Archives for January 2016
Who were the world’s Backgammon Giants in 2015?
Sunday March 20th 2016
Don’t miss the 31st January deadline for discounted tickets… book online now!!
Note: discount has been extended to Friday 12th February
The One-to-One Children’s Fund, The Magic of Persia, Norwood, Scope: all these are charities which have held regular fundraising backgammon events in the UK since the turn of the century but all, with the exception of ‘Scope’, have been discontinued. Read on to find out more about the Scope tournament and why this is one not to be missed!
Maggie Smith writes:
BACK IN THE DAY, we sat across the table from our backgammon opponent with a real board and real dice sitting between us. Fun and laughter followed with the more than occasional grumbling at the dice. Nowadays, it can be difficult to find the time and/or the people to play face to face. As a result more and more people are playing backgammon online.
3 August 1946 – 24 December 2015
It is with much sadness I am reporting that Robbie Richards died on Christmas Eve at the Royal London Hospital. He had bravely borne some months of illness and operations but it was thought he was finally rallying. However he didn’t recover from a heart attack in mid-December.[Read more…]