François Tardieu

François Tardieu


Full Name: François Tardieu 


Date of birth: November 4, 1964


Birth Place: Saint Maur


Current City of Residence: PARIS (FRANCE)


Marital Status: single


Occupation: Consultant for backgammon-academie.com poker-academie.com lachainedesjeux.com


How I Started playing Backgammon: with chess buddies in mid 80’s


Current Skill level: World Class


Number of years playing Backgammon live: more than 20


Favorite Tournament Venue: Monaco


Titles won:


 - 2007 European Doubles Champion (WBA)

 - 2001 / 2004 / 2005 European Champion (WBF)

 - 2002 French Champion (FFBG)


Other important finishes: more than 100 trophies over 20 years


Favorite Backgammon book(s): Robertie, Woolsey, Kleinman, Trice…I learnt from all them


Favorite Music: Classical: JK Van Hal, Mozart…otherwise eclectic


Other Interests & Hobbies: History


 Person I'd like most to meet: Nicolas de Condorcet


 If I could change anything in the world, I would... Education is the key of humanity


If I could change anything in the Backgammon world, I would... change format of tournament, unified rules all over the world


Additional comments: Love the quotes of WBF…


 -Backgammon is a Sport of Mind”

 - “Luck favors the prepared mind”
-   “The more I work the luckier I get”



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