Full Name: Raviv Shevach
Date of birth: November 10
Birth Place: Tel Aviv
Current Cityof Residence: Tel Aviv
Marital Status: not married
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
– 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.