This year we’re combining the best of the British summer with our favourite game – let’s take it outside and enjoy Backgammon In The Sun 2015. On Sunday 19th July, there will be free outdoor tournaments at venues around the country with the opportunity to win an expenses-paid trip to the UK Open!
The tournaments will start at 12pm and will feature one-point matches for all standards from beginner to expert, everyone has a chance. They will be knockouts, with re-entries depending on numbers at each venue. We will definitely have events at:
- London – Holland Park Cafe
- Edinburgh – Leith Beer Co, The Shore
- Newcastle – Exhibition Park Cafe
- Bristol – Azura Coffee House, Broadmead
- Chesham, Bucks – The Drawing Room
- St Albans – Verulamium Park
- Coventry- Whitefriars Olde Alehouse
- Manchester – The Beech, Chorlton
- Worcester – Gheluvelt Park
- Liverpool – Liverpool Bridge Club, Croxteth
- Brighton – Preston Park
The winners at each venue will receive trophies and proceed to a free online tournament to play against each other, the ultimate victor winning a fantastic package including:
- free entry into the UK Open (Bronze Masters division, or lower if preferred),
- a night’s free accommodation at the Ricoh Arena
If you would like to organise your own tournament as part of the event and you’re not near any of the above locations, contact firstname.lastname@example.org – lets’ make this as big as we can!
We would also love to see your pictures of the event – tweet them with hashtag #BackgammonInTheSun or post them on our Facebook page and we’ll put some of the best here!