Full Name: Mochizuki Masayuki
Date of birth: January 9, 1979.
Birth Place: Tokyo
City of Residence: Tokyo
Marital Status: Single
Occupation: Professional Backgammon Player
How I Started in Backgammon: A friend of mine taught me the rules
Backgammon Nickname: Mochy
Current Skill level: World Class…in my opinion :))
Number of years playing Backgammon live: Nine years
Favorite Tournament Venue: Enghein-les-Bains – Paris, France.
– 2003 Las Vegas Open (Championship)
– 2005 Bristol “Wide” Open (Championship)
– 2006 Belgian Open (Championship)
– 2009 World Championship in Monte Carlo
Other important finishes:
– 2006 Monte Carlo 2nd Consolation Winner
Favorite Backgammon book(s):
– Modern Backgammon by Bill Robertie
– Backgammon Boot Camp by Walter Trice
– New Ideas in Backgammon by Kit Woolsey and Hal Heinrich
Favorite Music: You’re Song by Elton John
If I could change anything in the Backgammon world, I would… make a Backgammon Worldwide Team Tournament.
Additional comments: My next goal is to have the lowest error rate in the world
If I could change anything in the Backgammon world, I would… have seeded draws based on a reliable and scientific world ranking system.
Additional comments: More Televised Backgammon