addressalign-toparrow-leftarrow-rightbackbellblockcalendarcameraccwcheckchevron-downchevron-leftchevron-rightchevron-small-downchevron-small-leftchevron-small-rightchevron-small-upchevron-upcircle-with-checkcircle-with-crosscircle-with-pluscontroller-playcredit-cardcrossdots-three-verticaleditemptyheartexporteye-with-lineeyefacebookfolderfullheartglobe--smallglobegmailgooglegroupshelp-with-circleimageimagesinstagramFill 1languagelaunch-new-window--smalllight-bulblinklocation-pinlockm-swarmSearchmailmediummessagesminusmobilemoremuplabelShape 3 + Rectangle 1ShapeoutlookpersonJoin Group on CardStartprice-ribbonprintShapeShapeShapeShapeImported LayersImported LayersImported Layersshieldstartickettrashtriangle-downtriangle-uptwitteruserwarningyahooyoutube

Mailing List Archive

Subject Sender Date
Re: The Connecticut Backgammon Club list: "Short Update" - Impressive! Congratulations! Can't make December 8. Hope to play with you all soon.. Jeanine On Nov 11,[masked]:21 Jeanine J. Nov 11, 2018 9:54 PM
Short Update - I know this post tourney message is late but we had a GREAT tournament this year with a bunch of hometown pride!   Daniel Adler cashed in the Blitz Final,  Jay Karns won the PreTourney AND Ross G. Nov 11, 2018 8:21 PM
VENUE CHANGE FOR TOMORROW - There was a mixup with the schedules so we are moving tomorrows meetup.  We will be at Bar Harbor in Mamaroneck.  I plan to go early as usual if anyone can make it early. Any questions just give me a call/text.  [masked]. See you Ross G. Oct 29, 2018 5:21 PM
FL and This SAT in Bridgeport - We had a good time in FL, Andy and Gary were tearing them up.  They played over 50% most of the time.  They did great.  I lucked out and took 2nd place in the Warmup, so that was cool.  And now we're getting ready for CT next week.  Hope you can m Ross G. Oct 10, 2018 2:14 PM
Venue Change for Tomorrow! - Hi Gang, We have to move to stamford this week b/c O'Neils has some party conflicts.  So be sure to check the calendar and make the changes accordingly.  The bottom line is just that we swapped out Stamford and Norwalk for this week and next. Ross G. Sep 3, 2018 3:40 PM
Tournament on Saturday, August 25 - Hey folks: Don't forget our gathering tomorrow (Saturday) at Uncle Buck's in Bridgeport. It's easy to get to: right off I-95. It's a free tournament with an optional side pool. AND our own private room.  You can't beat it. We s Larry Aug 24, 2018 4:36 PM
BG Update - 2 - Hi Everyone, Ross G. Aug 24, 2018 1:49 PM
GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING AND BACK TO SCHOOL BASH! - Hello Senet-Ur's, The Connecticut Backgammon Club has some very exciting news and updates to share with you. But rather than just send out a message or email, we want to share them with you, Ross G. Aug 21, 2018 8:46 AM
CHANGE OF PLANS FOR SAT - HEY GANG! So check this out: this wknd is the Milford Oyster Fest with John Cafferty and Eddie Money as the entertainment.  SO, anyone who would like to join me Fri night, there is a great Craft Beer and live band just around the corner from m Ross G. Aug 16, 2018 9:23 PM
VENUE CHANGE FOR TODAY - Due to the weather forecast we are going to move indoors to Uncle Bucks in Bridgeport.  I'll be there by 11a.  Any Q's or prob's just call me. [masked]. Ross G. Aug 11, 2018 5:57 AM
Silver Sands park on Saturday, July 21 - Starts at 11 am - The event starts at 11 am at Silver Sands park on Saturday, July 21 We're still on for tomorrow at Silver Sands State Park.  Just a reminder that it's BYOF/D  (Bring your own food and drink).  We can cook hot dogs/hamburgers on a grill there Larry Jul 20, 2018 10:57 AM
Re: The Connecticut Backgammon Club list: "Silver Sands park on Saturday, July 21" - What times??? On Fri, Jul 20, 2018 at 10:15 AM, Larry (Meetup) < [address removed] Jack_M. Jul 20, 2018 10:51 AM
Silver Sands park on Saturday, July 21 - Hi We're still on for tomorrow at Silver Sands State Park.  Just a reminder that it's BYOF/D  (Bring your own food and drink).  We can cook hot dogs/hamburgers on a grill there.  We'll supply the charcoal and lighter fluid and some condimen Larry Jul 20, 2018 10:11 AM
CBC UPDATE - Hi Everyone, Just wanted to give an update: yesterday was great.   Larry Roberg and Rich Battikha came in 1st and 2nd respectively in the Novice division.  Then we had Marty Storer from MA and Felix Goykhman f Ross G. Jul 16, 2018 12:25 PM
T.I.B. UPDATE! - 11 - Ross G. Jul 11, 2018 2:13 PM
VENUE CHANGE FOR SUN'S EVENT - We will be going to Uncle Buck's in Bridgeport for this tourney.  Let me know if you have any questions.  [masked]. Ross G. Jul 10, 2018 4:10 PM
Schedule Change - Wallingford - Hi Gang, Had to switch Wallingford this week to Wed so I just wanted to make sure I gave you enough notice.  Hope you can still make it. ROSS[masked]   Ross G. Jun 25, 2018 3:28 PM
Re: The Connecticut Backgammon Club list: "Tomorrow at the beach!" - Sorry, forgot the link: Ross G. Jun 22, 2018 1:40 PM
Tomorrow at the beach! - BYO-food, beverage, hat, etc.. I will have charcoal for the grill. See you there! Ross G. Jun 22, 2018 10:14 AM
In The Know - Hi Everyone, An email blast to the entire BG community about our events and tourneys will be going out shortly, but I wanted you all to be the first to know. WE HAVE A NEW CBC BAC Ross G. Jun 20, 2018 11:37 AM
(no subject) - debbie g. Jun 19, 2018 4:23 PM
Thu Travelers Golf Tournament Tickets - Hi Everyone, I have 2 tickets to the Travelers Golf Tournament in Cromwell.  Would anyone like to go with me? ROSS[masked] Ross G. Jun 19, 2018 12:01 PM
Sat or Sun for our Summer Series? - https://www.meetup.com/CT-Back­gammon-Club/polls/1267354/ Ross G. Jun 16, 2018 10:40 AM
BG Today - We have player interested in some games today in the Norwalk/Greenwich area if anyone is interested. Ross G. Jun 16, 2018 9:10 AM
Survey Redo - Sorry Guys, had some changes in the schedule.  I'd like to get a big crowd for this so I want to make sure when most everyone will be available.  So if it's not too much trouble: https://www.meetup.com/CT-Back­gammon-Club/polls/1266764/ Ross G. May 31, 2018 10:15 AM
Sat Monthly and NEBC this Wknd - We have the private back room again so don't miss out. Also, Sun is the NEBC in Boston.  Might be the last of the season until Sept/Oct. Ross G. May 31, 2018 9:57 AM
Quick Poll - QIII Tourney Dates, What works for you? https://www.meetup.com/CT-Back­gammon-Club/polls/1266720/ Ross G. May 30, 2018 2:48 PM
(no subject) - debbie g. May 23, 2018 11:10 AM
Fwd: BG Sunday, May 20th - If anyone is interested just let me know. Ross G. May 16, 2018 6:22 AM
Venue Change for next week - Just FYI, O'Neil's will be closed next week so we are moving to stamford on Tues. Ross G. May 16, 2018 5:56 AM
ANOTHER WINNER IN DC - I just learned we have another CT gem.... Rob Glantz won 2nd place in the Hall of States. CONGRATS ROB!!! Ross G. May 16, 2018 5:48 AM
TOURNEY CORRECTION! - Ok, So I got it backwards... and I forgot to mention Sava... Sorry bro! Sarah won the ADVANCED Novice Conso, Joanne won the Novice Conso and Sava came in 2nd in the ADVANCED Novice Conso. Ross G. May 14, 2018 2:31 PM
D.C. and Wallingford Tonight - Hi All, Another great tourney in D.C. with another great CBC showing.   Gary K made it to the final 8, brutalizing his way through, but then the dice turned on him.  Still Ross G. May 14, 2018 11:07 AM
Stamford Tonight and Cherry Blossom This Wknd - Hi Everyone, Tonight we'll be in Stamford at Cosi, 1209 High Ridge Rd.  I'll be there early (4-430p) if anyone is available.  [masked]. Also, if anyone wants to share a room this wknd I'll be going down on Thu and I have a free be Ross G. May 8, 2018 11:26 AM
Re: [CT-BG-Club] CBC UPDATE! - I will be there. Save a spot for me. Please excuse the brevity of this message as it has been sent from my iPad Scott A. Salisbury Scott S. May 5, 2018 8:47 AM
CBC UPDATE! - Ross G. May 4, 2018 12:53 PM
Quarterly Tourney tomo and POD April 15 - Just a reminder our QII is tomorrow.  I'll be there around[masked] to get set up, reg starts at 11a and tourney will begin by 12p the latest.  Any probs just give me a ring[masked]. Also, Antionette just announce the next POD in NY, here Ross G. Apr 6, 2018 5:44 PM
(no subject) - Ross G. Apr 5, 2018 5:19 PM
PROBLEM - We had to move back to Bar Harbor, 100 yards down and across the street. All me[masked] Ross G. Mar 27, 2018 5:38 PM
CBC UPDATE! - Hi Everyone, I know I'm a little late with this update but I have a lot to cover so here it is: OHIO : We had a great time in Ohio, finally got to meet Gary's parents, lovely people.  We had a good CT showing: Ed beat h Ross G. Mar 27, 2018 1:44 PM
Fwd: Paul Magriel 1946 - 2018 - The BG Giant of all-time has sadly past away just a couple days ag Ross G. Mar 8, 2018 1:06 PM
This Tues is NORWALK - Just a reminder that this tues was supposed to be Stamford but we changed it to NORWALK b/c Lagunitas is sponsoring the evening.  I may change next week from Norwalk to Stamford so we accommodate everyone, but I'll let you know on Wed. SEE YOU Ross G. Feb 11, 2018 8:37 PM
Tue venue changed - It's Lagunitas night at O'neils so we switched locations this week. Ross G. Feb 9, 2018 8:54 AM
Fwd: You've scheduled: 2018 U.S. OPEN - Las Vegas - YOU NEED TO DO THIS ONE! AIRFARE IS CHEAP NOW! Ross G. Feb 6, 2018 3:55 PM
VEGAS! - I just booked my airfare to Vegas b/c it is cheap now.  I got Wed-Mon for under $300 r/t.   You should REALLY consider joining us b/c this one is going to be EPIC.  Carter Mattig is ce Ross G. Feb 6, 2018 3:54 PM
Feb 10 - Uncle Bucks has asked us if we would come on Feb 10.  I would LOVE to spend my BG play there whenever possible b/c it's too perfect.  Anyone interested in a tourney followed by Chouette say around 3p?  I need a few people to make it happen so please Ross G. Feb 4, 2018 9:53 AM
What a great day - What a great day of Backgammon and we're looking fwd to doing it again tomorrow.  Tourney, Chouette AND LAUGHING TIL WE CRY!  THIS is why I do what I do with BG!  Come join us! Ross G. Feb 3, 2018 11:52 PM
TOMORROW MEETUP CHANGE - Ok, we got enough feedback and it is a clear winner... Free Tournament with optional side pool, regular tourney and chouette at UNCLE BUCK'S tomorrow, 12p in the back room.   BACKGAMMON ALL DAY (or as much as you like). Any q's or prob Ross G. Feb 2, 2018 6:51 PM
Re: [CT-BG-Club] Sat shift to Bpt? - Yes On Feb 2, 2018, at 8:17 AM, Sarah Saltus < [address removed] Andrew F. Feb 2, 2018 9:19 AM
Re: [CT-BG-Club] Sat shift to Bpt? - Noël Feb 2, 2018 8:14 AM
Re: [CT-BG-Club] Sat shift to Bpt? - Another vote for Bridgeport from me! Sarah Sent from my iPhone On Feb 2, 2018, at 7:56 AM, Ross Go Sarah S. Feb 2, 2018 8:13 AM
Sat shift to Bpt? - Ross G. Feb 2, 2018 7:55 AM
SUPERBOWL - Last week some of you asked about a Super Bowl party so we made it happen.  O'niels has extended an invitation for us to use the front room where we have our holiday party.  Let me know how many of you will want to come so we can prepare accordingly. Ross G. Jan 31, 2018 9:25 AM
Re: [CT-BG-Club] Birthday Tue - Sorry… Yes, it’s a Backgammon Birthday night. Cake, Wish Ross G. Jan 25, 2018 11:30 AM
Birthday Tue - Join us next Tues Jan 30 in Mamaroneck to celebrate Debra's birthday.  Come have a bite of cake and help sing HBD. Ross G. Jan 25, 2018 10:29 AM
Post Tourney notes & POD Boston Qualifier - Hey Gang, POST TOURNEY NOTE FROM NY : I got there Sun and set up the recording stations and Live Streams.  Played some chouette with friends I don't get to see very often (won $30... yay). � Ross G. Jan 22, 2018 6:51 PM
Pair-O-Dice and ... Beat The Pro ? - Hey Gang, Just wanted to let you know that I will be playing Mochy, the #1 world giant, tomorrow night at 7p.  I will try to find a streaming station if one is available, but I will definitely record it and post it somewhere.  HOWEVER, I inv Ross G. Jan 19, 2018 7:40 PM
NY OPEN CARPOOL - Hi Everyone, Just a quick note for anyone interested in attending the NY Open AT ALL.  Andy is driving on Thursday and Friday and so am I but at different times.  I will be staying at the hotel Fri night and Sat night with Gary, but And Ross G. Jan 15, 2018 5:57 PM
Are you going to NJ next week? - We have a number of members going to the bootcamp on Wed so I expect this years points race to be stellar.  I'll see you all in NJ for the NY Metropolitan Open! And this is from my good friend Phil Simborg: ----- Dear Friends and Stu Ross G. Jan 8, 2018 10:32 AM
QI Tomo - Just a reminder that we will be having our first Quarterly tournament tomorrow by the fireplace at Uncle Bucks.  Anyone who does not wish to join the tournament, there will be free play and a Chouette introduction.  The "Chou's" will start as players Ross G. Jan 5, 2018 2:08 PM
CANCELLATION - I'm canceling tomorrows meetup due to the impending weather.  Stay safe and warm. Ross G. Jan 3, 2018 9:30 PM
HAPPY HOLIDAYS!!! - NY/MA/CT - T.I.B. - 05 - Ross G. Dec 21, 2017 7:35 AM
LINK CORRECTION: Wallingford and Waterbury - Ross G. Dec 14, 2017 12:10 PM
Wallingford and Waterbury - Ross G. Dec 14, 2017 11:54 AM
Meetup details changed: CBC QUARTERLY CIRCUIT: QI & CHOUETTE - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: https://www.meetup.com/CT-Back­gammon-Club/events/245638351/ When : Saturday, Janua Ross G. Dec 13, 2017 6:26 PM
Meetup details changed: CBC QUARTERLY CIRCUIT: QI & CHOUETTE - MINIMUM $110 ADDED PRIZE MONEY!!!!! (must be current USBGF member to qualify) ---------- I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: h Ross G. Dec 5, 2017 10:49 AM
Meetup details changed: Connecticut Backgammon - Bridgeport - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: https://www.meetup.com/CT-Back­gammon-Club/events/244904281/ When : Tuesday, Decemb Ross G. Nov 28, 2017 10:10 AM
Meetup details changed: Connecticut Backgammon - Hartford - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: https://www.meetup.com/CT-Back­gammon-Club/events/245076474/ When : Thursday, Novem Ross G. Nov 28, 2017 9:38 AM
Re: [CT-BG-Club] Business card - Nope...my comments were meant for Larry Roberg and he’s already replied. Brace yourself...but there are other Larrys. 😊 Jim S. Nov 27, 2017 12:33 AM
Re: [CT-BG-Club] Business card - Hey Jim, Larry S. Nov 26, 2017 11:23 PM
RE: [CT-BG-Club] Business card - Jim S. Nov 26, 2017 9:53 PM
Re: [CT-BG-Club] Business card - Thanks for getting back to me.& Larry Nov 26, 2017 9:51 PM
RE: [CT-BG-Club] Business card - Jim S. Nov 26, 2017 9:36 PM
Business card - I've designed a card we can hand out to potenti Larry Nov 26, 2017 9:22 PM
REMINDER: Special Guest tonight & USBGF Elections - Hi Gang, Just a reminder that we have a special guest traveling through the area tonight, so come join us for a special evening of gaming and camaraderie with our good friend Bill Hathoway.  Festivities will start early so come one come all as Ross G. Nov 21, 2017 10:29 AM
Meetup details changed: Connecticut Backgammon - New Haven - The other place closes early so we had to move. I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: https://www.meetup.com/CT-Back­gammon-Club/events/245 Ross G. Nov 16, 2017 1:27 PM
HAPPY HALLOWEEN! - BOO! Just a reminder about tonight. I will be in costume and handing out candy.  You are all invited to join in the fun, however simply or extravagant as you like.  You know what I'll be! TTFN! 😉 Ross G. Oct 31, 2017 10:13 AM
LAST CHANCE TUE - Just a reminder that Tomorrow is the last chance to warmup before the tourney, so come get your game on! See you There! Ross G. Oct 16, 2017 5:37 PM
Re: [CT-BG-Club] Fwd: Fall 2017 Issue of PrimeTime Backgammon Magazine Now Available - Watertown tonight if anyone is interested. text me Ross G. Oct 11, 2017 1:56 PM
Fwd: Fall 2017 Issue of PrimeTime Backgammon Magazine Now Available - HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO LARRY ROBERG! We ce Ross G. Oct 11, 2017 1:51 PM
Fwd: CALIFORNIA BACKGAMMON CPS - Hotel Discounts NOW!! - ATTENTION : REPLIES TO Ross G. Oct 8, 2017 2:00 PM
Meetup details changed: SATURDAY MONTHLY (Clinic & Tourney) - I AM IN FL SO I HAD TO POSTPONE TO THE NEXT WEEK.  HOPE YOU CAN MAKE IT. I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: https://www.meetup.com/CT- Ross G. Oct 6, 2017 7:59 AM
Tomorrow Night - Hi Everyone, Just got back from Montreal.  We had a great time, 67 players and lots of great BG talent.  The live stream and recording stations were humming all wknd and the competitions were crazy. Come tomorrow night to hear all abo Ross G. Sep 18, 2017 7:32 PM
Sept Calendar Change - Changed locations!  Please take a look so we all meetup. I have to go up to Montreal early to setup for the tournament, so next Tue we will be in Stamford at Buffalo Wild Wings, the following Tue we will be in Nwlk. Any probs just let Ross G. Aug 31, 2017 11:39 AM
BG Beach Circuit, new poll - Hi Gang, This Sat is another day for Beach BG.  If it rains we will head to a local pub but for now, it looks like a great day to be at the beach. Check the listing for updated info that morning. ----- I also started a new 1 qu Ross G. Aug 31, 2017 11:25 AM
Meetup details changed: Connecticut Backgammon - Greenwich - UNTIL WE FIND A NEW VENUE IN GREENWICH WE WILL MOVE BACK UP TO NORWALK FOR THIS ONE. ----- I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: htt Ross G. Aug 7, 2017 9:33 AM
CBC UPDATE: I'M BACK!!!!, new poll, preparing for Montreal - Hi Gang, I had an amazing vacation and I can't wait to tell you all about it.  So come join me tomorrow in Stamford and/or Sat on the beach (or at my house) in Milford.  Backgammon and Baseball are a great summer combination! ----- Ross G. Aug 7, 2017 9:21 AM
Meetup details changed: SATURDAY MONTHLY (Summer Beach Circuit) - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: https://www.meetup.com/CT-Back­gammon-Club/events/241466821/ Ross G. Jul 20, 2017 3:49 PM
Meetup details changed: SATURDAY MONTHLY (Summer Beach Circuit) - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: https://www.meetup.com/CT-Back­gammon-Club/events/241466821/ Ross G. Jul 20, 2017 3:45 PM
Meetup details changed: Connecticut Backgammon - Stamford - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: https://www.meetup.com/CT-Back­gammon-Club/events/241835311/ Ross G. Jul 20, 2017 3:32 PM
Novi, QIII and MY 50th? - HEY, HEY, HEY, This is a late update on the BG world but nonetheless, here it is. ----- NOVI, MI : Had a great time, got there early and was able to visit Comerica Park (The Tigers) so I can chec Ross G. Jul 14, 2017 3:37 PM
SAT - Hi Everyone, Looks like we are going to have a great turnout this Sat.  If you haven't rsvp'd, go ahead and do it now.  Bring whatever food and beverage you would like: Side dishes, snacks and munchies are always good.  And of course, bring Ross G. Jul 7, 2017 8:25 AM
Monty is in CT today - If anyone is interested in playing today, he is up for some games.  Let me know[masked]. Ross G. Jun 24, 2017 11:32 AM
Meetup details changed: Connecticut Backgammon - Greenwich - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: https://www.meetup.com/CT-Back­gammon-Club/events/240232732/ When : Tuesday, June 2 Ross G. Jun 20, 2017 9:40 AM
CHANGE IN VENUE FOR TONIGHT - Hi Gang, So I finally got the owner of the Greenwich venue to respond and it's not good for tonight b/c of prom night.  So we are going to Stamford tonight.  I liked that place and it seemed very conducive to our needs. See you there. Ross G. Jun 20, 2017 9:38 AM
Impromptu BG - Hi Gang, Just letting everyone know that I my schedule changed, so if anyone would like to play today, I'm good to go.  Give me a shout[masked]. Keep Rollin' CUBE SLINGER Ross G. Jun 17, 2017 10:51 AM
42nd Michigan Summer BG Championships! - Hi All, Just a quickie:  I'm heading out to Novi for the July 4th wknd for their tourney.  I currently plan to drive unless I can find some really cheap airfare.  Is anyone interested or planning to go?  Just let me know and we'll coordinat Ross G. Jun 12, 2017 2:38 PM
Fwd: 37th Chicago Open Backgammon Tournament May 25 - 29, 2017 - Ross G. May 10, 2017 11:43 AM
Meetup details changed: SATURDAY MONTHLY (Clinic & Tourney) - I have my nieces graduation at UCONN so I had to push it back a day.  My apologies but I hope you can still make it. ----- I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: Ross G. May 3, 2017 7:16 AM
TUE MEETUP UPDATE - Hi Gang, There was confusion with the venue for tomorrow so I've updated the calendar.  We will be meeting at our regular place, BAR HARBOR in Mamaroneck.  Any questions just give a ring or text.  Looking fwd to sharing our QII experience th Ross G. Apr 24, 2017 2:31 PM

People in this
Meetup are also in:

Sign up

Meetup members, Log in

By clicking "Sign up" or "Sign up using Facebook", you confirm that you accept our Terms of Service & Privacy Policy