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Backgammon Club
Woody Bliss, Chairman, Larry Hirsch, Vice Chairman
Find Woody in Y's Men Member Directory or email 
Meets every Tuesday from 9:00 a.m. to noon
Weston Senior Activities Center
9 School Road

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 Chariman 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.

Backgammon Club

 

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

Weston Senior Activities Center
9 School Road
Weston, CT  

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 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.

 

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Westport/Weston Y’s Men Backgammon Club Ladder

As of October 1, 2019

 

  • Larry Hirsch (7,905-7,444) (643-576)
  • John Richard (3,543-4,790) (245-427)
  • Woody Bliss (9,617-16,114) (798-498)
  • Larry Shapiro (947-2,120) (63-106)
  • Neil Druks (4,565-4,403) (370-370)
  • Ed Meisner (6,261-8,141) (487-718)
  • Peter Nahabedian (17,904-8,059) (688-588)
  • Paul Miller (1,342-1,205) (86-104)
  • Brian Strong (562-623) (48-54)
  • Peter Chelico (62-121) (6-13)
  • Paul Berger (15-17) (1-2)
  • Bill Preinitz (160-124) (12-11)
  • Bud Martin (115-116) (11-11)
  • Peter Shih (1,508-963) (136-63)
  • Bill Siegel (1,681-1,930) (137-158)
  • Gary Raschella (78-166) (4-22)
  • 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.

 


Recent Matches (last six weeks)

 

8/27/2019

Bliss

7

Richard

0

8/27/2019

Meisner

7

Druks

2

8/27/2019

Nahabedian

7

Miller

4

8/27/2019

Bliss

7

Miller

5

8/27/2019

Nahabedian

8

Bliss

4

8/27/2019

Meisner

7

Shapiro

0

8/27/2019

Druks

7

Richard

4

8/27/2019

Bliss

8

Nahabedian

3

8/27/2019

Meisner

7

Shapiro

2

9/3/2019

Richard

8

Meisner

4

9/3/2019

Bliss

7

Richard

0

9/10/2019

Shapiro

7

Bliss

4

9/10/2019

Nahabedian

7

Druks

4

9/10/2019

Bliss

18

Nahabedian

4

9/10/2019

Richard

7

Shapiro

6

9/10/2019

Nahabedian

20

Richard

0

9/10/2019

Bliss

12

Druks

5

9/10/2019

Nahabedian

7

Shapiro

4

9/17/2019

Shapiro

7

Meisner

0

9/17/2019

Bliss

7

Richard

2

9/17/2019

Shapiro

7

Hirsch

0

9/17/2019

Bliss

7

Meisner

3

9/17/2019

Hirsch

8

Meisner

3

9/17/2019

Bliss

8

Shapiro

0

9/24/2019

Shapiro

7

Meisner

4

9/24/2019

Richard

8

Bliss

6

9/24/2019

Hirsch

7

Shapiro

2

9/24/2019

Meisner

7

Richard

0

9/24/2019

Hirsch

7

Meisner

4

10/1/2019

Bliss

7

Hirsch

4

10/1/2019

Shapiro

66

Druks

0

10/1/2019

Richard

7

Meisner

3

10/1/2019

Richard

8

Bliss

4

10/1/2019

Druks

7

Meisner

2

10/1/2019

Hirsch

7

Richard

1




Matches in Progress   

 

09/17/2019 – Larry Hirsch 5 – Ed Meisner 0

10/01/2019 – Woody Bliss 3 – Neil Druks 2

 

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2018 Y's Men's Backgammon Club Year End Report

The Y's Men's Backgammon Club meets weekly at the Weston Senior Activities Center on School Road in Weston every Tuesday from 9:00am to noon.  We welcome new members, who range from those who want to learn the game to experts. 

In 2018, we had 9 active players who met 51 times, played 443 matches, and scored a total of 4,484 points.

Our Ladder Champion for the 2018 is Larry Shapiro.

Peter Nahabedian finished the year in second place on the ladder, Larry Hirsch finished third and John Richard finished fourth.

Our Winter Tournament Champion was Brian Strong, and our Summer Tournament Champion was Woody Bliss.

The One Hundred Point Match Club 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

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We have 12 categories of statistical measurement for the year. For the second year in a row, Peter Nahabedian and Larry Hirsch scored in the top five in every one of the 12 categories.  They tied a record set by Neil Druks in 2015 by scoring in the top five in every category.

We look forward to a great 2018 and we welcome any Y's man who wants to join us.

Woody Bliss, Chair

Larry Hirsch, Vice Chair