Match Report for Victor Ashkenazi (Backgammon Galaxy)

Victor Ashkenazi

Member of WBGF

Victor Ashkenazi moved from Moscow to New York when he was 25, later becoming a USA citizen. Before switching to Backgammon in his late 20s, he was an accomplished chess player, with speed chess his speciality.He started playing backgammon in 1998 and within two years he became a much feared opponent amidst the thriving Times Square backgammon scene. He soon became an accomplished online player, reaching and maintaining high rankings on the major servers.

Victor has very high standard of play in live tournaments, as can be seen from his many streamed matches (over 75 to date). His notable wins include the Las Vegas Open in 2007, the NY Open in 2009 and 2012. In 2012, his best tournament year, he also won the Tampa Open and the Masters events in Las Vegas and LA. In 2015 he won the Carolina Masters.

In 2013, he was voted onto the 32 Giants List for the first time reaching #11. In 2013 he was selected for the World vs. Denmark annual event and has been a member ever since. His GridGammon nickname is Vic.

Additional player info
Nationality: United States
BMAB Title:Grandmaster G0
Heroes nickname:
Galaxy nickname:

No match results recorded.

▼ Tournaments

Final dateClubNameEventRankWR points
2024-01-07American Backgammon Tour17th New York Metropolitan Open - 2023Championship - Main6516.2770
2024-01-07American Backgammon Tour17th New York Metropolitan Open - 2023Championship - Consolation919.5488
2024-01-07American Backgammon Tour17th New York Metropolitan Open - 2023Championship - Last Chance176.3245
2024-01-07American Backgammon Tour17th New York Metropolitan Open - 2023Super Jackpot - Main177.5821
2023-11-19American Backgammon TourCapital Classic 2023Championship - Main919.9367
2023-11-19American Backgammon TourCapital Classic 2023Championship - Consolation140.9699
2023-11-19American Backgammon TourCapital Classic 2023Super Jackpot - Main318.3058
2023-11-05American Backgammon TourConnecticut State Championships 2023Championship - Main339.4008
2023-11-05American Backgammon TourConnecticut State Championships 2023Championship - Consolation203.7979
2023-11-05American Backgammon TourConnecticut State Championships 2023Championship - Last Chance231.7661
2023-11-05American Backgammon TourConnecticut State Championships 2023Super Jackpot - Main413.1492
2023-07-30Backgammon GalaxyBackgammon World Championship 2023Championship - Main6128.9996
2023-07-30Backgammon GalaxyBackgammon World Championship 2023Super Jackpot - Main318.3398
2023-07-23Backgammon Galaxy12th Monte Carlo Open Backgammon ChampionshipChampionship - Main1725.7928
2023-07-23Backgammon Galaxy12th Monte Carlo Open Backgammon ChampionshipChampionship - Consolation914.5977
2023-06-07American Backgammon Tour46th Los Angeles Open 2023Championship - Main461.2196
2023-06-07American Backgammon Tour46th Los Angeles Open 2023Super Jackpot - Main165.9026
2023-05-29American Backgammon Tour41st Chicago Open 2023Championship - Main3102.2236
2023-05-29American Backgammon Tour41st Chicago Open 2023Super Jackpot - Main182.4688
2023-05-21North Cyprus Backgammon4th NORTHERN CYPRUS ARKIN OPENChampionship - Main4616.6829
2023-05-21North Cyprus Backgammon4th NORTHERN CYPRUS ARKIN OPENChampionship - Last Chance141.1875
2023-05-21North Cyprus Backgammon4th NORTHERN CYPRUS ARKIN OPENSuper Jackpot - Main323.9380
2023-04-23American Backgammon TourCherry Blossom ​Backgammon Championship 2023 Championship - Main639.9490
2023-04-23American Backgammon TourCherry Blossom ​Backgammon Championship 2023 Championship - Consolation323.6246
2023-04-23American Backgammon TourCherry Blossom ​Backgammon Championship 2023 Super Jackpot - Main76.4737
2023-04-23American Backgammon TourCherry Blossom ​Backgammon Championship 2023 Super Jackpot 2159.7528
2023-03-12WBF1st Loutraki Grand PrixChampionship - Main4912.4325
2023-03-12WBF1st Loutraki Grand PrixChampionship - Last Chance134.9683
2023-03-12WBF1st Loutraki Grand PrixSuper Jackpot - Main333.7847
2023-03-05American Backgammon Tour13th ATLANTA SPRING BACKGAMMON CLASSIC 2023Championship - Main1710.4965
2023-03-05American Backgammon Tour13th ATLANTA SPRING BACKGAMMON CLASSIC 2023Championship - Consolation163.4237
2023-03-05American Backgammon Tour13th ATLANTA SPRING BACKGAMMON CLASSIC 2023Championship - Last Chance151.8656
2023-03-05American Backgammon Tour13th ATLANTA SPRING BACKGAMMON CLASSIC 2023Super Jackpot - Main76.0706
2023-03-05American Backgammon Tour13th ATLANTA SPRING BACKGAMMON CLASSIC 2023Super Jackpot 297.8112
2023-02-12American Backgammon Tour10th Texas Backgammon Championships 2023Championship - Main935.5189
2023-02-12American Backgammon Tour10th Texas Backgammon Championships 2023Championship - Consolation516.8742
2023-02-12American Backgammon Tour10th Texas Backgammon Championships 2023Championship - Last Chance58.5926
2023-02-12American Backgammon Tour10th Texas Backgammon Championships 2023Super Jackpot - Main222.7002
2023-02-12American Backgammon Tour10th Texas Backgammon Championships 2023Super Jackpot 2244.9262
2023-01-08American Backgammon Tour16th New York Metropolitan Open - 2023Championship - Main1241.3710
2023-01-08American Backgammon Tour16th New York Metropolitan Open - 2023Super Jackpot - Main221.5921
2023-01-08American Backgammon Tour16th New York Metropolitan Open - 2023Super Jackpot 297.7044
2022-09-05American Backgammon TourMinnesota Viking Classic 2022Championship - Main138.9357
2022-09-05American Backgammon TourMinnesota Viking Classic 2022Championship - Consolation93.8501
2022-09-05American Backgammon TourMinnesota Viking Classic 2022Super Jackpot - Main54.8724
2022-09-05American Backgammon TourMinnesota Viking Classic 2022Super Jackpot 254.8724
2022-07-31Backgammon GalaxyBackgammon World Championship 2022Championship - Main8110.5430
2022-07-31Backgammon GalaxyBackgammon World Championship 2022Championship - Last Chance651.2932
2022-07-24Backgammon Galaxy11th Monte Carlo Open Backgammon ChampionshipChampionship - Main655.1534
2022-07-24Backgammon Galaxy11th Monte Carlo Open Backgammon ChampionshipChampionship - Consolation174.2140
2022-05-30American Backgammon Tour40th Chciago OpenChampionship - Main346.1585
2022-05-30American Backgammon Tour40th Chciago OpenSuper Jackpot - Main129.0449
2022-05-15American Backgammon Tour12th Atlanta Spring Backgammon Classic 2022Championship - Main174.7779
2022-05-15American Backgammon Tour12th Atlanta Spring Backgammon Classic 2022Championship - Consolation281.1161
2022-05-15American Backgammon Tour12th Atlanta Spring Backgammon Classic 2022Championship - Last Chance111.1128
2022-05-15American Backgammon Tour12th Atlanta Spring Backgammon Classic 2022Super Jackpot - Main215.5679
2022-04-24American Backgammon TourCherry Blossom Backgammon Championships 2022Championship - Main322.8445
2022-04-24American Backgammon TourCherry Blossom Backgammon Championships 2022Super Jackpot - Main211.8657
2022-04-24American Backgammon TourCherry Blossom Backgammon Championships 2022Super Jackpot 2214.8316
2022-02-13American Backgammon Tour9th Texas Backgammon Championships 2022Championship - Main177.5734
2022-02-13American Backgammon Tour9th Texas Backgammon Championships 2022Championship - Consolation93.6873
2022-02-13American Backgammon Tour9th Texas Backgammon Championships 2022Championship - Last Chance53.1092
2022-02-13American Backgammon Tour9th Texas Backgammon Championships 2022Super Jackpot - Main94.1660
2022-02-13American Backgammon Tour9th Texas Backgammon Championships 2022Super Jackpot 234.9395
2022-01-09American Backgammon Tour15th New York Metropolitan Open 2022Championship - Main329.4265
2022-01-09American Backgammon Tour15th New York Metropolitan Open 2022Super Jackpot 2117.6188
2020-02-16American Backgammon TourBoston Open 2020Championship - Main50.0000
2020-02-16American Backgammon TourBoston Open 2020Championship - Consolation50.0000
2020-02-16American Backgammon TourBoston Open 2020Championship - Last Chance50.0000
2020-02-16American Backgammon TourBoston Open 2020Super Jackpot - Main30.0000
2020-02-02American Backgammon TourTexas Championship 2020Championship - Main330.0000
2020-02-02American Backgammon TourTexas Championship 2020Championship - Consolation90.0000
2020-02-02American Backgammon TourTexas Championship 2020Championship - Last Chance170.0000
2020-02-02American Backgammon TourTexas Championship 2020Super Jackpot - Main10.0000
2020-01-12American Backgammon TourNew York Metro 2020Championship - Main170.0000
2020-01-12American Backgammon TourNew York Metro 2020Championship - Consolation450.0000
2020-01-12American Backgammon TourNew York Metro 2020Championship - Last Chance90.0000
2020-01-12American Backgammon TourNew York Metro 2020Super Jackpot - Main70.0000
2019-11-24American Backgammon Tour2019 Las Vegas OpenChampionship - Main330.0000
2019-11-24American Backgammon Tour2019 California State ChampionshipsChampionship - Main150.0000
2019-11-24American Backgammon Tour2019 Las Vegas OpenChampionship - Consolation410.0000
2019-11-24American Backgammon Tour2019 California State ChampionshipsChampionship - Consolation240.0000
2019-11-24American Backgammon Tour2019 Las Vegas OpenChampionship - Last Chance330.0000
2019-11-24American Backgammon Tour2019 Las Vegas OpenSuper Jackpot - Main50.0000
2019-11-24American Backgammon Tour2019 California State ChampionshipsSuper Jackpot - Main170.0000
2019-10-13American Backgammon TourSunny Florida 2019Championship - Main130.0000
2019-10-13American Backgammon TourSunny Florida 2019Championship - Consolation90.0000
2019-10-13American Backgammon TourSunny Florida 2019Super Jackpot - Main30.0000
2019-08-04IPATTWorld Championships (Monte Carlo) 2019Championship - Main210.0000
2019-08-04IPATTWorld Championships (Monte Carlo) 2019Championship - Consolation170.0000
2019-08-04IPATTWorld Championships (Monte Carlo) 2019Championship - Last Chance90.0000
2019-08-04IPATTWorld Championships (Monte Carlo) 2019Super Jackpot - Main330.0000
2019-06-09American Backgammon TourNiagara Invitational Backgammon Tournament 2019Championship - Main50.0000
2019-06-09American Backgammon TourNiagara Invitational Backgammon Tournament 2019Championship - Consolation50.0000
2019-06-09American Backgammon TourNiagara Invitational Backgammon Tournament 2019Championship - Last Chance50.0000
2019-06-09American Backgammon TourNiagara Invitational Backgammon Tournament 2019Super Jackpot - Main10.0000
2019-05-27American Backgammon TourChicago Open 2019Championship - Main20.0000
2019-05-27American Backgammon TourChicago Open 2019Super Jackpot - Main30.0000
2019-05-12American Backgammon TourCherry Blossom Backgammon ChampionshipSuper Jackpot - Main30.0000
2019-02-17American Backgammon TourBoston Open 2019Championship - Main90.0000
2019-02-17American Backgammon TourBoston Open 2019Championship - Consolation90.0000
2019-02-17American Backgammon TourBoston Open 2019Championship - Last Chance30.0000
2019-02-17American Backgammon TourBoston Open 2019Super Jackpot - Main30.0000
2019-01-13American Backgammon TourNew York Metropolitan Backgammon Open (12th, 2019)Super Jackpot - Main90.0000
2018-12-02American Backgammon Tour2018 California State ChampionshipChampionship - Main60.0000
2018-12-02American Backgammon Tour2018 California State ChampionshipChampionship - Consolation90.0000
2018-12-02American Backgammon Tour2018 California State ChampionshipSuper Jackpot - Main170.0000
2018-10-21American Backgammon TourConnecticut State ChampionshipsChampionship - Main50.0000
2018-10-21American Backgammon TourConnecticut State ChampionshipsChampionship - Consolation100.0000
2018-10-21American Backgammon TourConnecticut State ChampionshipsChampionship - Last Chance50.0000
2018-10-21American Backgammon TourConnecticut State ChampionshipsSuper Jackpot - Main30.0000
2018-09-16Montreal BgOmnium De Montreal Backgammon OpenChampionship - Main90.0000
2018-09-16Montreal BgOmnium De Montreal Backgammon OpenChampionship - Consolation150.0000
2018-09-16Montreal BgOmnium De Montreal Backgammon OpenChampionship - Last Chance150.0000
2018-09-16Montreal BgOmnium De Montreal Backgammon OpenSuper Jackpot - Main20.0000
2018-08-05IPATTWorld Championships (Monte Carlo) 2018Championship - Main370.0000
2018-08-05IPATTWorld Championships (Monte Carlo) 2018Championship - Consolation30.0000
2018-08-05IPATTWorld Championships (Monte Carlo) 2018Super Jackpot - Main170.0000
2018-05-27American Backgammon TourChicago Open 2018Championship - Main200.0000
2018-05-27American Backgammon TourChicago Open 2018Super Jackpot - Main50.0000
2018-01-14American Backgammon Tour11th New York Metropolitan OpenSuper Jackpot - Main170.0000