The Ohio State Backgammon Club was established in 1979. With more players learning the game through the Internet. We have continued to add new players to our roster each year. Please come join us at our monthly tournaments. Or contact us if you would like free lessons.
ABT - 24th ANNUAL OHIO STATE BACKGAMMON CHAMPIONSHIPS results:
March 16-18, 2018; Cleveland, Ohio
OPEN (40): 1-Dmitriy Obukhov (MI), 2-Ricky Griggs (MI); 1C-Mike Valliere (PA), 2C-Karen Davis (FL), 3C/4C-Mary Hickey (OH) / Marcy Kossar (MD).
ADVANCED (42): 1-Irina Litzenberger (VA), 2-Ray Bills (MN); 1C-Ross Gordon (CT), 2C-Mike Vasilatos (OH), 3C/4C-John Claybourne (MI) / Pete Esposito (OH).
NOVICE (8): 1-Jeff Hoelzel (IL), 2-Carlos Fonseca (Costa Rica).
OHIO MASTERS (16): 1-Gary Koscielny (FL), 2-Karen Davis (FL).
AMATEUR JACKPOT (19): 1-Mike Valliere (PA), 2-Mike Rezai (OH).
DOUBLES (16 teams): 1-Sal Pittelli (Canada) & Mike Vasilatos (OH), 2-Robert Lessard (Canada) & Paul Stebbing (Canada).
MICRO BLITZ (36): 1/2 split -Dan Dumas (NY) / Phil Simborg (IL).
2-PT. QUICKIES #1 (32): 1-Carol Joy Cole (MI), 2-Milton Gonzalez (Costa Rica).
2-PT. QUICKIES #2 (32): 1-Amy Trudeau (IL), 2-Adrian Nedelco (IL).
P-40 OHIO STATE LOGO BOARD JACKPOT (8): 1-Roberto Litzenberger (VA), 2-Cary Hoarty (OH).
ART GAMMON BOARD PLAY-OFF (2): 1-Phil Simborg (IL).
THURSDAY WARM-UP (24): 1-Brian Vance (MI), 2-Gary Koscielny (FL).
Congratulations to our 2018
Club Player of the year,
***** John Baron ****
Our event schedule for 2019 *****
Sunday January 6th
Sunday February 3rd
Sunday March 3rd
March 22nd - 24th Cleveland Airport Marriott Hotel
25th Anniversary Ohio State Backgammon ABT Championships *******
Sunday April 7th
Sunday May 5th
Sunday June 2nd
Sunday July 14th
Sunday August 4th
Sunday September 8th
Sunday October 6th
Sunday November 3rd
Ohio State Backgammon Club
We will hold our club monthly tournaments at 1:00 PM each month at the:
357 South Main. Akron.
First time Novice players will have a free entry to the tournament!!