With 2022 approaching we are we are still unsure about when live play will be back to ‘normal’. Now is a good time to remind readers of this blog of the benefits of UKBGF membership for both live and online play. But first, news about membership numbers, and I’ll start at the beginning….
Back at the start of August the UK took on the USA in an online backgammon match. There were twelve players on each team and four different formats were used over three days of very competitive play. However, before we look at the 2020 match, we need to use a Tardis to step back forty-seven years to 1973 to find the origins of the match
The 1973 Match
In October 1973 the Clermont Club in London’s West End hosted a match between the UK and the USA. [Read more…]