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RACE FOR 2014 ABT
PLAYER OF THE YEAR

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2014 AMERICAN BACKGAMMON TOUR STANDINGS

Compiled after 15 events through 12 October 2014

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

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# NAME PTS.
1 Ray Fogerlund 51.56
2 Frank Raposa 37.33
3 Gary Bauer 27.22
4 Masayuki Mochizuki 24.04
5 Ben Friesen 21.47
6 Julius High 18.17
7 Dorn Bishop 17.50
8 Ed O'Laughlin 17.20
9 Malcolm Robertson 15.78
10 Matt Reklaitis 15.11
11 Rory Pascar 14.40
12 Vadim Nuniyants 14.18
13 Antoinette Williams 14.08
14 Tak Morioka 14.00
15 Kit Woolsey 13.53
16 Jonah Seewald 13.50
17 Carter Mattig 13.41
18 Mick Zakrajsek 13.32
19 Don Faix 13.00
20 David Rockwell 12.67
21 Audronis Zunde 12.67
22 Roberto Litzenberger 11.76
23 Paul Stebbing 10.18
24 Christopher Shanava 9.92
25 Lucky Nelson 9.85
26 Saul Meir 9.67
27 Victor Ashkenazi 9.32
28 Mark Ferrin 8.64
29 Tim Lawless 8.50
30 Don Marek 8.48
31 Farid Khalili 8.20
32 Alex Owen 8.00
33 Ethan Nissani 7.83
34 Samuel Wang 7.70
35 Bill Phipps 7.56
36 Frank Talbot 7.56
37 Scotty Kelland 7.29
38 David Presser 7.20
39 Neil Deutsch 7.20
40 Bob Koca 7.20
41 Wendy Kaplan 7.00
42 John O'Hagan 6.93
43 Brandon Macklin 6.89
44 Vadim Musaelyan 6.87
45 Carol Joy Cole 6.67
46 Ghazi Al-Kinani 6.67
47 Samra Hadden 6.65
48 Allen Tish 6.40
49 Bruce Russell 6.33
50 Jack Edelson 6.00
51 Petko Kostadinov 6.00
52 Steve Blanchard 6.00
53 Stuart Thomson 6.00
54 Karen Davis 5.54
55 Malcolm Davis 5.54
56 Paul Magriel 5.54
57 Patrick Gibson 5.33
58 Amy Trudeau 5.27
59 Faris Gabbara 5.09
60 Prince Barlow 5.09
61 Mary Hickey 4.98
62 Phil Simborg 4.98
63 Tuvya Felt 4.98
# NAME PTS.
64 Odis Chenault 4.83
65 Josh Findley 4.32
66 Pete Anderson 4.32
67 Rob Ring 4.25
68 Abby Biss 4.21
69 Brian Flanagan 4.16
70 Stewart Pemberton 4.16
71 David Cohen 4.10
72 John Isaac 4.10
73 Rachel Bishop 4.00
74 Oleg Raygorodsky 3.92
75 Greg Merriman 3.92
76 Sam Ahmed 3.92
77 Steve Sax 3.92
78 Ted Chee 3.92
79 Canan Atkas 3.85
80 Sasha Bennett 3.78
81 Georgina Flanagan 3.50
82 Bill Davis 3.50
83 Bob Hathaway 3.44
84 Bob Hickey 3.33
85 Jason Marshall 3.33
86 Tom Magne 3.33
87 Di Di Pingkuan 3.27
88 Dean Adamian 3.17
89 Dion Hogan 3.17
90 David Hanold 2.96
91 Alfred Mamlet 2.77
92 Sharon Torres 2.70
93 Omar Shah 2.55
94 Steve Diano 2.55
95 Cinda King 2.50
96 Mark Antranikian 2.42
97 Cheryl Andersen 2.42
98 Justin Nunez 2.42
99 Hugh Morris 2.40
100 LEW Webber 2.35
101 Josh Avery 2.33
102 Raz Pollakis 2.16
103 Kevin McDonough 2.13
104 Michael Derylo 2.13
105 Bobby Mohammadi 2.08
106 John Shakory 2.08
107 Patrick Keene 2.05
108 Joe Nolan 2.03
109 Michael Edge 2.03
110 David Meyer 2.00
111 Eric Hiner 2.00
112 Charles Haley 2.00
113 Lee Pflugrad 2.00
114 Anna Mielech 1.93
115 John Barnett 1.93
116 Leon Marini 1.93
117 Tom Rebelo 1.93
118 Jeb Horton 1.80
119 Chris Knapp 1.80
120 Kathy Quentan 1.80
121 Paul Turdik 1.75
122 Rich Timmers 1.72
123 Stephen Benjamin 1.67
124 Daniel Stroberger 1.64
125 Ruth Robbins 1.64
126 David Davis 1.60
# NAME PTS.
127 Treena Bouque 1.60
128 Amber McLean 1.56
129 Adrian Costa 1.50
130 Kate Elmore 1.50
131 Bob Schumacher 1.50
132 Ralph Stowell 1.50
133 Leslie Lockett 1.48
134 Serge Bondar 1.48
135 Simon Woodhead 1.48
136 Genna Cowan 1.38
137 Cem Yorulmaz 1.38
138 Chuck Young 1.35
139 Robert Domaine 1.35
140 Rick Wedge 1.27
141 Eric Barr 1.25
142 Larry Whittenburg 1.25
143 Kevin Ahtou 1.20
144 Randy Vacek 1.17
145 Norma Lunsford 1.11
146 Josh Racko 1.08
147 Lynn Lusk 1.04
148 Bill Darrow 1.03
149 Glen DeGuzman 1.03
150 Judy Field 1.00
151 Ed Hodges 1.00
152 Debra Campbell 0.96
153 Gary Zelmanovics 0.96
154 Jacques Trividic 0.82
155 Kat Denison 0.82
156 Steven Carey 0.82
157 Jeff Boak 0.80
158 Ronald Loero 0.75
159 Chris Scott 0.74
160 Sheri Peters 0.69
161 Larry Andersen 0.69
162 Stephen Furry 0.69
163 Lisa Pelaez 0.68
164 Michael Rosen 0.68
165 Brian Andersen 0.67
166 James Green 0.67
167 Victor De Oliveira 0.67
168 Ben Elliott 0.63
169 Dan Schmelzinger 0.63
170 Scott Martin 0.63
171 Steve O'Connor 0.63
172 Kevin Heacox 0.60
173 Steve Binenstock 0.60
174 Matt Rogers 0.58
175 Fran Miller 0.56
176 Riley Bina 0.50
177 Bill Horner 0.50
178 Stephen Collins 0.50
179 David Zakrajsek 0.50
180 Rommy Gadelmoula 0.34
181 Gary Koscielny 0.34
182 Bill Kraybill 0.33
183 Charlene Britton 0.33
184 Sharon Link 0.33
185 Antoinette Marter 0.31
186 Jami Tipton 0.31
187 Hunter Haaf 0.28
188 RoseMarie Holsing 0.25

ABT UPCOMING EVENTS

2014

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
Feb. 20-22: 3rd Capital Classic; Herndon, Virginia; Ed O'Laughlin; 540/222-6431
Feb. 27-Mar. 1: 2015 Sunshine State Classic; Tampa, Florida; Dimitur Alipiev; 727/743-0500
Mar. 13-15: Central States Invitational & ABT Awards; Oakbrook Terrace, IL; Amy Trudeau; 773/218-9555
Mar. 27-29: Ohio State Championships; Cleveland, Ohio; Joe Miller; 330/268-4610
Apr. 15-19: US Open; Las Vegas, Nevada; Howard Markowitz; 702/218-8238
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
Jul. 2-5: Michigan Summer Championships; Novi, Michigan; Carol Joy Cole; 810/232-9731
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



2014 ABT TOURNAMENT WINNERS

Illinols State Championships (Peoria, Illinois; Oct. 10-12)
Championship (35): Tak Morioka (IL)
Advanced (25): Mick Zakrajsek (IN)
Novice (8): Amber McLean (MI)

2nd Capital Classic (Herndon, Virginia; Sep. 19-21)
Open (36): Ray Fogerlund (NV)
Advanced (31): Brandon Macklin (MD)
Novice (11): Genna Cowan (MD)

2nd Seattle Classic (Seattle, Washington; Sep. 5-7)
Open (27): Mark Ferrin (OR)
Intermediate (18): Di Di Pingkuan (WA)
Novice (4): Brian Andersen (CA)

Carolina Invitational (Charlotte, North Carolina; Aug. 28-Sep. 1)
Championship (39): Don Faix (GA)
Advanced (21): Samra Hadden (GA)
Novice (9): Ed Hodges (NC)

Wisconsin State Championships (Madison, Wisconsin; Aug. 1-3)
Championship (28): Ed O'Laughlin (VA)
Advanced (20): Amy Trudeau (IL)
Novice (2): Riley Bina (WI)

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

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

Los Angeles Open (Los Angeles, California; Jun. 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; Apr. 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)