Archive for January, 2007

PartyGammon.com Million – this is backgammon!

January 27, 2007

Well, it’s all over. And what could be more exciting than the highest-ever backgammon tournament payout? How about a DMP anti-joker by Germany’s Andreas Märtens just when he’s about to break contact and start bearing off?

Poker has nothing on this game!

Did Denmark’s Lasse Hjorth Madsen roll an ace to take home the $600,400 top prize (and $20,000 watch)?

read all of the exciting details here

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Ratings-2007/01/26

January 27, 2007
Name Record Rating Exp Tournament
Points
Y-T-D
W L
Greg 137 61 1752.46 1918  
Matt 56 34 1680.93 438  
Karen 10 3 1611.11 67  
Derek 94 104 1575.98 1916  
Andrew 7 5 1563.21 84  
Sharon 4 2 1551.52 28  
Martha 34 24 1529.83 251  
Ralph 1 0 1520.92 5  
Craig 1 1 1513.15 14  
Joanne 1 1 1502.70 14  
Don 1 1 1487.32 6  
Ken 0 1 1483.74 3  
Whymark 1 2 1479.69 17  
Kathy 0 3 1470.28 3  
Kevin 0 3 1444.41 15  
Herbie 12 19 1439.63 169  
Al 0 3 1437.87 17  
Denise 1 6 1416.06 35  
Ray 31 47 1414.37 412  
Donna 11 17 1409.09 107  
Nora 35 58 1387.50 492  
Barry 5 18 1308.20 88  
Terry 6 33 1218.61 211  
Steve 0 0   0  
Wanda 0 0   0  
Susan 0 0   0  
Criss 0 0   0  
Judy 0 0   0  
Lisa 0 0   0  
Iaan 0 0   0  
Karen 0 0   0  
 
Matches In Progress
DATE
STARTED
PTS PLAYER 01 PLAYER 02 COMMENT
Name Score Name Score
2006/01/19 5 Greg 1 Joanne 1  
2006/03/23 5 Ray 0 Kevin 2  
2006/03/30 5 Matt 2 Karen 2  
2006/04/06 3 Martha 0 Karen 2 Crawford.
2007/01/25 7 Craig 6 Ray 2 Crawford.
2007/01/26 9 Greg 3 Derek 0  
             

PartyGammon.com Million – Now On !

January 25, 2007

January 21 through January 25, 2007 at the famous Atlantis Resort on Paradise Island in the Bahamas, a max. 128 players are competing in the first backgammon tournament ever to feature a guaranteed $1 million in prize money. The winner will receive a massive $600,400 minimum + specially made $20,000 watch, and the remaining prize pool will be distributed to the runner up, the two semi-finalists, and the four quarter-finalists. The top four players in the Consolation Tournament will also receive significant cash prizes.

2007/01/24:

PartyGammon.com Million Now Down to the Last 8 Players
http://www.gammonlife.com/tournaments/pgm24010731.htm

Main Flight – Round #6 Pairings & Winners
http://www.gammonlife.com/tournaments/pgm240107345.htm

Main Flight – Round #5 Pairings & Winners
http://www.gammonlife.com/tournaments/pgm24010732.htm

Main Flight – Round #4 Pairings & Winners
http://www.gammonlife.com/tournaments/pgm2401072.htm

2007/01/23:

Main Flight – Round #3 Pairings & Winners
http://www.gammonlife.com/tournaments/pgm2301072.htm

Main Flight – Round #2 Pairings & Winners
http://www.gammonlife.com/tournaments/pgm230107.htm

Consolation Flight – Round B
http://www.gammonlife.com/tournaments/pgmconsolB1.htm

Consolation Flight – Round A
http://www.gammonlife.com/tournaments/pgmconsolA.htm
http://www.gammonlife.com/tournaments/pgmconsolA2.htm
http://www.gammonlife.com/tournaments/pgmconsolA3.htm
http://www.gammonlife.com/tournaments/pgmconsolA4.htm

Excitement and Tension Mounting as Rounds 3 & 4 are Played Today
http://www.gammonlife.com/tournaments/pgm2201073.htm

2007/01/22:

Main Flight – Round #1 Pairings & Winners
http://www.gammonlife.com/tournaments/pgm2201072.htm

PartyGammon.com Million is on! Photos from Welcome Cocktail, Calcutta Auction and Doubles
http://www.gammonlife.com/tournaments/pgm220107.htm

2007/01/21:

PartyGammon.com Million Stars Emerging on the Atlantis Resort
http://www.gammonlife.com/tournaments/pgm210107.htm

2007/01/09:

PGM Will See The Strongest-Ever Field in Tournament History of BG 1/09/07
http://www.gammonlife.com/news/06glpgmupdatejan.htm

2006/07/27:

The Man Behind the World’s Biggest Backgammon Event
http://www.gammonlife.com/spearsonint.htm

2006/07/10:

PartyGammon to Sponsor First-Ever $1-Million Backgammon Tournament in Association with Player International Ltd of the UK
http://www.gammonlife.com/pgmillion.htm

Ratings-2007/01/19

January 19, 2007
Name Record Rating Exp Tournament
Points
Y-T-D
W L
Greg 134 55 1792.51 1854  
Matt 54 34 1674.47 424  
Karen 10 3 1611.11 67  
Sharon 4 2 1551.52 28  
Derek 89 101 1555.03 1850  
Martha 34 24 1529.83 251  
Ralph 1 0 1520.92 5  
Joanne 1 1 1502.70 14  
Andrew 4 5 1489.73 63  
Don 1 1 1487.32 6  
Ken 0 1 1483.74 3  
Whymark 1 2 1479.69 17  
Kathy 0 3 1470.28 3  
Kevin 0 3 1444.41 15  
Herbie 12 19 1439.63 169  
Al 0 3 1437.87 17  
Denise 1 6 1416.06 35  
Ray 30 45 1413.71 391  
Donna 11 17 1409.09 107  
Nora 35 56 1395.14 478  
Barry 5 18 1308.20 88  
Terry 6 33 1218.61 211  
Steve 0 0   0  
Wanda 0 0   0  
Susan 0 0   0  
Criss 0 0   0  
Judy 0 0   0  
Lisa 0 0   0  
Iaan 0 0   0  
Karen 0 0   0  
 
Matches In Progress
DATE
STARTED
PTS PLAYER 01 PLAYER 02 COMMENT
Name Score Name Score
2006/01/19 5 Greg 1 Joanne 1  
2006/03/23 5 Ray 0 Kevin 2  
2006/03/30 5 Matt 2 Karen 2  
2006/04/06 3 Martha 0 Karen 2 Crawford.
2007/01/18 7 Greg 4 Ray 4  
             

Ratings-2007/01/13

January 13, 2007
Name Record Rating Exp Tournament
Points
Y-T-D
W L
Greg 128 53 1791.47 1768  
Matt 53 33 1674.66 410  
Karen 10 3 1611.11 67  
Sharon 4 2 1551.52 28  
Derek 84 97 1535.71 1757  
Martha 34 24 1529.83 251  
Ralph 1 0 1520.92 5  
Andrew 3 3 1510.12 42  
Joanne 1 1 1502.70 14  
Don 1 1 1487.32 6  
Ken 0 1 1483.74 3  
Whymark 1 2 1479.69 17  
Kathy 0 3 1470.28 3  
Kevin 0 3 1444.41 15  
Herbie 12 19 1439.63 169  
Al 0 3 1437.87 17  
Ray 30 44 1418.45 384  
Denise 1 6 1416.06 35  
Donna 11 17 1409.09 107  
Nora 35 53 1406.22 457  
Barry 5 18 1308.20 88  
Terry 6 33 1218.61 211  
Steve 0 0   0  
Wanda 0 0   0  
Susan 0 0   0  
Criss 0 0   0  
Judy 0 0   0  
Lisa 0 0   0  
Iaan 0 0   0  
Karen 0 0   0  
 
Matches In Progress
DATE
STARTED
PTS PLAYER 01 PLAYER 02 COMMENT
Name Score Name Score
2006/01/19 5 Greg 1 Joanne 1  
2006/03/23 5 Ray 0 Kevin 2  
2006/03/30 5 Matt 2 Karen 2 match gm.
2006/04/06 3 Martha 0 Karen 2 Crawford.
2007/01/12 9 Greg 6 Derek 3