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2016 ABT PLAYER OF THE YEAR

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2016 AMERICAN BACKGAMMON TOUR STANDINGS

Compiled through 30 May 2016 after 7 events

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

# NAME PTS.
1 Mike Senkiewicz 30.74
2 Kit Woolsey 21.93
3 Richard Munitz 20.15
4 Chris Knapp 19.49
5 Michael Valliere 16.93
6 Sean Garber 16.89
7 Ronald Loero 15.40
8 Nick Blasier 12.18
9 Bruce Ballance 12.00
10 Gary Bauer 10.96
11 Ken Bame 10.96
12 Jack Edelson 10.67
13 Neil Kazaross 10.52
14 Ben Friesen 10.37
15 Frank Dimaggio 10.37
16 Ahmet Bolat 10.37
17 Gary Fries 10.07
18 Jordan Schwitzer 9.78
19 David Todd 8.44
20 Marty Storer 8.44
21 Philippe Salnave 8.07
22 Victor Ashkenazi 7.85
23 Philip Rousselle 7.27
24 Jim Pasko 5.48
25 Mark Ferrin 5.48
26 Tom Wheeler 5.48
27 Joe Russell 5.48
28 Marcy Kossar 5.39
29 Steve Brown 5.33
30 Faddoul Khoury 5.33
31 Frank Talbot 5.19
32 Masayuki Mochizuki 5.19
33 Rory Pascar 5.19
34 Jeff Whitelaw 5.19
35 Joe Miller 5.19
36 Jeb Horton 5.09
37 John Snellings 5.06
38 David Kettler 5.04
39 Ed O'Laughlin 5.04
40 Julius High 5.04
41 Michael Neagu 5.04
# NAME PTS.
42 Bob Carpenter 5.00
43 Stacy Turner 5.00
44 Vadim Musaelyan 5.00
45 Kevin Walsh 4.89
46 Michael Shmuely 4.89
47 Amy Trudeau 4.78
48 Reggie Harvel 4.78
49 Frank Raposa 4.22
50 Judy Field 4.00
51 Cem Aslan 3.64
52 Lloyd Jerauld 3.64
53 Eric Stevens 3.38
54 Jerry Ungar 3.38
55 Linda Bradley 2.85
56 Alfredo Unes 2.74
57 Mark Antranikian 2.74
58 Alia Azamat 2.73
59 David Rockwell 2.67
60 Paul Weaver 2.67
61 Donny Lomuto 2.67
62 John O'Hagan 2.67
63 Frank Echols 2.60
64 Brent Cohen 2.59
65 Tobias Hellwag 2.59
66 Burt Goldstein 2.59
67 David Taniguchi 2.59
68 Treena Bouque 2.59
69 Joe Apicella 2.59
70 Barry Power 2.52
71 Gus Contos 2.52
72 Brian Lonergan 2.50
73 Eric Barr 2.50
74 Leon Marini 2.50
75 Mike Clapsadle 2.45
76 Uriel Mazel 2.45
77 Alex Owen 2.45
78 Canan Aktas 2.44
79 Chen-Fu Yu 2.44
80 Michael Robinson 2.44
81 David Zakrajsek 2.39
# NAME PTS.
82 Homer Hector 2.00
83 Dennis Lutz 2.00
84 Troy Longman II 2.00
85 Mario Savan 1.82
86 Robert Urquhart 1.82
87 Andy Fazekas 1.50
88 Jenna Longman 1.30
89 Lisa Pelaez 1.30
90 Tim Lawless 1.30
91 Vlad Eydelman 1.30
92 Paul Franks 1.30
93 Brad LaPratt 1.25
94 Cloyd Laporte 1.22
95 Ruben Martirosyan 1.22
96 Daniel Peters 1.08
97 Ben Elliott 1.08
98 Majid Jahanbani 1.08
99 Philip Lerman 1.08
100 Rebecca Lively 1.05
101 Scott Butki 1.05
102 Charles Edwards 1.00
103 Jeremy Moulton 1.00
104 Chris Coppa 1.00
105 Dan Schechner 1.00
106 Marcus Klebe 1.00
107 David Klausa 1.00
108 Dave McKenzie 0.91
109 Rose Sheedy 0.91
110 Larry Doyle 0.83
111 Donna Davenport 0.75
112 Michael Wilson 0.67
113 H. Linnemann-Schmidt 0.65
114 Tom Koppang 0.63
115 Roger Brandt 0.63
116 Kathy Quentan 0.53
117 Paula Pipes 0.53
118 Andrew Lin 0.50
119 Juan Erazo 0.50
120 Nick Saverino 0.42
121 Sean Montgomery 0.33

ABT UPCOMING EVENTS

2016

Jun. 10-12: Los Angeles Open; Los Angeles, California; Patrick Gibson; 818/901-0464
Jul. 1-4: Michigan Summer Championships/ABT Awards; Novi, Michigan; Carol Joy Cole; 810/232-9731
Jul. 22-24: Minnesota Open; Bloomington, Minnesota; David Minikus; 612/718-2613
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. 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

36th Chicago 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)