2014 Highlights and Results

 

Our third year, 2014, ended with our 9 members playing 547 matches with a total of 7,332 game points. (See statistics for 2014 below).  This represented a minor increase in matches over 2013, but a 7% increase in points.   
 
At various times during the year the following members ascended to the top of the ladder: Brian Strong, Ed Meisner, Larry Hirsch, Neil Druks, Paul Miller, Peter Nahabedian, John Richard, Peter Shih and Woody Bliss.
 
Backgammon is a game of skill and luck, and that is what makes it so much fun, but also challenging. With the roll of the dice, on any given day, almost anyone can win a game.

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Y’s Men’s Backgammon Club – 2014 Results

Ladder Champion – Neil Druks
Winter Tournament Champion - Peter Shih
Summer Tournament Champion - Woody Bliss

Ladder Champion
1 - Neil Druks

2 - John Richard
3 - Larry Hirsch
4 - Ed Meisner
5 - Woody Bliss

Successful Defenses of ToL
1 - Peter Nahabedian - 39

2 - Woody Bliss - 38
3 - Neil Druks - 27
4 - Larry Hirsch - 27
5 - Ed Meisner - 19

Times at Top of Ladder (ToL)
1 - Larry Hirsch - 18

2 - Neil Druks - 16
3 - Peter Nahabedian - 14
4 - Woody Bliss - 13
5 - John Richard - 5

Reign in Matches
1 - Woody Bliss - 158

2 - Peter Nahabedian - 91
3 - Larry Hirsch - 78
4 - John Richard - 75
5 - Neil Druks - 67

Times Defending ToL
1 - Peter Nahabedian - 53

2 - Woody Bliss - 51
3 - Larry Hirsch - 45
4 - Neil Druks - 43
5 - Ed Meisner - 29

Reign in Days
1 - Woody Bliss - 147

2 - Peter Nahabedian - 56
3 - Larry Hirsch - 49
4 - Neil Druks - 42
5 - (Tie)Ed, John, Peter S. - 28

2014 Matches and Game Points

Matches Won
1 - Woody Bliss - 103

2 - Larry Hirsch - 102
3 - Peter Nahabedian - 97
4 - Neil Druks - 89
5 - Ed Meisner - 72

Game Points
1 - Larry Hirsch - 1,360

2 - Woody Bliss - 1,267
3 - Peter Nahabedian - 1,135
4 - Neil Druks - 1,063
5 - Ed Meisner - 915

Match Win Percent
1 - Peter Shih - 71.4%
2 - Woody Bliss - 63.2%
3 - Larry Hirsch - 54.3%
4 - Neil Druks - 50.9%
5 - Peter Nahabedian -50.8%

Game Points Win Percent
1 - Paul Miller - 63.2%
2 - Peter Shih - 60.5%
3 - Larry Hirsch - 55.6%
4 - Woody Bliss - 53.8%
5 - Neil Druks - 50.9%

Average Match Points
1 - Paul Miller - 12.7
2 - Woody Bliss - 7.8
3 - Larry Hirsch - 7.2
4 - John Richard - 7.0
5 - Peter Shih  - 6.8

Opponent's Game Points
1 - Peter Nahabedian - 1,619
2 - Ed Meisner - 1,337
3/4 - Woody Bliss - 1,087
3/4 - Larry Hirsch - 1,087
5 - Neil Druks - 1,024

Year                       Meetings            Players                 Matches              Points
2012                             39                     14                           346                    4,109

2013                             59                     14                           545                    6,880
2014                             51                       9                           547                    7,332

100 Club
Larry Hirsch - 259
Paul Miller - 256
John Richard - 256
Paul Miller - 130 

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