Rene Mayer

Full Name: Rene Mayer

Current City of Residence: Weiz, Austria

Occupation: self-employed software developer

Current Skill level: Intermediate/Advanced

Playing Backgammon live since: 2008

Favorite Tournament Venue: Velden

Titles won: 2010 Mitteleuropa Championship, Baden, and Winner Intermediate Last Chance

Favorite Backgammon book(s): Paul Magriel, Robertie’s 501 Puzzles

Other Interests & Hobbies: Chess, Mountain biking

If I could change anything in the Backgammon world, I would…: Change the tournament format from knockout to a Swiss system. This would limit the luck factor of the game a little bit.