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Crisloid Factory Extras - Crisloid has these factory extras for sale if anyone would like one. Normally $250-$500. let me know and I will bring them back the next time I visit the factory, which will be soon. > 1-3/4" checkers, Black outer, Black/Yellow pips: $175 with Ross G. May 19, 2015 11:32 PM
Meetup details changed: SATURDAY MONTHLY (Clinic & Tourney) - Fairfield - I 've postponed this Meetup one week b/c of scheduling issues. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com Ross G. May 6, 2015 10:52 PM
Fwd: Sad news - Dear Friends, It is with great sadness that I forward this email. Herb Gurland, the NEBC club presiden Ross G. May 6, 2015 12:13 PM
Need Your Vote! - Hi All, I need your vote for July.  Please take a moment to give your input. www.meetup.com/CT-Backgammon-C­lub/polls/[masked] Appreciate it, ROSS Ross G. Apr 28, 2015 5:14 PM
Re: [CT-BG-Club] today - Competing today....what time u guys there until? > On Apr 25, 2015, at 12:18 PM, Ross Gordon wrote: > > Anyone interested in playing? 130p-430p Norwalk - O'Neil's in SoNo > > > > -- > Please Note: If you hit WhenPigsCanFly Apr 25, 2015 4:52 PM
Re: [CT-BG-Club] today - I am at O'Neills now. Please excuse the brevity of this message as it has been sent from my iPad Scott A. Salisbury (212)[masked] > On Apr 25, 2015, at 12:18 PM, Ross Gordon wrote: > > Anyone interested in play Scott S. Apr 25, 2015 1:27 PM
today - Anyone interested in playing? 130p-430p Norwalk - O'Neil's in SoNo Ross G. Apr 25, 2015 12:18 PM
DATE CHANGE TO THIS WKND! - Hi Everyone, I rescheduled out monthly lesson for THIS weekend April 2.  Check the calendar for other changes as well. Ross G. Mar 30, 2015 1:39 PM
Hi Everyone - I'm still in if anyone else is.  Drive safe and feel free to call or text me[masked]-7866.  See you in a few hours. Ross G. Mar 21, 2015 9:35 AM
Meetup details changed: Connecticut Backgammon - Fairfield - I've moved 3 doors down to a more fun place to play: http://www.meetup.com/CT-Backg­ammon-Club/events/220561117/ When : Tuesday, March 10,[masked]:30 P Ross G. Mar 8, 2015 10:38 AM
Meetup Cancelled: Connecticut Backgammon - Norwalk - Connecticut Backgammon - Norwalk, scheduled to occur on Tuesday, March 3,[masked]:00 PM has been cancelled due to weather. Please update your plans accordingly. Ross G. Mar 3, 2015 5:00 PM
informal last minute invite! - If anyone would like to play today (sat) just let me know and I'll meet you in Norwalk around 100p. [masked]-7866.  Otherwise I'll do something else. ROSS Ross G. Feb 27, 2015 8:54 PM
Meetup details changed: Paramus, NJ or NEBC-MA - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/CT-Backg­ammon-Club/events/220347603/ When : Saturday, Februar Ross G. Feb 6, 2015 10:03 AM
Meetup details changed: CBC SAT - Stamford - Sorry, I meant it for THIS Sat... TOMORROW! http://www.meetup.com/CT-Backg­ammon-Club/events/220036022/ When : Saturday, January 24,[masked]:00 AM Ross G. Jan 23, 2015 3:49 PM
CBC QUICK UPDATES - Just a couple things: Waterbury has been cancelled this week but will resume next week. There was a match at the NY Open that was a WOW for the BG community.  It was between Carter Matig and Frank Talbot in the finals of the C Ross G. Jan 22, 2015 12:55 PM
Schedule Changes and USBGF Online - Hi Everyone, We had a lot of fun in NY last wknd but you'll have to come play with us to hear the stories. There has been a few changes to the schedule so please check it out. Also, the USBGF hosts Ross G. Jan 14, 2015 2:16 PM
This Weeks Meetup Cancelled: Connecticut Backgammon - Derby and Waterbury - Connecticut Backgammon - Derby and Waterbury are cancelled this week b/c many of us are going to the NY open.  Those not going to NY please do get together and play.  And those going to NY, I'LL SEE YOU THERE! TTFN, ROSS Ross G. Jan 6, 2015 2:47 PM
DEADLINE FOR CSBC 2014 TOURNAMENT FUND RAISER! - Hi Everyone! Just wanted to give you all one last chance to signup for only $70.  The Winner gets the board, runner-up gets $100.  I can't imagine we don't have 4 players that would want this board, but I'm sure someone in NY will.  So let m Ross G. Dec 30, 2014 12:03 PM
Tourney Clarification... - Just thought I would clarify how the Tourney for the BG Set is going to work.  It is NOT going to be played on the 31st, that is just the deadline for signing up. You can play your matches according to your Ross G. Dec 23, 2014 8:22 AM
HAPPY HOLIDAYS! - H A P P Ross G. Dec 23, 2014 8:16 AM
Holiday Schedule Reminders! - Hi Gang, Just wanted to remind you that this weeks meetup will be in Ffld on Mon , NOT TUE.  And Thu in Waterbury might change, so stay tuned in case Al makes a change. I have only 1 room left for the Ross G. Dec 22, 2014 12:31 AM
Meetup details changed: Connecticut Backgammon - Fairfield - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/CT-Backg­ammon-Club/events/218893453/ When : Monday, December Ross G. Dec 17, 2014 10:16 AM
Meetup details changed: CSBC 2014 TOURNAMENT BOARD FUND RAISER! - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/CT-Backg­ammon-Club/events/218640482/ When : As Soon As The Br Ross G. Dec 17, 2014 10:15 AM
CSBC Board/NY Open/Crisloid/Schedule - Hi Everyone, Got a few things to keep you posted: TOURNEY FOR THE CSBC 2014 BACKGAMMON SET : Ross G. Dec 17, 2014 10:07 AM
Meetup Cancelled: Connecticut Backgammon - Derby - Connecticut Backgammon - Derby, scheduled to occur on Tuesday, December 2,[masked]:30 PM has been cancelled. Ross G. Dec 2, 2014 3:44 PM
HAPPY THANKSGIVING! - I forgot to send this out BEFORE I went to my festive meal so now I'll just say that I hope you had a wonderfully FATTENING thanksgiving.  I am very thankful for all of you, Ross G. Nov 27, 2014 10:21 PM
Meetup details changed: Connecticut Backgammon - Mamaroneck - Hi Everyone, Just a reminder: Tomorrow night in Mamaroneck. I have 1 more room available for the NY Open which is Jan 8-10 but the room is for Fri Ross G. Nov 24, 2014 1:15 PM
WINNERS ADDENDUM! - OMG, I forgot to mention that Larry Shiller ALSO won the Open Last Chance against the HIGHLY rated, and last years defending champ , Alex Zamanian.  My apologies Larry, that accomplishme Ross G. Nov 18, 2014 2:33 PM
CBC UPDATE: CSBC Report, CBC points Race, Silent Auction, NY Open - Hi Everyone, Well, the Tournament was a huge success!  We had over 20% increase in attendance from last year, lots of BG fun, and a number of our own took home some trophies and showed the U.S. how re roll in CT.  Here's our Ross G. Nov 18, 2014 1:08 PM
Re: [CT-BG-Club] Important Tourney Updates... help needed - Thanks fir the nice words. If nithing pans out im just going to drive in in my own. What are the perks that come with the job? Sent from my iPhone On Oct 25, 2014, at 7:50 AM Marcy Oct 25, 2014 9:59 AM
Important Tourney Updates... help needed - Hi Everyone, Just wanted to touch base about next wknd and our 2nd Annual ABT National Tournament. I plan to go up Thu mo Ross G. Oct 25, 2014 7:50 AM
2nd ANNUAL CONNECTICUT STATE BACKGAMMON CHAMPIONSHIPS - For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/CT-Backg­ammon-Club/events/199187772/ When : Friday, October 31,[masked]:00 PM Ross G. Oct 24, 2014 8:48 PM
Meetup details changed: Connecticut Backgammon - Waterbury - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/CT-Backg­ammon-Club/events/215291712/ When : Thursday, October Ross G. Oct 24, 2014 8:42 PM
InterClub BG - Would anyone like to join me on Sat for a road trip to  Fair Lawn , NJ to play some BG? and/or Sun to NYC for the Pair-O-Dice Tourney? Ross G. Oct 15, 2014 4:38 PM
NEBC and IL - Hi Everyone, Just wanted to touch base about this wknd and next. I cannot join you this wknd b/c of the holiday (I didn't plan this, it was auto-scheduled by meetup).  But please do get together, take a pic and play some BG and just le Ross G. Sep 30, 2014 10:40 AM
VENUE CHANGE: Connecticut Backgammon - Middlebury - There is a challenge this week at our normal venue so we moved to Waterbury.  Contact Al with any questions. For more details, see the full listing: Ross G. Sep 10, 2014 7:33 AM
The 2nd Capital Classic Championships - Hi Everyone, So it looks like we have a few people who want to go to VA in 2 weeks so if anyone would like to go, it appears we have a car going down where you can share a ride.  Let me know if you are interested and we can figure out the room Ross G. Sep 7, 2014 8:53 PM
END OF SUMMER BEACH BLITZ! - Hi Everyone, Sorry for such a delay in getting this out, I had some unexpected things come up that needed my full attention.  But I promise to make it up to you next year, just wait and see. Ross G. Aug 28, 2014 10:38 AM
Re: [CT-BG-Club] CBC Qualifier Standings - p.s. I forgot to remind you about Sun's Pair-O-Dice in the city. 3 so far so let me know if you would like to join us for the carpool. Ross G. Aug 20, 2014 7:46 PM
CBC Qualifier Standings - Hi Everyone, Another great night, we won the trivia contest... AGAIN, and we had a tie for 2nd place in our "race to the tourney"!  Middlebury seems to be booming so every Thu now Ross G. Aug 20, 2014 7:42 PM
PAIR-O-DICE Bi-Monthly - PERFECT INTRO FOR ANYONE WHO HAS NEVER BEEN TO A TOURNEY AND A PERFECT Ross G. Aug 15, 2014 8:50 AM
Re: CT Backgammon Championships Personal Invitation - Not at all. The winner of the this years points race is going to win a new Baffle Box, which will be showcased at each meetup now (once it g Ross G. Aug 11, 2014 12:16 PM
Re: [CT-BG-Club] Jan 28th Winners - Yeah... July. On Aug 7, 2014, at 3:32 PM, Rochelle Hasson wrote: Ross G. Aug 7, 2014 3:43 PM
Jan 28th Winners - Sorry about that, I forgot to announce the winners last week.  SO, here they are: 1st    Brad 2nd    Steve 3rd    Jin CONGRATULATIONS! Ross G. Aug 7, 2014 2:15 PM
Meetup details changed: SATURDAY MONTHLY (Clinic & Tourney) - Norwalk - I've updated this Meetup. I MOVED IT TO NORWALK! http://www.meetup.com/CT-Backg­ammon-Club/events/196581362/ When : Saturday, July 26,[masked]:30 AM Ross G. Jul 23, 2014 8:41 AM
Last Nights Winners! - 1st Place Meredith 2nd Place Steve 3rd Place Lynn CONGRATULATIONS!!! Ross G. Jul 23, 2014 7:45 AM
THU's WINNERS! - Thursday in Middlebury: 1st        Al Cantito 2nd        Tom Meyer 3rd/Tie    Milt Chin and Al Theriault CONGRATULATIONS!!!! Ross G. Jul 20, 2014 3:50 PM
Re: [CT-BG-Club] End Of Summer Bash! - I spoke w/Al last night at the Middlebury BG meetup. I think I probably will go. It does sound like a lot of fun! Rhonda Jul 18, 2014 8:36 AM
Tue's Winners - So the results for Tue's Challenge are: First         Meredith    Second    Gary    Third        Jin CONGRATULATIONS!! Ross G. Jul 17, 2014 12:08 PM
Re: [CT-BG-Club] End Of Summer Bash! - Ok, so I already got a few rsvp's... Great... and apparently I forgot to tell you all WHERE. So, Walnut Beach is in Milford on the West side Ross G. Jul 16, 2014 2:38 PM
Meetup details changed: Connecticut Backgammon - Derby - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/CT-Backg­ammon-Club/events/185289792/ When : Tuesday, August 5 Ross G. Jul 16, 2014 2:31 PM
End Of Summer Bash! - If we have enough interest, I have the Rotary Pavillion reserved for Sat Aug 30 (labor day wknd).  I was going to release it this Mon the 21st and not pay for it, but if you would like to use it, I will secure it. It is a covered structure Ross G. Jul 16, 2014 11:44 AM
End of Summer Bash - If we have enough interest, I have the Rotary Pavillion reserved for Sat Aug 30 (labor day wknd).  I was going to release it this Mon the 21st and not pay for it, but if you would like to use it, I will secure it. It i Ross G. Jul 16, 2014 11:41 AM
CBC Updates - Hi Everyone, Today we will be in Norwalk, but I've updated the calendar to be more southern oriented as that is where the bulk of the group seems to be.  But don't worry, we still have Derby and Middlebury. Also, the Chouette rules hav Ross G. Jul 15, 2014 10:01 AM
The Point Leaders - Hi Everyone, The winners from Sunday's Round Robin, our first official tournament qualifier are: 1st place    Jin 2nd place     Lynn 3rd place     Meredith The winners from Tuesday's Round Robin qualifier ar Ross G. Jul 9, 2014 5:50 PM
NEW VENUE for Derby - Hi Gang, I forgot to email you all and let you know that I did in fact change the venue in Derby.  It's on the other side of rte 8, right on the corner of 34.  There's better parking, better Happy Hour, easier to get to.  Here is my cell if Ross G. Jun 30, 2014 11:10 AM
Round Robin Qualifiers - The CBC is going to set up a 3 month qualifier to earn a prize for the 2nd Annual CBC Tournament in October 2014. Here's how it will work: 1.  At every meet-up with 5 or more players we will hold a 3 point Round Robin Tournament Sharon T. Jun 28, 2014 6:55 PM
Sat and Sun - Hi Everyone, Just reminding you about tomorrow's lesson and tourney.  This is a really good one if you can make it.  The 5 Basic Strategies: b/c you can't WIN on C.A.R.B.s alone. Also, Sun I will host a day on my patio in Milford for Ross G. Jun 6, 2014 8:58 PM
New Schedule - Hi Everyone, Just wanted to let you know that the schedule has been revamped so please go take a look so you know where we will be on which nights.  And as always, feel free to call or text if you have any q's:[masked]-7866. Thanks mak Ross G. May 19, 2014 1:58 PM
Meetup details changed: Connecticut Backgammon - Middlebury - We have a schedule changes for Middlebury: http://www.meetup.com/CT-Backg­ammon-Club/events/182263102/ When : Thursday, June 5,[masked]:30 PM Ross G. May 19, 2014 11:12 AM
Chouette Rules - Hi Everyone, Ok, the rules have been discussed, agreed on and FINISHED!  You can read and get a copy of them on the state website here: www.backgammonconnecticut.com/­index.htm#chourules or you can find the link on the meetup site under Pages/B Ross G. May 9, 2014 6:54 AM
SAT MONTHLY POSTPONED TO 5/17 - I will be out of town and then it's Mother's day, so the next available Sat is the 17th.  let me know if you have any q's or requests.  And don't forget to vote in our polls (check the website). Keep Rollin', ROSS Ross G. Apr 27, 2014 11:59 AM
LAST MINUTE MEETUP! - Wasn't sure I could do it, but I made it, so come play and have some fun! Call me if you have any Q's:[masked] ROLL ON, ROSS aka "The Cube Slinger" Ross G. Apr 18, 2014 10:01 PM
Birthday Backgammon - Hi gang, just a quick note, this Tue we will celebrate Sharon's Birthday at Chubby's.  So come offer a Cube and have some cake.  See you then! Ross G. Apr 13, 2014 9:22 PM
You Club, Your Choice - Hi Everyone, I've added 2 polls for us to keep the Club up to date and the way you like it.  Please take one minute to give us your vote... www.meetup.com/CT-Backgammon-C­lub/polls/ and of course... Keep'em Rollin', Ross G. Apr 11, 2014 2:52 PM
Sat - We are having an impromtu gathering at Chubby's in Bridgeport, 1130a.  All are welcome.  Give me a call or text[masked] or just show up.  WooHoo, it's game time! Ross G. Mar 28, 2014 11:20 PM
the next few weeks - Hi All, I have to travel on business until March 12 so I can't make it to the next few meetups (although I would MUCH rather be playing BG).  But Sharon, Andy and Al will fill in the gaps, so the dice keep rollin'.  I know a lot of you don't rsvp Ross G. Feb 19, 2014 8:32 AM
Re: Invitation to the NYAC Backgammon - Let me know if anyone is interested in attending any of these... Ross G. Feb 12, 2014 3:16 PM
Still On! - Hi Everyone, I will be playing in Norwalk tonight, so if you want to join us, please drive carefully.  If you need to reach me my cell is[masked]-7866.  We plan to be playing by 430p or so. C U L8R! Ross G. Feb 3, 2014 1:57 PM
REMINDER - Mon Norwalk, Tue Middlebury - Just a quick reminder of the 2 upcoming meetups.  Mon is in Norwalk and Tue is in Middlebury.  Here's the calendar for all upcoming events: www.meetup.com/CT-Back­gammon-Club/#calendar Ross G. Feb 2, 2014 12:13 PM
postponed: SATURDAY MONTHLY (Clinic & Tourney) - Bridgeport - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/CT-Backg­ammon-Club/events/162649812/ When : Saturday, Februar Ross G. Feb 1, 2014 10:00 AM
tonite - Andy and I are going to Fawn Ridge tonite... I'm heading out now. www.meetup.com/Fawn-Ridge-BG-C­lub/events/[masked] my cell[masked] Ross G. Jan 29, 2014 4:43 PM
NY Metro Open - Hi Everyone, Well, we had a great time at the open! Ct had about 6-8 players and one of them brought home BackGammonWorldWide.com Jan 16, 2014 11:39 AM
THIS WKND - New York Metropolitan Open - January 9-12, 2014, HYATT REGENCY ON THE HUDSON nybackgammon.com/wp-content/up­loads/2013/08/NYMetro-USBGF-20­14-version-4-60-40.pdf Hey Everyone, Ross G. Jan 5, 2014 8:49 PM
Meetup details changed: SATURDAY MONTHLY (Clinic & Tourney) - Milford - I've changed the format of this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/CT-Backg­ammon-Club/events/157013302/ When : Sat Ross G. Dec 29, 2013 12:48 PM
HAPPY HOLIDAYS! - Ross G. Dec 25, 2013 12:40 PM
Meetup Cancelled: Connecticut Backgammon - Bridgeport - As much as I would love to play, it is not worth the risk.  Stay warm and safe and we'll see you at the next one.  PEACE! Ross G. Dec 17, 2013 4:09 PM
Meetup details changed: Connecticut Backgammon - Bridgeport - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/CT-Backg­ammon-Club/events/144696092/ When : Tuesday, November Ross G. Nov 16, 2013 11:02 AM
ABT ratings - Just thought you'd be interested... The CBC has lots of representation in the ABT ratings! Check them out: 160, 164, 175, 189... and former Ross G. Nov 15, 2013 5:23 PM
ABT ratings - Just thought you'd be interested... The CBC has lots of representation in the ABT ratings! Check them out: 160, 164, 175, 189... and former BackGammonWorldWide.com Nov 15, 2013 5:22 PM
CBC Update! - Hi Everyone, I know I'm a little behind on this update but here it is: The 2013 CSBC went off without a hitch.  We had approximately 50 people and it was a lot of fun.  Alex Zamanian (MA) won the Open, Scotty K (CT) w Ross G. Nov 15, 2013 11:55 AM
VA this wknd - Anyone interested in going to The Capital Classic Championships in Virginia?  I will drive down if anyone wants to carpool.  Give me a call[masked]-7866. Ross G. Nov 6, 2013 9:20 PM
Save the date: Sun. 10/20 4pm - Larry S. Oct 8, 2013 3:43 PM
Fw: [CT-BG-Club] CSBC UPDATE! - ADDENDUM 2 - Lynne Sep 25, 2013 2:48 PM
Re: [CT-BG-Club] CSBC UPDATE! - ADDENDUM 2 - Lynne Sep 25, 2013 2:47 PM
CSBC UPDATE! - ADDENDUM 2 - So Sorry for all these emails... there is a correction to the Airport Shuttle: $20 one way, $35 r/t if paid in advance. Thanks. Ross G. Sep 25, 2013 12:40 PM
CSBC UPDATE! - ADDENDUM - SO SORRY, I forgot to also mention that Backgammon Giant Rich Munitz will be giving a an interactive group lesson, LIVE! He's going to play Ross G. Sep 25, 2013 12:37 PM
CSBC UPDATE! - Hi Everyone, We're getting a GREAT response so this is shaping up to be quite the event. Here is an update on info in case anyone asks: There is a door prize for the first 20 people who sign up! the Beginners t Ross G. Sep 25, 2013 12:27 PM
CT colleagues Backgammon Tournament UPDATES!! - Hi Every BackGammonWorldWide.com Sep 12, 2013 8:26 AM
Off the Cuff... - Sorry folks, absolutely NOTHING to do with Backgammon, but being a part of this generation I just couldn't help myself and just  had to share the talent that lives on (Led Zep, Heart, etc): Ross G. Sep 9, 2013 5:38 PM
Meetup Cancelled: SATURDAY AT THE BEACH! - SATURDAY AT THE BEACH!, scheduled to occur on Saturday, September 7,[masked]:30 AM has been cancelled. Sorry, everyone, but I will reschedule when I am back in town. Ross G. Sep 1, 2013 12:02 PM
Re: [CT-BG-Club] Re: CT Backgammon Championships Personal Invitation - Hey Larry, not sure if I responded or not, but jst go to one of our websites and all the info will be there. On meetup I have a link to the BackGammonWorldWide.com Aug 25, 2013 4:47 PM
USBGF Online Tourney - If anyone would like to play in the National Online Tourney on the CBC Team just let me know.  I will be the Captain, we only need 3 people, it plays on GridGammon and you can play your games according to your schedule.  Just respond to this email an Ross G. Aug 25, 2013 3:42 PM
CBC Update & Tourney info - Hi Everyone, I know I haven't kept up with reporting the results of our weekly or monthly games but I'll try harder. In the mean time , we have 3 new players: Stephanie, John and Jin, and their good!  Please give them a Ross G. Aug 23, 2013 3:20 PM
Re: [CT-BG-Club] Re: CT Backgammon Championships Personal Invitation - Good question Larry, thanks and No prob. Print the pdf here: CBSC 2013 S BackGammonWorldWide.com Jul 19, 2013 3:00 PM
Re: [CT-BG-Club] Re: CT Backgammon Championships Personal Invitation - Hey Ross and fellow CT BG-ers, I'd like to register for the CT ABT tournament and book a hotel room but couldn't figure out how to do that. Can you help? Thanks! Larry Larry S. Jul 19, 2013 12:02 PM
Re: CT Backgammon Championships Personal Invitation - Thank you Craig, I appreciate that. I look fwd to meeting you some day at an event. And maybe I'll bring some body guards and we can h Ross G. Jul 19, 2013 11:13 AM
CT Backgammon Championships Personal Invitation - Ross G. Jul 18, 2013 2:27 PM
ABT Comes to CT - This email went out this morning.  Please fwd it to anyone you might think would be interested or helpful in promoting our milestone event.  WooHoo! -------------------- Dear Backgammon leaders, directors, enthusiast and friends, Ross G. Jul 15, 2013 9:47 AM
Fwd: USBGF Team Championship Open for Registration!! - Preview not available BackGammonWorldWide.com Jul 13, 2013 8:28 AM

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