 AMERICAN BACKGAMMON TOUR STANDINGS

Compiled through 24 July 2016 after 11 events

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

# NAME PTS.
1 Ed O'Laughlin 33.04
2 Mike Senkiewicz 30.74
3 Kit Woolsey 21.93
4 Victor Ashkenazi 21.85
5 Richard Munitz 20.15
6 Chris Knapp 19.49
7 Jack Edelson 19.07
8 Sean Garber 18.99
9 Paul Baraz 18.67
10 Michael Valliere 16.93
11 John O'Hagan 16.67
12 Ken Bame 15.63
13 Ronald Loero 15.40
14 Nick Blasier 12.18
15 Mike Rezai 12.17
16 Bruce Ballance 12.00
17 Marcy Kossar 11.47
18 Frank Raposa 11.22
19 Gary Bauer 10.96
20 Neil Kazaross 10.52
21 Ben Friesen 10.37
22 Frank Dimaggio 10.37
23 Ahmet Bolat 10.37
24 Gary Fries 10.07
25 Jordan Schwitzer 9.78
26 George Haskour 9.33
27 Steve Sax 9.33
28 David Todd 8.44
29 Marty Storer 8.44
30 Lynn Lusk 8.20
31 Philippe Salnave 8.07
32 Steve Brown 7.43
33 Philip Rousselle 7.27
34 Herb Roman 7.00
35 John Herron 6.08
36 Jim Pasko 5.48
37 Mark Ferrin 5.48
38 Tom Wheeler 5.48
39 Joe Russell 5.48
40 Zachary Tabak 5.40
41 Faddoul Khoury 5.33
42 Frank Talbot 5.19
43 Masayuki Mochizuki 5.19
44 Rory Pascar 5.19
45 Jeff Whitelaw 5.19
46 Joe Miller 5.19
47 Jeb Horton 5.09
48 David Kettler 5.04
49 Julius High 5.04
50 Michael Neagu 5.04
51 Bob Carpenter 5.00
52 Stacy Turner 5.00
53 Vadim Musaelyan 5.00
54 Kevin Walsh 4.89
55 Michael Shmuely 4.89
# NAME PTS.
56 Amy Trudeau 4.78
57 Reggie Harvel 4.78
58 Alan Martin 4.67
59 Jeff Nitschke 4.20
60 Jerry Kressin 4.20
61 Charles Toots 4.10
62 Ray Spehar 4.10
63 Judy Field 4.00
64 Cem Aslan 3.64
65 Lloyd Jerauld 3.64
66 Saba Bejanishvili 3.50
67 Barry Silliman 3.50
68 Dion Hogan 3.50
69 Roberto Litzenberger 3.50
70 Eric Stevens 3.38
71 Jerry Ungar 3.38
72 John Snellings 3.10
73 Mike Clapsadle 3.10
74 Uriel Mazal 3.10
75 Alex Owen 3.10
76 Rick Wedge 3.04
77 Sue Will 3.04
78 Linda Bradley 2.85
79 Alfredo Unes 2.74
80 Mark Antranikian 2.74
81 Alia Azamat 2.73
82 Gregg Trunnel 2.70
83 Lucien Cravens 2.70
84 David Rockwell 2.67
85 Paul Weaver 2.67
86 Donny Lomuto 2.67
87 Frank Echols 2.60
88 Brent Cohen 2.59
89 Tobias Hellwag 2.59
90 Burt Goldstein 2.59
91 David Taniguchi 2.59
92 Treena Bouque 2.59
93 Joe Apicella 2.59
94 Barry Power 2.52
95 Gus Contos 2.52
96 Brian Lonergan 2.50
97 Eric Barr 2.50
98 Leon Marini 2.50
99 Canan Aktas 2.44
100 Chen-Fu Yu 2.44
101 Michael Robinson 2.44
102 David Zakrajsek 2.39
103 Alfred Mamlet 2.33
104 Vadim Nuniyants 2.33
105 Art Benjamin 2.33
106 Drew Giovanis 2.33
107 Erwin Hom 2.05
108 Homer Hector 2.00
109 Dennis Lutz 2.00
110 Troy Longman II 2.00
# NAME PTS.
111 Mario Savan 1.82
112 Robert Urquhart 1.82
113 Jim Airgood 1.52
114 Bob Stoller 1.52
115 Irina Litzenberger 1.52
116 Christopher Shanava 1.52
117 Andy Fazekas 1.50
118 Jeff Spencer 1.35
119 Michael Mesich 1.35
120 Jenna Longman 1.30
121 Lisa Pelaez 1.30
122 Tim Lawless 1.30
123 Vlad Eydelman 1.30
124 Paul Franks 1.30
125 Brad LaPratt 1.25
126 Cloyd Laporte 1.22
127 Ruben Martirosyan 1.22
128 Tony Zimbalatti 1.22
129 Inigo Gatus 1.13
130 Rebecca Lively 1.05
131 Scott Butki 1.05
132 Daniel Peters 1.04
133 Ben Elliott 1.04
134 Majid Jahanbani 1.04
135 Philip Lerman 1.04
136 Paul Mangone 1.03
137 Andy Plat 1.03
138 Charles Edwards 1.00
139 Jeremy Moulton 1.00
140 Chris Coppa 1.00
141 Dan Schechner 1.00
142 Marcus Klebe 1.00
143 Apollo Lammers 1.00
144 David Klausa 1.00
145 Dave McKenzie 0.91
146 Rose Sheedy 0.91
147 Larry Doyle 0.83
148 Donna Davenport 0.75
149 Michael Wilson 0.67
150 H. Linnemann-Schmidt 0.65
151 Tom Koppang 0.63
152 Roger Brandt 0.63
153 Bridget McCrudden 0.61
154 Daniel Posen 0.61
155 David Atwood 0.56
156 Melanie Goldman 0.56
157 Kathy Quentan 0.53
158 Paula Pipes 0.53
159 Andrew Lin 0.50
160 Juan Erazo 0.50
161 Nathan Bouma 0.50
162 Nick Saverino 0.42
163 Sean Montgomery 0.33
164 Christa Solovey 0.31
     

ABT UPCOMING EVENTS

2016

Aug. 5-7: First Silicon Valley Open; San Jose, California; Ken Bame; 510/402-8068
Aug. 19-21: Wisconsin State Championships; Madison, Wisconsin; Bill Minser; 608/354-7573
Sep. 1-5: Carolina Invitational; Charlotte, North Carolina; Jeb Horton; 704/651-2949
Sep. 9-11: Seattle Backgammon Classic; Kirkland, Washington; Kristina Vig; 206/568-0632
Sep. 23-25: Colorado State Championship; Denver, Colorado; Lynda Clay; 303/791-0271
Sep. 30-Oct. 2: Florida State Championships; Fort Lauderdale, Florida; Kathy Weiner; 941/374-3952
Oct. 14-16: Illinois State Championships; Peoria, Illinois; Linda Rockwell; 847/845-3579
Oct. 20-23: Connecticut State Championships; Windsor Locks, Connecticut; Ross Gordon; 203/521-7866
Nov. 16-20: Las Vegas Open; Las Vegas, Nevada; Howard Markowitz; 72/218-8238
Dec. 2-4: California State Championship; Los Angeles, California; Patrick Gibson; 818/901-0464


2016 ABT TOURNAMENT WINNERS

Minnesota Open (Bloomington, Minnesota; Jul. 22-24)
Open (21): Jack Edelson (WI)
Intermediate (27): Zachary Tabak (WI)
Novice (6): Apollo Lammers (MN)

Michigan Summer Championships (Novi, Michigan; Jul. 1-4)
Open (84): Ed O'Laughlin (VA)
Intermediate (73): Mike Rezai (OH)
Novice (11): Tony Zimbalatti (MI)

Los Angeles Open (Los Angeles, California; Jun. 10-12)
Open (56): Paul Baraz (CA)
Advanced (41): Lynn Lusk (CO)
Limited (9): Inigo Gatus (CA)

36th Chicago Open (Rosemont, Illinois; May 26-30)
Open (53): Chris Knapp (MA)
Intermediate (41): Michael Valliere (PA)
Novice (10): Brad LaPratt (IL)

Capital Classic (Sterling, Virginia; May 20-22)
Open (32): Jack Edelson (WI)
Advanced (25): Marcy Kossar (MD)
Novice (5): Larry Doyle (DC)

Atlanta Spring Classic (Atlanta, Georgia; Apr. 28-May 1)
Championship (25): Mike Senkiewicz (NY)
Intermediate (20): Judy Field (MI)
Novice (4): Michael Wilson (GA)

US Open (Las Vegas, Nevada; Apr. 13-17)
Open (74+28 rebuys): Kit Woolsey (CA)
Advanced (70+28 rebuys): Ahmet Bolat (MA)
Novice (4): David Klausa (CO)

Ohio State Championships (Cleveland, Ohio; Mar. 18-20)
Open (38): Sean Garber (IN)
Advanced (43): Bruce Ballance (OH)
Novice (12): Andy Fazekas (CT)

Sunshine State Classic (Clearwater, Florida; Feb. 19-21)
Open (10): Bob Carpenter (FL)
Intermediate (27): Michael Valliere (PA)
Novice (6): Marcus Klebe (FL)

Texas Championships (San Antonio, Texas; Feb. 4-7)
Championship (68+26 rebuys): Richard Munitz (NY)
Advanced (40+8 rebuys): Philip Rousselle (TX)
Limited (21): Linda Bradley (NC)

New York Metropolitan Open (Jersey City, New Jersey; Jan. 6-10)
Championship (70+16 rebuys): Mike Senkiewicz (NY)
Intermediate (66+18 rebuys): Jordan Schwitzer (NY)
Advanced Beginner (26): Frank Echols (NJ)
Beginner (18): Troy Longman II (MI)