Raviv Shevach

Full Name: Raviv Shevach

Date of birth: November 10

Birth Place: Tel Aviv

Current Cityof Residence: Tel Aviv

Marital Status: not married

Children: 3

How I Started in Backgammon: as a kid with friends

Current Skill level: Advanced, I guess. Not playing too much lately

Playing Backgammon live since: around 1977

Favorite Tournament Venue: 2000 & 2002 Monte Carlo

Titles won:

– 2000 Monte Carlo Elegance trophy men

– 2001 Jesolo, Italy, team tournament (with a lucky 6:6 J )

Other important finishes:

– 2002 Monte Carlo Runner-Up (intermediate, main),

– 1997 Nova Goriza slovenia, semi-finalist (Interminian main)
– 2000 Austria, semi-Finalist in Seefeld, Championship Consolation

– 2001 Tournament of Spirits, Amsterdam Semi-Finalist

– 2002 Cannes Semi-Finalist (champions, main).

Favorite Backgammon book: Backgammon by Paul Magriel.

Favorite Music: I love music & listen to many different styles

Favorite Film(s): old comedies

Favorite Food: Italian, French, Japanese, Argentinean meet.

Other Interests & Hobbies: my kids, traveling, poker, football, basketball, swimming.

Person I’d like most to meet: Obama.