Phil Simborg

Phil Simborg is a full-time backgammon-playing and teaching professional and volunteers much of his time to bringing new, young players into the game.

Phil is the world’s first “Professor of Backgammon,” teaching backgammon in an accredited college course he helped establish. He has been teaching for over 20 years and has published over 200 articles. Phil lectures at many US tournaments and leads seminars to groups all over the world via the internet.

No one in the history of the game has given more private lessons than Phil, and many of his students have won major tournaments around the world.

Phil is co-founder and co-director, with Mochy, of the International Collegiate Backgammon Championships.

In 2015 Phil finished the American Backgammon Tour as #5.

Best of all, Phil has an incredible sense of humor and is a joy to be around. There’s never a dull moment when Phil is a co-host.

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