February 2020 Monthly Tournament

The February 2020 Monthly Tournament will be held this Sunday, February 9, at the usual time (12:00 start time, registration from 11:30-12:00) and place (Polaris Mall food court). The tournament will include a $60 added money side pool for current USBGF members.

January 2020 Monthly Tournament Results

13 players attended the first tournament of the new year. Chris Yep won the tournament, defeating Mike Rezai in the Main bracket final. Jon Stephens won the Consolation, defeating Edwin Jones in the Consolation final.

The full tournament bracket for January can be found here. The current Masters Points standings can be found here. Thank you again to all who came out to play and congratulations to our January winners:

1st – Chris Yep
2nd/3rd – Mike Rezai
2nd/3rd – Jon Stephens
4th – Edwin Jones

The next tournament will be held on February 9. Similar to the February 2018 and February 2019 tournaments, the February 2020 tournament will be a special tournament with an extra side pool ($60) donated by the US Backgammon Federation (USBGF) exclusively for USBGF members. Check back here for more details.

2019 Columbus Backgammon Club Player of the Year – Chris Yep

Congratulations to the 2019 Columbus Backgammon Club Player of the Year, Chris Yep! Chris won the annual points race with 534 Masters Points. His closest challengers were Maron Cury (366 points) and Trevor Dierkes (347 points).

A list of previous top-3 annual results (2012-2019) can now be found here.

December 2019 Monthly Tournament Results

11 players attended the final tournament of the year. Jon Stephens won the tournament, defeating Trevor Dierkes in the Main bracket final. Joe Calvaruso won the Consolation, defeating Maron Cury in the Consolation final.

The full tournament bracket for December can be found here. The current Masters Points standings can be found here. Thank you again to all who came out to play and congratulations to our December winners:

1st – Jon Stephens
2nd/3rd – Trevor Dierkes
2nd/3rd – Joe Calvaruso
4th – Maron Cury

November 2019 Monthly Tournament Results

11 players came out for the November tournament. Maron Cury won four matches in a row to win the tournament, defeating Trevor Dierkes in the Main bracket final. Dale Berlin won the Consolation, defeating John Baron in the Consolation final.

The full tournament bracket for November can be found here. The current Masters Points standings can be found here. Thank you again to all who came out to play and congratulations to our November winners:

1st – Maron Cury
2nd/3rd – Trevor Dierkes
2nd/3rd – Dale Berlin
4th – John Baron

October 2019 Monthly Tournament Results

Nine players attended the October tournament. Chris Yep won the tournament, defeating David Steinberg in the Main Bracket final. John Baron won the Consolation, defeating Dale Berlin in the Consolation final.

The full tournament bracket for October can be found here. The current Masters Points standings can be found here. Thank you again to all who came out to play and congratulations to our October winners:

1st – Chris Yep
2nd/3rd – David Steinberg
2nd/3rd – John Baron
4th – Dale Berlin

September 2019 Monthly Tournament Results

Due to a few last-minute cancellations we had a small 8-player field for the September tournament. David Rearick won the tournament, defeating Edwin Jones in the Main Bracket final. The win vaulted David into 7th place in the annual standings. Brendan Leal won the Consolation, defeating Maron Cury in the final.

The full tournament bracket for September can be found here. The current Masters Points standings can be found here. Thank you again to all who came out to play and congratulations to our September winners:

1st – David Rearick
2nd/3rd – Edwin Jones
2nd/3rd – Brendan Leal
4th – Maron Cury

August 2019 Monthly Tournament Results

11 players attended the August tournament. Chris Yep won the tournament, his fifth tournament win of the year, defeating Jon Stephens in the Main Bracket final. John Baron won the Consolation, defeating Edwin Jones in the Consolation final.

As a reminder, there’s still a lot to play for this season. In early 2020 we’ll send a team to the Ohio Valley Challenge Cup (OVCC). The top 6 or 7 Columbus players will qualify for the Columbus team. I’d like to see Columbus bring the OVCC trophy back to Columbus next year!

The full tournament bracket for August can be found here. The current Masters Points standings can be found here. Thank you again to all who came out to play and congratulations to our August winners:

1st – Chris Yep
2nd/3rd – Jon Stephens
2nd/3rd – John Baron
4th – Edwin Jones

July 2019 Monthly Tournament Results

11 players attended the July tournament. Chris Yep won the event, defeating David Steinberg in the Main Bracket final. This was Chris’ fourth tournament win and David’s third Main Bracket runner-up finish this year. In the Consolation final Joe Calvaruso defeated Jon Stephens.

The full tournament bracket for July can be found here. The current Masters Points standings can be found here.

Thank you again to all who came out to play and congratulations to our July winners:

1st – Chris Yep
2nd/3rd – David Steinberg
2nd/3rd – Joe Calvaruso
4th – Jon Stephens

June 2019 Monthly Tournament Results

Our June tournament had a cozy 8-player field. Jon Stephens won three matches in a row to win the tournament, defeating Maron Cury in the Main Bracket final. In the Consolation final Trevor Dierkes defeated Joe Calvaruso.

At the halfway point of the year Chris Yep (294 points) leads the annual standings. Maron Cury (229 points) and Trevor Dierkes (210 points) are close behind. Several other players are also within striking distance.

The full tournament bracket for June can be found here. The current Masters Points standings can be found here.

Thank you again to all who came out to play and congratulations to our June winners:

1st – Jon Stephens
2nd/3rd – Maron Cury
2nd/3rd – Trevor Dierkes
4th – Joe Calvaruso