Match Report for Steve Sax (American Backgammon Tour)

Steve Sax

Member of WBGF

Steve Sax was born in St. Louis, Missouri in 1960. He played his first backgammon tournament in 1976 at age 15 and won his first major tournament in Louisville, Kentucky in 1983. He has won 24 titles over the years including ABT main events or consolations, jackpots and club championships. His two most notable victories were his 2000 Grand Crystal Beaver victory over Nack Ballard and his win in the Giants Invitational in 2011 over "Falafel".

He also has had the honour of playing and winning 10 doubles tournaments most notably the World Doubles Championship in 2006 with partner Brian Zembic. In 2002 he won the ABT championship. Steve has also been voted to the "Giants of Backgammon" list seven consecutive times beginning in 2001 and has reached a ranking as high as 6th.

As well as backgammon, Steve enjoys to play bridge, gin rummy and poker all of which to much lesser degrees of success than backgammon. He currently resides in Los Angeles, California where he competes, teaches and writes about backgammon. You can find him at GridGammon often playing under the name of STEAMSAX.

Additional player info
Nationality: United States
BMAB Title:Grandmaster G2
Heroes nickname:
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No match results recorded.

▼ Tournaments

Final dateClubNameEventRankWR points
2024-02-11American Backgammon Tour11th TEXAS BACKGAMMON CHAMPIONSHIPS 2024Championship - Main597.0428
2024-02-11American Backgammon Tour11th TEXAS BACKGAMMON CHAMPIONSHIPS 2024Championship - Consolation528.0819
2024-02-11American Backgammon Tour11th TEXAS BACKGAMMON CHAMPIONSHIPS 2024Championship - Last Chance234.7727
2024-02-11American Backgammon Tour11th TEXAS BACKGAMMON CHAMPIONSHIPS 2024Super Jackpot 21312.2437
2024-01-07American Backgammon Tour17th New York Metropolitan Open - 2023Championship - Main9212.3832
2024-01-07American Backgammon Tour17th New York Metropolitan Open - 2023Championship - Consolation764.1279
2024-01-07American Backgammon Tour17th New York Metropolitan Open - 2023Championship - Last Chance652.5549
2024-01-07American Backgammon Tour17th New York Metropolitan Open - 2023Super Jackpot 2718.1436
2023-12-10American Backgammon Tour46th California State Backgammon Championship 2023Championship - Main2620.7924
2023-12-10American Backgammon Tour46th California State Backgammon Championship 2023Championship - Consolation385.9243
2023-12-10American Backgammon Tour46th California State Backgammon Championship 2023Super Jackpot - Main334.3029
2023-10-08American Backgammon Tour5th Denver Open Backgammon Tournament 2023Championship - Main1315.6643
2023-10-08American Backgammon Tour5th Denver Open Backgammon Tournament 2023Championship - Consolation512.0740
2023-09-24American Backgammon TourLas Vegas Open 2022Championship - Main656.4653
2023-09-24American Backgammon TourLas Vegas Open 2022Championship - Consolation333.2729
2023-09-24American Backgammon TourLas Vegas Open 2022Super Jackpot - Main710.3467
2023-07-30Backgammon GalaxyBackgammon World Championship 2023Championship - Main2937.0639
2023-07-30Backgammon GalaxyBackgammon World Championship 2023Championship - Last Chance99.9671
2023-07-30Backgammon GalaxyBackgammon World Championship 2023Super Jackpot 2335.9137
2023-07-03American Backgammon Tour48th MICHIGAN SUMMER BACKGAMMON CHAMPIONSHIPSChampionship - Main642.6891
2023-07-03American Backgammon Tour48th MICHIGAN SUMMER BACKGAMMON CHAMPIONSHIPSChampionship - Consolation515.5459
2023-07-03American Backgammon Tour48th MICHIGAN SUMMER BACKGAMMON CHAMPIONSHIPSSuper Jackpot - Main175.6394
2023-06-07American Backgammon Tour46th Los Angeles Open 2023Championship - Main930.6914
2023-06-07American Backgammon Tour46th Los Angeles Open 2023Championship - Consolation166.9697
2023-06-07American Backgammon Tour46th Los Angeles Open 2023Super Jackpot - Main161.0914
2023-04-02American Backgammon TourU.S. Open Backgammon Championships Las Vegas 2023Championship - Main2215.9424
2023-04-02American Backgammon TourU.S. Open Backgammon Championships Las Vegas 2023Championship - Consolation294.6868
2023-04-02American Backgammon TourU.S. Open Backgammon Championships Las Vegas 2023Super Jackpot - Main59.4422
2023-02-12American Backgammon Tour10th Texas Backgammon Championships 2023Championship - Main935.0730
2023-02-12American Backgammon Tour10th Texas Backgammon Championships 2023Championship - Consolation176.5664
2023-02-12American Backgammon Tour10th Texas Backgammon Championships 2023Championship - Last Chance95.3142
2023-02-12American Backgammon Tour10th Texas Backgammon Championships 2023Super Jackpot 2137.7775
2022-12-11American Backgammon Tour45th California State Backgammon Championship 2022Championship - Main1516.7924
2022-12-11American Backgammon Tour45th California State Backgammon Championship 2022Championship - Consolation175.0313
2022-12-11American Backgammon Tour45th California State Backgammon Championship 2022Super Jackpot - Main511.5352
2022-11-20American Backgammon TourLas Vegas Open 2022Championship - Main1712.9248
2022-11-20American Backgammon TourLas Vegas Open 2022Championship - Consolation322.8274
2022-11-20American Backgammon TourLas Vegas Open 2022Championship - Last Chance55.5281
2022-11-20American Backgammon TourLas Vegas Open 2022Super Jackpot - Main134.3209
2022-10-10American Backgammon TourSunny Florida Backgammon Championship 2022Championship - Main440.3433
2022-10-10American Backgammon TourSunny Florida Backgammon Championship 2022Super Jackpot 296.1673
2022-09-25American Backgammon Tour4th Denver Open Backgammon Tournament 2022Championship - Main619.9043
2022-09-25American Backgammon Tour4th Denver Open Backgammon Tournament 2022Championship - Consolation311.9171
2022-09-25American Backgammon Tour4th Denver Open Backgammon Tournament 2022Super Jackpot 2172.8192
2022-07-31Backgammon GalaxyBackgammon World Championship 2022Championship - Main1049.9967
2022-07-04American Backgammon Tour47th MICHIGAN SUMMER BACKGAMMON CHAMPIONSHIPSChampionship - Main246.7062
2022-07-04American Backgammon Tour47th MICHIGAN SUMMER BACKGAMMON CHAMPIONSHIPSChampionship - Consolation312.2094
2022-07-04American Backgammon Tour47th MICHIGAN SUMMER BACKGAMMON CHAMPIONSHIPSSuper Jackpot - Main173.3697
2022-06-12American Backgammon Tour45th Los Angeles OpenChampionship - Main268.8749
2022-06-12American Backgammon Tour45th Los Angeles OpenChampionship - Consolation164.3699
2022-06-12American Backgammon Tour45th Los Angeles OpenSuper Jackpot - Main193.1884
2022-04-10American Backgammon TourU.S. Open Backgammon Championships Las Vegas 2022Championship - Main177.6585
2022-04-10American Backgammon TourU.S. Open Backgammon Championships Las Vegas 2022Championship - Consolation39.9387
2022-02-13American Backgammon Tour9th Texas Backgammon Championships 2022Championship - Main520.0988
2022-02-13American Backgammon Tour9th Texas Backgammon Championships 2022Championship - Consolation55.8925
2022-02-13American Backgammon Tour9th Texas Backgammon Championships 2022Championship - Last Chance34.8467
2022-02-13American Backgammon Tour9th Texas Backgammon Championships 2022Super Jackpot - Main172.4776
2021-12-05American Backgammon Tour44th California State Backgammon Championship 2021Championship - Main615.3611
2021-12-05American Backgammon Tour44th California State Backgammon Championship 2021Championship - Consolation213.9212
2021-12-05American Backgammon Tour44th California State Backgammon Championship 2021Super Jackpot - Main171.8780
2021-11-21American Backgammon TourLas Vegas Open 2021Championship - Main910.2302
2021-11-21American Backgammon TourLas Vegas Open 2021Championship - Consolation221.5983
2021-11-21American Backgammon TourLas Vegas Open 2021Championship - Last Chance34.3102
2021-11-21American Backgammon TourLas Vegas Open 2021Super Jackpot 2171.7599
2021-10-10American Backgammon TourSunny Florida Backgammon Championship 2021Championship - Main331.6848
2021-10-10American Backgammon TourSunny Florida Backgammon Championship 2021Championship - Consolation280.5869
2021-10-10American Backgammon TourSunny Florida Backgammon Championship 2021Championship - Last Chance210.4128
2021-10-10American Backgammon TourSunny Florida Backgammon Championship 2021Super Jackpot 291.9943
2021-09-26American Backgammon Tour3rd Wild West Shootout 2021Championship - Main212.1692
2021-09-26American Backgammon Tour3rd Wild West Shootout 2021Super Jackpot 271.3803
2021-07-04American Backgammon Tour46th Michigan Summer ChampionshipsChampionship - Main211.4343
2021-07-04American Backgammon Tour46th Michigan Summer ChampionshipsChampionship - Consolation240.4453
2021-07-04American Backgammon Tour46th Michigan Summer ChampionshipsSuper Jackpot - Main170.7925
2020-02-02American Backgammon TourTexas Championship 2020Championship - Main170.0000
2020-02-02American Backgammon TourTexas Championship 2020Championship - Consolation260.0000
2020-02-02American Backgammon TourTexas Championship 2020Championship - Last Chance90.0000
2020-02-02American Backgammon TourTexas Championship 2020Super Jackpot - Main50.0000
2020-01-12American Backgammon TourNew York Metro 2020Championship - Main710.0000
2020-01-12American Backgammon TourNew York Metro 2020Championship - Consolation680.0000
2020-01-12American Backgammon TourNew York Metro 2020Championship - Last Chance90.0000
2019-11-24American Backgammon Tour2019 Las Vegas OpenChampionship - Main330.0000
2019-11-24American Backgammon Tour2019 California State ChampionshipsChampionship - Main250.0000
2019-11-24American Backgammon Tour2019 Las Vegas OpenChampionship - Consolation260.0000
2019-11-24American Backgammon Tour2019 California State ChampionshipsChampionship - Consolation140.0000
2019-11-24American Backgammon Tour2019 Las Vegas OpenChampionship - Last Chance330.0000
2019-11-24American Backgammon Tour2019 Las Vegas OpenSuper Jackpot - Main90.0000
2019-11-24American Backgammon Tour2019 California State ChampionshipsSuper Jackpot - Main170.0000
2019-07-07American Backgammon TourMichigan Summer Backgammon ChampionshipsChampionship - Main310.0000
2019-07-07American Backgammon TourMichigan Summer Backgammon ChampionshipsChampionship - Consolation90.0000
2019-07-07American Backgammon TourMichigan Summer Backgammon ChampionshipsSuper Jackpot - Main50.0000
2019-06-23American Backgammon TourSacramento Backgammon ChampionshipChampionship - Main50.0000
2019-06-23American Backgammon TourSacramento Backgammon ChampionshipChampionship - Consolation10.0000
2019-06-09American Backgammon TourLos Angeles Open Backgammon TournamentChampionship - Main40.0000
2019-06-09American Backgammon TourLos Angeles Open Backgammon TournamentSuper Jackpot - Main260.0000
2019-02-05American Backgammon TourTexas Backgammon ChampionshipsChampionship - Main170.0000
2019-02-05American Backgammon TourTexas Backgammon ChampionshipsChampionship - Consolation250.0000
2019-02-05American Backgammon TourTexas Backgammon ChampionshipsChampionship - Last Chance90.0000
2019-02-05American Backgammon TourTexas Backgammon ChampionshipsSuper Jackpot - Main170.0000
2019-01-13American Backgammon TourNew York Metropolitan Backgammon Open (12th, 2019)Championship - Main690.0000
2019-01-13American Backgammon TourNew York Metropolitan Backgammon Open (12th, 2019)Championship - Consolation790.0000
2019-01-13American Backgammon TourNew York Metropolitan Backgammon Open (12th, 2019)Super Jackpot - Main170.0000
2018-12-02American Backgammon Tour2018 California State ChampionshipChampionship - Main150.0000
2018-12-02American Backgammon Tour2018 California State ChampionshipChampionship - Consolation90.0000
2018-11-11American Backgammon Tour2018 Las Vegas OpenChampionship - Main170.0000
2018-11-11American Backgammon Tour2018 Las Vegas OpenChampionship - Consolation90.0000
2018-11-11American Backgammon Tour2018 Las Vegas OpenSuper Jackpot - Main170.0000
2018-10-14American Backgammon TourColorado State Backgammon ChampionshipsChampionship - Main60.0000
2018-10-14American Backgammon TourColorado State Backgammon ChampionshipsChampionship - Consolation10.0000
2018-10-14American Backgammon TourColorado State Backgammon ChampionshipsSuper Jackpot - Main50.0000
2018-08-05IPATTWorld Championships (Monte Carlo) 2018Championship - Main210.0000
2018-08-05IPATTWorld Championships (Monte Carlo) 2018Championship - Consolation610.0000
2018-08-05IPATTWorld Championships (Monte Carlo) 2018Championship - Last Chance650.0000
2018-08-05IPATTWorld Championships (Monte Carlo) 2018Super Jackpot - Main330.0000
2018-07-10American Backgammon TourSunny Florida Backgammon ChampionshipChampionship - Main160.0000
2018-07-10American Backgammon TourSunny Florida Backgammon ChampionshipChampionship - Consolation80.0000
2018-07-10American Backgammon TourSunny Florida Backgammon ChampionshipSuper Jackpot - Main10.0000
2018-07-08American Backgammon TourMichigan Summer Bg ChampionshipsChampionship - Main310.0000
2018-07-08American Backgammon TourMichigan Summer Bg ChampionshipsChampionship - Consolation530.0000
2018-07-08American Backgammon TourMichigan Summer Bg ChampionshipsSuper Jackpot - Main30.0000
2018-06-24American Backgammon TourLos Angeles OpenChampionship - Main20.0000
2018-06-24American Backgammon TourLos Angeles OpenSuper Jackpot - Main110.0000
2018-05-27American Backgammon TourChicago Open 2018Championship - Main590.0000
2018-05-06American Backgammon TourCherry Blossom ChampionshipChampionship - Main210.0000
2018-05-06American Backgammon TourCherry Blossom ChampionshipChampionship - Consolation300.0000
2018-05-06American Backgammon TourCherry Blossom ChampionshipSuper Jackpot - Main40.0000
2018-04-15American Backgammon Tour2018 U.S. Open (Vegas)Championship - Main30.0000
2018-04-15American Backgammon Tour2018 U.S. Open (Vegas)Super Jackpot - Main90.0000
2018-04-15American Backgammon Tour2018 24th Ohio State ChampionshipsSuper Jackpot - Main90.0000
2018-02-04American Backgammon Tour6th Texas Backgammon ChampionshipsChampionship - Main170.0000
2018-02-04American Backgammon Tour6th Texas Backgammon ChampionshipsChampionship - Consolation270.0000
2018-02-04American Backgammon Tour6th Texas Backgammon ChampionshipsChampionship - Last Chance290.0000
2018-02-04American Backgammon Tour6th Texas Backgammon ChampionshipsSuper Jackpot - Main10.0000
2018-01-14American Backgammon Tour11th New York Metropolitan OpenChampionship - Main590.0000
2018-01-14American Backgammon Tour11th New York Metropolitan OpenChampionship - Consolation460.0000
2018-01-14American Backgammon Tour11th New York Metropolitan OpenChampionship - Last Chance30.0000
2018-01-14American Backgammon Tour11th New York Metropolitan OpenSuper Jackpot - Main90.0000