Women in Backgammon

by Steve Sax
20 June 2008

Steve Sax

As many of you may know, I got my introduction in backgammon by learning the game from my mother Ricky Sax. She was a bridge player in the 1960's and played at the Cavendish West Bridge Club.

In the early 1970's backgammon was introduced at the "Cavendish" and soon it was introduced at home as she taught the game to her children (myself and my brothers and sister).

Before retiring from the game Ricky won the U.S. Open Women's championship in Reno Nevada in 1980 beating good friend and soon to be (1981) World Champion, Lee Genud, along the way.

There have been more good women players before and since and today we will take a look at a few of them, their accomplishments and a few positions I have had in competition against them.

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