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Patrick G. Gibson

Patrick G. Gibson

USA


Full Name: Patrick G. Gibson

 

Date of birth: November 10, 1940 

Birth Place: Hollywood, California


City of Residence: Van Nuys, California

Marital Status: Married to Carla 

Children: Two

Occupation: Retired (from Healthcare data processing)

How I Started in Backgammon: Co-worker during lunch


Backgammon Nickname: MFIC

Current Skill level: Advanced

Number of years playing Backgammon live: 30 years (1977) 

Favourite Tournament Venue: Las Vegas, Nevada

Titles won:


  - 1981 CALIFORNIA OPEN (Intermediate Division) 1st place
  - 1991 Gammon Associates "Player of the Year"
  - 1992 Las Vegas OPEN - Doubles, 1st place
  - 1994 San Diego Gran Prix - OPEN Division, 1st place
  - 1997 Gammon Associates "Player of the Year"
  - 2004 Pacific Northwest Championships, 1st place OPEN Doubles   

 - 2006 Pacific Northwest Championships, 1st place OPEN Doubles
  - 2006 Pacific Northwest Championships, 1st place OPEN Last Chance

Other important finishes:

  - 1994 American Backgammon Tour (ABT) - 2nd place
  - 1997 Las Vegas OPEN, Intermediate Consolation - 2nd place
  - 2001 Las Vegas OPEN, Intermediate Main - 2nd place
  - 2006 Monte Carlo World Championships - Intermediate Last Chance –Runner-Up
  - 2006 Pacific Northwest Championships, Masters - 2nd place

Favourite Backgammon book: New Ideas in Backgammon by Kit Woolsey and Hal Heinrich

Favourite Film(s): Quest for Fire

Favourite Music: 1960's Rock & Roll

Favourite Food: sushi (Albacore, Yellow Tail, Salmon, & Unagi)

Other Interests & Hobbies: Cribbage, coin collecting

Person I'd like most to meet: Leonardo Da Vinci

Favourite Celebrity: Sean Connery and Harrison Ford

If I could change anything in the Backgammon world, I would... purge the cheaters (online and face-to-face players)

If I could change anything in the world, I would... mandate tolerance for all religions, thereby eliminating wars & terrorism

 

 

 
 
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