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2019 INTERNATIONAL BACKGAMMON TOURNAMENT RESULTS

Events in reverse chronological order compiled by Carol Joy Cole

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Updated: January 19, 2019

WBF - INTERNATIONAL ISTANBUL OPEN BACKGAMMON CHAMPIONSHIP - TBT
January 11-13, 2019; Istanbul, Turkey

CHAMPIONSHIP (131): 1-Cumhur Bektüre, 2-Andrii Nesterov (Ukraine), 3/4-Burak Çulhaci / Ian Hesketh (Scotland); 1C-Christophe Guicheteau (France), 2C-Adam Prager (Israel), 3C/4C-Fatih Bellici / Altug Burdurlu; 1LC-Zafer Tas, 2LC-Mehmet Hulusi Tümer, 3LC/4LC-Cengiz Ergin / Ömer Aykut Sorgüven.

ELITE CLUB SPECIAL (35): 1-Cumhur Bektüre, 2-Abdullah Sorgüven.

LADIES PRIZE (13): 1-Gülderen Gücavli, 2-Janette Hodgkinson (South Africa).

"AFFAN BASAK MEMORIAL" DOUBLES CONSULTATION (51 pairs): 1-Ugur Taskan & Zafer Tas, 2-Wolfgang Henze (Germany) & Cemalettin Yüksel, 3/4-Tülay Emekci & Cemalettin Erisen / Emin Sendil & Gül Sendil.

"RICHARD LUKAS MEMORIAL" WARM-UP (104): 1-Ian Hesketh (Scotland), 2-Oliver Plaehn (Germany), 3/4-Marco Fornasir (Italy) / Ricardo Malas (Lebanon).

"ERHAN DOGRUSOZ MEMORIAL" 869BG SPEEDGAMMON (64): 1-Ismail Bilgili, 2-Yasar Özdemir, 3/4-Osman Erkol / Hamza Güven.

SWING (57): 1-Shimon Kagan (Israel), 2-Gül Sendil, 3-Nima Rezapour (Iran), 4-Arda Findikoglu.

BGTV PROFICIENCY TEST (12): 1-Cumhur Bektüre, 2-Felix Ziva (Israel), 3-Igor Romashov (Russia), 4-Brenda Rosen (England).

1-POINTER (128): 1-Hamidreza Ardalani (Iran), 2-Ozkan Erbelgin, 3/4-Ayla Karmen Acun / Saleh Farjallah (Lebanon).

BG4BG (10X8): Winners – Jean Abi Haidar (Lebanon), Sinan Sütcüoglu #1, Hamza Güven, Kenan Hasanzade (Azerbaijan), Akis Gantis (Greece), Erol Özsoy, Oliver Plaehn (Germany), Sinan Sütcüoglu #2, Nesrin Becerici, Sükrü Yurttekin.


ABT - 12th NEW YORK METROPOLITAN BACKGAMMON OPEN
January 10-13, 2019; Jersey City, New Jersey

CHAMPIONSHIP (96 + 40 rebuys): 1-Kimon Papachristopoulos (Germany), 2-Kent Goulding (MD), 3/4-Tobias Hellwag (Germany) / Leyla Zaloutskaya (NY); 1C-Volker Sonnabend (Germany), 2C-Al Cantito (CT), 3C/4C-Richard Munitz (NY) / Frank Talbot (MI); 1LC-Michael Levi (England), 2LC-Joe Freedman (NM).

INTERMEDIATE (81 + 29 rebuys): 1-Tim Flateman (NY), 2-Tara Mendicino (TX), 3/4-Ross Gordon (CT) / P.J. Macali (OH); 1C-Scott Douglas (Canada), 2C-Stewart Pemberton (FL), 3C/4C-Tonio Scali (NY) / David Tuminaro (NY); 1LC-Omar Shah (Canada), 2LC-Vicki Ondis (FL).

ADVANCED BEGINNER (41): 1-Yusei Nishikawa (Japan), 2-Michael Rosen (NY), 3/4-Joe Barello (NY) / Lisa Pelaez (NY); 1C-Andrew J. LeVine (NY), 2C-Miguel Hendrickson (NY), 3C/4C-Jonathan Berkowitz (NY) / Sava Kalafatides (NJ); 1LC-Kai Demler (NY), 2LC-Marziyeh Abbasi (Canada).

BEGINNER (16): 1-Barb Robinson (IL), 2-Jared Schneider (NJ); 1C-Tijan Brown (MD), 2C-Chelsea Bussey (LA); 1LC-Rodney Rigoli (NY).

SUPER JACKPOT (32): 1-Karen Davis (FL), 2-Sebastian Wilkinson (England), 3/4-Ed O'Laughlin (VA) / Kimon Papachristopoulos (Germany).

LIBERTY CUP MASTERS (32): 1-Mark Megalli (NY), 2-Phil Simborg (IL), 3/4-John O'Hagan (IN) / Sebastian Wilkinson (England).

LIMITED JACKPOT (48): 1/2-Ghazi Al-Kinani (VA) / Ken Indart (MD), 3-Sergiy Rybiy (NY).

BLITZ (144): 1-Jason Lee (MD), 2-Albert Steg (MA).

USBGF PRIME MINI-MATCH (64): 1-John Klein (MD), 2-Herb Roman (IL).

YOUNG & RESTLESS (32): 1/2 (split) Mark Megalli (NY) / Frank Raposa (VA).

NEW YORK DOUBLES (32 teams): 1-Cary Hoarty (OH) & Laura Hoarty (OH), 2-Andy Fazekas (CT) & Gary Koscielny (FL).

NEW YORK DOUBLES OVERFLOW (16 teams): 1-Blake Fleetwood (NY) & Mark Megalli (NY), 2-Jason Pack (NY) & Sebastian Wilkinson (England).

SENIORS TOURNAMENT (64): 1-Tony Wuersch (RI), 2-Cloyd Laporte (NY), 3/4-Dave Brady (NY) / Philippe Salnave (FL).

SENIORS OVERFLOW TOURNAMENT (32): 1/2 (split): Molly Anderson (WA) / Herb Roman (IL).

FTH BOARD TOURNAMENT (16): 1-Shahrooz Moreh (NY), 2-Narvey Goldman (Canada).

$100 JACKPOT (8): 1-Alexandra Kupfer (Switzerland).
$100 JACKPOT (8): 1-Sam Ahmed (CA).
$100 JACKPOT (8): 1-Joe Urso (NY).

$50 JACKPOT (8): 1-Carol Joy Cole (MI).
$50 JACKPOT (8): 1-Dan Schechner (NY).
$50 JACKPOT (8): 1-David Shadi (NJ).
$50 JACKPOT (8): 1/2-Cloyd Laporte (NY) / Joe Urso (NY).
$50 JACKPOT (8): 1/2-Farhad Forudi (OH) / Eduardo Maciel (Brazil).