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Mark your calendars - Saturday, September 7, for a fantastic afternoon of backgammon, food and fun. This is also a chance to fine tune your skills as you prepare for the Wild West Shootout. Either way, we look forward to a great monthly tournament. The private room is once again reserved, so there should be plenty of elbow space.

DATE: September 7, 2019
LOCATION: Mickey’s Top Sirloin, 6950 N. Broadway, Denver, CO 80221
TIME: Doors open at 11:00 am (begin registration), registration closes at 12:00 pm, Play begins PROMPTLY at 12:30
FORMAT: Main bracket with a progressive consolation
TWO DIVISIONS: Open and Restricted
OPEN - $20 ($40 optional side pool) *CLOCKS MANDATORY
9* pt matches main and 7 pt consolation
RESTRICTED - $10 ($20 optional side pool) *CLOCKS PREFERRED
7* pt matches main and 5 pt consolation

Rebuys may be available in the main depending on the number of players (Director’s discretion). Side pools would carry forward.

*** 100% payout for tournament & side pool
*** $5 / person room fee


See for details on weekly and monthly tournaments. Check out the Wild West Shootout at

Signup for the Wild West Shootout any time during the tournament. All early registrants are eligible for a free drawing with a chance to win double their registration fee!

This tournament is by invitation only - you're invited unless you're uninvited.
Restricted means anyone not an Open player.
If you're unsure, just ask one of the director's.

We may limit either division to manageable bracket numbers (i.e. 16, 24, etc.) To ensure your spot, please RSVP. However, to assist in creating reasonable brackets for a smooth and timely tournament experience, the director's may move players (based on their skill level) up or down divisions, as necessary.

We use ABT rules. This means dice on checkers are good and legal moves. For further details, see

Mickey's opens at 11:00. There is often a Chouette before and after the tournament.

* Match lengths are based on 16 person brackets. The directors may adjust them to suit the actual number signed up. For example, an 8 person bracket might be 2 points longer.

Win with Grace / Lose with Class / Play with Passion