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32nd World Backgammon Championships

FAIRMONT MONTE CARLO HOTEL

July 9-15, 2007 - Monte Carlo, Monaco.



NEWS REPORTS

 - Monday July 16, 2007 

 - Sunday July 15, 2007 

 - Friday July 13, 2007 

 - Wednesday July 11, 2007


BACKGAMMON LADDERS - BRACKETS

    Main

 - Championship: Main

 - Intermediates: Main 

 - Beginners: Main 

 

   First Consolation

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  - Championship First Consolation (latter part): CLICK HERE

  - Intermediate First Consolation: CLICK HERE

  - Beginner First Consolation: CLICK HERE

 

   Second Consolation  

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  - Championship Second Consolation:

   
>>> Sheet 1:   CLICK HERE

>>> Sheet 2:  CLICK HERE

>>> Sheet 3   CLICK HERE

>>> Sheet 4   CLICK HERE

                                                       

  - Intermediate Second Consolation:

>>> Sheet 1:   CLICK HERE

>>> Sheet 2:  CLICK HERE

 

  - Beginner Second Consolation:

>>> Sheet 1:   CLICK HERE


BACKGAMMON PICTORIALS

  - Pictorial 9: The Awards Ceremony - Part 5 

  - Pictorial 8: The Awards Ceremony - Part 4

  - Pictorial 7: The Awards Ceremony - Part 3 

  - Pictorial 6: The Awards Ceremony - Part 2 

  - Pictorial 5: The Awards Ceremony - Part 1  

  - Pictorial 4: Player and Action on Friday 

  - Pictorial 3: The Gala Dinner 

  - Pictorial 2: Start of Play - Tournament Room

  - Pictorial 1: The Welcome Cocktail Party



BOOKMAKERS ODDS

- Images of bookmaker's boards:

Before start of play in Round 5 - CLICK HERE 

Before start of play in Round 1 - CLICK HERE


BACKGAMMON MOVIE CLIPS

FEATURE VIDEOS

See the finals moments of the semi-final match between Jorge Pan of Argentina and
Jan Jacobowitz of Germany:


SEMI-FINAL MOMENTS


See our video chats with the opponents of one semi-final just before starting their match July 14, 2007:

Germany's Jan Jacobowitz  CLICK HERE

Argentina's Jorge Pan (in Spanish) CLICK HERE

 

 - The 3-3 Video: Play your checkers correctly or you just might suffer the consequences. To read the article and see the video CLICK HERE

 - See the brief video interview with Richard Munitz after his quarterfinal victory Friday night. CLICK HERE

 -   Inside the Sporting Club in Monte Carlo, where the backgammon players enjoy the annual Gala Dinner CLICK HERE

 - Serge Rived, Falafel Natanzon, Michel Serrero, Tobias Hellwag and Francois Tardieu crack up discussing a position: CLICK HERE

 - A span of the tournament rooms in action; it's a bit shaky because we tripped over a lady's handbag when walking between tables: CLICK HERE


BACKGAMMON ANALYZED MATCHES

The final match of the 2007 World Championship between Jorge Pan of Argentina and Alvaro Savio of Brazil is now uploaded, when you click on the following link the match will open in a new window and will take some time to fully load... please give it some time to load:

FINAL: SAVIO VS. PAN

 

Saturday's semi-final match between Alvario Savio and Richard Munitz ended just a couple of hours ago but we already have it analyzed by Snowie for you to view. We could not record the other semi-final. When you click on the following link the match will open in a new window and will take some time to fully load... give it a chance load:

SEMI-FINAL: SAVIO VS. MUNITZ

 

Tardieu versus Fauquet in a 13-point match in Round 1 of the Super Jackpot:

 - html version, will open in new window, give it a chance to download:

   CLICK HERE

 - or in text form in a zipped folder so you can analyze it with your own bot:

   CLICK HERE


THE BACKGAMMON MONEY PRIZES

How much will the World Champion win on Sunday?

Here are images of the payout sheets for each of the three divisions.

When you click on a link below, the image will load in a new window:

 

 -  Championship Money Prizes

 -  Intermediate Money Prizes

 -  Beginner Money Prizes


OFFICIAL BACKGAMMON RESULTS

32nd WORLD BACKGAMMON CHAMPIONSHIP
July 9-15, 2007; Monte Carlo, Monaco.

CHAMPIONSHIP (218+2): 1-Jorge Pan (Argentina), 2-Alvaro Savio (Brazil), 3/4-Jan Jacobowitz (Germany) / Richard Munitz (USA); First Consolation: 1C-Patrick Didisheim, 2C-Matti Haaksila (Finland), 3C/4C-MarK Larsen (Denmark) / Alan Grunwald (USA); Second Consolation: 1C-Andrew Plater (UK), 2C-Peer Rower (Germany), 3C/4C-Didier Assaraf (France) / Jean-Philippe Rohr (France); 1LC-Masayuki Mochizuki (Japan), 2LC-Perry Gartner (USA). Ladies Prize: Maya Peycheva (Bulgaria).


INTERMEDIATE (76): 1-Marc Bodin (France), 2-Shunji Terao (Japan), 3/4-Michel Chabrol (France) / Klaus Switon (Denmark); First Consolation: 1C-Jakob Truksa Andersen (Denmark), 2C-Joel Sundberg (Sweden), 3C/4C-Per Ulrik Andersen (Denmark) / Peter Baadehle (Germany); Second Consolation: 1C-Johnny Tonnessen (Norway), 2C-Martin de Bruin (USA), 3C/4C-Andrea Quatros (Brazil) / Alain Sormain (France);1LC-Fillippo Oddo (Italy), 2LC-Shirley Elghanian (Iran). Ladies Prize: .


BEGINNERS (48): 1-Vitalij Byrov (Ukraine), 2-Sergey Grinev (Russia), 3/4-Boris Mampozia (Russia) / Max Petersen (Denmark); First Consolation: 1C-Jan Ivar Nilsen (Norway), 2C-Laura Monaco (Italy), 3C/4C-Sandra Kaae Bauer (Denmark) / Amor Boulkertous (France); Second Consolation: 1C-Liz Johansson (Sweden), 2C-Sten Lorentzen (Denmark), 3C/4C-Pia Aimonen (Finland) / Ingrid Soderstjerna (Sweden); 1LC-Chiva Tafazzoli (Iran), 2LC-Carsten Vick (Germany). Ladies Prizes:


SUPER JACKPOT #1 SUPER JACKPOT #1 (64): 1/2-Ed O'Laughlin (USA) or Sven Rumcker (Germany)

SUPER JACKPOT #1 (64): 1-Sven Rumcker (Germany), 2-Ed O'Laughlin (USA), 3/4-David Ben-Zion (Israel) / Christoph Wagener (Germany).

FORTIS WORLD TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP: 1-The Sharks (Italy), 2-Blip Blop (Sweden).

CHAIRMAN'S TROPHY: Howard Markowitz (USA).


COURTESY TROPHY: Simonetta Barone Herrera (Italy/England).


ELEGANCE TROPHY - MEN: Mikael Sørensen (Denmark).


ELEGANCE TROPHY - WOMEN: Bai Ling (Hong Kong).


FIDELITY TROPHY: Alfred Schwarz (Germany).


TRAVEL TROPHY: Jake Jacobs (USA/Singapore).

GOLF TOURNAMENT: Jaakko Salava (Finland), 2-Robert Lindbom (Sweden).

TENNIS MEN'S DOUBLES TOURNAMENT: 1-Detlef Stolz (Germany) & Carsten Vick (Germany), 2-Erkky Aimonen (Finland) & Jaako Salava (Finland)

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