Masayuki “Mochy” Mochizuki (Giants #1) and Michihito “Michy” Kageyama (Giants #2) presented our 8th “Backgammon Proficiency Test” on Thursday, August 2nd – the third day of the 43rd Backgammon World Championship, Monte Carlo, Monaco.
That was the fifth time our proficiency test was held there, and so it has become a popular event among regular players.
A total of 31 players, including Jorgen Granstedt (Sweden, the three-time World Champion), Marc Olsen (Denmark, #1 in the 7th test), Falafel (USA/Israel, #1 in the 6th test), Zdenek Zizka (Czech, #1 in the 5th test), Matt Cohn-Geier (USA, #1 in the 3rd test), were present at the test.
As a result, Matt Cohn-Geier got an extremely high score of 43/50, and the runners‐up are Jorgen Granstedt and an anonymous player with 40/50. Matt currently stands in first place in terms of both the number of right answers and the total error rate (equity loss) among all of the players.
You can see the overall results of the 8th test as of now here.
The results for 31 players are as below:
|Rank||Total score||Total errors||Name|
|Total 31||Ave. 29.7||Ave. 2620|
Thank you very much for joining us!