Chicago Bar Point Backgammon Club

Est. 1983, we are the top-rated backgammon club in Illinois.
Playing Tuesdays
and Sunday bimonthly at:

Tilted Kilt logo

7070 Carpenter Road
Skokie, Illinois
(Around the corner from Village Crossing Movie Theatres)
Info on Tilted Kilt Skokie HERE.

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Amy Trudeau

Happy Birthday to BPC director Amy Trudeau!

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    2017    2018

Chicagoland All-Time Standings 1974-2017 (Excel download)

2018 BPC PLAYER OF THE YEAR

Compiled through 4 December 2018.

1st–6th play on Challenge Cup. 1st–10th earn solid silver dollar mementos.

# NAME PTS.
1 Rory Pascar 25.64
2 David Rockwell 22.88
3 Tak Morioka 18.52
4 Herb Roman 15.20
5 Carter Mattig 15.12
6 Steve Blanchard 13.72
7 David Stein 11.00
8 Bill Bartholomay 9.20
9 Paul Baraz 8.92
10 Christopher Shanava 8.12
11 Amy Trudeau 8.08
12 Steve Klesker 7.52
13 Adrian Nedelcu 7.04
14 Larry Goldstein 6.88
15 Jerry Brooks 6.40
16 Phil Simborg 6.28
17 Mike Sutton 5.80
18 Andy Bittman 5.52
19 Bill Keefe 5.44
20 Alex Owen 4.96
21 Linda Rockwell 4.56
22 Gene Eydelman 4.44
23 Micah Salafsky 4.24
24 Dujuan Meekins 4.00
25 Tom Harrison 3.76
26 Efim Liberman 2.56
27 Vlad Eydelman 2.54
# NAME PTS.
28 Don Marek 2.40
29 Bill Davis 2.24
30 Barbara Levinson 2.16
31 Bob Kamp 2.00
32 Allen Tish 1.84
33 David Klausa 1.76
34 James Ronens 1.74
35 Bob Steen 1.04
36 John Clayborne 0.96
37 Matt Cohn-Geier 0.88
38 Shlomo Karbal 0.80
39 Wayne Wiest 0.72
40 Tim Mabee 0.72
41 Gene Shvartsshteyn 0.72
42 Ralf Boettger 0.56
43 Jim Opre 0.56
44 Larry Morris 0.48
45 Oleg Raygorodsky 0.48
46 David Marcus 0.48
47 Leslie Lockett 0.48
48 Rodney Workman 0.40
49 Craig Anderson 0.40
50 Alec Smoliack 0.40
51 Anatoliy Katsnelson 0.40
52 Ethel Ioakimidis 0.32
53 Robert Caldwell 0.32
54 Richard Stawowy 0.32

November Player of the Month: CARTER MATTIG–4.92 points
2-Paul Baraz–2.88, 3-Rory Pascar–2.40

The last Bar Point Sunday event of the year will be December 9 at Tilted Kilt at noon… There will be no Chicago Bar Point Club Backgammon on December 25 and January 1, so the last playdate of 2018 is December 18. Season's Greetings!… Congratulations to BPC director Amy Trudeau on her 50th birthday party. Daughter Ashley supplied the birthday cake at the club on November 27, on day before Amy's actual birthday… In celebration of Linda and David Rockwell’s 19th wedding anniversary on Nov. 20, they had Tilted Kilt provide an ice cream bar for everyone, which consisted of mini fresh made waffles with added toppings… New to the Bar Point Club on Novermber 20: Joey Walner… There's still time to sign for the 14th Backgammon on Board tournament in January 2019. Details here.

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.

Open Tourney: $20 entry fee* with optional $10 & $20 side pools. 32-player limit.
Drawing for byes at 6:00pm. Arrive as late as 6:30pm to enter.
Two matches guaranteed. Main Flight—5 & 7 point matches. Consolation—5 point matches.

*Entry fee includes a non-transferable $10 food and/or drink credit.

For more information, contact Amy Trudeau by email, or call 773/218-9555.


BPC UPCOMING WEEKEND EVENTS at Tilted Kilt

Sunday, Dec. 9: BPC Sunday Tournament, Tilted Kilt Skokie • 12:00pm

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.

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 Amy Trudeau by email, or call 773/218-9555.

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 #
11/27/18 Carter Mattig 12
06/12/18 David Rockwell 11
03/21/17 Christopher Shanava 13
03/07/17 David Rockwell 10
12/29/15 Herb Roman 10
06/16/15 David Presser 11
04/12/15 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
DATE NAME #
08/07/07 Alex Owen 11
08/15/06 Bill Davis 10
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