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32nd World Backgammon Championships

Pictorial 4 - Players and Tournament Room Action

Les and Sue Boyd of the USA who for decades have run the mini-jackpots, Super Jackpot and also help with the rest of the tournament's functions.
 

Richard Munitz of the USA in yesterday afternoon's Last 16 match

against Simonetta Barone-Herrera of the UK.

 
John Rockwell of the USA (C) on his way to victory over Maya Peycheva of Bulgaria (R) and that's Martin Foldager of Denmark, front left.
 

Carsten Simonsen Denmark (L) versus Jorge Pan of Argentina.

Pan won and is now in today's semi-finals.

 
Here's another photo of Jorge Pan.
 
Two youngsters get into our game.
 

Backgammon and Poker Pro James Vogl of the UK chats with Francois Tardieu and GammonLife. James, known as "The Kid" in the

backgammon world, has been on several TV poker

shows and is here for the weekend "just visiting".

 

France's Eric Guedj, Tournament Director and CEO of the Partouche Gammon Tour and the World Series of Backgammon, will be busier than a beaver next week running the Nations Cup and Riviera Challenge tournaments in Cannes, where we will also be reporting from.

 
John Rockwell of the USA versus Jan Jacobowitz Germany in the Last 8. Jacobwitz won and is one of today's semi-finalists.
 
2006 American Backgammon Tour Player of the Year Richard Munitz is attracting crowds when he plays here in Monte Carlo. Here he is in the Last 8 match against Tom Zarrinnam, also of the USA.
 
Ricard Malas of Spain ponders a move in the Consolation.
 
Melita Gaming Network's Andreas Andreas Grotsch chats with fellow Germans Peter Heitmuller and Backgammon Today's Mario Kuhl.
 

Backgammon Giant #17, Malcolm Davis of Texas, congratulates Richard Munitz for his victory in the Last 8 while Hanna Nilsson of Norway (C), the best match recorder in the world, analyzes Munitz's match against Tom Zarrinnam on a laptop using Oasya's Snowie program.

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