Full Name: Elliott Winslow
Date of birth: May, 1952
Birth Place: New York, New York
Current City of Residence: Santa Cruz, California
Marital Status: Not Married
How I started playing Backgammon: Some friends were playing at the chess club in St. Louis, Missouri in 1975 or so.
Current Skill level: Advanced as in Advanced Decline
Number of years playing Backgammon live: 32 or so
Favorite Tournament Venue: Hotel Martinez, Cannes, France
Titles won: I never win.
Other important finishes: I always finish 2nd (I just mention World Championship, Monte Carlo 1998)
Favorite Backgammon book(s): Everything is wrong.
Favorite Music: Mr. Tambourine Man by Bob Dylan
Favorite Films: Casablanca, Bladerunner, The Matrix
Favorite Food: fish stews (cioppino, bouillabaisse, seafood risotto)
Other Interests & Hobbies: meditation, poker, computers, alternate culture, music, reading, movies, food, water
Person I’d like most to meet: Me. But not just meet, really get to know me.
Favorite Celebrity: Does that mean, like, someone famous?
If I could change anything in the world, I would… strip religion of all power that people could see it for what it is: people controlling other people.
If I could change anything in the Backgammon world, I would… Magically remove all learning from computers.
Additional comments: I’ve met a wonderful assortment of characters via this game, thus I am blessed