Welcome to the website of the United Kingdom Backgammon Federation (UKBGF).
Backgammon is one of the world’s truly great board games. It has been played for over 3,000 years – a testament to its enduring fascination.
The UK Backgammon Federation has over 300 members. Hundreds of people play regularly live in the UK and thousands play regularly online. You can keep up with our latest news here: http://ukbgf.com/blog
If you are new to backgammon you can learn how to play here: http://www.bkgm.com/rules.html
There are lots of backgammon clubs throughout the UK where you can play live. You can find a list of clubs here: http://ukbgf.com/clubs/
There are also lots of tournaments that you can enter both in the UK and abroad. To find out more about tournaments click here: http://ukbgf.com/events/
Backgammon is a friendly and social game. If you are new to the scene you will find a very warm welcome at any UK club night or tournament. You don’t have to be a UKBGF member to play in a UKBGF-affiliated club, but please consider joining to support our efforts to publicise and grow the game.
Click here for details of UKBGF membership benefits, fees and how to join. Please note that Basic membership is completely free for under 18s and, if your age is between 18 and 21, Basic or Premium membership is half the normal price.
We hope you enjoy the UKBGF website.