Manchester One Day Tournament
At the Grosvenor Casino on Sunday 31st March 2019
Click here for entry form and more details
Click here for list of entrants (25th Feb)
Manchester Club Evenings
Every Tuesday in 2019
(from Jan 8th to Dec 17th inclusive)
New members always welcome
The playing room at the Moor Club
Join us for a sociable evening playing backgammon in pleasant surroundings.
All standards are welcome, from beginners to champions.
No membership fee - optional small prize pool each evening.
We meet every Tuesday 7.00 pm onward - Tournament starts at 7.30 pm prompt.
On knock out evenings it is possible to join in secondary tournaments even if you arrive late (up to about 10 pm).
On first and fifth Tuesdays it is essential to arrive by 7.30 pm to guarantee playing
We aim to finish between 10.30 to 11 pm
Tournament format depends on evening:
Second, third, and fourth Tuesdays are 3 round KO format.
First Tuesday is 1 point all play all format.
Fifth Tuesday is varied format and doesn't count towards the club championship
Please bring your own board if you have one.
All tournaments (except fifth Tuesdays) count towards the Club Champion Trophy
awarded to the player with the most points at the end of the year.
There are optional pools for all competitions.
£1 to £3 from each week's pool is put towards prizes/trophies for the club championship.
There is an 11 point Knock Out competition throughout the year.
Meetings are held at the Moor Club - 35, Heaton Moor Road, Stockport SK4 4PB
Enter the club via the middle door if open, otherwise via left hand door.
There is an intercom; say you're here for the backgammon,
we meet in the front bar on your right.
Contact Rodney Lighton [surname]@btinternet.com for further information
The director may now impose clocks on slow players in the 5 point KOs in order to keep the tournaments moving at a reasonable rate.
Last Saturday of each month
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The Manchester Backgammon Club was set up in 1999 by Kevin Stebbing.
Logo - Two men playing backgammon Manchester Cathedral Misericord circa 1500
(Photo by G.ten, Manchester. Copyright University of Manchester)
More information about the misericord and a better picture
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