by Steve Sax
20 January 2008
There has always been discussion about who is the best backgammon player in the world and there is enough disagreement that a bi-annual poll "The Giants of Backgammon" is taken to help determine that. What is less easy to determine is who will be one of the next great players.
In hockey, Wayne Gretzky was called "The Great One" and early in his career, Eric Lindros was called "The Next One" in that, fans and sportswriters thought he would be the "next" Wayne Gretzky.
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