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Bob Wachtel

Bob Wachtel was born in New York City and grew up in New Jersey. He became a chess master at 16 and twice placed second in the United States Junior Championships. Bob received a B.S. in chemistry from Rutgers University in 1969 and a PhD in the philosophy of science from the University of Toronto in 1977.

Bob has won major tournaments in the United States, Great Britain, Italy, Sweden, Finland, Austria, France, Norway, and Switzerland. Among the highlights were wins at the 1st Backgammon Olympiad in Venice, 1992; both singles and doubles titles at the Worldwide Twin Championships, Las Vegas, 2001; and the "Dual Duel" title at the Texas Championships in San Antonio in 2016. Bob was runner-up in Monte Carlo, 2004 and in the Crown's Cup, Berlin, 2007.

Bob published "In the Game Until the End", a monograph on late-contact bearoffs, in 1993, and has authored more than 50 articles for online backgammon sites and journals since then. He has served as the senior editor of the US Backgammon Federation's flagship magazine, "PrimeTime Backgammon", since 2009. In 2014 he published "In the Game Until the End, Vol II", updating and expanding his earlier work.

Additional player info
Country: United States
BMAB registration number:00258
BMAB title:
Last 300 exp PR:3.2437
BMAB Experience Points:54
Last BMAB match:2022-06-09 07:00:00

Rated Match Summary
Rating1,444.42
Experience119
Matches played13
Matches won5 (38.5%)
Number of distinct opponents11
Number of clubs played at2
Earliest match recorded2013-08-02
Latest match so far2022-06-09
Peak rating1,548.96
Peak rating (>400 exp.)n/a
Average opponent rating1,541.89

► Charts

[Graph of rating by experience] Match locationsNorth America: Matches: 9 (2 won, 7 lost) Experience: 83 (20 points won, 63 lost) Win rate: 22.22% Average opponent rating: 1,554.35 North America: Matches: 9 (2 won, 7 lost) Experience: 83 (20 points won, 63 lost) Win rate: 22.22% Average opponent rating: 1,554.35 Europe: Matches: 4 (3 won, 1 lost) Experience: 36 (25 points won, 11 lost) Win rate: 75.00% Average opponent rating: 1,513.85 Europe: Matches: 4 (3 won, 1 lost) Experience: 36 (25 points won, 11 lost) Win rate: 75.00% Average opponent rating: 1,513.85 win/loseNorth America: Matches: 9 (2 won, 7 lost) Experience: 83 (20 points won, 63 lost) Win rate: 22.22% Average opponent rating: 1,554.35 North America: Matches: 9 (2 won, 7 lost) Experience: 83 (20 points won, 63 lost) Win rate: 22.22% Average opponent rating: 1,554.35 North America (9) Europe: Matches: 4 (3 won, 1 lost) Experience: 36 (25 points won, 11 lost) Win rate: 75.00% Average opponent rating: 1,513.85 Europe: Matches: 4 (3 won, 1 lost) Experience: 36 (25 points won, 11 lost) Win rate: 75.00% Average opponent rating: 1,513.85 Europe (4) Match lengths5-point: Matches: 2 (1 won, 1 lost) Experience: 10 (5 points won, 5 lost) Win rate: 50.00% Average opponent rating: 1,639.19 5-point: Matches: 2 (1 won, 1 lost) Experience: 10 (5 points won, 5 lost) Win rate: 50.00% Average opponent rating: 1,639.19 7-point: Matches: 1 (0 won, 1 lost) Experience: 7 (0 points won, 7 lost) Win rate: 0.00% Average opponent rating: 1,576.61 7-point: Matches: 1 (0 won, 1 lost) Experience: 7 (0 points won, 7 lost) Win rate: 0.00% Average opponent rating: 1,576.61 9-point: Matches: 4 (2 won, 2 lost) Experience: 36 (18 points won, 18 lost) Win rate: 50.00% Average opponent rating: 1,487.12 9-point: Matches: 4 (2 won, 2 lost) Experience: 36 (18 points won, 18 lost) Win rate: 50.00% Average opponent rating: 1,487.12 11-point: Matches: 6 (2 won, 4 lost) Experience: 66 (22 points won, 44 lost) Win rate: 33.33% Average opponent rating: 1,540.18 11-point: Matches: 6 (2 won, 4 lost) Experience: 66 (22 points won, 44 lost) Win rate: 33.33% Average opponent rating: 1,540.18 win/lose5-point: Matches: 2 (1 won, 1 lost) Experience: 10 (5 points won, 5 lost) Win rate: 50.00% Average opponent rating: 1,639.19 5-point: Matches: 2 (1 won, 1 lost) Experience: 10 (5 points won, 5 lost) Win rate: 50.00% Average opponent rating: 1,639.19 5-point (2) 7-point: Matches: 1 (0 won, 1 lost) Experience: 7 (0 points won, 7 lost) Win rate: 0.00% Average opponent rating: 1,576.61 7-point: Matches: 1 (0 won, 1 lost) Experience: 7 (0 points won, 7 lost) Win rate: 0.00% Average opponent rating: 1,576.61 7-point (1) 9-point: Matches: 4 (2 won, 2 lost) Experience: 36 (18 points won, 18 lost) Win rate: 50.00% Average opponent rating: 1,487.12 9-point: Matches: 4 (2 won, 2 lost) Experience: 36 (18 points won, 18 lost) Win rate: 50.00% Average opponent rating: 1,487.12 9-point (4) 11-point: Matches: 6 (2 won, 4 lost) Experience: 66 (22 points won, 44 lost) Win rate: 33.33% Average opponent rating: 1,540.18 11-point: Matches: 6 (2 won, 4 lost) Experience: 66 (22 points won, 44 lost) Win rate: 33.33% Average opponent rating: 1,540.18 11-point (6) Matches by opponent rating02468101214161820<100010501000-11001050-11501100-12001150-12501200-13001250-13501300-14001350-1350-1400: Matches: 1 (1 won, 0 lost) Experience: 9 (9 points won, 0 lost) Win rate: 100.00%1350-1400: Matches: 1 (1 won, 0 lost) Experience: 9 (9 points won, 0 lost) Win rate: 100.00%14501400-1400-1450: Matches: 1 (0 won, 1 lost) Experience: 9 (0 points won, 9 lost) Win rate: 0.00%1400-1450: Matches: 1 (0 won, 1 lost) Experience: 9 (0 points won, 9 lost) Win rate: 0.00%15001450-1450-1500: Matches: 2 (0 won, 2 lost) Experience: 22 (0 points won, 22 lost) Win rate: 0.00%1450-1500: Matches: 2 (0 won, 2 lost) Experience: 22 (0 points won, 22 lost) Win rate: 0.00%15501500-1500-1550: Matches: 2 (2 won, 0 lost) Experience: 20 (20 points won, 0 lost) Win rate: 100.00%1500-1550: Matches: 2 (2 won, 0 lost) Experience: 20 (20 points won, 0 lost) Win rate: 100.00%16001550-1550-1600: Matches: 2 (1 won, 1 lost) Experience: 18 (11 points won, 7 lost) Win rate: 50.00%1550-1600: Matches: 2 (1 won, 1 lost) Experience: 18 (11 points won, 7 lost) Win rate: 50.00%16501600-1600-1650: Matches: 5 (1 won, 4 lost) Experience: 41 (5 points won, 36 lost) Win rate: 20.00%1600-1650: Matches: 5 (1 won, 4 lost) Experience: 41 (5 points won, 36 lost) Win rate: 20.00%17001650-17501700-18001750-18501800-19001850-1900+ ←1,444.42 When matches were playedFebruary: Matches: 8 (2 won, 6 lost) Experience: 78 (22 points won, 56 lost) Win rate: 25.00% Average opponent rating: 1,540.62 February: Matches: 8 (2 won, 6 lost) Experience: 78 (22 points won, 56 lost) Win rate: 25.00% Average opponent rating: 1,540.62 June: Matches: 1 (0 won, 1 lost) Experience: 7 (0 points won, 7 lost) Win rate: 0.00% Average opponent rating: 1,576.61 June: Matches: 1 (0 won, 1 lost) Experience: 7 (0 points won, 7 lost) Win rate: 0.00% Average opponent rating: 1,576.61 August: Matches: 1 (1 won, 0 lost) Experience: 9 (9 points won, 0 lost) Win rate: 100.00% Average opponent rating: 1,387.77 August: Matches: 1 (1 won, 0 lost) Experience: 9 (9 points won, 0 lost) Win rate: 100.00% Average opponent rating: 1,387.77 September: Matches: 1 (1 won, 0 lost) Experience: 9 (9 points won, 0 lost) Win rate: 100.00% Average opponent rating: 1,508.04 September: Matches: 1 (1 won, 0 lost) Experience: 9 (9 points won, 0 lost) Win rate: 100.00% Average opponent rating: 1,508.04 October: Matches: 1 (1 won, 0 lost) Experience: 5 (5 points won, 0 lost) Win rate: 100.00% Average opponent rating: 1,645.46 October: Matches: 1 (1 won, 0 lost) Experience: 5 (5 points won, 0 lost) Win rate: 100.00% Average opponent rating: 1,645.46 December: Matches: 1 (0 won, 1 lost) Experience: 11 (0 points won, 11 lost) Win rate: 0.00% Average opponent rating: 1,601.67 December: Matches: 1 (0 won, 1 lost) Experience: 11 (0 points won, 11 lost) Win rate: 0.00% Average opponent rating: 1,601.67 February: Matches: 8 (2 won, 6 lost) Experience: 78 (22 points won, 56 lost) Win rate: 25.00% Average opponent rating: 1,540.62 February: Matches: 8 (2 won, 6 lost) Experience: 78 (22 points won, 56 lost) Win rate: 25.00% Average opponent rating: 1,540.62 Feb June: Matches: 1 (0 won, 1 lost) Experience: 7 (0 points won, 7 lost) Win rate: 0.00% Average opponent rating: 1,576.61 June: Matches: 1 (0 won, 1 lost) Experience: 7 (0 points won, 7 lost) Win rate: 0.00% Average opponent rating: 1,576.61 Jun August: Matches: 1 (1 won, 0 lost) Experience: 9 (9 points won, 0 lost) Win rate: 100.00% Average opponent rating: 1,387.77 August: Matches: 1 (1 won, 0 lost) Experience: 9 (9 points won, 0 lost) Win rate: 100.00% Average opponent rating: 1,387.77 Aug September: Matches: 1 (1 won, 0 lost) Experience: 9 (9 points won, 0 lost) Win rate: 100.00% Average opponent rating: 1,508.04 September: Matches: 1 (1 won, 0 lost) Experience: 9 (9 points won, 0 lost) Win rate: 100.00% Average opponent rating: 1,508.04 Sep October: Matches: 1 (1 won, 0 lost) Experience: 5 (5 points won, 0 lost) Win rate: 100.00% Average opponent rating: 1,645.46 October: Matches: 1 (1 won, 0 lost) Experience: 5 (5 points won, 0 lost) Win rate: 100.00% Average opponent rating: 1,645.46 Oct December: Matches: 1 (0 won, 1 lost) Experience: 11 (0 points won, 11 lost) Win rate: 0.00% Average opponent rating: 1,601.67 December: Matches: 1 (0 won, 1 lost) Experience: 11 (0 points won, 11 lost) Win rate: 0.00% Average opponent rating: 1,601.67 Dec 02468101214161820201220132013: Matches: 1 (1 won, 0 lost) Experience: 9 (9 points won, 0 lost) Win rate: 100.00% Average opponent rating: 1,387.772013: Matches: 1 (1 won, 0 lost) Experience: 9 (9 points won, 0 lost) Win rate: 100.00% Average opponent rating: 1,387.77201420152015: Matches: 1 (0 won, 1 lost) Experience: 9 (0 points won, 9 lost) Win rate: 0.00% Average opponent rating: 1,424.012015: Matches: 1 (0 won, 1 lost) Experience: 9 (0 points won, 9 lost) Win rate: 0.00% Average opponent rating: 1,424.0120162016: Matches: 4 (3 won, 1 lost) Experience: 42 (31 points won, 11 lost) Win rate: 75.00% Average opponent rating: 1,509.672016: Matches: 4 (3 won, 1 lost) Experience: 42 (31 points won, 11 lost) Win rate: 75.00% Average opponent rating: 1,509.6720172017: Matches: 5 (1 won, 4 lost) Experience: 41 (5 points won, 36 lost) Win rate: 20.00% Average opponent rating: 1,603.162017: Matches: 5 (1 won, 4 lost) Experience: 41 (5 points won, 36 lost) Win rate: 20.00% Average opponent rating: 1,603.16201820192019: Matches: 1 (0 won, 1 lost) Experience: 11 (0 points won, 11 lost) Win rate: 0.00% Average opponent rating: 1,601.672019: Matches: 1 (0 won, 1 lost) Experience: 11 (0 points won, 11 lost) Win rate: 0.00% Average opponent rating: 1,601.672020202120222022: Matches: 1 (0 won, 1 lost) Experience: 7 (0 points won, 7 lost) Win rate: 0.00% Average opponent rating: 1,576.612022: Matches: 1 (0 won, 1 lost) Experience: 7 (0 points won, 7 lost) Win rate: 0.00% Average opponent rating: 1,576.61

► Rated match history

RecordedVenueOpponentScorePRBMAB EPNew ratingExp.
 1,500.000

▼ Season 2013

view/edit 2013-08-02EuropeMichihito Kageyama 9 - 1.6101,524.269

▼ Season 2015

▼ Season 2016

view/edit 2016-02-04North AmericaPetko Kostadinov 11 - 1.1301,522.8629
view/edit 2016-02-12EuropeMichael Larsen - 11 2.8801,487.8640
view/edit 2016-02-12EuropeJacek Wojciechowski 11 - 2.4101,522.7051
view/edit 2016-09-23North AmericaSteve Sax 9 - 3.5501,548.9660

▼ Season 2017

view/edit 2017-02-03North AmericaAlfred Mamlet - 11 3.37111,515.3671
view/edit 2017-02-04North AmericaMasayuki Mochizuki - 11 3.08221,493.5382
view/edit 2017-02-05North AmericaVictor Ashkenazi - 9 4.08311,474.2091
view/edit 2017-02-05North AmericaNeil Kazaross - 5 3.73361,459.5996
view/edit 2017-10-30EuropeTim Cross 5 - 3.18361,481.90101

▼ Season 2019

view/edit 2019-12-06North AmericaNeil Kazaross - 11 2.09471,461.38112

▼ Season 2022

view/edit 2022-06-09North AmericaMarty Storer - 7 3.39541,444.42119
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