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Dirk Schiemann - Backgammon Galaxy Tutor

Dirk Schiemann

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When Old School Meets New School

Dirk Schiemann, born in Dinslaken Germany in 1970, started to play backgammon tournaments at the age of 19.

After winning various regional tournaments he started to travel to international tournaments and became a professional backgammon player.

Among others he won in Rio de Janeiro and Lugano and finished 3rd at the world championship in Monte Carlo twice.

Between 1999 and 2005 he was among the top ten giants of Backgammon and reaching the number 3 spot on the acclaimed Giants of Backgammon list in 2003.

He then took a break from Backgammon to play poker professionally.

In 2018 Dirk resumed his backgammon career mainly as a teacher but also to play live tournaments. He became World Team Champion in 2018 as the number one player for Germany.

After that he won the Bahamas Invitational and in 2019 the Porta Nigra Invitational in Trier.

A structured tutor

Dirk has taught so many students that he has developed a structured curriculum.

This curriculum is a package of backgammon knowledge that offers excellent value for money.

The teaching process

After paying for the desired hours the teaching plan is quite simple:

  1. You and your teacher exchange contact details automatically via our shop.
  2. You and your teacher discuss areas of interest and scheduling by e-mail.
  3. Typically teaching begins via Skype or Zoom.

Quite simple right?

Teaching languages

German and English

Further questions?

Do not hesitate contacting us to get further clarifications. We want to give you the best learning experience money can buy!