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The U.S. Backgammon Federation is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to advancing the awareness, participation, education, and enjoyment of the skill-based game of backgammon. Find out more about us at http://usbgf.org/ (http://www.usbgf.org)and on http://www.Facebook.com/USBGF .

The USBGF MeetUp is a group for anyone interested in the game of backgammon from beginner to expert. All skills levels are welcome. Anyone interested in playing, learning and/or competing are welcome and so are their guests. This group will help everyone meet and enjoy playing this great game. Whether it's to improve your skills, learn how to play or just stay in the know about great game opportunities locally, nationally and worldwide, both live and online.

LEARN ABOUT ALL THE MAJOR BACKGAMMON TOURNAMENTS HELD ANNUALLY ACROSS THE U.S. AND MANY MORE EVENTS IN MAJOR CITIES AND COUNTRIES. ALSO RECEIVE NOTICES ABOUT ONLINE TOURNAMENTS SPONSORED BY THE U.S. BACKGAMMON FEDERATION.

The mission of this MeetUp is to meet people who enjoy the game of backgammon and provide an information resource. It's relaxed, enjoyable and inviting. A place where people can connect, talk, learn, socialize and play. If you would like to help in any way and/or start or help with local clubs in your area, please feel free to contact one of the organizers. For an up-to-date list of local clubs across the U.S., where and when they play and how to contact the directors, see http://usbgf.org/clubs/us-affiliate-backgammon-clubs/ .

So Come Get in the game!!

*Discussing, teaching and educating are always encouraged, but cheating, hustling and poor sportsmanship will not be tolerated.

Upcoming events (3)

2019 Wisconsin Backgammon Championships

Radisson Hotel Madison

Radisson Hotel Madison 517 Grand Canyon Drive Madison, WI 53719 (608)[masked] Toll Free (866)[masked] $104.00 per night plus tax, single or double occupancy if reserved before July 16, 2019. A daily breakfast buffet is included. Be sure to mention that you are with the Back- gammon Group. Reserve your room early. Hotel parking is free. Complimentary airport shuttle service is available with 24 hour notice. Contact the front desk with flight information and arrival/departure time to schedule your pickup or drop off. Call the hotel again upon arrival at the airport. The hotel is 25 minutes from Dane Co. Regional Airport (MSN) For more information or to register: Dave Meyer (608)[masked] [masked] Jack Edelson: [masked] This Event Features - Championship - Advanced - Novice - Badger Classic - Zack Tabac Amateur Jackpot - Doubles - 5 point blitzes, 1 point quickies See tournament website: https://wisconsinbackgammon.weebly.com/uploads/2/3/7/6/23760527/2019_wsbc_brochure.pdf

2019 Viking Classic Backgammon Tournament

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Minneapolis - Park Place

DoubleTree by Hilton Minneapolis - Park Place ​​1500 Park Place Blvd. Minneapolis, Minnesota 55416 United States[masked] To reserve online: https://doubletree.hilton.com/en/dt/groups/personalized/M/MSPPHDT-KCK-20190829/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG $105/night, standard room $145/night, suite Must reserve by Aug 8, 2019 Directors: April Kennedy, Michael Mesich:[masked] [masked] This American Backgammon Tournament (ABT) Features $7,200 of added money overall $400 USBGF added Steve Brown Memorial $5,000 added Friday Frigga $600 added Berserker Limited, $400 added Warrior Advanced/Intermediate Jackpot, $200 added Side events, including new speed event, $1,000 added total Riverboat Chouette Cruise (see bulletin below for details) Grand Crystal Beaver XX, masters Longship super jackpot. Gammon Stuff Board Tournament Intermediate winner will receive a Gammon Guys board Lecture by Art (Mathmagician) Benjamin Tournament bulletin: http://www.vikingbackgammonclassic.com

Inaugural Denver Open Backgammon Tournament

Embassy Suites by Hilton Denver Stapleton

Embassy Suites Denver Stapleton Hotel 4444 North Havana Street, Denver,Colorado, 80239 Telephone: [masked] Use code DBT Reserve by 30 Aug 2019 To reserve online https://embassysuites3.hilton.com/en/hotels/colorado/embassy-suites-by-hilton-denver-stapleton-DENARES/index.html Directors: Dan Minardi –[masked] – [masked] Lynn Lusk –[masked] – [masked] Tournament website: https://denverbg.org This Event Features Open, advanced and "greenhorn." Doubles Gunslinger Jackpot Warrior Jackpot Iron Horse Jackpot Senior Gunslinger, aged 50 plus Blitz, Speed and DMP $100 Bounties on four open players

Past events (182)

2019 Michigan Summer Backgammon Championships

Sheraton Detroit Novi Hotel

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