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LVBC February 2019 Player of the Month
Al Hodis (50.0/4)
LVBC 2018 Maxakuli Cup Champion
Ray Fogerlund
LVBC 2018 Player of the Year
Ray Fogerlund *With a club record 637.5 points


  • 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:
    • Just the regular Tuesday schedule for now.


       * 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.

  • 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 March 12th we had 29 players in attendance.

  • Tournament #1 (16): 1-Ray Fogerlund 2-Mike Cyrkiel, Sr
  • Tournament #2 (16):Split 1/2-Ash Boorboor 1/2-Travis Gray
  • Tournament #3 (8):Split 1/2-Tom McEvoy 2-Johnny Jigamian
  • Tournament #3 (8):Split 1/2-Al Hodis 2-Joe Apicella

Our next meeting will be Tuesday, March 19th, 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 March 12th

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

Year Standings:
1.Al Hodis134.5
2.Jim Fleming101.0
3.Tony Anton97.5
4.Howard Markowitz82.0
5.Ray Fogerlund80.5
6.Brian Hoeft78.5
7.Joe Apicella78.0
8.Dennis McFarlin68.5
9.Jim Pappas67.0
10.Aaron Foust62.5


March Month Standings:
1.Al Hodis26.0
2.Ray Fogerlund23.0
3.Jim Fleming20.0
4.Dennis McFarlin17.5
5.Jim Pappas14.5
6.Tony Anton14.0
7.Ash Boorboor13.5
8.Travis Gray13.5

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

Previous 12 Players of the Month(Points/Weeks)
Jan 2019Joe Apicella(41.0/4)
Dec 2018Paul Franks(38.0/3)
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)

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