The 4th Backgammon Proficiency Test in 34th Chicago Open

On Sunday, May 25th, the 4th Backgammon Proficiency Test took place with acceptance in 34th Chicago Open Backgammon Tournament.
The next day’s lecture by Masayuki “Mochy” Mochizuki for the test was also received well.

Schedule of Events – 34th Chicago Open -

We are very privileged to welcome many world-leading players like Matvey “Falafel” Natanzon, John O’Hagan, Matt Cohn-Geier, Mary Hickey, Stepan Nuniyants, Phil Simborg and Tobias Hellwag.


(Photo by Mochizuki Masayuki)

Falafel came in a slamming 1st place in terms of the number of correct answers as of today. David Pressar, who had gotten the highest score out of 17 testees on the 3rd test this January, took 2nd place.

In spite of the tight schedule, we had 28 testees in total during 34th Chicago Open.
Thank you all for joining us!

The result is as follows.

Rank Total score Total errors Name
1 38 1567 Falafel USAIsrael
2 35 1600 David Presser Israel
3 34 1761 John O’Hagan USA
4 33 1669 G. T. USA
5 32 1624 Matt Cohn-Geier USA
6 30 2058 Dennis Culpepper USA
7 29 2616 Mary Hickey USA
8 26 2267 Tobias Hellwag Germany
9 25 2625 A. M. USA
9 25 2648 Saba Bejanishvili Georgia
9 25 3086 Stepan Nuniyants USA
9 25 4043 Karen Davis USA
13 24 2706 Chuck Bower USA
14 23 3102 Roberto Litzenberger USAArgentina
14 23 3507 Phil Simborg USA
16 21 3018 Herb Roman USA
16 21 3481 G. A. USA
16 21 4090 Ronald Loero Venezuela
19 20 4521 David Hanold USA
20 19 4605 Vadim Nuniyants USA
21 18 4339 (Anonymous) USA
22 17 4579 Allen Tish USA
23 16 4404 J. P. USA
23 16 5083 Rose Sheedy USA
23 16 5407 Bruce J. Farquhar Canada
26 14 5048 Harry Glinos USA
27 13 6118 Frank Dama USA
Total 28 Ave. 23.2 Ave. 3489

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