Along with much else in 2020, the backgammon world was turned upside down because of COVID-19.
Did it ever strike you as odd – after you lost a match on Galaxy.com – that your Performance Rating was better than your opponent’s and that you were supposed to have had the better luck as well?
Well, it’s struck me – several times even. I’m a newcomer to the game, and my head is full of questions but void of answers – questions that I imagine more experienced players have asked and answered years ago.
A new year starts and it’s time for us to publish our annual official list of the UK’s top 100 members. After 2018 being Tim Cross’s year, 2019 largely belonged to Jon Barnes. [Read more…]
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.