The "title" is back in Munich !
During the 4th "Munich Open" held from 14th to 17th of May 2015, Backgammon Giant Tobias HELLWAG (Germany) was able to bring back the title to Munich, after it was held for 2 consecutive years by Japanese Giants "Mochy" and "Michi".
In an exciting play-off, Tobias was able to defeat Tilman SÖHNCHEN (Germany) who finished 3rd place, and Raj JANSARI (UK) in the final.
Raj and Tobias were also able to win the Doubles as a team.
Elite: Winner: Tobias HELLWAG (Germany), 2nd: Raj JANSARI (UK), 3rd: Tilman SÖHNCHEN (Germany), 4th: Pavel ZAORAL (Czech), Winner Ultimate Fight: Rachel RHODES (UK)
Leisure: Winner: Margit ILLER (Austria), 2nd: Dr. Leopold DERCSALY (Austria), 3rd: Yan-Kit CHAN (China/UK), 4th: Mehdi MAFI (Iran)
Doubles: Winners: Tobias HELLWAG (Germany& Raj JANSARI (UK), Finalists: Rodica & Neculai DRAGANUTA (Romania)
DMP-Challenge: Winner: Rachel RHODES (UK), Finalist: Pavel ZAORAL (Czech)
SpeedGammon: Winner: Marion WEEBER (Germany), Finalist: Mehdi MAFI (Iran)
Special Awards: Yan-Kit CHAN (China/UK), Farhad ESKANDARI (Iran/South Africa), Gökay GÜLEC (Turkey), Pavel ZAORAL (Czech), CJ UTTLEY (UK)
Congrats to all winners and many thanks to all players for their attendance.
Munich Open 2016 will take place from 19th to 22nd of May, in a new venue and with a new format. Stay tuned for the news....