International Backgammon Stars: Michy from Japan

by Steve Sax
21 December 2009

Steve Sax

In the coming months, we will take a look at some backgammon stars from around the world. There are a select few countries that produce a vast proportion of the world's best backgammon players. Those countries include Denmark, the USA, Germany, Sweden and Japan.

Today we will look at one of the players from Japan who has had a lot of success since he took up the game seriously in 1997. In 2001, I was invited to play in the Japan Open by my friend Mochy. During that trip, I faced Michihito Kageyama, better known to his friends as "Michy".

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