With two-stage tournaments commonplace, one thing tournament directors have to live with – and most players dread – is the Play Off, and its sibling the Tie Break.
We are in the process of drawing up the calendar for 2020 and we are looking for bids for organising the UKBGF’s flagship events…
Nominations are now open for the British Backgammon Awards 2019
A brief overview of the methodology of the EUBGF/WBGF Backgammon World Rankings
The relatively recently formed Backgammon World Rankings (BWR) from the EUBGF/WBGF was developed for the purposes of formulating a system to house the results of virtually all tournaments globally to produce an ongoing individual rankings list.
Backgammon in the UK has come a long way in the last few years. New clubs are springing up regularly in all parts of the country and there are many more tournaments for players to choose from. It is widely acknowledged that the UKBGF has played an important part in this development and you can read about our evolution and current activities here.