Premier One 2018

There are thirteen contestants for Bristol Premier League Division One for the 2018 season, nine of whom retained their places through their 2017 efforts, while four won automatic promotion from Premier Two.
Players play each other twice in 11-point matches, in a season spanning the eleven months from January to November.
Players arrange their own fixtures, at mutually acceptable venues and times, with Bristol Backgammon's Monday and Thursday sessions being prime opportunities.

League table as at August 15th

PldWonLostForAgstAv.DiffPensPts
Simon Baker161241561142.625036
Chris Rogers191271701550.789036
Jason Champion161151511092.625030
Nick Barham181081641421.222030
Cecilia Sparke181081521460.333030
Alex Hodge171071511341.000129
Gaz Owen17981341240.588027
Andy Boysan16971371191.125126
Stuart Mann188101611600.056024
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Paul Watts16610116144-1.750018
Fred North16511109150-2.563015
Gary Plant19514142192-2.632015
Steffen Nowak16412110163-3.313012

Complete results record

PLAYER50 PAID?vs P Wattsvs C Sparkevs C Rogersvs G Plantvs G Owenvs S Nowakvs F Northvs S Mannvs A Hodgevs J Championvs A Boysanvs N Barhamvs S Baker
Simon BakerYES3-116-1111-311-911-411-75-1111-1011-7...XXX
Nick BarhamYES10-1111-89-1111-89-11.11-5.3-114-1111-2XXX.
Andy BoysanYES11-811-58-1111-411-3..7-117-1111-8XXX0-11.
Jason ChampionYES11-09-11.11-211-011-511-6..XXX1-1111-10.
Alex HodgeYES.11-63-1111-911-811-53-117-11XXX..9-114-11
Stuart MannYES5-115-118-119-118-1110-1111-4XXX..11-7.11-10
Fred NorthYES.5-116-118-110-11.XXX5-11.11-8.5-111-11
Steffen NowakYES11-23-116-1111-10.XXX.5-113-114-11..8-11
Gaz OwenYES11-04-11.11-2XXX..11-65-1111-42-119-11.
Gary PlantYES..3-11XXX.9-1111-911-58-1110-116-112-11.
Chris RogersYES11-86-11XXX7-11.11-88-1111-73-11..6-115-11
Cecilia SparkeYES.XXX2-11..11-75-11.11-83-115-1111-58-11
Paul WattsYESXXX.10-11.2-1111-5.6-11.10-1111-711-44-11

Scores in parentheses are from adjourned matches.
Premier One fees amounting to 650 have all been paid.

Next checkpoint

September 30th

Number of matches to be played:

To keep up with the Advisory Schedule: 23

To avoid Penalty Points: 21

To avoid expungement from the League: 18


Chronological results list:
Jan 9: Alex Hodge beat Gaz Owen 11-8.
Jan 11: Gaz Owen beat Fred North 11-0; Gaz Owen beat Nick Barham 11-9.
Jan 15: Gary Plant beat Fred North 11-8.
Jan 16: Alex Hodge beat Nick Barham 11-3.
Jan 18: Gaz Owen beat Stuart Mann 11-8.
Jan 22: Jason Champion beat Fred North 11-6; Fred North beat Jason Champion 11-8.
Jan 23: Gary Plant beat Stuart Mann 11-9; Fred North beat Alex Hodge 11-3.
Jan 26: Gaz Owen beat Gary Plant 11-5; Nick Barham beat Fred North 11-5; Nick Barham beat Fred North 11-5.
Jan 29: Andy Boysan beat Gary Plant 11-4; Andy Boysan beat Gary Plant 11-6.
Jan 30: Cecilia Sparke beat Chris Rogers 11-6.
Feb 1: Chris Rogers beat Cecilia Sparke 11-2; Nick Barham beat Gaz Owen 11-9.
Feb 2: Simon Baker beat Gary Plant 11-9.
Feb 5: Gaz Owen beat Paul Watts 11-0.
Feb 6: Andy Boysan beat Gaz Owen 11-3.
Feb 7: Gaz Owen beat Paul Watts 11-2; Nick Barham beat Alex Hodge 11-9.
Feb 12: Steffen Nowak beat Paul Watts 11-2; Paul Watts beat Steffen Nowak 11-5.
Feb 19: Chris Rogers beat Steffen Nowak 11-6; Chris Rogers beat Steffen Nowak 11-8.
Feb 20: Chris Rogers beat Andy Boysan 11-8; Alex Hodge beat Cecilia Sparke 11-6.
Feb 23: Gary Plant beat Stuart Mann 11-5.
Feb 27: Steffen Nowak beat Stuart Mann 11-10; Stuart Mann beat Steffen Nowak 11-5.
Mar 1: Chris Rogers beat Nick Barham 11-9.
Mar 11: Paul Watts beat Nick Barham 11-10; Paul Watts beat Nick Barham 11-4.
Mar 13: Alex Hodge beat Andy Boysan 11-7.
Mar 15: Nick Barham beat Chris Rogers 11-6.
Mar 16: Chris Rogers beat Alex Hodge 11-3.
Mar 20: Simon Baker beat Stuart Mann 11-10; Cecilia Sparke beat Alex Hodge 11-8.
Mar 22: Simon Baker beat Chris Rogers 11-3; Simon Baker beat Chris Rogers 11-5.
Mar 23: Stuart Mann beat Simon Baker 11-10.
Mar 25: Paul Watts beat Simon Baker 11-3; Simon Baker beat Paul Watts 11-4.
Mar 28: Alex Hodge beat Steffen Nowak 11-5; Alex Hodge beat Steffen Nowak 11-3.
Mar 30: Cecilia Sparke beat Jason Champion 11-9.
Mar 31: Andy Boysan beat Jason Champion 11-8; Andy Boysan beat Jason Champion 11-1.
Apr 10: Jason Champion beat Gary Plant 11-2; Jason Champion beat Gary Plant 11-10.
Apr 11: Steffen Nowak beat Gary Plant 11-10; Steffen Nowak beat Gary Plant 11-9.
Apr 13: Gary Plant beat Fred North 11-9.
Apr 15: Andy Boysan beat Paul Watts 11-8; Paul Watts beat Andy Boysan 11-7.
Apr 17: Cecilia Sparke beat Stuart Mann 11-5.
Apr 22: Chris Rogers beat Paul Watts 11-8; Chris Rogers beat Paul Watts 11-10.
Apr 24: Chris Rogers beat Fred North 11-6; Fred North beat Chris Rogers 11-8.
Apr 25: Alex Hodge beat Gaz Owen 11-5.
Apr 30: Cecilia Sparke beat Steffen Nowak 11-3; Cecilia Sparke beat Steffen Nowak 11-7.
May 1: Cecilia Sparke beat Simon Baker 11-6; Simon Baker beat Cecilia Sparke 11-8.
May 13: Jason Champion beat Paul Watts 11-0; Jason Champion beat Paul Watts 11-10.
May 14: Jason Champion beat Steffen Nowak 11-5; Jason Champion beat Steffen Nowak 11-4.
May 16: Andy Boysan beat Cecilia Sparke 11-5; Stuart Mann beat Fred North 11-4.
May 17: Stuart Mann beat Andy Boysan 11-7.
May 20: Paul Watts beat Stuart Mann 11-5; Stuart Mann beat Paul Watts 11-6.
May 23: Jason Champion beat Gaz Owen 11-0; Gaz Owen beat Jason Champion 11-4.
May 29: Simon Baker beat Alex Hodge 11-7; Simon Baker beat Alex Hodge 11-4; Nick Barham beat Andy Boysan 11-2; Nick Barham beat Andy Boysan 11-0.
Jun 12: Chris Rogers beat Gary Plant 11-3; Gary Plant beat Chris Rogers 11-7.
Jun 13: Alex Hodge beat Chris Rogers 11-3; Cecilia Sparke beat Fred North 11-5; Fred North beat Cecilia Sparke 11-5.
Jun 19: Gaz Owen beat Gary Plant 11-2.
Jun 25: Nick Barham beat Cecilia Sparke 11-8; Cecilia Sparke beat Nick Barham 11-5.
Jun 27: Nick Barham beat Gary Plant 11-8; Nick Barham beat Gary Plant 11-2.
Jul 2: Simon Baker beat Steffen Nowak 11-7; Simon Baker beat Steffen Nowak 11-8.
Jul 4: Stuart Mann beat Alex Hodge 11-7.
Jul 5: Stuart Mann beat Andy Boysan 11-7.
Jul 12: Chris Rogers beat Stuart Mann 11-8; Chris Rogers beat Stuart Mann 11-7.
Jul 18: Stuart Mann beat Fred North 11-5.
Jul 19: Fred North beat Simon Baker 11-5; Simon Baker beat Fred North 11-1; Gaz Owen beat Stuart Mann 11-6.
Jul 24: Andy Boysan beat Gaz Owen 11-2.
Jul 29: Cecilia Sparke beat Gaz Owen 11-4.
Jul 30: Simon Baker beat Gaz Owen 11-4; Jason Champion beat Cecilia Sparke 11-3.
Jul 31: Jason Champion beat Nick Barham 11-4; Jason Champion beat Nick Barham 11-10.
Aug 14: Andy Boysan beat Cecilia Sparke 11-5.
Aug 15: Alex Hodge beat Gary Plant 11-9; Alex Hodge beat Gary Plant 11-8.


Projected use of Premier League prize pool (2018)


Premier One entry fees, when paid, will total 650.
The table below gives an estimate of how that money will be apportioned.
PurposeDiv.1
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Administration fee65
Engraving and
mementoes
45
Cash 1st prize250
Cash 2nd prize150
Cash 3rd prize90
Cash 4th prize50


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