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Gaz Owen

Gareth 'gaztafari' Owen was born in Ashford, England in 1979. He graduated in Pure and Applied Mathematics with honours from Exeter University in 2002 where he got his nickname, gaztafari, from his love of dub reggae.

He discovered backgammon in the staff rooms of casinos in his mid 20's and soon gave up his job when he realised there was more money to be made playing on his break than dealing roulette!

His notable win is Merit Park Open 2015.Gaz was also runner-up in the Consolation of the World Championships in Monte Carlo in 2013.

Gaz describes himself as a blitz middle game player. He can't wait for the advent of electronic boards as he detests pip counting. He also enjoys other games with a twisted luck element such as football, tennis and golf. In 2015 he set himself 4 goals; win a major tournament, get on the giants list, reach UK no.1 ranking and become a grand master. 6 months later, here he is. (photo courtesy of David Startin)

Additional player info
Country: United Kingdom
BMAB registration number:00156
BMAB title:Master 1 (M1)
Last 300 exp PR:3.6920
BMAB Experience Points:110
Last BMAB match:2021-11-03 14:00:00

Rated Match Summary
Rating1,519.92
Experience592
Matches played56
Matches won27 (48.2%)
Number of distinct opponents39
Number of clubs played at1
Earliest match recorded2015-03-28
Latest match so far2021-11-03
Peak rating1,613.65
Peak rating (>400 exp.)1,541.61
Average opponent rating1,526.94

► Charts

[Graph of rating by experience] Match locationsEurope: Matches: 56 (27 won, 29 lost) Experience: 592 (291 points won, 301 lost) Win rate: 48.21% Average opponent rating: 1,526.94 Europe: Matches: 56 (27 won, 29 lost) Experience: 592 (291 points won, 301 lost) Win rate: 48.21% Average opponent rating: 1,526.94 win/loseEurope: Matches: 56 (27 won, 29 lost) Experience: 592 (291 points won, 301 lost) Win rate: 48.21% Average opponent rating: 1,526.94 Europe: Matches: 56 (27 won, 29 lost) Experience: 592 (291 points won, 301 lost) Win rate: 48.21% Average opponent rating: 1,526.94 Europe (56) Match lengths7-point: Matches: 6 (2 won, 4 lost) Experience: 42 (14 points won, 28 lost) Win rate: 33.33% Average opponent rating: 1,564.63 7-point: Matches: 6 (2 won, 4 lost) Experience: 42 (14 points won, 28 lost) Win rate: 33.33% Average opponent rating: 1,564.63 9-point: Matches: 4 (2 won, 2 lost) Experience: 36 (18 points won, 18 lost) Win rate: 50.00% Average opponent rating: 1,570.07 9-point: Matches: 4 (2 won, 2 lost) Experience: 36 (18 points won, 18 lost) Win rate: 50.00% Average opponent rating: 1,570.07 11-point: Matches: 44 (22 won, 22 lost) Experience: 484 (242 points won, 242 lost) Win rate: 50.00% Average opponent rating: 1,517.29 11-point: Matches: 44 (22 won, 22 lost) Experience: 484 (242 points won, 242 lost) Win rate: 50.00% Average opponent rating: 1,517.29 13-point: Matches: 1 (0 won, 1 lost) Experience: 13 (0 points won, 13 lost) Win rate: 0.00% Average opponent rating: 1,560.15 13-point: Matches: 1 (0 won, 1 lost) Experience: 13 (0 points won, 13 lost) Win rate: 0.00% Average opponent rating: 1,560.15 17-point: Matches: 1 (1 won, 0 lost) Experience: 17 (17 points won, 0 lost) Win rate: 100.00% Average opponent rating: 1,519.69 17-point: Matches: 1 (1 won, 0 lost) Experience: 17 (17 points won, 0 lost) Win rate: 100.00% Average opponent rating: 1,519.69 win/lose7-point: Matches: 6 (2 won, 4 lost) Experience: 42 (14 points won, 28 lost) Win rate: 33.33% Average opponent rating: 1,564.63 7-point: Matches: 6 (2 won, 4 lost) Experience: 42 (14 points won, 28 lost) Win rate: 33.33% Average opponent rating: 1,564.63 7-point (6) 9-point: Matches: 4 (2 won, 2 lost) Experience: 36 (18 points won, 18 lost) Win rate: 50.00% Average opponent rating: 1,570.07 9-point: Matches: 4 (2 won, 2 lost) Experience: 36 (18 points won, 18 lost) Win rate: 50.00% Average opponent rating: 1,570.07 9-point (4) 11-point: Matches: 44 (22 won, 22 lost) Experience: 484 (242 points won, 242 lost) Win rate: 50.00% Average opponent rating: 1,517.29 11-point: Matches: 44 (22 won, 22 lost) Experience: 484 (242 points won, 242 lost) Win rate: 50.00% Average opponent rating: 1,517.29 11-point (44) 13-point: Matches: 1 (0 won, 1 lost) Experience: 13 (0 points won, 13 lost) Win rate: 0.00% Average opponent rating: 1,560.15 13-point: Matches: 1 (0 won, 1 lost) Experience: 13 (0 points won, 13 lost) Win rate: 0.00% Average opponent rating: 1,560.15 13-point (1) 17-point: Matches: 1 (1 won, 0 lost) Experience: 17 (17 points won, 0 lost) Win rate: 100.00% Average opponent rating: 1,519.69 17-point: Matches: 1 (1 won, 0 lost) Experience: 17 (17 points won, 0 lost) Win rate: 100.00% Average opponent rating: 1,519.69 17-point (1) Matches by opponent rating02468101214161820<100010501000-11001050-11501100-12001150-12501200-13001250-13501300-1300-1350: Matches: 1 (1 won, 0 lost) Experience: 11 (11 points won, 0 lost) Win rate: 100.00%1300-1350: Matches: 1 (1 won, 0 lost) Experience: 11 (11 points won, 0 lost) Win rate: 100.00%14001350-1350-1400: Matches: 4 (1 won, 3 lost) Experience: 44 (11 points won, 33 lost) Win rate: 25.00%1350-1400: Matches: 4 (1 won, 3 lost) Experience: 44 (11 points won, 33 lost) Win rate: 25.00%14501400-1400-1450: Matches: 5 (3 won, 2 lost) Experience: 55 (33 points won, 22 lost) Win rate: 60.00%1400-1450: Matches: 5 (3 won, 2 lost) Experience: 55 (33 points won, 22 lost) Win rate: 60.00%15001450-1450-1500: Matches: 10 (7 won, 3 lost) Experience: 102 (77 points won, 25 lost) Win rate: 70.00%1450-1500: Matches: 10 (7 won, 3 lost) Experience: 102 (77 points won, 25 lost) Win rate: 70.00%15501500-1500-1550: Matches: 15 (6 won, 9 lost) Experience: 163 (70 points won, 93 lost) Win rate: 40.00%1500-1550: Matches: 15 (6 won, 9 lost) Experience: 163 (70 points won, 93 lost) Win rate: 40.00%16001550-1550-1600: Matches: 9 (5 won, 4 lost) Experience: 95 (51 points won, 44 lost) Win rate: 55.56%1550-1600: Matches: 9 (5 won, 4 lost) Experience: 95 (51 points won, 44 lost) Win rate: 55.56%16501600-1600-1650: Matches: 7 (2 won, 5 lost) Experience: 73 (18 points won, 55 lost) Win rate: 28.57%1600-1650: Matches: 7 (2 won, 5 lost) Experience: 73 (18 points won, 55 lost) Win rate: 28.57%17001650-1650-1700: Matches: 5 (2 won, 3 lost) Experience: 49 (20 points won, 29 lost) Win rate: 40.00%1650-1700: Matches: 5 (2 won, 3 lost) Experience: 49 (20 points won, 29 lost) Win rate: 40.00%17501700-18001750-18501800-19001850-1900+ ←1,519.92 When matches were playedFebruary: Matches: 3 (2 won, 1 lost) Experience: 37 (28 points won, 9 lost) Win rate: 66.67% Average opponent rating: 1,546.39 February: Matches: 3 (2 won, 1 lost) Experience: 37 (28 points won, 9 lost) Win rate: 66.67% Average opponent rating: 1,546.39 March: Matches: 12 (8 won, 4 lost) Experience: 132 (88 points won, 44 lost) Win rate: 66.67% Average opponent rating: 1,502.25 March: Matches: 12 (8 won, 4 lost) Experience: 132 (88 points won, 44 lost) Win rate: 66.67% Average opponent rating: 1,502.25 June: Matches: 6 (2 won, 4 lost) Experience: 66 (22 points won, 44 lost) Win rate: 33.33% Average opponent rating: 1,545.58 June: Matches: 6 (2 won, 4 lost) Experience: 66 (22 points won, 44 lost) Win rate: 33.33% Average opponent rating: 1,545.58 July: Matches: 11 (4 won, 7 lost) Experience: 121 (44 points won, 77 lost) Win rate: 36.36% Average opponent rating: 1,505.56 July: Matches: 11 (4 won, 7 lost) Experience: 121 (44 points won, 77 lost) Win rate: 36.36% Average opponent rating: 1,505.56 September: Matches: 8 (4 won, 4 lost) Experience: 86 (42 points won, 44 lost) Win rate: 50.00% Average opponent rating: 1,503.25 September: Matches: 8 (4 won, 4 lost) Experience: 86 (42 points won, 44 lost) Win rate: 50.00% Average opponent rating: 1,503.25 October: Matches: 2 (0 won, 2 lost) Experience: 22 (0 points won, 22 lost) Win rate: 0.00% Average opponent rating: 1,530.07 October: Matches: 2 (0 won, 2 lost) Experience: 22 (0 points won, 22 lost) Win rate: 0.00% Average opponent rating: 1,530.07 November: Matches: 8 (3 won, 5 lost) Experience: 62 (23 points won, 39 lost) Win rate: 37.50% Average opponent rating: 1,571.33 November: Matches: 8 (3 won, 5 lost) Experience: 62 (23 points won, 39 lost) Win rate: 37.50% Average opponent rating: 1,571.33 December: Matches: 6 (4 won, 2 lost) Experience: 66 (44 points won, 22 lost) Win rate: 66.67% Average opponent rating: 1,558.48 December: Matches: 6 (4 won, 2 lost) Experience: 66 (44 points won, 22 lost) Win rate: 66.67% Average opponent rating: 1,558.48 February: Matches: 3 (2 won, 1 lost) Experience: 37 (28 points won, 9 lost) Win rate: 66.67% Average opponent rating: 1,546.39 February: Matches: 3 (2 won, 1 lost) Experience: 37 (28 points won, 9 lost) Win rate: 66.67% Average opponent rating: 1,546.39 Feb March: Matches: 12 (8 won, 4 lost) Experience: 132 (88 points won, 44 lost) Win rate: 66.67% Average opponent rating: 1,502.25 March: Matches: 12 (8 won, 4 lost) Experience: 132 (88 points won, 44 lost) Win rate: 66.67% Average opponent rating: 1,502.25 Mar June: Matches: 6 (2 won, 4 lost) Experience: 66 (22 points won, 44 lost) Win rate: 33.33% Average opponent rating: 1,545.58 June: Matches: 6 (2 won, 4 lost) Experience: 66 (22 points won, 44 lost) Win rate: 33.33% Average opponent rating: 1,545.58 Jun July: Matches: 11 (4 won, 7 lost) Experience: 121 (44 points won, 77 lost) Win rate: 36.36% Average opponent rating: 1,505.56 July: Matches: 11 (4 won, 7 lost) Experience: 121 (44 points won, 77 lost) Win rate: 36.36% Average opponent rating: 1,505.56 Jul September: Matches: 8 (4 won, 4 lost) Experience: 86 (42 points won, 44 lost) Win rate: 50.00% Average opponent rating: 1,503.25 September: Matches: 8 (4 won, 4 lost) Experience: 86 (42 points won, 44 lost) Win rate: 50.00% Average opponent rating: 1,503.25 Sep October: Matches: 2 (0 won, 2 lost) Experience: 22 (0 points won, 22 lost) Win rate: 0.00% Average opponent rating: 1,530.07 October: Matches: 2 (0 won, 2 lost) Experience: 22 (0 points won, 22 lost) Win rate: 0.00% Average opponent rating: 1,530.07 Oct November: Matches: 8 (3 won, 5 lost) Experience: 62 (23 points won, 39 lost) Win rate: 37.50% Average opponent rating: 1,571.33 November: Matches: 8 (3 won, 5 lost) Experience: 62 (23 points won, 39 lost) Win rate: 37.50% Average opponent rating: 1,571.33 Nov December: Matches: 6 (4 won, 2 lost) Experience: 66 (44 points won, 22 lost) Win rate: 66.67% Average opponent rating: 1,558.48 December: Matches: 6 (4 won, 2 lost) Experience: 66 (44 points won, 22 lost) Win rate: 66.67% Average opponent rating: 1,558.48 Dec 0246810121416182020122013201420152015: Matches: 18 (9 won, 9 lost) Experience: 198 (99 points won, 99 lost) Win rate: 50.00% Average opponent rating: 1,551.072015: Matches: 18 (9 won, 9 lost) Experience: 198 (99 points won, 99 lost) Win rate: 50.00% Average opponent rating: 1,551.0720162016: Matches: 14 (7 won, 7 lost) Experience: 154 (77 points won, 77 lost) Win rate: 50.00% Average opponent rating: 1,500.852016: Matches: 14 (7 won, 7 lost) Experience: 154 (77 points won, 77 lost) Win rate: 50.00% Average opponent rating: 1,500.8520172017: Matches: 2 (1 won, 1 lost) Experience: 20 (11 points won, 9 lost) Win rate: 50.00% Average opponent rating: 1,559.742017: Matches: 2 (1 won, 1 lost) Experience: 20 (11 points won, 9 lost) Win rate: 50.00% Average opponent rating: 1,559.74201820192019: Matches: 9 (4 won, 5 lost) Experience: 93 (42 points won, 51 lost) Win rate: 44.44% Average opponent rating: 1,539.482019: Matches: 9 (4 won, 5 lost) Experience: 93 (42 points won, 51 lost) Win rate: 44.44% Average opponent rating: 1,539.4820202020: Matches: 1 (1 won, 0 lost) Experience: 17 (17 points won, 0 lost) Win rate: 100.00% Average opponent rating: 1,519.692020: Matches: 1 (1 won, 0 lost) Experience: 17 (17 points won, 0 lost) Win rate: 100.00% Average opponent rating: 1,519.6920212021: Matches: 12 (5 won, 7 lost) Experience: 110 (45 points won, 65 lost) Win rate: 41.67% Average opponent rating: 1,506.902021: Matches: 12 (5 won, 7 lost) Experience: 110 (45 points won, 65 lost) Win rate: 41.67% Average opponent rating: 1,506.902022

► Rated match history

RecordedVenueOpponentScorePRBMAB EPNew ratingExp.
 1,500.000

▼ Season 2015

view/edit 2015-03-28EuropeMichael Roumeliotis 11 - 3.0401,533.1711
view/edit 2015-03-28EuropeLawrence Powell - 11 4.8901,500.7322
view/edit 2015-03-28EuropeAref Alipour 11 - 1.6801,529.3233
view/edit 2015-03-28EuropeMichihito Kageyama - 11 5.6001,503.1444
view/edit 2015-03-28EuropeJulian Fetterlein - 11 2.7901,480.9855
view/edit 2015-03-28EuropeJon Barnes 11 - 5.2801,514.6466
view/edit 2015-06-07EuropeLawrence Powell - 11 3.3001,488.4877
view/edit 2015-06-07EuropeJon Barnes - 11 6.6201,463.4888
view/edit 2015-06-07EuropeJulian Fetterlein - 11 2.8301,445.1299
view/edit 2015-06-07EuropeChris Rogers 11 - 6.8401,482.56110
view/edit 2015-06-07EuropeTim Cross - 11 3.5601,450.96121
view/edit 2015-06-07EuropePeter Bennet 11 - 3.8901,477.81132
view/edit 2015-12-06EuropeSebastian Wilkinson - 11 6.1601,461.16143
view/edit 2015-12-06EuropeWayne Felton 11 - 2.4601,491.00154
view/edit 2015-12-06EuropeTim Cross 11 - 6.6501,514.59165
view/edit 2015-12-06EuropeMichel Lamote - 11 8.9201,496.06176
view/edit 2015-12-06EuropePeter Bennet 11 - 6.2501,520.46187
view/edit 2015-12-06EuropeLawrence Powell 11 - 4.3201,537.47198

▼ Season 2016

view/edit 2016-03-28EuropeSimon Barget 11 - 2.4101,554.67209
view/edit 2016-03-28EuropeTim Cross 11 - 2.5501,572.28220
view/edit 2016-03-28EuropePaul Plumptre 11 - 2.6601,586.60231
view/edit 2016-03-28EuropeJulian Fetterlein 11 - 5.1801,604.46242
view/edit 2016-03-28EuropeMark Dixon 11 - 3.0701,613.65253
view/edit 2016-03-28EuropeJulian Minwalla - 11 3.5301,590.44264
view/edit 2016-07-16EuropeAlastair Woods - 11 5.7401,572.49275
view/edit 2016-07-16EuropeMark Calderbank - 11 5.8801,561.03286
view/edit 2016-07-16EuropeSean Casey - 11 6.0601,546.22297
view/edit 2016-07-16EuropeAdam Taylor 11 - 4.1501,558.02308
view/edit 2016-07-16EuropeAndy Bell 11 - 5.4101,569.13319
view/edit 2016-10-22EuropeMarcel Jochem - 9 1.6701,556.98328
view/edit 2016-10-23EuropeThomas Kristensen - 13 7.2301,544.66341
view/edit 2016-11-29EuropeStuart Mann - 11 4.1701,533.21352

▼ Season 2017

view/edit 2017-02-09EuropeZdeněk Žižka 11 - 2.4501,543.34363
view/edit 2017-02-13EuropeJacek Wojciechowski - 9 2.7601,535.49372

▼ Season 2019

view/edit 2019-09-01EuropeTim Cross - 11 6.7001,528.77383
view/edit 2019-09-17EuropeRadu Ciortan - 11 5.3501,520.34394
view/edit 2019-09-18EuropeRichard Furborough 11 - 5.8501,525.83405
view/edit 2019-09-18EuropeAlastair Woods - 11 2.4601,519.14416
view/edit 2019-09-18EuropeNeil Webb - 11 4.8101,513.43427
view/edit 2019-09-19EuropeJamie MacPherson 11 - 3.3201,518.60438
view/edit 2019-09-19EuropeAdam Taylor 11 - 3.4401,524.43449
view/edit 2019-11-23EuropeTim Cross - 7 7.4201,520.33456
view/edit 2019-11-24EuropeTim Cross 9 - 2.8101,527.97465

▼ Season 2020

view/edit 2020-02-09EuropeRadu Ciortan 17 - 3.7901,536.05482

▼ Season 2021

view/edit 2021-07-24EuropeRichard Furborough - 11 3.75111,528.08493
view/edit 2021-07-24EuropeDale Taylor 11 - 5.91221,535.51504
view/edit 2021-07-24EuropeRichard McQuillan 11 - 4.17331,541.61515
view/edit 2021-07-24EuropeJulian Minwalla - 11 2.85441,534.84526
view/edit 2021-07-24EuropeAndy Darby - 11 3.38551,526.90537
view/edit 2021-07-25EuropeJamie MacPherson - 11 3.56661,518.30548
view/edit 2021-09-01EuropeDagfinn Snarheim 9 - 2.28751,524.40557
view/edit 2021-11-03EuropeMasayuki Mochizuki 7 - 4.36821,530.22564
view/edit 2021-11-03EuropeOzan Özgür - 7 2.50891,524.46571
view/edit 2021-11-03EuropeKlaus Switon - 7 1.65961,519.30578
view/edit 2021-11-03EuropeTalat Bagibala - 7 5.58103 ⭐ M11,513.64585
view/edit 2021-11-03EuropeElias Kritikos 7 - 4.521101,519.92592
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