We are delighted to announce our first major sponsor for the inaugural TWI Tournament. Geoffrey Parker Games, long standing supporters of UKBGF, have generously contributed a Backgammon voucher for £2000 towards a luxury Parker Backgammon Board for the winner of the Masters Division, and also a Professional Roll Up Backgammon Board for the Intermediate winner.
The confirmed dates for the event are 26th-27th Jan 2019.
Here is the current state of play after the West Yorkshire Open:
and the Top 20 Masters Division Tour Standings:
So we see Jon Barnes automatically qualifies due to his WY Open win. Early top 4 in the running for places are:
- Finalist – Tim Cross
- Semi Finalists – Lawrence Powell and Radu Ciortan
- Consolation Winner – Neil Webb
We already know the Newcastle Open winner, Tim Cross, who now gains automatic qualification, and the new updated table will be available as soon as the Newcastle Open results are entered in full. Stop Press: the standings following Newcastle are now available here!
Check out the next event on the tour – St Albans Open, 5th-6th May.
Intermediate players can still amass tour points from the next event and the official Intermediate Tour kicks off with the upcoming London Open on 25th-27th May.
Full tour details can be found here.
TWI tournament organiser/director – Steve Bibby