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2016 ABT PLAYER OF THE YEAR

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2016 AMERICAN BACKGAMMON TOUR STANDINGS

Compiled through 12 June 2016 after 8 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 Paul Baraz 18.67
6 Michael Valliere 16.93
7 Sean Garber 16.89
8 Ken Bame 15.63
9 Ronald Loero 15.40
10 Nick Blasier 12.18
11 Bruce Ballance 12.00
12 Gary Bauer 10.96
13 Jack Edelson 10.67
14 Neil Kazaross 10.52
15 Ben Friesen 10.37
16 Frank Dimaggio 10.37
17 Ahmet Bolat 10.37
18 Gary Fries 10.07
19 Jordan Schwitzer 9.78
20 George Haskour 9.33
21 Steve Sax 9.33
22 David Todd 8.44
23 Marty Storer 8.44
24 Lynn Lusk 8.20
25 Philippe Salnave 8.07
26 Victor Ashkenazi 7.85
27 Philip Rousselle 7.27
28 Jim Pasko 5.48
29 Mark Ferrin 5.48
30 Tom Wheeler 5.48
31 Joe Russell 5.48
32 Marcy Kossar 5.39
33 Steve Brown 5.33
34 Faddoul Khoury 5.33
35 Frank Talbot 5.19
36 Masayuki Mochizuki 5.19
37 Rory Pascar 5.19
38 Jeff Whitelaw 5.19
39 Joe Miller 5.19
40 Jeb Horton 5.09
41 David Kettler 5.04
42 Ed O'Laughlin 5.04
43 Julius High 5.04
44 Michael Neagu 5.04
45 Bob Carpenter 5.00
46 Stacy Turner 5.00
# NAME PTS.
47 Vadim Musaelyan 5.00
48 Kevin Walsh 4.89
49 Michael Shmuely 4.89
50 Amy Trudeau 4.78
51 Reggie Harvel 4.78
52 Alan Martin 4.67
53 Frank Raposa 4.22
54 Charles Toots 4.10
55 Ray Spehar 4.10
56 Judy Field 4.00
57 Cem Aslan 3.64
58 Lloyd Jerauld 3.64
59 Eric Stevens 3.38
60 Jerry Ungar 3.38
61 John Snellings 3.10
62 Mike Clapsadle 3.10
63 Uriel Mazal 3.10
64 Alex Owen 3.10
65 Linda Bradley 2.85
66 Alfredo Unes 2.74
67 Mark Antranikian 2.74
68 Alia Azamat 2.73
69 David Rockwell 2.67
70 Paul Weaver 2.67
71 Donny Lomuto 2.67
72 John O'Hagan 2.67
73 Frank Echols 2.60
74 Brent Cohen 2.59
75 Tobias Hellwag 2.59
76 Burt Goldstein 2.59
77 David Taniguchi 2.59
78 Treena Bouque 2.59
79 Joe Apicella 2.59
80 Barry Power 2.52
81 Gus Contos 2.52
82 Brian Lonergan 2.50
83 Eric Barr 2.50
84 Leon Marini 2.50
85 Canan Aktas 2.44
86 Chen-Fu Yu 2.44
87 Michael Robinson 2.44
88 David Zakrajsek 2.39
89 Alfred Mamlet 2.33
90 Vadim Nuniyants 2.33
91 Art Benjamin 2.33
92 Drew Giovanis 2.33
# NAME PTS.
93 Erwin Hom 2.05
94 Homer Hector 2.00
95 Dennis Lutz 2.00
96 Troy Longman II 2.00
97 Mario Savan 1.82
98 Robert Urquhart 1.82
99 Andy Fazekas 1.50
100 Jenna Longman 1.30
101 Lisa Pelaez 1.30
102 Tim Lawless 1.30
103 Vlad Eydelman 1.30
104 Paul Franks 1.30
105 Brad LaPratt 1.25
106 Cloyd Laporte 1.22
107 Ruben Martirosyan 1.22
108 Inigo Gatus 1.13
109 Rebecca Lively 1.05
110 Scott Butki 1.05
111 Daniel Peters 1.04
112 Ben Elliott 1.04
113 Majid Jahanbani 1.04
114 Philip Lerman 1.04
115 Paul Mangone 1.03
116 Andy Plat 1.03
117 Charles Edwards 1.00
118 Jeremy Moulton 1.00
119 Chris Coppa 1.00
120 Dan Schechner 1.00
121 Marcus Klebe 1.00
122 David Klausa 1.00
123 Dave McKenzie 0.91
124 Rose Sheedy 0.91
125 Larry Doyle 0.83
126 Donna Davenport 0.75
127 Michael Wilson 0.67
128 H. Linnemann-Schmidt 0.65
129 Tom Koppang 0.63
130 Roger Brandt 0.63
131 David Atwood 0.56
132 Melanie Goldman 0.56
133 Kathy Quentan 0.53
134 Paula Pipes 0.53
135 Andrew Lin 0.50
136 Juan Erazo 0.50
137 Nick Saverino 0.42
138 Sean Montgomery 0.33

ABT UPCOMING EVENTS

2016

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. 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

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)