Chicago Bar Point Backgammon Club

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.

Bill Davis birthday

BPC director Bill Davis received a nice birthday cake from Amy Trudeau at the 9/20 tournament at the Tilted Kilt. Can you find it in the photo?

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 20 September 2016

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

# NAME PTS.
1 David Rockwell 22.76
2 Shlomo Karbal 20.08
3 Serge Bondar 18.46
4 Rory Pascar 16.96
5 Larry Goldstein 16.92
6 Steve Klesker 15.96
7 Herb Roman 13.36
8 Bill Bartholomay 13.04
9 Allen Tish 11.58
10 Bill Davis 11.32
11 Amy Trudeau 10.88
12 Tak Morioka 10.60
13 Steve Blanchard 9.96
14 Jerry Brooks 9.44
15 Carter Mattig 9.44
16 Efim Liberman 9.36
17 Larry Morris 9.32
18 Christopher Shanava 8.20
19 Bob Steen 7.36
20 Mike Sutton 6.98
21 Linda Rockwell 6.88
22 Wayne Wiest 5.76
23 Adrian Rios 5.56
24 Phil Simborg 5.56
25 David Nosik 4.78
26 Mike Wolock 3.84
27 Bill Keefe 3.40
28 Nick Blasier 3.08
29 Alex Owen 2.72
# NAME PTS.
30 Galia Miloucheva 2.56
31 Anatoliy Katsnelson 2.48
32 Richard Stawowy 2.32
33 David Stein 2.32
34 Paul Turdik 1.92
35 Ken Bond 1.60
36 Dennis Culpepper 1.44
37 Jack Miller 1.32
38 Michael Valentino 1.20
39 Pete Peterson 1.12
40 Craig Anderson 1.04
41 Gene Eydelman 1.04
42 Albert Steg 0.72
43 Brendan Daker 0.72
44 Leslie Lockett 0.72
45 Phil Loeb 0.72
46 Steve Hairgrove 0.64
47 Sargon Benjamin 0.64
48 Roger Brant 0.64
49 Tom Harrison 0.60
50 Ted Zillmer 0.48
51 Ralf Boettger 0.48
52 Alex Rosen 0.40
53 Barbara Levinson 0.40
54 Vlad Eydelman 0.40
55 Bill Funchion 0.24
56 Don Marek 0.24
57 Craig Pinson 0.16

August Player of the Month: RORY PASCAR–6.32 points
2–Adrian Rios (3.80), 3-Larry Goldstein (3.40)

BAR POINT CLUB AMALGAMATION: Thanks to Amy Trudeau who brought us a birthday cake on September 20… Phil Loeb (Texas) visited the Bar Point Club last week… Mike Sutton is a better pool player than he is a golfer, and he is about a 4 handicap golfer! We saw him in action at the Pub Club where they have numerous pool tables… Visiting the Bar Point Club from the Danish Backgammon Federation: Sabrina MillingLinda Rockwell reminds you about the upcoming Illinois State Championships Oct. 14 to 16 in Peoria. Details HERE… Our next BPC Sunday event is October 2 at the Tilted Kilt… Over 60 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

Sunday, 2 October: Bar Point Sunday, Tilted Kilt, 7070 Carpenter Road, Skokie • 12:00 noon
Sunday, 6 November: Kalba Cup Tournament, Tilted Kilt Skokie • 12:00 noon
Sunday, 4 December: Bar Point Sunday Double Points, Tilted Kilt Skokie • 12:00 noon

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