8th Proficiency Test – Round 7 @ Nordic Open 2019

On Friday, April 19th, our 8th backgammon proficiency test was presented by Michihito “Michy” Kageyama (Giants #2 2017-2018) on the second day of Nordic Open 2019, Denmark.

Here in Nordic Open, the first to the fifth proficiency tests were conducted before this. It’s the first time in three years. Making it a total of six times.

Sixteen players, many of them are Danish and Swede, took time to challenge it. As the result, Thomas Tenland (Sweden) is on top with 42 correct answers (out of 50), followed by Peter Friberg (Denmark).

All of their scores are as below.

Rank Total score Total errors Name
1 42 999 Thomas Tenland Sweden
2 38 3030 Peter Friberg Denmark
3 35 1715 Sven-Olav Norén Sweden
4 27 2293 Laila Leonhardt Sweden
5 25 2810 B. P. France
5 25 4044 Peter Hallberg Denmark
7 24 3087 Erling Skorstad Denmark
7 24 3698 Hans Kristian Mathiesen Denmark
9 23 3662 Thomas H. Ferguson Denmark
9 23 3919 Yonas Lamnabhi Germany
11 21 3889 Tin Gavran Sweden
12 17 4402 John Blem Denmark
12 17 4485 Julianna Juhl-Johaugen Denmark
14 15 4223 Håkon Møstad Norway
15 13 5022 Henrik Biering Denmark
15 13 7944 Jovan Kosovic Denmark
Total 16 Ave. 23.9 Ave. 3701

So, this is the final round of our 8th proficiency test. Each round was attended by players all over the world, and the total number of participants reached 133. We are deeply grateful to all of them for joining us.

Based on both the number of correct answers and the total error rate (equity loss), Matt Cohn-Geier (USA) is ranked first. Thomas Tenland (Sweden) ranks second by a narrow margin. You can see the final result of the 8th proficiency test here.

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