- Welcome to the Las Vegas Backgammon Club. We have tournaments at 7
p.m. every Tuesday evening, any special scheduling information will be clearly posted below. Late entries are 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).
There is a new venue for the Vegas BG Club!
Where: Our club meets at Porchlight Grille -- 8416 W Desert Inn Road (NE corner of DI & Durango). Here's a map for Porchlight Grille.
Note the upcoming special schedule nights and/or interesting events:
Another Opportunity For BACKGAMMON
|American Gypsy Café|
|2790 E Flamingo Road|
|Las Vegas, NV 89121|
|(702)799-0336, Contact Mehdi Abrar|
||3rd Sunday of Month (next 8/18/19)
||4:00 PM to 11:00 PM, Registration opens at 3:30 PM.
||$10 & $30 Entry Fee Tournaments. Guaranteed to play 4 matches.
||Cash prizes for 1st & 2nd place in each Tournament.
|* Support Provided by the Las Vegas Backgammon Club|
||5-point matches, random draw to start, all players play 4 matches. Best match records advance to finals.
||USBGF Tournament Rules apply, including use of the doubling cube. Visit www.usbgf.org and go to Rules & Policies for more information.
* There is no smoking in the main playing room.
* Sorry - No players under 21.
Contact: Call Tony Anton at 702-458-0926 (after 4PM Tue, 702-720-7742) for more information.
- The 2018 Maxakuli Cup will be held on Wednesday, December 18, 2019 -- an
Invitational tournament for the top 8 in the standings at the end of
- The club will be dark on Tuesday December 24, 2019.
- The club will be dark on Tuesday December 31, 2019.
On August 13 we had 25 players in attendance.
- Tournament #1 (16):Split 1/2-Jim Pappa 1/2-Paul Franks
- Tournament #2 (16):Split 1/2-Ray Fogerlund 1/2-Dennis McFarlin
- Tournament #3 (8):Split 1/2-Jim Tighi 1/2 Johnny Jigamian
- Tournament #4 (8):Split 1/2-Al Hodis 1/2 Howard Markowitz
Our next meeting will be Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Congratulations to Ray Fogerlund for winning the 2018 Maxikuli cup.
- 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 August 13
Top 8 qualify for the LVBC Tournament of Champions
(a.k.a. the Maxakuli Cup)
|August Month Standings:|
2019 season ends on Dec. 17.
Maxakuli Cup will be on Wed., Dec. 18.
|Previous 12 Players of the Month||(Points/Weeks)|
|Jun 2019||Al Hodis||(41.0/4)|
|May 2019||Al Hodis||(43.5/4)|
|Apr 2019||Al Hodis||(56.0/5)|
|Mar 2019||Ray Fogerlund||(58.0/5)|
|Feb 2019||Al Hodis||(50.0/4)|
|Jan 2019||Joe Apicella||(41.0/4)|
|Dec 2018||Paul Franks||(38.0/3)|
|Nov 2018||Aaron Foust||(49.0/4)|
|Oct 2018||Aaron Foust||(59.5/5)|
|Sep 2018||Al Hodis & Ray Fogerlund||(46.0/4)|
|Aug 2018||Howard Markowitz||(47.5/4)|
|Jul 2018||Ray Fogerlund||(66.0/5)|
1000 to 1 Club 2019
Club members winning 10 or more matches in a row in 2019
VegasBG 1000 to 1 Club Members