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LVBC December 2018 Player of the Month
Paul Franks (38.0/3)
LVBC 2018 Maxakuli Cup Champion
Ray Fogerlund
LVBC 2018 Player of the Year
Ray Fogerlund *With a monster club record 637.5 points


  • Welcome to the Las Vegas Backgammon Club. We have tournaments at 7 p.m. every Tuesday evening. Late entries usually available (final spot typically sells out between 9 p.m. and 10 p.m.). $10 entries $10 reentries, 7 point matches (9 point matches in the finals of a 16-player bracket), single elimination. Please bring a board if you have one (if you don't, we have extras).

    Where: Our club meets at Calico Jack's -- 8200 W. Charleston Blvd., on the Northwest corner of W. Charleston Blvd and Cimarron Rd. Here's a map for Calico Jack's.
       * There is no smoking in the main playing room.
       * Sorry - No players under 21.
    Parking: Please park behind the north edge of Calico Jack’s. We should leave the parking spots in front of Calico Jack’s, and spots against the west wall, for Jack's regular customers.
    Contact: Call Tony Anton at 702-458-0926 (after 4PM Tue, 702-720-7742) for more information.

  • Upcoming schedule:
    - The club will be dark on Tuesday December 25, 2018.
    - The 2018 Maxakuli Cup will be held on Wednesday, December 19, 2018 -- an Invitational tournament for the top 8 in the standings at the end of the year.
    - The club will be dark on Tuesday January 1, 2019 .

On January 8th we had 26 players in attendance.

  • Tournament #1 (16):Split 1/2-Al Hodis 1/2 Steve Babyoff
  • Tournament #2 (16):Split 1/2-Larry Liebster 1/2-Doug DeWitte
  • Tournament #3 (8):Split 1/2-Jack Cohen 1/2 Jim Fleming
Our next meeting will be Tuesday, January 15th, 2019

Congratulations to Ray Fogerlund for winning the 2018 Maxikuli cup.

Round #1

  • Ray Fogerlund def Joe Apicella (11 - 9)
  • Al Hodis def Aaron Foust (11 - 9)
  • Dennis McFarlin def Tony Anton (11 - 7)
  • Howard Markowitz def Brian Hoeft (11 - 2)

Round #2 (semi-finals)

  • Ray Fogerlund def Al Hodis (11 - 1)
  • Dennis McFarlin def Howard Markowitz (11 - 7)

Round #3 (finals)

  • Ray Fogerlund def Dennis McFarlin (11 - 4)


United States Backgammon Rules - 2019.

Las Vegas Backgammon Club Rules - Updated for 2019.

2019 Standings through January 8th

Top 8 qualify for the LVBC Tournament of Champions (a.k.a. the Maxakuli Cup)

Year Standings:
1.Doug DeWitte16.5
2.Steve Babyoff16.5
3.Al Hodis16.5
4.Larry Liebster16.5
5.Jim Fleming14.0
6.Jack Cohen10.0
7.Four tied at:8.0


January Month Standings:
1.Doug DeWitte13.5
2.Steve Babyoff13.5
3.Al Hodis13.5
4.Larry Liebster13.5
5.Jim Fleming12.0
6.Jack Cohen9.0
7.Five tied at:7.0

2019 season ends on Dec. 17.
Maxakuli Cup will be on Wed., Dec. 18.

Previous 12 Players of the Month(Points/Weeks)
Nov 2018Aaron Foust(49.0/4)
Oct 2018Aaron Foust(59.5/5)
Sep 2018Al Hodis & Ray Fogerlund(46.0/4)
Aug 2018Howard Markowitz(47.5/4)
Jul 2018Ray Fogerlund(66.0/5)
Jun 2018Al Hodis(51.0/4)
May 2018Al Hodis(61.0/5)
Apr 2018Ray Fogerlund(41.5/4)
Mar 2018Ray Fogerlund(56.0/4)
Feb 2018Brian Hoeft(53.0/4)
Jan 2018Ray Fogerlund(55.0/5)
Dec 2017Aaron Foust(35.5/3)

1000 to 1 Club 2019

Club members winning 10 or more matches in a row in 2019
Matches
-No one so far:-)

VegasBG 1000 to 1 Club Members