The Glasgow Backgammon Club and friends are pleased to invite you to Glasgow on the weekend of 27-29th November 2020 for the inaugural “Glasgow Backgammon Open” Tournament.
The UK Women’s team was formed in anticipation of being allowed to play in Georgia in 2018. However, that didn’t materialise as the Worldwide Trophy didn’t happen, and the only match that has happened so far was the Team UK Men v Women match in Bradford last year in which the women were one gammon short of a major upset. [Read more…]
Roger Porter writes:
In only its second year, Backgammon at The Grand in Scarborough attracted a full field of 32 players, with some players experiencing their first taste of tournament backgammon in the Novices flight.
The natives of Scarborough welcomed one player with a personal visit to their bedroom window…
The 2019 Tour reached its culmination last weekend, as our top 16 in both Masters and Intermediates made their way off to Shrigley Hall, near Macclesfield, to fight it out for the ultimate prize. The Masters consisted of twelve individual event winners and the best four “non-winners” – two losing finalists among them, and each a consistent scorer throughout the year. In the Intermediates, five had come the automatic route and eleven via points totals, with the Tour title being decided by just a handful of points.