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.
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 . firstname.lastname@example.org . wish to meet you.