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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 US Open Backgammon Championship - Las Vegas

Golden Nugget Las Vegas Hotel & Casino

$590 of USBGF added money Must be a member to qualify. http://usbgf.org/membership/join/ Tournament bulletin: http://nvbg.com This Event Features: - Championship Division - Intermediate Division - Seniors -Super and Limited Jackpots - Doubles The Golden Nugget Hotel is offering a rate of $79 per night for Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday ($139 per night for Friday and Saturday) for single or double occupancy to all tournament participants. There is a $10 resort fee per night (normally $29.50). Ask for backgammon discount Reserve by 4 March 2019 Hotel phone: (844)[masked] Register online: https://lasvegas-reservations.goldennugget.com/classic/en/special_offer?action=show&controller=landings&locale=en&rate_code[]=GSBAC19&rate_code[]=GSBAC19&starting_page=special_offer&vr=3 For more information or to register: Howard Markowitz: [masked][masked]

2019 Atlanta Spring Classic Backgammon Tournament

Crowne Plaza Atlanta-Airport

Crowne Plaza Atlanta Airport 1325 Virginia Avenue Atlanta, GA 30344 [masked] or[masked] or reserve online: https://book.passkey.com/event/49773305/owner/55300/home Last day to reserve room at special price, 4 April 2019, $99 a night. Mention group code MMO or Atlanta Northside Backgammon Club For more information or to register: Jeff Proctor[masked] [masked] Tournament website: https://www.atlantanorthsidebackgammonclub.org/copy-of-atlanta-spring-classic $185 added money from USBGF. Must be a member to qualify. http://usbgf.org/membership/join/ This Event Features Championship, Intermediate, Novice Robert Wilensky Masters Atlanta Cup Speedgammon Doubles Seniors

2019 Cherry Blossom Backgammon Championship

Hyatt Regency Dulles

Hyatt Regency Hotel, Dulles Airport 2300 Dulles Corner Blvd., Herndon, Virginia 20171 [masked] Mention CHERRY BLOSSOM BACKGAMMON CHAMPIONSHIP $118 per night. Reserve by 15 April 2019 This Event Features Marty Storer and Steve Sax give a free teaching match ABT: Championship, Advanced, Intermediate, Novice USBGF Tournament of Stars Doubles USBGF National Championship, East Jackpots -- Cherry Blossom, George Washington Masters, Abraham Lincoln Open, Thomas Jefferson Limited Senior Senators/Young Politicos BMAB - USA Website: http://www.cherryblossombackgammon.com Contact Karen Davis for any questions or assistance. Cell Phone:[masked] Landline:[masked] E-mail: [masked]

Past events (174)

2019 Ohio State Backgammon Championships

Cleveland Airport Marriott

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