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2021 INTERNATIONAL BACKGAMMON TOURNAMENT RESULTS

Events in reverse chronological order compiled by Carol Joy Cole

1998    1999    2000    2001   2002   2003    2004    2005    2006    2007 
2008    2009    2010    2011   2012   2013    2014    2015    2016    2017 
2018    2019    2020    2021

Updated: April 11, 2021

ABT ONLINE! : U.S. OPEN ABT ONLINE!
April 7-11, 2021; Heroes.BackgammonStudio.com

CHAMPIONSHIP (ABT) (57+19 rebuys): 1-Ronald Wertheim (NV), 2-Neil Deutsch (NY), 3/4-Irina Litzenberger (VA) / Roberto Litzenberger (VA); 1C-Eduardo Maciel Costa (Brazil), 2C-Steve Bibby (England), 3C/4C-Dan Minardi (CO) / Joe Russell (CA).

INTERMEDIATE (ABT) (29+13 rebuys): 1-Allen Chankowsky (Canada), 2-Bonnie Rogoff (OH); 1C-Oliver Israel (NY), 2C-Gregg Trunnell (MN), 3C/4C-Michael Mesich (MN) / Armando Prima (Mexico).

DOUBLES (8 teams): 1-Art Benjamin (CA) & Ilia Guzei (WI), 2-Frank DiMaggio (NY) & Jerry Shea (NY).

SENIORS (16): 1-Ronald Wertheim (NV), 2-Wendy Kaplan (IL).

SPEEDGAMMON (16): 1-Christopher Trencher (NY), 2-Alex Toth (WA).

SUPER JACKPOT (24): 1-Jeremy Bagai (CA), 2-Karen Davis (FL), 3-Zafer Yasa (CA).

INTERMEDIATE JACKPOT (8): 1-Scott Kamber (CO), 2-John Brown (KY).

GAMMON GUYS BOARD TOURNAMENT (8): 1-Sam Mizutani (Japan).

SUPER SPEEDGAMMON (16): 1-Jeremy Bagai (CA), 2-Ergin Bayrak (CA).

SUNDAY OPEN JACKPOT (16): 1-Michael Neagu (Canada), 2-Joseph Urso (NY).

SUNDAY INTERMEDIATE JACKPOT (8): 1-April Mesich (MN), 2-Allen Chankowsky (Canada).

AFTER TOURNAMENT (16): 1-Ray Fogerlund (NV), 2-Ronald Loero (Venezuela).


ABT ONLINE! : 22nd MINNESOTA OPEN ABT ONLINE!
March 11-14, 2021; Heroes.BackgammonStudio.com

MINNESOTA OPEN (ABT) (48): 1-Bob Azari (FL), 2-Peter Wisniewski (CA), 3-Irina Litzenberger (VA), 4-Charles Raichle (CO), 5/6-Carl Sellars (Canada) / Frank Talbot (MI).

MINNESOTA ADVANCED (ABT) (24): 1-Kamran Kheirani (Canada), 2-Wayland Augur (CA), 3-Edward Onny (CO).

MINNESOTA INTERMEDIATE (ABT) (12): 1-Timothy Churella (MA), 2-Allen Chankowsky (Canada).

MINNESOTA MASTERS (16): 1-Jonah Seewald (CO), 2-Sean Garber (IN).

DOUBLES (16 teams): 1-Corey Smith (MN) & Jeff Willis (MN), 2-Art Benjamin (CA) & Ilia Guzei (WI).

FIRESIDE WARMUP (32): 1-Sean Garber (IN), 2-John Everist (SD), 3/4-Edward Onny (CO) / Rory Pascar (IL).

GAMMONGUYS BOARD TOURNAMENT (16): 1-Ray Fogerlund (NV), 2-Mario Savan (CA).

OPEN JACKPOT (8): 1-Michael Neagu (Canada), 2-Corey Smith (MN).

ADVANCED JACKPOT (16): 1-Rain Ackerman (Canada), 2-John Everist (SD).

INTERMEDIATE JACKPOT (8): 1-Timothy Churella (MA), 2-Apollo Lammers (MN).

AFTER TOURNEY (16): 1-Wayland Augur (CA), 2-Craig Anderson (IL), 3/4-Michael Neagu (Canada) / Gregg Trunnell (MN).


ABT ONLINE! : 5th BOSTON OPEN ABT ONLINE!
February 18-21, 2021; BackgammonGalaxy.com

CHAMPIONSHIP (50): 1-Rune Færevåg (Norway), 2-Craig Anderson (IL), 3/7-Jeremy Bagai (CA) / Bob Glass (CA) / Gary Koscielny (FL) / Kristian Mills (Wales) / Ary Nogueira (Brazil).

INTERMEDIATE (30): 1- Mark Danburg-Wyld (WA), 2/5-Steve Douglas (MA) / Bob Larsen (NY) / Kurt Peterson (MN) / Franco Tosin (Italy).

DOUBLES (16 teams): 1-Ben Friesen (MI) & Cary Hoarty (OH), 2-Philip Perelmuter (MA) & Sebastian Wilkinson (England).

SPEEDGAMMON (16): 1-Michael Neagu (Canada), 2-Victor Ashkenazi (NJ).

SENIORS (16): 1-Doug DeWitte (NV), 2-Eduardo Maciel Costa (Brazil).

MASTERS JACKPOT (32): 1-Chris Trencher (NY), 2-Albert Steg (MA), 3/4-Karen Davis (FL) / Ronald Wertheim (NV).

INTERMEDIATE JACKPOT (16): 1-Garrett Duquesne (NY), 2-Michael Kay (MA), 3/4-Joe Guichebarou (WV) / Bonnie Rogoff (OH).

SUNDAY OPEN JACKPOT (16): 1-Frank DiMaggio (NY), 2-Bruce Finstad (TX).

AFTER TOURNAMENT (16): 1-Ronald Loero (Venezuela), 2-Joe Russell (CA).


AP TOUR: 2021 TEXAS BACKGAMMON CHAMPIONSHIPS ONLINE
February 3-7, 2021; BackgammonGalaxy.com

CHAMPIONSHIP DIVISION (20+44 re-entries): 1-Jonah Seewald (CO), 2-John O'Hagan (IN), 3/4-Ray Fogerlund (NV) / Rudy Langenbach (TX).

INTERMEDIATE DIVISION (12+12 re-entries): 1-Benjamin Hugon (TX), 2-Michael Holliday (TX).

LONGHORN MASTERS JACKPOT (16): 1-Roberto Litzenberger (VA), 2-Rudy Langenbach (TX), 3/4-Ray Fogerlund (NV) / Amir Golgolab (Iran).

ALAMO CLASSIC LIMITED JACKPOT (8): 1-Gary Oleson (TX), 2-Ian Terry (TX).

SPEEDGAMMON PLAYOFF (32): 1-Arda Findikoglu (Turkey), 2-Rudy Langenbach (TX), 3-Ronald Loero (Venezuela).


ABT ONLINE! : THE BIG FREEZE-OUT
January 29-31, 2021; Heroes.BackgammonStudio.com

OPEN (32): 1-Alfred Mamlet (MD), 2-Roberto Litzenberger (VA); 1C-Boris Dekhtyar (NY), 2-Michael Neagu (Canada).

INTERMEDIATE DIVISION 1 (14): 1-Wayland Augur (CA), 2-Néstor Avila (Mexico); 1C-Patrick Enright (WA).

INTERMEDIATE DIVISION 2 (14): 1-Rain Ackerman (Canada), 2-Michael Mesich (MN); 1C-Mark Danburg-Wyld (WA).

DRAFTY DOUBLES (16 teams): 1-Boris Dekhtyar (NY) & Felix Goykhman (NJ), 2-Joe Russell (CA) & Steve Sax (CA).

MELTING MASTERS JACKPOT (16): 1-Michael Neagu (Canada), 2-Sam Mizutani (Japan).

OASIS OPEN JACKPOT (8): 1-Ronald Wertheim (NV), 2-Gus Contos (CA).

ICY INTERMEDIATE JACKPOT (16): 1-Timothy Churella (MA), 2-Steve Douglas (MA), 3/4-Néstor Avila (Mexico) / Lynda Clay (CO).


ABT ONLINE! : 14th NEW YORK METROPOLITAN BACKGAMMON OPEN
January 13-17, 2021; BackgammonGalaxy.com

OPEN (58+26 rebuys): 1-Albert Steg (MA), 2-Peter Wisniewski (WA), 3/4-Wendy Kaplan (IL) / Thomas Rebelo (Canada); 1C-Ary Nogueira (Brazil), 2C-Sean Garber (IN); 1LC-Mark Ferrin (TX), 2LC-Bob Zavoral (IL).

INTERMEDIATE (30+16 rebuys): 1-Néstor Avila (Mexico), 2-Michael Rosen (NY); 1C-Cristi Frisk (Romania), 2C-Marc Grutka (FL); 1LC-Adrian Nedelcu (Austria/IL), 2LC-Doug DeWitte (NV).

ADVANCED BEGINNERS (11): 1-Allen Chankowsky (Canada), 2-Charlie Stewart (PA), 3-Yoni Berkowitz (NY).

BEGINNERS (8): 1-Scott Overbey (NJ), 2-David Lichtman (NY).

SUPER JACKPOT (24): 1-Victor Ashkenazi (NJ), 2-Steve Sax (CA), 3-Bob Glass (CA).

OPEN JACKPOT (24): 1-Maeis Petrosian (CA), 2-Bob Zavoral (IL), 3-Sam Mizutani (Japan).

INTERMEDIATE JACKPOT (8): 1-Michael Rosen (NY), 2-Néstor Avila (Mexico).

DOUBLES (8 teams): 1-Wendy Kaplan (IL) & Bob Zavoral (IL), 2-Jason Pack (NY) & Ethan Price-Chu (NY).

SPEEDGAMMON (32): 1/2 split-Maeis Petrosian (CA) / Joe Russell (CA), 3/4-Ergin Bayrak (CA) / Long Nguyen (CA).

SENIORS (16): 1-Ronald Wertheim (NV), 2-Narvey Goldman (Canada).

AFTER TOURNAMENT (16): 1-Steve Sax (CA), 2-Marc Grutka (FL).