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Westport/Weston Y's Men's Backgammon Club

Woody Bliss, Chairman
Email:
Phone: 203-515-8535
Larry Hirsch, Vice Chairman
Email:
Phone:  203-722-1968

REGRETTABLY, DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC THE BACKGAMMON CLUB WILL NOT BE MEETING. AS SOON AS WE ALL FEEL IT IS SAFE, WE WILL CONTACT ONE-&-ALL AND ANNOUNCE OUR NEW MEETINGS. STAY SAFE.

The Y’s Men’s Backgammon Club welcomes new members. If you have an interest in playing or learning backgammon, please contact Chairman Woody Bliss or Vice Chairman Larry Hirsch or just show up at a Tuesday meeting.

If you do e-mail, please indicate:

(1) Your level of play - beginner, intermediate or advanced,

(2) If you are an experienced player, whether you would like to serve on the Rules Committee.

Twice a year we sponsor an all-day backgammon tournament, one in the winter and one in the summer.

Meets every Tuesday from 9:00 a.m. to noon

Weston Senior Activities Center

9 School Road

Weston, CT 

 

 

 

 

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Westport/Weston Y’s Men Backgammon Club Ladder

As of March 10, 2020

This was the last time we played, because of Covid-19

 

 

 

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The ladder standings as of March 20,2020:

  • Larry Hirsch (8,146-7,792) (662-602)
  • Larry Shapiro (1,111-2,207) (72-114)
  • Woody Bliss (10,028-16,286) (824-508)
  • Rick Bitsky (26-17) (2-2)
  • Ed Meisner (6,418-8,508) (500-739)
  • John Richard (3,651-4,936) (252-444)
  • Peter Nahabedian (18,237-8,303) (717-611)
  • Paul Miller (1,374-1,222) (89-105)
  • Martin Lipset (22-7) (3-0)
  • Brian Strong (575-640) (49-56)
  • Neil Druks (4,605-4,465) (373-375)
  • Peter Chelico (62-121) (6-13)
  • Paul Berger (15-17) (1-2)
  • Bill Preinitz (160-124) (12-11)
  • Bud Martin (115-116) (11-11)
  • Bill Siegel (1,681-1,930) (137-158)
  • Harris Usdan (19-17) (1-1)
  • Peter Garcia (129-111) (12-11)
  • Jerry Cushman (9-12) (1-2)
  • Neil Horner (20-32) (2-7)
  • Peter Knight (15-19) (1-2)
  • Mark Valeski (18-30) (2-4)
  • Ed van Gelder (0-3) (0-1)
  • Steve Dolberg (3-26) (0-3)

 

Note:  First set of numbers in parentheses is cumulative points won and lost. 

           Second set of numbers in parentheses is the matches won and lost.

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The One Hundred Point Match Club now includes:

03/11/2014 - Paul Miller - 130

05/20/2014 - Larry Hirsch - 259

06/03/2014 - John Richard - 256

09/23/2014 - Paul Miller - 256

08/09/2016 - Peter Nahabedian - 256

08/09/2016 - Neil Druks - 129

09/27/2016 - Neil Druks - 129

07/19/2017 - Peter Nahabedian - 8,192

08/22/2017 - Larry Hirsch - 128

08/20/2019 - Peter Nahabedian - 1,024

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We have 12 categories of statistical measurement for the year. For the third year in a row, Peter Nahabedian scored in the top five in every one of the 12 categories.  Ed Meisner and Woody Bliss also scored in the top five in every category.

We look forward to a return to active play and we welcome any Y's man who wants to join us.

Woody Bliss, Chair

Larry Hirsch, Vice Chair