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Texas Backgammon Championship QUIZ CHALLENGE (by Phil Simborg)

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Phil Simborg held a quiz challenge in Texas Backgammon Championship. Four Backgammon Giant (Mochy, MCG, Petko and Bob Koca) competed each other in 10 backgammon quiz. Mochy had the highest score (36) and MCG scored the second (34). Try it and compete with us! You have only 90 seconds in each problems!

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Texas Backgammon Championship QUIZ CHALLENGE (by Phil Simborg)

  1. 1. MOCHY VS. MCG! San Antonio, 2014 Presented by Phil Simborg USBGF Teaching Pro
  2. 2.   5 points for the best answer 1-3 points for 2nd or 3rd best answer depending on how close to the best answer:  .03 or less, 3 points .031 to .05, 2 points .051 to .07, 1 point  NOTE: 90 SECOND time limit per move.  
  3. 3. Pip Count: Blue 164 Red 184 RED: 21/11 WHITE: 23/17 21/17 BLUE: 13/7 11/7
  4. 4. Pip Count: Blue 164 Red 128 RED: Bar/23 5/4 WHITE: Bar/23 8/7 BLUE: Bar/23 24/23
  5. 5. Pip Count: Blue 132 Red 109 RED: 20/17* 8/2* WHITE: 20/17* 17/11 BLUE: 20/14 14/11
  6. 6. Pip Count: Blue 163 Red 152 RED: 13/11 13/7 WHITE: 24/22 13/7 BLUE: 24/18 13/11
  7. 7. Pip Count: Blue 115 Red 141 RED: 13/7 11/9* WHITE: 11/5 7/5 BLUE: 24/18 11/9*
  8. 8. Pip Count: Blue 103 Red 165 RED: 20/15 20/14 WHITE: 20/9 BLUE: 8/2 7/2
  9. 9. Pip Count: Blue 127 Red 106 RED: 10/5 6/5 WHITE: 24/23* 6/1* BLUE: 24/23* 7/2
  10. 10. Pip Count: Blue 109 Red 123 RED: 9/1* WHITE: 22/14 BLUE: 9/3 5/3
  11. 11. Pip Count: Blue 157 Red 162 RED: 9/4* 8/4 WHITE: 18/14* 14/9 BLUE: 18/14* 9/4*
  12. 12. Pip Count: Blue 112 Red 92 RED: 13/5 7/3(2) WHITE: 13/9 8/4 6/2(2) BLUE: 13/5 6/2(2)
  13. 13. If your name is Bob Koca and it is DMP and you are playing Malcolm Davis and he has 9 checkers on your ace point and you are on roll, what are the odds of your losing this match?

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