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Match Report for Dirk Schiemann (Europe)

Dirk Schiemann

Born in Dinslaken, Germany in 1970 Dirk Schiemann started to play backgammon tournaments at the age of 19.
While studying mathematics at the University of Dortmund he began traveling to international tournaments and became a professional backgammon player in the mid-nineties.
He won his first international tournament in Rio de Janeiro in 1996
Between 1999 and 2005 Dirk was among the top ten Giants of Backgammon being nr. 3 Giant in 2003.
In 2004 he quit backgammon, moved to Costa Rica and became a professional poker player.

After quitting as a professional games player in 2012 and moving back to Germany, he started studying backgammon and traveling to tournaments again in 2017. In 2018 he became World Team Champion with Germany and won the Bahamas Invitational. In 2019 he won the Porta Nigra Invitational in Trier and in 2020 the UBC Contender tournament.
In 2021 he published the groundbreaking work “The Theory of Backgammon”. He was voted nr. 6 Giant in 2023.

Dirk gives private backgammon lessons and can also be found playing online on Backgammon Galaxy and on Backgammon Studio Heroes where he won the invitational tournament “Best of the Best” three times in a row from 2021 to 2023.

Additional player info
Country: Germany
BMAB registration number:00117
BMAB title:Grandmaster G0
Last 300 exp PR:2.7488
BMAB Experience Points:560
Last BMAB match:2023-11-25

Summary of Matches
Rating1,526.41
Experience618
Matches played82
Matches won37 (45.1%)
Number of distinct opponents45
Number of clubs played at2
Earliest match recorded2017-12-27
Latest match so far2023-11-25
Peak rating1,598.20
Peak rating (>400 exp.)1,531.73
Average opponent rating1,569.22

► Charts

[Graph of rating by experience] Match locationsEurope: Matches: 52 (29 won, 23 lost) Experience: 408 (231 points won, 177 lost) Win rate: 55.77% Average opponent rating: 1,572.73 Europe: Matches: 52 (29 won, 23 lost) Experience: 408 (231 points won, 177 lost) Win rate: 55.77% Average opponent rating: 1,572.73 Middle East, North Africa, Greater Arabia: Matches: 30 (8 won, 22 lost) Experience: 210 (56 points won, 154 lost) Win rate: 26.67% Average opponent rating: 1,563.13 Middle East, North Africa, Greater Arabia: Matches: 30 (8 won, 22 lost) Experience: 210 (56 points won, 154 lost) Win rate: 26.67% Average opponent rating: 1,563.13 win/loseEurope: Matches: 52 (29 won, 23 lost) Experience: 408 (231 points won, 177 lost) Win rate: 55.77% Average opponent rating: 1,572.73 Europe: Matches: 52 (29 won, 23 lost) Experience: 408 (231 points won, 177 lost) Win rate: 55.77% Average opponent rating: 1,572.73 Europe (52) Middle East, North Africa, Greater Arabia: Matches: 30 (8 won, 22 lost) Experience: 210 (56 points won, 154 lost) Win rate: 26.67% Average opponent rating: 1,563.13 Middle East, North Africa, Greater Arabia: Matches: 30 (8 won, 22 lost) Experience: 210 (56 points won, 154 lost) Win rate: 26.67% Average opponent rating: 1,563.13 Middle East, North Africa, Greater Arabia (30) Match lengths7-point: Matches: 65 (27 won, 38 lost) Experience: 455 (189 points won, 266 lost) Win rate: 41.54% Average opponent rating: 1,573.64 7-point: Matches: 65 (27 won, 38 lost) Experience: 455 (189 points won, 266 lost) Win rate: 41.54% Average opponent rating: 1,573.64 9-point: Matches: 13 (7 won, 6 lost) Experience: 117 (63 points won, 54 lost) Win rate: 53.85% Average opponent rating: 1,552.03 9-point: Matches: 13 (7 won, 6 lost) Experience: 117 (63 points won, 54 lost) Win rate: 53.85% Average opponent rating: 1,552.03 11-point: Matches: 3 (2 won, 1 lost) Experience: 33 (22 points won, 11 lost) Win rate: 66.67% Average opponent rating: 1,536.01 11-point: Matches: 3 (2 won, 1 lost) Experience: 33 (22 points won, 11 lost) Win rate: 66.67% Average opponent rating: 1,536.01 13-point: Matches: 1 (1 won, 0 lost) Experience: 13 (13 points won, 0 lost) Win rate: 100.00% Average opponent rating: 1,604.99 13-point: Matches: 1 (1 won, 0 lost) Experience: 13 (13 points won, 0 lost) Win rate: 100.00% Average opponent rating: 1,604.99 win/lose7-point: Matches: 65 (27 won, 38 lost) Experience: 455 (189 points won, 266 lost) Win rate: 41.54% Average opponent rating: 1,573.64 7-point: Matches: 65 (27 won, 38 lost) Experience: 455 (189 points won, 266 lost) Win rate: 41.54% Average opponent rating: 1,573.64 7-point (65) 9-point: Matches: 13 (7 won, 6 lost) Experience: 117 (63 points won, 54 lost) Win rate: 53.85% Average opponent rating: 1,552.03 9-point: Matches: 13 (7 won, 6 lost) Experience: 117 (63 points won, 54 lost) Win rate: 53.85% Average opponent rating: 1,552.03 9-point (13) 11-point: Matches: 3 (2 won, 1 lost) Experience: 33 (22 points won, 11 lost) Win rate: 66.67% Average opponent rating: 1,536.01 11-point: Matches: 3 (2 won, 1 lost) Experience: 33 (22 points won, 11 lost) Win rate: 66.67% Average opponent rating: 1,536.01 11-point (3) 13-point: Matches: 1 (1 won, 0 lost) Experience: 13 (13 points won, 0 lost) Win rate: 100.00% Average opponent rating: 1,604.99 13-point: Matches: 1 (1 won, 0 lost) Experience: 13 (13 points won, 0 lost) Win rate: 100.00% Average opponent rating: 1,604.99 13-point (1) Matches by opponent rating0481216202428323640<100010501000-11001050-11501100-12001150-12501200-13001250-13501300-14001350-14501400-1400-1450: Matches: 6 (1 won, 5 lost) Experience: 44 (7 points won, 37 lost) Win rate: 16.67%1400-1450: Matches: 6 (1 won, 5 lost) Experience: 44 (7 points won, 37 lost) Win rate: 16.67%15001450-1450-1500: Matches: 5 (2 won, 3 lost) Experience: 41 (16 points won, 25 lost) Win rate: 40.00%1450-1500: Matches: 5 (2 won, 3 lost) Experience: 41 (16 points won, 25 lost) Win rate: 40.00%15501500-1500-1550: Matches: 13 (5 won, 8 lost) Experience: 103 (41 points won, 62 lost) Win rate: 38.46%1500-1550: Matches: 13 (5 won, 8 lost) Experience: 103 (41 points won, 62 lost) Win rate: 38.46%16001550-1550-1600: Matches: 34 (16 won, 18 lost) Experience: 250 (120 points won, 130 lost) Win rate: 47.06%1550-1600: Matches: 34 (16 won, 18 lost) Experience: 250 (120 points won, 130 lost) Win rate: 47.06%16501600-1600-1650: Matches: 17 (10 won, 7 lost) Experience: 131 (82 points won, 49 lost) Win rate: 58.82%1600-1650: Matches: 17 (10 won, 7 lost) Experience: 131 (82 points won, 49 lost) Win rate: 58.82%17001650-1650-1700: Matches: 6 (2 won, 4 lost) Experience: 42 (14 points won, 28 lost) Win rate: 33.33%1650-1700: Matches: 6 (2 won, 4 lost) Experience: 42 (14 points won, 28 lost) Win rate: 33.33%17501700-1700-1750: Matches: 1 (1 won, 0 lost) Experience: 7 (7 points won, 0 lost) Win rate: 100.00%1700-1750: Matches: 1 (1 won, 0 lost) Experience: 7 (7 points won, 0 lost) Win rate: 100.00%18001750-18501800-19001850-1900+ ←1,526.41 When matches were playedFebruary: Matches: 12 (5 won, 7 lost) Experience: 90 (41 points won, 49 lost) Win rate: 41.67% Average opponent rating: 1,587.64 February: Matches: 12 (5 won, 7 lost) Experience: 90 (41 points won, 49 lost) Win rate: 41.67% Average opponent rating: 1,587.64 April: Matches: 22 (8 won, 14 lost) Experience: 156 (58 points won, 98 lost) Win rate: 36.36% Average opponent rating: 1,548.21 April: Matches: 22 (8 won, 14 lost) Experience: 156 (58 points won, 98 lost) Win rate: 36.36% Average opponent rating: 1,548.21 August: Matches: 28 (17 won, 11 lost) Experience: 212 (129 points won, 83 lost) Win rate: 60.71% Average opponent rating: 1,573.84 August: Matches: 28 (17 won, 11 lost) Experience: 212 (129 points won, 83 lost) Win rate: 60.71% Average opponent rating: 1,573.84 September: Matches: 1 (0 won, 1 lost) Experience: 9 (0 points won, 9 lost) Win rate: 0.00% Average opponent rating: 1,519.24 September: Matches: 1 (0 won, 1 lost) Experience: 9 (0 points won, 9 lost) Win rate: 0.00% Average opponent rating: 1,519.24 November: Matches: 13 (4 won, 9 lost) Experience: 99 (34 points won, 65 lost) Win rate: 30.77% Average opponent rating: 1,598.39 November: Matches: 13 (4 won, 9 lost) Experience: 99 (34 points won, 65 lost) Win rate: 30.77% Average opponent rating: 1,598.39 December: Matches: 6 (3 won, 3 lost) Experience: 52 (25 points won, 27 lost) Win rate: 50.00% Average opponent rating: 1,532.95 December: Matches: 6 (3 won, 3 lost) Experience: 52 (25 points won, 27 lost) Win rate: 50.00% Average opponent rating: 1,532.95 February: Matches: 12 (5 won, 7 lost) Experience: 90 (41 points won, 49 lost) Win rate: 41.67% Average opponent rating: 1,587.64 February: Matches: 12 (5 won, 7 lost) Experience: 90 (41 points won, 49 lost) Win rate: 41.67% Average opponent rating: 1,587.64 Feb April: Matches: 22 (8 won, 14 lost) Experience: 156 (58 points won, 98 lost) Win rate: 36.36% Average opponent rating: 1,548.21 April: Matches: 22 (8 won, 14 lost) Experience: 156 (58 points won, 98 lost) Win rate: 36.36% Average opponent rating: 1,548.21 Apr August: Matches: 28 (17 won, 11 lost) Experience: 212 (129 points won, 83 lost) Win rate: 60.71% Average opponent rating: 1,573.84 August: Matches: 28 (17 won, 11 lost) Experience: 212 (129 points won, 83 lost) Win rate: 60.71% Average opponent rating: 1,573.84 Aug September: Matches: 1 (0 won, 1 lost) Experience: 9 (0 points won, 9 lost) Win rate: 0.00% Average opponent rating: 1,519.24 September: Matches: 1 (0 won, 1 lost) Experience: 9 (0 points won, 9 lost) Win rate: 0.00% Average opponent rating: 1,519.24 Sep November: Matches: 13 (4 won, 9 lost) Experience: 99 (34 points won, 65 lost) Win rate: 30.77% Average opponent rating: 1,598.39 November: Matches: 13 (4 won, 9 lost) Experience: 99 (34 points won, 65 lost) Win rate: 30.77% Average opponent rating: 1,598.39 Nov December: Matches: 6 (3 won, 3 lost) Experience: 52 (25 points won, 27 lost) Win rate: 50.00% Average opponent rating: 1,532.95 December: Matches: 6 (3 won, 3 lost) Experience: 52 (25 points won, 27 lost) Win rate: 50.00% Average opponent rating: 1,532.95 Dec 04812162024283236402012201320142015201620172017: Matches: 5 (2 won, 3 lost) Experience: 45 (18 points won, 27 lost) Win rate: 40.00% Average opponent rating: 1,526.372017: Matches: 5 (2 won, 3 lost) Experience: 45 (18 points won, 27 lost) Win rate: 40.00% Average opponent rating: 1,526.372018201920202020: Matches: 12 (5 won, 7 lost) Experience: 90 (41 points won, 49 lost) Win rate: 41.67% Average opponent rating: 1,587.642020: Matches: 12 (5 won, 7 lost) Experience: 90 (41 points won, 49 lost) Win rate: 41.67% Average opponent rating: 1,587.6420212021: Matches: 33 (15 won, 18 lost) Experience: 233 (105 points won, 128 lost) Win rate: 45.45% Average opponent rating: 1,583.132021: Matches: 33 (15 won, 18 lost) Experience: 233 (105 points won, 128 lost) Win rate: 45.45% Average opponent rating: 1,583.1320222022: Matches: 19 (7 won, 12 lost) Experience: 137 (51 points won, 86 lost) Win rate: 36.84% Average opponent rating: 1,544.102022: Matches: 19 (7 won, 12 lost) Experience: 137 (51 points won, 86 lost) Win rate: 36.84% Average opponent rating: 1,544.1020232023: Matches: 13 (8 won, 5 lost) Experience: 113 (72 points won, 41 lost) Win rate: 61.54% Average opponent rating: 1,570.092023: Matches: 13 (8 won, 5 lost) Experience: 113 (72 points won, 41 lost) Win rate: 61.54% Average opponent rating: 1,570.092024

► Match history

RecordedVenueOpponentScorePRBMAB EPNew ratingExp.
 1,500.000

▼ Season 2017

view/edit 2017-12-27EuropeMichel Lamote 9 - 2.5401,534.719
view/edit 2017-12-27EuropeGuy Van Middelem - 9 8.1801,500.1318
view/edit 2017-12-27EuropeJohan Huyck - 9 1.7901,472.1727
view/edit 2017-12-27EuropeJohan Segers 9 - 2.5001,505.8536
view/edit 2017-12-27EuropeTilman Söhnchen - 9 7.0001,478.0345

▼ Season 2020

view/edit 2020-02-04EuropeThomas Kristensen 7 - 1.3871,506.8952
view/edit 2020-02-04EuropeTim Cross - 7 1.39141,489.0959
view/edit 2020-02-04EuropeDaniel Sørensen - 7 1.57211,469.0666
view/edit 2020-02-04EuropeToni Bernaba - 7 4.46281,446.5473
view/edit 2020-02-04EuropeSebastian Wilkinson - 7 1.68351,428.3880
view/edit 2020-02-05EuropeMichael Nielsen - 7 1.76421,410.0087
view/edit 2020-02-05EuropeZdeněk Žižka 7 - 3.06491,436.8994
view/edit 2020-02-05EuropeThomas Kristensen - 7 2.75561,421.01101
view/edit 2020-02-05EuropeLars Trabolt 7 - 2.99631,447.87108
view/edit 2020-02-05EuropeDaniel Sørensen 7 - 5.85701,472.26115
view/edit 2020-02-06EuropeHans Liby - 7 2.61771,456.76122
view/edit 2020-02-11EuropeSergey Erokhin 13 - 2.52771,492.15135

▼ Season 2021

view/edit 2021-08-17EuropeZdeněk Žižka 7 - 2.55841,513.91142
view/edit 2021-08-17EuropeThomas Myhr - 7 2.47911,496.51149
view/edit 2021-08-17EuropeAli Cetin Belene - 7 3.11981,475.73156
view/edit 2021-08-17EuropeSimon Barget 7 - 2.81105 ⭐ M11,497.50163
view/edit 2021-08-17EuropeKaren Davis 7 - 2.051121,515.82170
view/edit 2021-08-18EuropeMarc Olsen 7 - 2.241191,534.15177
view/edit 2021-08-18EuropeKazuki Yokota 7 - 1.941261,555.93184
view/edit 2021-08-18EuropeAnders Marcussen 7 - 1.621331,568.99191
view/edit 2021-08-18EuropeMarcus Reinhard - 7 3.311401,554.80198
view/edit 2021-08-19EuropeTim Cross 7 - 4.811471,572.31205
view/edit 2021-08-19EuropeAnders Marcussen - 7 0.78154 ⭐ G31,553.11212
view/edit 2021-08-19EuropeTony Diamantidis 7 - 3.921611,566.54219
view/edit 2021-08-19EuropeRyan Rebelo 7 - 2.501681,582.15226
view/edit 2021-08-19EuropeSimon Barget 7 - 3.191751,596.94233
view/edit 2021-08-20EuropeMarcus Reinhard - 7 3.611821,583.34240
view/edit 2021-08-20EuropeMarcus Reinhard 7 - 3.111891,598.20247
view/edit 2021-08-20EuropeThomas Myhr - 7 1.581961,584.44254
view/edit 2021-08-20EuropeThomas Myhr - 7 2.45203 ⭐ G21,571.43261
view/edit 2021-08-20EuropeThomas Myhr 7 - 2.562101,584.45268
view/edit 2021-08-21EuropeKazuki Yokota 7 - 1.982171,598.18275
view/edit 2021-08-21EuropeKazuki Yokota - 7 5.582241,587.28282
view/edit 2021-08-21EuropeKazuki Yokota - 7 1.682311,577.03289
view/edit 2021-08-21EuropeKazuki Yokota 7 - 1.712381,589.72296
view/edit 2021-09-02EuropeDagfinn H. Snarheim - 9 4.572471,576.00305
view/edit 2021-11-11Middle East, North Africa, Greater ArabiaMasayuki Mochizuki - 7 6.08254 ⭐ G11,565.75312
view/edit 2021-11-11Middle East, North Africa, Greater ArabiaMasayuki Mochizuki - 7 2.322611,556.11319
view/edit 2021-11-11Middle East, North Africa, Greater ArabiaMasayuki Mochizuki 7 - 1.042681,566.19326
view/edit 2021-11-12Middle East, North Africa, Greater ArabiaMasayuki Mochizuki - 7 6.932751,557.26333
view/edit 2021-11-12Middle East, North Africa, Greater ArabiaMasayuki Mochizuki - 7 2.582821,548.87340
view/edit 2021-11-12Middle East, North Africa, Greater ArabiaMasayuki Mochizuki - 7 5.782891,541.00347
view/edit 2021-11-12Middle East, North Africa, Greater ArabiaMasayuki Mochizuki - 7 4.612961,533.63354
view/edit 2021-11-13Middle East, North Africa, Greater ArabiaMasayuki Mochizuki - 7 1.623031,526.75361
view/edit 2021-11-13Middle East, North Africa, Greater ArabiaMasayuki Mochizuki - 7 2.113101,520.32368

▼ Season 2022

view/edit 2022-04-05EuropeDavid Klausa 9 - 2.823191,528.11377
view/edit 2022-04-18Middle East, North Africa, Greater ArabiaToni Bernaba - 7 2.343261,521.30384
view/edit 2022-04-18Middle East, North Africa, Greater ArabiaAmir Eshraghi - 7 2.863331,515.16391
view/edit 2022-04-18Middle East, North Africa, Greater ArabiaZdeněk Žižka 7 - 2.913401,521.28398
view/edit 2022-04-18Middle East, North Africa, Greater ArabiaOzan Özgür - 7 3.033471,515.80405
view/edit 2022-04-18Middle East, North Africa, Greater ArabiaJakob Rasmussen 7 - 3.063541,521.34412
view/edit 2022-04-18Middle East, North Africa, Greater ArabiaSimon Barget - 7 2.353611,516.28419
view/edit 2022-04-18Middle East, North Africa, Greater ArabiaSebastian Wilkinson - 7 4.183681,511.37426
view/edit 2022-04-18Middle East, North Africa, Greater Arabiaİbrahim Karaca - 7 5.513751,506.02433
view/edit 2022-04-18Middle East, North Africa, Greater ArabiaThomas Myhr 7 - 2.503821,512.12440
view/edit 2022-04-18Middle East, North Africa, Greater ArabiaCaner Cetin - 7 4.673891,506.25447
view/edit 2022-04-18Middle East, North Africa, Greater ArabiaDagfinn H. Snarheim 7 - 2.263961,512.19454
view/edit 2022-04-18Middle East, North Africa, Greater ArabiaMichihito Kageyama 7 - 3.014031,518.40461
view/edit 2022-04-18Middle East, North Africa, Greater ArabiaPeter Hallberg - 7 2.004101,512.35468
view/edit 2022-04-18Middle East, North Africa, Greater ArabiaCuneyt Argun Genc - 7 2.224171,507.94475
view/edit 2022-04-18Middle East, North Africa, Greater ArabiaZdeněk Žižka - 7 2.774241,503.01482
view/edit 2022-04-18Middle East, North Africa, Greater ArabiaZdeněk Žižka - 7 3.894311,498.16489
view/edit 2022-08-26EuropeMarcus Reinhard - 9 3.214401,493.13498
view/edit 2022-12-30EuropeMarcel Jochem 7 - 1.294471,499.00505

▼ Season 2023

view/edit 2023-04-27Middle East, North Africa, Greater ArabiaMasayuki Mochizuki - 7 2.784541,494.32512
view/edit 2023-04-27Middle East, North Africa, Greater ArabiaMasayuki Mochizuki 7 - 2.134611,500.30519
view/edit 2023-04-27Middle East, North Africa, Greater ArabiaMasayuki Mochizuki - 7 4.034681,495.60526
view/edit 2023-04-27Middle East, North Africa, Greater ArabiaMasayuki Mochizuki 7 - 1.794751,501.56533
view/edit 2023-04-27Middle East, North Africa, Greater ArabiaMasayuki Mochizuki - 7 3.584821,496.84540
view/edit 2023-08-21EuropeSabri Buyuksoy - 11 1.494931,489.81551
view/edit 2023-08-21EuropeCarlo Melzi 11 - 1.675041,497.96562
view/edit 2023-08-21EuropeStephane Cheneviere 11 - 2.425151,505.01573
view/edit 2023-08-24EuropePeter Van Rooij 9 - 1.155241,510.83582
view/edit 2023-11-25EuropeToader Mihai Sandu 9 - 2.695331,517.71591
view/edit 2023-11-25EuropeMichael Higatsberger 9 - 2.415421,525.03600
view/edit 2023-11-25EuropeCatalin Bucur 9 - 2.285511,531.73609
view/edit 2023-11-25EuropeHall Skåra - 9 2.94560 ⭐ G01,526.41618
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