Backgammon Champions (Tournaments)

List of World Backgammon Champions

The following is a List of World Backgammon Champions from 1967 to present:

1967 Tim Holland, United States

1968 Tim Holland, United States

1969 no championships held

1970 no championships held

1971 Tim Holland, United States

1972 Oswald Jacoby, United States

1973 Carol Crawford, United States (first female champion)

1974 Claude Beer, United States

1975 Billy Eisenberg, United States

1976 Baron Vernon Ball, United States

1977 Ken Goodman, United States

1978 Paul “X-22” Magriel, United States

1979 Luigi Villa, Italy

1980 Walter Coratella, Mexico

1981 Lee Genud, United States

1982 Jacques Michel,Switzerland

1983 Bill Robertie, United States

1984 Mike Svobodny, United States

1985 Charles-Henri Sabet, Italy

1986 Clement Palacci, Italy

1987 Bill Robertie, United States

1988 Phillip Marmorstein, Germany

1989 Joe Russell, United States

1990 Hal Heinrich, Canada

1991 Michael Meyburg, Germany

1992 Ion Ressu, Romania

1993 Peter Jes Thomsen, Denmar

1994 Frank Frigo, United States

1995 David Ben-Zion, Israel

1996 David Nahmad, Monaco

1997 Jerry Grandell, Sweden

1998 Michael Meyburg, Germany

1999 J n Granstedt, Sweden

2000 Katie Scalamandre, United States

2001 J n Granstedt, Sweden

2002 Mads Andersen, Denmark

2003 Jon Kristian R t, Norway

2004 Peter Hallberg, Denmark

2005 Dennis Carlsten, United States

2006 Philip Vischjager, Netherlands

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