XXVIII European Backgammon Championship

13th European Doubles Championship & 15th Velden Backgammon Open

30th March – 3rd April , 2016

Casino Velden – Austria

Minimum guaranteed prize money for the Master Winner 5.000 euro

Winner takes 5.000 euro

Total money distribution 21.550 euro (including super-jackpot and an added of 860 €)

Master flight – 23 players

Main winner (12 – 17 | 11 – 10)

Main finalist

3rd place

4th place

5th place

Last chance winner (7 – 1)

Last chance finalist

Ladies Prize

Ciprian Radulescu | Romania

Gerhard Stoll | Italy

Florin Popa | Romania/Italy

Michail Proukakis | Greece

Roberto Giorgi | Italy

Kakhaber Natchkebia | Georgia

Ingo Mohr | Germany

Akiko Yazawa | Japan

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From left: Ciprian Radulescu (Romania) Main winner and European Backgammon Champion 2016; Gerhard Stoll (Italy) Main finalist; Michail Proukakis (Greece) Main 4th place; Roberto Giorgi (Italy) Main 5th place; Ingo Mohr (Germany) Last Chance finalist; Akiko Yazawa (Japan) Ladies Prize; Marco Fornasir (Italy) tournament director

Master Doubles – 11 teams

Doubles winner (13- 7) ________________

Doubles finalists

Ingo Mohr | Germany / Svetlana Mohr | Ukraine

Arda Findikoglu | Turkey / Tunç Hamarat | Turkey / Austria

Intermediate flight – 26 players

Main winner (11 – 10)

Main finalist

3rd place

4th place

5th place

Last chance winner (7 – 1)

Last chance finalist

Ladies Prize

Francesco Oliva | Italy

Ioan Ciobanu | Romania

Elfriede Fritz Winkler | Austria

Marianne Farraj | Lebanon/Austria

Zeljko Mesarek | Croatia

Heimo Löbler | Austria

Maurizio Fidora | Italy

Elfriede Fritz Winkler | Germany

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From left: Zeljko Mesarek (Croatia) Main 5th place; Marianne Farraj (Lebanon/Austria) Main 4th place; Francesco Oliva (Italy) Main winner and European Backgammon Champion Intermediate 2016; Elfriede Fritz Winkler (Austria) Main 3rd place and Ladies Prize; Ioan Ciobanu (Romania) Main finalist; Marco Fornasir (Italy) tournament director

Super-Jackpot – 4 players

Winner (11 – 7)

Finalist

Peter Raugust | Germany

Cumhur Bektüre | Turkey

The best play the best – 2 players

Winner (9 – 7)

Finalist

Roman Korber | Austria

Peter Blachian | Germany

Ladies Tournament – 4 players

Winner (10 – 5)Laurence SINITZKY-BILLARD | France

Finalist

Laurence SINITZKY-BILLARD | France

Marianne Farraj | Lebanon/Austria

Warm-up – 35 (9 + 26) players

Winner (7- 2)

Finalist

Ingo Mohr | Germany

Helmut Gerdenits | Austria

869BG Trophy – 31 (11 + 20) players

Winner (7- 4)Laurence SINITZKY-BILLARD | France

Finalist

Laurence SINITZKY-BILLARD | France

Ioan Ciobanu | Romania

One Point Match – 64 players

Winner

Finalist

Peter Urbantschitsch | Austria

Neculai Draganuta | Romania

Master: 23 players

Intermediate: 26 players

Player not participating in the main flights: 12                Total 61 players

11 Countries: Austria, Croatia, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Japan, Lebanon, Romania, Turkey, Ukraine

 

Director: Marco Fornasir | Italy

Tournament Committee: Arda Findikoglu (president | Turkey); Peter Blachian | Germany; Franco Candeo | Italy; Neculai Draganuta | Romania; Michailis Proukakis | Greece; Peter Urbantschitsch | Austria; Akiko Yazawa | Japan