Worldwide Trophy Georgia 2016 & Worldwide Team Challenge

27th April – 1st May, 2016

Courtyard Tbilisi Hotel | Tbilisi – Georgia

 

Minimum guaranteed prize money for the Master Category 100.000 $ +

Minimum guaranteed prize money for the Team Event 25.000 $

Total minimum guaranteed prize money for the Event 125.000 $

Winner takes 37.500 $

 

Total money distribution 163.330 $ (including super-jackpots and an added of 37.900 $)

Marco Fornasir, General Secretary of the Worldwide Backgammon Federation, has the pleasure to announce the results of the tournament:

 

Master flight – 169 players

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Main winner (9 – 15 | 9 – 5)
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Main finalist
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3rd place
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4th place
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5th place
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6th place
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7th place
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8th place
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Last chance winner (7 – 2)
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Last chance finalist
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Ladies Prize
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Agamir Gevorkyan | Russia
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Petko Kostadinov | Bulgaria/USA
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Suren Karatorosyan | Armenia
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Artur Muradyan | Armenia
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Fabrizio Lo Surdo | Italy
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Yoshiyuki Nakamura | Japan
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Sebastian Wilkinson | UK
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Mamuka Asatiani | Georgia
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Jemal Chachua | Georgia
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Christopher Rogers | UK
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Akiko Yazawa | Japan
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Team tournament – 15 teams

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Main winner (3 – 2 | 2 – 3 | 3 – 2)
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Main finalist
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3rd place
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UK I (capt. Raj Jansari – players: Raj Jansari, Sebastian Wilkinson, Lawrence Powell, Chris Rogers, Leo Waters. Reserve player: Yan Kit Chan)
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Russia I (capt. Sergey Erokhin – players: Sergey Erokhin, Alexander Khandin, Agamir Gevorkyan, Mikael Vardanyan, Alexey Askurava. Reserve players: Timur Azizov, Sergey Petukhov)
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Russia II (capt. Yaroslav Gusev – players: Konstantin Bartach, Aleksandr Solodukhin, Sergey Alenin, Atsamaz Arsagov, Timur Bulekbaev. Reserve player: Yaroslav Gusev)

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Master Doubles – 36 teams

Doubles winner (9- 4)
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Doubles finalists
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Doubles semi-finalists
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Doubles semi-finalists
Jürgen Orlowski | Germany / Bernhard-Ludwig Winkelhaus | Germany
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Leo Waters | UK / Tim Line | UK
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Alexander Chanturidze | Georgia / David Tevdoradze | Georgia
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Gökhan Kazandag | Turkey / Burak Çulhaci | Turkey

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Intermediate flight – 33  players

Main winner (11 – 10 | 7 – 5)
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Main finalist
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3rd place
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4th place
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5th place
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Last chance winner (7 – 2)
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Last chance finalist
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Ladies Prize
Baglat Rapava | Russia
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Valico Toreli | Georgia
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Simon Morecroft | UK
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Vagif Zaidov | Azerbaijan
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Gagik Harutyunyan | Armenia
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Juliya Gromenkova | Russia
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Tigran Ohanyan | Armenia
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Juliya Gromenkova | Russia
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Super-Jackpot 1 – 8  players

Winner (11 – 4)

Finalist

Alexander Khandin | Russia

Masayuki Mochizuki | Japan

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Super-Jackpot 2 – 16  players

Winner (11 – 5)

Finalist

Konstantinos Mitrelis | Greece

Shimon Kagan | Israel

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Ladies Tournament – 11 players

Winner (9 – 2)

Finalist

Semi-Finalist

Semi-Finalist

Cecilia Sparke | UK

Alla Margaryan | Armenia

Su Shin Lim | UK

Annalisa Agosti | Italy

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One Point Match – 64 players

Winner

Finalist

Lars Trabolt | Denmark

Ricardo Malas | Lebanon/Spain

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Master: 169 players

Intermediate: 33 players

Player not participating in the main flights: 22  Total 224 players (153 Foreigners, 71 Georgian)

27 Countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Croatia, Denmark, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iran, Israel, Italy, Japan, Lebanon, Lithuania, Republic of Moldova, Poland, Romania, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, UK, Ukraine, USA

 

Directors: Marco Fornasir | Italy – Arda Findikoglu | Turkey

Tournament Committee: John Broomfield (president | UK); Victor Ashkenazi | USA; Sergey Erokhin | Russia; Steen Grønbech | Denmark; Ricardo Malas | Lebanon/Spain; Masayuki Mochizuki | Japan; Artur Muradyan | Armenia; Simon Pankvelashvili | Georgia; Dankwart Plattner | Germany