Mochizuki Masayuki

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.

Titles won:

– 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