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LVBC March 2019 Player of the Month
Ray Fogerlund (58.0/5)
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:
    • Wow! Ray Fogerlund has won 20 matches in a row at the Vegas club. That is huge, Ray joins the million to 1 club!
    • 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 April 9th we had 24 players in attendance.

  • Tournament #1 (16): 1-Jim Tighi 2-Scott Douglas
  • Tournament #2 (16):Split 1/2-Ray Fogerlund 1/2-Aaron Foust
  • Tournament #3 (8):Split 1/2-Dennis McFarlin 1/2-Joe Apicella

Our next meeting will be Tuesday, April 16th, 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 April 9th

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

Year Standings:
1.Al Hodis192.5
2.Ray Fogerlund166.5
3.Jim Fleming137.5
4.Joe Apicella128.0
5.Howard Markowitz121.0
6.Tony Anton118.5
7.Aaron Foust107.5
8.Paul Franks93.5
9.Dennis McFarlin91.5
10.Brian Hoeft82.5


April Month Standings:
1.Ray Fogerlund35.0
2.Jim Tighi25.0
3.Al Hodis23.5
4.Jim Fleming23.5
5.Aaron Foust20.5
6.Ariel Shefer16.5
7.Joe Apicella16.0
8.Dennis McFarlin16.0

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

Previous 12 Players of the Month(Points/Weeks)
February 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 Fogerlund20

VegasBG 1000 to 1 Club Members