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LVBC April 2019 Player of the Month
Al Hodis (56.0/5)
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 and/or interesting events:
    • 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 May 14th we had 21 players in attendance.

  • Tournament #1 (16):Split 1/2-Ray Fogerlund 1/2-Jim Pappas
  • Tournament #2 (8): 1 Al Hodis 2-Dave Weingarten
  • Tournament #3 (8):Split 1/2-Dennis McFarlin 1/2-Chris Maiza

Our next meeting will be Tuesday, May 21st, 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 May 14th

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

Year Standings:
1.Al Hodis251.0
2.Ray Fogerlund200.5
3.Joe Apicella163.5
4.Jim Fleming152.5
5.Aaron Foust149.0
6.Dennis McFarlin147.0
7.Tony Anton144.0
8.Howard Markowitz143.0
9.Jim Pappas118.5
10.Brian Hoeft116.5


May Month Standings:
1.Dennis McFarlin22.5
2.Jim Pappas20.5
3.Al Hodis18.0
4.Ray Fogerlund14.5
5.Aaron Foust14.5
6.Mike Eaton14.5
7.Steve Babyoff14.0
8.Martine Oules13.5

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

Previous 12 Players of the Month(Points/Weeks)
Mar 2019Ray Fogerlund(58.0/5)
Feb 2019Al Hodis(50.0/4)
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
-Ray Fogerlund24

VegasBG 1000 to 1 Club Members