Chicago Bar Point Backgammon Club

Est. 1983, we are the best-attended backgammon club in America.
Playing Tuesdays
at:

Tilted Kilt logo

7070 Carpenter Road
Skokie, Illinois
(Adjacent to Village Crossing MovieTheatres)
Info on Tilted Kilt Skokie HERE.

Wayne,Trisha

Kilt girls flank birthday boy Wayne Wiest at the Sunday BPC event. Wayne reached the finals, but lost to Adrian Rios.

First-Timers Play FREE On Tuesdays

Anyone who has never played at a Bar Point Club
backgammon tournament and lives within a 30 mile
radius of the club will receive a FREE ENTRY into
the tournament with a chance to share in the prizes.

Arrive as late as 6:30 pm to enter. Click for details.

CHICAGO BAR POINT CLUB WEEKLY RESULTS

2007    2008    2009    2010    2011    2012    2013    2014    2015    2016

Chicagoland All-Time Standings 1974-2015 (Excel download)

2016 BPC PLAYER OF THE YEAR

Compiled through 4 December 2016

1st–6th play on Challenge Cup. 1st–20th earn solid silver dollar mementos.

# NAME PTS.
1 David Rockwell 31.24
2 Rory Pascar 25.76
3 Shlomo Karbal 22.84
4 Serge Bondar 22.22
5 Steve Klesker 19.60
6 Larry Goldstein 18.76
7 Herb Roman 18.36
8 Bill Bartholomay 17.44
9 Tak Morioka 16.48
10 Carter Mattig 13.56
11 Amy Trudeau 13.40
12 Bill Davis 12.40
13 Allen Tish 12.22
14 Efim Liberman 11.76
15 Steve Blanchard 11.36
16 Jerry Brooks 11.04
17 Larry Morris 10.92
18 Bob Steen 10.76
19 Christopher Shanava 10.20
20 Wayne Wiest 9.84
21 Linda Rockwell 8.32
22 Adrian Rios 8.12
23 Mike Sutton 7.46
24 Phil Simborg 6.52
25 David Nosik 4.78
26 Galia Miloucheva 4.32
27 Mike Wolock 3.84
28 Bill Keefe 3.40
29 Anatoliy Katsnelson 3.32
30 Alex Owen 3.32
31 Nick Blasier 3.08
# NAME PTS.
32 Gene Eydelman 2.96
33 Richard Stawowy 2.32
34 David Stein 2.32
35 Paul Turdik 2.24
36 Barbara Levinson 1.72
37 Ken Bond 1.60
38 Mark King 1.60
39 Dennis Culpepper 1.44
40 Leslie Lockett 1.44
41 Jack Miller 1.32
42 Michael Valentino 1.20
43 Pete Peterson 1.12
44 David Hanold 1.12
45 Craig Anderson 1.04
46 Phil Loeb 0.72
47 Albert Steg 0.72
48 Brendan Daker 0.72
49 Roger Brant 0.64
50 Steve Hairgrove 0.64
51 Sargon Benjamin 0.64
52 Tom Harrison 0.60
53 Ted Zillmer 0.48
54 Ralf Boettger 0.48
55 Alex Rosen 0.40
56 Vlad Eydelman 0.40
57 Joe Laiacona 0.40
58 Bill Funchion 0.24
59 Don Marek 0.24
60 Jim Kyriacou 0.24
61 Melvin Smith 0.24
62 Craig Pinson 0.16

November Player of the Month: RORY PASCAR–6.64 points
2–Herb Roman (4.52), 3–David Rockwell (3.88)

BAR POINT CLUB AMALGAMATION: Amy Trudeau will assume director duties of the Chicago Bar Point Club effective on Awards Night, January 4. Amy will return to the one tournament format with a $10 entry fee and two side pools ($10, $20)… Nice to see Adrian Rios back at the club for our Sunday 4 December event. Adrian won the tourney!… Looks like Steve Klesker won't be joining us that much in 2017. He's taken a new job that involves lots of travel… New player at the BPC: Dermot Funchion… Lots of players attending the California Open this weekend including Herb Roman, Rory Pascar, Carter Mattig, and Phil Simborg… 64+ cruisers are now signed for Backgammon & Poker on Board (an eight day Caribbean cruise) January 14-22, 2017.

BPC TUESDAY NIGHT FORMAT at Tilted Kilt Skokie

NOTE: Tilted Kilt is a popular establishment. A scheduled party could occasionally shift our game from Tuesday to Monday, Wednesday, or Thursday night. Always check this website before attending.

Masters Tourney: $30 entry fee* with optional $10 side pool. 16-player limit.
Drawing for byes (if available) at 5:00pm. Arrive as late as 5:30pm to enter.
Single elimination. All 9 point matches.
1.5 times master points.

Open Tourney: $20 entry fee* with optional $10 side pool. 32-player limit.
Drawing for byes at 6:15pm. Arrive as late as 6:45pm to enter.
Two matches guaranteed. Main Flight—5 & 7 point matches. Consolation—5 point matches.

*Both entry fees include non-transferable $10 food and/or drink credit.

For more information, contact Bill Davis by email, or call 773/860-0016.


BPC UPCOMING DOUBLE POINT SPECIAL EVENTS at Tilted Kilt

Tuesday, 3 January: Awards Night and final BPC meeting, Tilted Kilt Skokie • 6:00 p.m.

Bimonthly Open: $50 entry fee* with $10 optional side pool. Two matches guaranteed.
7 and 9-point matches in the Open Main. 5 point matches in the Consolation.

Bimonthly Intermediate: $25 entry fee*. Format based on number of entries.
Minimum two matches guaranteed.

Drawing for byes: 12:15pm. Entries close: 12:45pm.

*Both entry fees include non-transferable $10 food and/or drink credit.

For more information, contact Bill Davis by email, or call 773/860-0016.

CHICAGO BAR POINT CLUB 1000-TO-1 CLUB

Membership requires 10 or more wins in a row in BPC competition.
Byes & splits are "no action." Achievements are in chronological order.
14 or more wins are in red. + Denotes the streak is presently active.

DATE NAME #
12/29/15 Herb Roman 10
6/16/15 David Presser 11
4/12/15 Allen Tish 10
02/10/15 Adrian Rios 11
11/18/14 Jerry Brooks 10
10/28/14 Bill Davis 13
07/22/14 Craig Anderson 11
04/29/14 Tak Morioka 11
01/11/14 David Presser 12
01/11/14 Carter Mattig 10
11/26/13 Jerry Brooks 12
11/26/13 Leslie Lockett 10
10/16/13 Bill Bartholomay 11
06/25/13 Oleg Raygorodsky 11
01/02/13 David Rockwell 15
11/06/12 Rory Pascar 12
10/16/12 Dan Smith 10
06/19/12 Greg DeFotis 10
11/01/11 Bill Davis 10
08/02/11 Lucky Nelson 10
10/05/10 Howard Markowitz 11
11/03/09 Bill Davis 10
09/15/09 Matt Cohn-Geier 18
06/09/09 Herb Roman 10
03/03/09 Howard Markowitz 11
12/23/08 Carter Mattig 11
07/22/08 Lucky Nelson 14
07/01/08 Carter Mattig 11
05/20/08 Bill Davis 14
01/29/08 Nora Luna Righter 11
11/09/07 Gary Kay 10
09/04/07 David Rockwell 13
08/07/07 Alex Owen 11
08/15/06 Bill Davis 10
DATE NAME #
12/20/05 Herb Roman 12
02/15/05 Bill Davis 13
08/03/04 Linda Rockwell 10
12/30/03 Georgina Flanagan 10
12/02/03 Gary Kay 20
09/09/03 Gary Kay 17
02/18/03 Alice Kay 10
09/10/02 Bob Zavoral 11
08/20/02 Ed Buerger 12
05/14/02 Richard Lloyd 10
10/16/01 Tim Carroll 10
08/07/01 Tim Mabee 10
06/26/01 Tim Carroll 10
05/22/01 Jake Jacobs 12
04/03/01 Bob Zavoral 14
03/20/01 Bill Bartholomay 11
01/23/01 Bill Bartholomay 12
12/14/99 Don Jayhan 10
03/17/98 Tak Morioka 12
02/01/98 Steve Mellen 12
01/27/98 Laila Leonhardt 10
01/06/98 Phyllis Smolinski 10
05/06/97 Phil Simborg 12
01/07/97 Wendy Kaplan 10
12/23/96 Neil Kazaross 10
11/05/96 Andy Krenitz 12
08/11/96 Herb Roman 10
12/12/95 Neil Kazaross 11
09/19/95 Neil Kazaross 10
05/09/95 Harry Cohn 11
04/25/95 Frankie Farjood 11
04/05/94 Phil Simborg 11
02/08/94 Neil Kazaross 10
02/01/94 David Rubin 11