The Icelandic backgammon championship 2018 started yesterday. Fourteen players started with the double elimination system. Today there where only eight players still in the tournament. The result went this way in the quarter-final…. Gunnar Birnir Jonsson defeated Kjartan Asmundarson 17-4. Fjalarr Pall Manason won Jon Vilberg 17-13. Fjalarr and Gunnar will play each other in the semi-final. Adonis Karaolanis defeated Bjarni Freyr Kristjansson 17-6 and Kjartan Ingvarsson won Ingi Tandri Traustason 17-15. Adonis will play Kjartan in the other semi-final-match. The semi-finals will take place around 17.30 hour Icelandic time. The players will play the semi-final matches up to 17 points. The final-match is played to 21 points. We will bring you fresh news as soon as they come in, so stay tuned for more news. We all love the game backgammon.