Karl Frogner

Karl Frogner


Full Name: Karl Frogner   


Date of birth: 1964

Birth Place: Northern Norway

Current City of Residence: Oslo, the Capitol of Norway

Occupation: Telecom Engineer

How I Started playing Backgammon: By coincidence in the Norwegian Championship 2000 winning the Last Chance in the Intermediate Class

Backgammon Nickname: karlfro

Number of years playing Backgammon live: October 2007, 7 years

Favorite Tournament Venue: Nordic Open and the Norwegian Championship

Titles won:


 - Spring 2006 the Oslo League 

 - Spring 2005 the Oslo League


 - 2005 Team Event in Oslo Open International Tournament

 - 2004 Doubles Consultation in the Norwegian Championship

 - 2004 Oslo City Championship

 - 2001 Nordic Open, Intermediate Last Chance

 - 2000 the Norwegian Championship, Intermediate Last Chance

Other important finishes:


 - Autumn 2006 the Oslo League, Second Place

 - 2006 Bodö City Championship, Finalist

 - 2006 Team Event in the Norwegian Championship, Second Place

 - 2006 Team Event in Oslo Open International Tournament, Second Place

 - 2005 Autumn the Oslo League, Third Place

 - 2004 Autumn the Oslo League, Second Place

 - 2004 the Norwegian Championship, Consolation, Finalist

 - 2003 the Norwegian Championship, Consolation, Finalist

 - Spring 2002 Oslo Backgammon series for team, Second Place

 - 2002 Nordic Open, Intermediate Consolation, Finalist

 - 2000 the Arctic Open Challenge, Consolation, Finalist

Favorite Backgammon books:


 - Backgammon Boot Camp by Walter Trice

 - How to play tournament backgammon by Kit Woolsey

Favorite Music: The Beatles

Favorite Films: The Road to Istanbul, Liverpool’s Champions League Triumph in 2005

Favorite Food: Chinese Beef Chop Suey

Other Interests & Hobbies: English football, yatzi and reading books

Person I'd like most to meet: Kevin Keegan together with my Norwegian Backgammon friend, "Swelle"

If I could change anything in the world, I would… make the countries talk with each other not about each other

If I could change anything in the Backgammon world…I would start a Backgammon series for nation’s teams



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