Elliott Winslow

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

Children: None

Occupation: None

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