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32nd World Backgammon Championships

Pictorial 2 - Tournament Room Day 1

Images from the tournament room yesterday.

Tournament room scene.
Tournament room scene.
Tournament room scene.
Tournament room scene.
Tournament room scene.
Akiko Abe of Japan takes on Peter Bennet of the UK.
Les Boyd who runs the mini-jackpots, and not so mini ones, non-stop.
Jake Jacobs of the USA against Slava Pryadkin of the Ukraine.
The room where the Intermediates and Beginners play.
Karsten Nielsen of Denmark has the skill to go all the way!
Backgammon Giant #4 - Matvey "Falafel" Matanzon of Israel.
Howard Markowitz versus Julian Fetterlein.
Main tournament desk with some of the many staffers running this event.

Bambi de Bruin who sells boards and books at live events with her husband/player Martin de Bruin. They also sell and rent special

precision dice to all the players.

Olivier Barelli, Treasurer of the Fairmont Monte Carlo Hotel. Olivier has alway supported our reporting team and we thank him for this. He has worked here for 22 years and has been in charge of the backgammon tournament since 1993.
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