Full Name: Mochizuki Masayuki
Date of birth: January 9, 1979.
Birth Place: Tokyo
City of Residence: Tokyo
Marital Status: Single
Occupation: Professional Backgammon Player
How I Started in Backgammon: A friend of mine taught me the rules
Backgammon Nickname: Mochy
Current Skill level: World Class...in my opinion :))
Number of years playing Backgammon live: Nine years
Favorite Tournament Venue: Enghein-les-Bains - Paris, France.
- 2003 Las Vegas Open (Championship)
- 2005 Bristol "Wide" Open (Championship)
- 2006 Belgian Open (Championship)
- 2009 World Championship in Monte Carlo
Other important finishes:
- 2006 Monte Carlo 2nd Consolation Winner
Favorite Backgammon book(s):
- Modern Backgammon by Bill Robertie
- Backgammon Boot Camp by Walter Trice
- New Ideas in Backgammon by Kit Woolsey and Hal Heinrich
Favorite Music: You’re Song by Elton John
If I could change anything in the Backgammon world, I would... make a Backgammon Worldwide Team Tournament.
Additional comments: My next goal is to have the lowest
error rate in the world
Additional comments: More Televised Backgammon
If I could change anything in the Backgammon world, I would... have seeded draws based on a reliable and scientific world ranking system.