The World Series of Backgammon

Season 2010 Episode 03.23.10


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===Play the WSOB Online Tour--- at Online Backgammon and Poker from World Series of Backgammon--=== From London to Helsingor to Cannes, 400 players played the second WSOB tour. Ultimately, 16 players qualified for the WSOB CHAMPIONSHIP, a ---160,000 guaranteed shootout, via the Race, live and online satellites or direct buy-ins offered to world champions only. 3 point matches, 1.5 minutes per point bank time and 15 secs per play. Some will have played the whole season to get here and will be dead meat in a matter of minutes, or a couple shakes. Unlucky. Commentator's quote "if you're scared, you shouldn't go to war in the first place". JC on Andrieu scary hit Some would just push the panic button... Now for the action from the last four, the celebrated and newly crowned world champion, Denmark's Lars Trabolt, a full time online pro, faces French photographer Frederic Andrieu, a super satellite winner in one semi; whilst Cannes Main Event Winner Bob Koca, a maths prof from the US faces-off with world number one 'Giant of BG' Falafel Natanzon in the other. Carnage ensues of course. This programme includes both semis and the final. The winner will collect ---100,000, runner up ---40,000 etc. Jessie Cantrell introduces proceedings with commentary by Gus Hansen and John Clark.moreless

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