Bülent Bahar

Full Name: Bülent Bahar

Date of birth: August 23, 1977

Birth Place: Balikesir, Turkey

Current City of Residence: Istanbul, Turkey

Marital Status: Single

Occupation: Computer Networking

How I Started playing Backgammon: Since it is traditionally popular in Turkey, after watching lots of matches between relatives (between dad and uncles) i immediately start playing at age of 13 – 14

Backgammon Nickname: TR_Bbahar

Current Skill level: Advanced (may be expert)

Number of years playing Backgammon live: 3 years

Favorite Tournament Venue: Monte Carlo
Other important finishes:
– 2007 First Grand Prix Second place in Bosphorus Backgammon Club’s (BTG).
– Several times second place in WBF-Turkish backgammon league seasons.

Favorite Backgammon book: Backgammon by Magril

Favorite Music: local, regional music’s all over Turkey, Balkans

Other Interests & Hobbies: politics, Tourism, walking, camping, Football

If I could change anything in the world, I would… not let pandora to open her jar (box/pithos)

If I could change anything in the Backgammon world, I would… decrease the effect of chance to game.

Additional comments:

We are a group of players meeting most weekends in Istanbul. Our Club’s name is Bosphorus Backgammon Group. If you wish to come to visit Istanbul, Do not hesitate to contact me and I will let you join us, playing with my skilful friends J . bbahar@thy.com . wish to meet you.